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Who won 8 gold medals at 2008 Olympics?

American swimmer Michael Phelps was the most successful athlete, winning eight gold medals and setting a new record for most golds won in a single edition of the Olympics (the previous record, seven, had been set in 1972 by Mark Spitz).

How did Michael Phelps get 8 gold medals?

On August 17, Phelps won his eighth gold medal in the 4×100-meter medley relay, breaking Mark Spitz’s record of seven gold medals won in a single Olympic Games, which had stood since 1972.

What gift did Abhinav Bindras father give him on his 10th birthday?

Abhinav’s father Dr AS Bindra has proposed to set up the hotel in the farmhouse, making his entry into the hospitality industry. “The five-star hotel is a perfect gift from a father to celebrate the heroic achievement of his son,” said an elated Swaran Singh, vice-president of High-Tech Group of Companies.

Is Geeta Phogat an Olympic medalist?

Geeta Phogat (born 15 December 1988) is a freestyle wrestler who won India’s first ever gold medal in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games in 2010. She is also the first Indian female wrestler to have qualified for the Olympic Summer Games….Geeta Phogat.

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Who was the silver medalist in the 2008 Olympics?

On August 22, 2008, the International Olympic Committee officially stripped Blonska of her medal, and as a result, the silver medal went to Hyleas Fountain of the United States, and the bronze medal to Tatyana Chernova of Russia.

How many gold medals did USA Gymnastics win in 2008?

BEIJING, Aug. 20, 2008 – At the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the United States amassed with its greatest medal haul since the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. The medal tally of 10 – two gold, six silver and two bronze – is the most earned by the USA in gymnastics in a non-boycotted Olympic Games.

How many medals were stripped from the 2008 Olympics?

2008 Olympics has the most medals stripped for doping violations (50). The leading country is Russia with 14 medals stripped. Athletes that won at least three gold medals or at least four total medals are listed below.

Who was the US flag bearer at the 2008 Olympics?

2008 Summer Olympics Flag of the United States IOC code USA NOC United States Olympic Committee in Beijing Competitors 588 (306 men and 282 women) in 32[1]sports Flag bearers Lopez Lomong[2](opening) Khatuna Lorig(closing) Medals Ranked 2nd Gold 36 Silver 39 Bronze 37 Total 112 Summer Olympics appearances (overview) 1896 1900 1904 1908 1912 1920