Andreas Thorkildsen from Norway has won the gold medal in men’s javelin setting an Olympic record of 90.57.
Ainars Kovals from Latvia won the silver medal and Tero Pitkamaki from Finland won the bronze.
Latvia’s Maris Strombergs has won the gold medal in men’s BMX racing.
Favorites for the race from the United States, Mike Day and Donny Robinson came second and third respectively.
Matthias Steiner from Germany has won the gold medal in the men’s 105kg plus weightlifting competition at the Beijing Olympics.
Russia’s Evgeny Chigishev won the silver medal and Viktors Scerbatihs from Latvia won the bronze.