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Beijing Olympic Swimmers

Stephanie Rice - Australian Olympian, triple gold medallist at the Beijing olympics. Shoulder problems prevented her reaching such heights in London 2012.


meet-va: boatshoesandbowties: Olympians, from left: Cullen Jones was the first African American to break a world record in swimming; Nathan Adrian helped the U.S. win gold in the 4x100 relay in the Beijing Olympics; Ryan Lochte has four Olympic medals from 2008—two gold and two bronze; Brendan Hansen medaled in Athens and Beijing. London will be his third Olympics.

from Reader's Digest

From 13 Olympic Moments that Change History - Beijing, 2008: Phelps takes most gold ever

from The Atlantic

Chinese paramilitary soldiers line up by a sweeper near the National Aquatic Center while swimmers are in a practice session for the Beijing 2008 Olympics on August 6, 2008.