Athletics

Athletics Beijing Olympics Athletics has been part of the Olympics from the beginning and is often the events at the athletics stadium are often the focus of the Olympics. Events compromise of track, field, combined and road events.

Venue: National Stadium

Samuel Kamau Wansiru of Kenya has won the gold medal in the men’s marathon

Samuel Kamau Wansiru of Kenya has won the gold medal in the men’s marathon, setting a new Olympic record of two hours and 6.32 minutes, on the final day of competition at the Beijing Olympics.
this event on August 24.
Jaouad Gharib from Morocco crossed the line second and won the silver medal. Tsegay Kebede from [...]

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The United States has won the gold medal in the men’s 4×400 meter relay setting a new Olympic record with a a time of - 2:55.39.
The Bahamas won the silver medal and Russia won the bronze.
United States:
MERRITT LaShawn
TAYLOR Angelo
NEVILLE David
WARINER Jeremy
Bahamas
BAIN Andretti
MATHIEU Michael
WILLIAMS Andrae
BROWN Christopher
Russia
DYLDIN Maksim
FROLOV Vladislav
KOKORIN Anton
ALEXEEV Denis

The United States have won the gold medal in the women’s 4×400 meter relay at the Beijing Olympics. Russia won the silver medal and Jamaica won the bronze.
United States
WINEBERG Mary
FELIX Allyson
HENDERSON Monique
RICHARDS Sanya
Russia
GUSHCHINA Yulia
LITVINOVA Liudmila
FIROVA Tatiana
KAPACHINSKAYA Anastasia
Jamaica
WILLIAMS Shericka
LLOYD Shereefa
WHYTE Rosemarie
WILLIAMS Novelene

Kenenisa Bekele from Ethiopia has won the gold medal in the men’s 5000 meters setting a new Olympic Record time of 12:57.82.
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge won the silver medal and Edwin Cheruiyot Soi also from Kenya won the bronze medal.

Kenya’s Nancy Jebet Langat has won the gold medal in the women’s 1500 meters in 4:00.27.

Iryna Lishchynska from the Ukraine won the silver medal and Nataliya Tobias also from Ukraine won the bronze.

Rashid Ramzi from Bahrain has won the gold medal in the 1500 meters.
Asbel Kipruto Kiprop from Kenya won the silver medal and New Zealand’s Nicholas Willis won the bronze.

Kenya has won the gold and bronze medals in the men’s 800 meters.
Wilfred Bungei won the gold medal with a time of 1:44.65. Ismail Ahmed Ismail from Sudan won the silver medal and Alfred Kirwa Yego won the bronze.