Your question: Which country won the 2008 Olympics?

2008 Summer Olympics medals
Location Beijing, China
Highlights
Most gold medals China (48)
Most total medals United States (112)

Which country has won the most Olympics?

Here are the 10 countries with the most Olympic medals:

  • United States (2827 medals)
  • United Kingdom (883 medals)
  • Germany (855 medals)
  • France (840 medals)
  • Italy (701 medals)
  • Sweden (652 medals)
  • China (608 medals)
  • Russia (546 medals)

What happened at the 2008 Olympics?

Terrorist incident. On 10 April 2008, China announced that it had foiled a plot against the games by Uyghur separatists in Xinjiang. According to the Chinese security ministry, separatists planned suicide bomb attacks on Chinese cities and kidnappings in Beijing to disrupt the Olympic Games.

Who made the record of the fastest runner in the Olympic 2008?

An eight-time Olympic gold medallist, Bolt is the only sprinter to win Olympic 100 m and 200 m titles at three consecutive Olympics (2008, 2012 and 2016).

Usain Bolt.

Event World Championships
1st 11
2nd 2
3rd 1

Who was the fastest woman athlete of 2008 Beijing Olympics?

Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women’s 100 metres

Women’s 100 metres at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Competitors 85 from 69 nations
Winning time 10.78 s
Medalists
Shelly-Ann Fraser Jamaica Sherone Simpson Jamaica Kerron Stewart Jamaica
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Does America win most gold medals?

Tokyo marks the seventh consecutive Olympics that the United States has taken home the most overall medals. China leaves Tokyo with the second most gold medals (38) and the second most overall medals (88). Host nation Japan won the third most gold medals (27).

USA edges China, takes home most gold medals from Tokyo Olympics.

Country USA
Gold 39
Silver 41
Bronze 33
Total 113

Who won the Olympic medal in India?

Indian Olympic winners name list

Athlete Medal Event
Abhinav Bindra Gold Men’s 10m air rifle shooting
Vijender Singh Bronze Men’s middleweight boxing
Sushil Kumar Bronze Men’s 66kg wrestling
Sushil Kumar Silver Men’s 66kg wrestling

Who won the last Olympics?

Rio 2016 Olympics Medal Table

Country
United States 46 38
Great Britain 27 17
China 26 26
Russian Federation 19 19
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