Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.

Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.

© All rights reserved.   The 2008 Olympics was just incredible and being involved in sport even the more interesting for me. Having moved on 4 years it's London that will be hosting the 2012 games and as a volunteer I'm proud to be taking part.    Pleas  Olympic record holder Visit http://www.joggingtoloseweight.org

© All rights reserved. The 2008 Olympics was just incredible and being involved in sport even the more interesting for me. Having moved on 4 years it's London that will be hosting the 2012 games and as a volunteer I'm proud to be taking part. Pleas Olympic record holder Visit http://www.joggingtoloseweight.org

11 Inspiring Olympians who overcame difficult odds to become international favorites.

11 Inspiring Olympians who overcame difficult odds to become international favorites.

In 2008, at the Beijing Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps broke an Olympic record and became the most decorated gold medalist in history. Phelps won eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, resulting in an astonishing 19 gold medals throughout his Olympic career. Phelps is now a swimming legend with a record extremely difficult to beat.  http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/summer08/columns/story?id=3539386  (Courtney Petersen)

Phelps sets Olympic record with 19th medal

In 2008, at the Beijing Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps broke an Olympic record and became the most decorated gold medalist in history. Phelps won eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, resulting in an astonishing 19 gold medals throughout his Olympic career. Phelps is now a swimming legend with a record extremely difficult to beat. http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/summer08/columns/story?id=3539386 (Courtney Petersen)

While the 100-meter dash does not require the stamina of long distance events, it does demand balance and speed. Jamaican born Usain Bolt broke the world record for the 100-meter dash at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Usain broke his own Olympic record in August 2009, clocking in at 9.58 seconds. Improving your 100-meter time requires dedication and...

How to Run a Faster 100M

While the 100-meter dash does not require the stamina of long distance events, it does demand balance and speed. Jamaican born Usain Bolt broke the world record for the 100-meter dash at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Usain broke his own Olympic record in August 2009, clocking in at 9.58 seconds. Improving your 100-meter time requires dedication and...

China sets Olympics record in weddings, as 300,000-plus couples tie knot. Chinese couples kiss during a mass wedding ceremony in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province on 08 August 2008. China claimed it set a world record for marriages on a single day to coincide with the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, with some 14,591 couples registered in Beijing alone.

China sets Olympics record in weddings, as 300,000-plus couples tie knot. Chinese couples kiss during a mass wedding ceremony in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province on 08 August 2008. China claimed it set a world record for marriages on a single day to coincide with the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, with some 14,591 couples registered in Beijing alone.

BEIJING OLYMPIC GAMES | MEN'S 100M ATHLETICS FINAL | USAIN BOLT GOLD WORLD RECORD - YouTube

BEIJING OLYMPIC GAMES | MEN'S 100M ATHLETICS FINAL | USAIN BOLT GOLD WORLD RECORD - YouTube

Usain Bolt 2008 Beijing, China. Olympic 100m final. Bolt demolishes his competitors on his way to a world and Olympic record 9.69 sec.

Usain Bolt 2008 Beijing, China. Olympic 100m final. Bolt demolishes his competitors on his way to a world and Olympic record 9.69 sec.

Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia won the 5,000 and 10,000 metre events at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, each in Olympic record times

Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia won the 5,000 and 10,000 metre events at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, each in Olympic record times

Siasia and his Boys still in Atlanta    Siasia  Nigerias Olympic football squad are stuck in Atlanta because of a problem with the payment for a flight to RioBBC Sportreports.  The delay means the mens team are expected to arrive in Brazil late for their opening match.  The money paid by the (sports) ministry for the charter flight did not hit the airlines account on Tuesday so they refused to fly the team to Brazil a source close to the Nigeria Football Federation said.  They play Japan on…

Siasia and his Boys still in Atlanta Siasia Nigerias Olympic football squad are stuck in Atlanta because of a problem with the payment for a flight to RioBBC Sportreports. The delay means the mens team are expected to arrive in Brazil late for their opening match. The money paid by the (sports) ministry for the charter flight did not hit the airlines account on Tuesday so they refused to fly the team to Brazil a source close to the Nigeria Football Federation said. They play Japan on…

After the 10,000m. in the Beijing Olympics in 2008, (L-R) Seleshi Sihine (silver medal) of Ethiopia, Kenenisa Bekele (gold medal) of Ethiopia are congratulated by teammate Haile Gebreselassie of Ethiopia after the Men's 10000m Final in the Men's 10000m Final held at the National Stadium on Day 9 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 17, 2008 in Beijing, China. Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia finished the event in first place with a new Olympic record time of 27:01.17.

Seleshi Sihine in Olympics Day 9 - Athletics

After the 10,000m. in the Beijing Olympics in 2008, (L-R) Seleshi Sihine (silver medal) of Ethiopia, Kenenisa Bekele (gold medal) of Ethiopia are congratulated by teammate Haile Gebreselassie of Ethiopia after the Men's 10000m Final in the Men's 10000m Final held at the National Stadium on Day 9 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 17, 2008 in Beijing, China. Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia finished the event in first place with a new Olympic record time of 27:01.17.

♀ Blur speed movement British olympic track cycling at beijing 2008

Olympics 2008: Tom Jenkins at the velodrome

Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the Men's 100m Final and the gold medal at the National Stadium on Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. Bolt finished the event in first place with a time of 9.69, a new World Record.

Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the Men's 100m Final and the gold medal at the National Stadium on Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. Bolt finished the event in first place with a time of 9.69, a new World Record.

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Asian Champs Day 4 Report and Results     Bhubanesar, India Asian Championships Day 4  Fil-Heritage sprinter Trenten Beram clocked 20.96 to again break the National Record. Beram who came into this competition with a PB of 21.12. Clocked 21.05 in the heats, 21.07 in the semis and then 20.96 in the finals. The 20.96 eclipsed his record in the heats with 0.0 wind.   #Arleigh Burke-class destroyer #Barack Obama #Beijing #China #Paracel Islands #South China Sea #Triton I

Asian Champs Day 4 Report and Results Bhubanesar, India Asian Championships Day 4 Fil-Heritage sprinter Trenten Beram clocked 20.96 to again break the National Record. Beram who came into this competition with a PB of 21.12. Clocked 21.05 in the heats, 21.07 in the semis and then 20.96 in the finals. The 20.96 eclipsed his record in the heats with 0.0 wind. #Arleigh Burke-class destroyer #Barack Obama #Beijing #China #Paracel Islands #South China Sea #Triton I

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