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2008 Beijing Olympics

Old 08-09-2008, 03:53 PM
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Default 2008 Beijing Olympics

Anyone else following it.?

As the Medal Standing is at the moment.

China with with 2 Golds ( 2nd Rank )
USA with 1 Gold, 1 Silver, and 1 Bronze ( Leading at the moment )
Korea with 1 Gold and 1 Silver ( 2nd Rank )
The Czech Republic with 1 Gold ( 4th Rank )
Spain with 1 Gold ( 4th Rank )

Just the top 5, not about to sit and type them all out

So anyone else following.?
Old 08-09-2008, 04:13 PM
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yes, i try to watch it if I have free time.

When is the fencing on?
Old 08-09-2008, 05:53 PM
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Default RE: 2008 Beijing Olympics

the games and athletes i'm interested in
china itself, not so much

i mean every city/country wants to put on a good face
when the olympics come calling
but the extent that the chinese government has went to
in order to whitewash that countries problems
is farcical
really, fining their citizens a days pay
for spitting in public almost sounds like a joke
when many of the worlds athletes believe they may need
masks to compete in their events because the pollution is so bad
Old 08-09-2008, 07:25 PM
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sad really that its all a big cover up. None of the Chinese people are happy as many homes have been wrecked and factorys closed for months.
Old 08-09-2008, 11:23 PM
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RCU isn't for political discussions.
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GO MICHAEL PHELPS - GOLD - 1 FOR 1
Old 08-10-2008, 12:21 AM
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who cares..really..no Baseball at the next Olympics..
Old 08-10-2008, 01:02 AM
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dude there is basketball..

not to mention girls beach volleyball if u know wat i mean.....lol....HI DEF
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Will they be having any track & field events?
I was looking for javelin, shot put, and discus, but can't find it mentioned on the schedules anywhere
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Any one else watching the basketball game?? USA is pulling away!

Andrew
Old 08-11-2008, 12:30 AM
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does anyone have a schedule online that has all of the events and what time there going to be on?
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Default RE: 2008 Beijing Olympics

Why cant people just GOOGLE it

Here you go Ferrari Owner

All the info you'll ever need about the Olympics

http://en.beijing2008.cn/

Medal Stading at the moment

China with 6 Gold and 3 Silver
USA with 3 Gold, 4 Silver and 4 Bronze
Korea with 3 Gold and 2 Silver
Australia with 2 Gold and 3 Bronze
Japan with 2 Gold and 2 Bronze

Top 5...
Old 08-11-2008, 01:32 PM
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did you guys see the mens 4x400m relay race, OOH DANG that was clooooooooooose (not going to spoil it if you did'nt see it) go USA
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michael phelps is a beast!!!!! i cant wait for weightlifting
Old 08-11-2008, 11:17 PM
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Yea phelps is a beast for sure and I hope he gets all of his 8 gold medals. The 4 by 100 medaly was pretty intense got to admit!

Andrew
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i swear, this guy is part fish, he is just insane in the water, pratices for like 5 hours a DAY [X(], man, see what pratice can do
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GO MICHAEL PHELPS - 3 FOR 3 - GOLD
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My favorite part of the Olympics is, the following year when they strip the gold and send them to the BIG HOUSE, because of steroids, now that is priceless, lol
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ORIGINAL: calvino

i swear, this guy is part fish, he is just insane in the water, pratices for like 5 hours a DAY [X(], man, see what pratice can do
It takes much more then just practise, abnormal physical abilities, also plays a huge, huge part. He is 100 ft. tall and his feet are 14 in. in length, if it wasn't for that, he wouldn't be who he is today. At the least, I like him, it's not his fault he is 100 ft. tall, lol.
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So I should be a super amazing swimmer, im the same height as him (193cm) and my feet are just slightly smaller and im only 16 and still having a growth spurt
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So I should be a super amazing swimmer, im the same height as him (193cm) and my feet are just slightly smaller and im only 16 and still having a growth spurt
You can be a super amazing swimmer if you want, it doesn't bother me none, to bad the olympics doesn't pay money. My nephew is 5 ft. 8in. and he's 11 years old, you not the only one.
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ORIGINAL: calvino

i swear, this guy is part fish, he is just insane in the water, pratices for like 5 hours a DAY [X(], man, see what pratice can do
That's how much I practiced in college for swimming [&:] He must just spend 5 hours in the water a day, I am sure he exercises more than that throughout the course of a day.
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yea did anyone see the thing about his diet???? holy crap!!! the man east 12000 calories!!! no i am not liying TWELVE THOUSAND CALARIES!!!!!! NFL linemen only eat on average 4000!!!!!
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Yeah you burn about 2000 calories during a hard swimming workout per hour. So hours, 10,000 calories burned. So that leaves your normal 2,000 colorie diet leftover
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i'm really not bothered about the Olympics this time, and not just because the UK are pants at most of the events, i think the situation in China has also helped put me off.

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