15 amazing facts Olympic

Before Matt Biondi (Swimming / Water) has won five Olympic titles at 24 Olympic Games (50 meters freestyle, 100 meter freestyle, 400 m freestyle, 800 m freestyle, 400 meter medley relay).

According to Ulla Werbrouck won a gold medal in the heavyweight division, the first judo medal Belgium at the Summer Games 1996 in Georgia (USA). In the final he defeated Japanese Yoko Tanabe.

Third American Jackie Joyner-Kersee won consecutive OlympicHeptathlon gold medals in 1988 (South Korea) and 1992 (Spain).

Fourth Place Mark McCoy seventh in the men 110m hurdles at 1988 Games in South Korea. Four years later he won an Olympic gold medal for Canada at the Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. In the '80s and '90s, Mark, who was born in Guyana, a former British colony in South America, represented Canada and Austria.

Fifth Judo is one of the most popular sports in Japan. 1996 andOlympics in the United States, more than half the medals came in Japanese judo.

Sixth Havana (Cuba) was a candidate for the Olympics 1924 Olympic host.

Seventh U.S. Sprinter Sanya Richards won three Olympic medals, was born and raised in Kingston (Jamaica). Like his compatriot Sandra Farmer Patrick (400m Hurdles / track & Field) was an American citizen in 2002. Under the flag of the United States won the silver medal inWomen's 400m at the 2005 World Championships in Finland.

8th Olympic weightlifter Hoang Anh Tuan won the second Vietnamese athlete in the history of the Olympic Games an Olympic medal.

Ninth Unlike many African countries, Côte d'Ivoire not to boycott the Olympic Games 1976. Côte d'Ivoire, also known as Ivory Coast competition in 10 Olympic Games. This combined African nation, is the size of Maine, South Dakota and Vermont won a silver medal (athletics/ Men 400 meters) Olympic Games 1984 in the United States.

10th Maldives sent seven athletes in Korea. In the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, 95 Asif Ismail in 100 men (11.49 seconds).

11 Adhemar Ferreira da Silva (triple jump) was the first black to win in South Africa for an Olympic gold medal. Adhemar, who was born in Brazil, won two gold medals in both 1952 and 1956 Olympic Games.

12 ° Three-time Olympic championUsain Bolt (Jamaica) was the third runner in history to sweep the Olympic Games 100m, 200m and 4x100m.

13 Irving Saladino Aranda Jahir (Track & Field / Panama) is the second Olympian from Central nation.Saladino won the Olympic long jump in 2008.

14th American Dick Fosbury, of "Fosbury Flop developed", won the gold medal in the high jump at the Olympic Games 1968 in Mexico. In an interviewRoslyn with Morris (journalist), Dick said: "Olympians earn respect through honest performance, not success at all costs. Dishonest actions to the contrary and has a proven cheat disdain.Whatever merits obtained by fraud law does not belong to them and should be removed. The Olympic Games reflect the highest values to speak our minds and culture of all times … "

Currently 15th, the best runner in the world are Africans.

Athletics-2008Olympic Games / Results


800m: 1.Wilfred Bungei (Kenya), 2.Ismail Ahmed Ismail (Sudan)
1500: first Rashid Ramzi (Bahrain / was born in Morocco)
3000m steeplechase: 1.Brimin Kipruto (Kenya)
5000m: 1 Kenisa Bekele (Ethiopia), Kigchoge 2.Eliud (Kenya)
10000m: 1 Kenisa Bekele (Ethiopia), 2.Sileshi Sihine (Ethiopia)
Marathon: 1 Samuel Wanjiru (Kenya), 2 Jaguad Gharid (Morocco)


800m: 1.Pamela Jelimo (Kenya)
1500: first Nancy Jebet Lagat(Kenya)
5000m: 1.Tirunesh Dibaba (Ethiopia)
10000m: 1 Tirunesh Dibaba (Ethiopia),

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One Response to 15 amazing facts Olympic

  1. Gary says:

    Wrestlers are some of the most overall seosngtrt men on the planet! World Strong Men competitors don’t have the same functional strength in an actual real full-contact combat situation in terms of being able to move and control your opponent as wrestlers do! truly amazing and super conditioned athletes they are!

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