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2008 Summer Olympics

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Men's Triathlon - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games

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Women's Triathlon - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games

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Andrey Silnov Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games

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Canoe/Kayak - Men's C2 Slalom - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games

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2008 PEKIN OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY-NBC PART1

The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and commonly known as Beijing 2008, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 8 to 24 August 2008 in Beijing, China. A total of 10,942 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) competed in 28 sports and 302 events. This was the first time that China had hosted the Summer Olympics, but the third time that the Games had been held in East Asia, following the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, and the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.