Beijing 2008
Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games was held in Beijing, China from August 8th to August 24th 2008, a total of 204 NOC’s and 11,028 Athletes participated in 28 sports and 302 events of the 2008 Summer Games. Beijing was the Games of records and superlatives. The Opening Ceremony was unforgettable; the athletes’ achievements were astonishing, the organisation was excellent; the venues breathtaking and the anti-doping tests were stricter.

Several hundred million watched worldwide on TV as more than 40 world records and over 130 Olympic records were broken. This was the 3rd time that the Olympic Games were held in Asia after Tokyo 1964 and Seoul 1988, and the 22nd nation to host the Olympic Game.

The 2008 Summer Olympic Games had the largest media attention in the history of the Olympics. 
XXIX Summer Olympic Games  Beijing 2008
Opening Ceremony 08 Aug 2008
Closing Ceremony 24 Aug 2007
Host City Beijing
Country China, People Republic of
Nations Participating 204
Athletes Female 4637 Male 6305
Events 302
Disciplines 29
Volunters 100000
Media 24562
Asian Medal Standings
Rank Country G S B T RT
1 CHN China
51 21 28 100 1
2 KOR Korea
13 10 8 31 2
3 JPN Japan
9 6 11 26 3
4 KAZ Kazakhstan
2 4 7 13 4
5 THA Thailand
2 2 0 4 8
5 MGL Mongolia
2 2 0 4 8
7 PRK DPR Korea
2 1 3 6 5
8 UZB Uzbekistan
1 2 3 6 5
9 INA Indonesia
1 1 3 5 7
10 IND India
1 0 2 3 11
11 IRI Iran
1 0 1 2 12
12 BRN Bahrain
1 0 0 1 15
13 KGZ Kyrgyzstan
0 1 1 2 12
13 TJK Tajikistan
0 1 1 2 12
15 MAS Malaysia
0 1 0 1 15
15 SIN Singapore
0 1 0 1 15
15 VIE Vietnam
0 1 0 1 15
18 TPE Chinese Taipei
0 0 4 4 8
19 AFG Afghanistan
0 0 1 1 15

    Total: 86 54 73 213  
Legend
G - Gold      S - Silver      B - Bronze     T - Total      RT - Rank by Total
Note
Rank by Total is calculated by total number of Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals.
  

Emblem

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Emblem, Beijing 2008

The official emblem of Beijing 2008 entitled "Chinese Seal-Dancing Beijing" cl

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