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Caleb Olympic Diary

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Caleb Olympic Diary

  1. 1. My Olympic Diary <ul><li>Daily diary entry </li></ul><ul><li>Olympic Medal Tally </li></ul><ul><li>Medal Count </li></ul><ul><li>Results Graph </li></ul><ul><li>Caleb's Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>Caleb’s interesting facts </li></ul>
  2. 2. Daily Diary Entry 13th August 2008 <ul><li>Moss Burmester made it to the semi-finals </li></ul><ul><li>Moss has a real chance of getting a medal </li></ul><ul><li>There is lots of news about him on TV </li></ul>
  3. 3. Daily Diary Entry 14th August 2008 <ul><li>Moss finished 4th in the 200 metre butterfly final </li></ul><ul><li>Mahe finished 3rd in the 1500 metre rowing semi </li></ul><ul><li>NZ black sticks lose to Spain 0-1 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Daily Diary Entry 16 August Was dubbed “SUPER” Saturday <ul><li>The Evers-Swindell sisters won GOLD in the Women's Rowing Double Skulls . </li></ul><ul><li>Valerie Vili won GOLD in the shot put. </li></ul><ul><li>Hayden Roulston won SILVER in Men's 4km Individual Cycling Pursuit </li></ul><ul><li>George Bridgewater and Nathan Twadell won BRONZE in the Men's Rowing Pair </li></ul><ul><li>Mahe Drysdale won BRONZE in the Men's Rowing Single Skulls </li></ul>
  5. 5. Daily Diary Entry 18 th August <ul><li>New Zealand’s Bevan Docherty finished 3rd and won BRONZE in the men's triathlon. </li></ul><ul><li>Sam Bewley, Hayden Roulston, Marc Ryan and Jesse Sergent win BRONZE in the Men's Cycling Team Pursuit </li></ul>
  6. 6. Daily Diary Entry 20th August <ul><li>Sailing: RS-X GOLD </li></ul><ul><li>Kiwi windsurfer Tom Ashley comes in at first place overall, winning New Zealand's third GOLD medal in the RS-X discipline. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Olympic Medal Tally - Beijing 2008 - New Zealand's Winners Gold Men's Sailing RS:X Tom Ashley Aug-20 Bronze Men's 1500m Nicholas Willis Aug-19 Bronze Men's Triathlon Bevan Docherty Aug-19 Bronze Men's Cycling Team Pursuit Sam Bewley, Hayden Roulston, Marc Ryan and Jesse Sergent Aug-18 Bronze Men's Rowing Single Skulls Mahe Drysdale Aug-16 Bronze Men's Rowing Pair George Bridgewater and Nathan Twadell Aug-16 Silver Men's 4km Individual Cycling Pursuit Hayden Roulston Aug-16 Gold Women's Shot Put Valerie Vili Aug-16 Gold Women's Rowing Double Skulls Georgina and Caroline Evers- Swindell Aug-16 Medal Won Event Competitor Date
  8. 8. Medal Count -Top 7 *Plus NZ and Italy
  9. 9. Caleb’s Highlights <ul><li>World 100 m and 200 m records fall to Nigerian Usain Bolt , he also broke the world 4 x 400 m record </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Phelps breaks world records becomes the first man in history to win 8 gold medals at 1 olympics </li></ul><ul><li>Fire works at the opening and closing ceremonies. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Calebs interesting facts <ul><li>American mens and womens relay teams both drop the baton </li></ul><ul><li>Weight lifter dislocated his arm </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese favourite 110m hurdler pulled his hamstring at the start </li></ul><ul><li>Athletes competed in a “Birds Nest” </li></ul><ul><li>The swimmers swam in a “Ice Cube” </li></ul><ul><li>The games were held in Beijing China </li></ul><ul><li>China has more than 1.5 billion people </li></ul>
  11. 11. Calebs interesting facts cont’ <ul><li>China has a “Great Wall” visible from Space </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese flag has 5 stars, The big one represents the communist party </li></ul><ul><li>The other 4 represent -peasants -workers -middle class -capitalists </li></ul>
  12. 12. Calebs interesting facts cont’ <ul><li>These were the 29 th Olympics </li></ul><ul><li>The next Olympics will be in London in 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>These were the most expensive Olympic games </li></ul><ul><li>NZ is ranked 5 th for medals per population </li></ul><ul><li>Jamica is 1st </li></ul>
  13. 13. Fastest man alive 6’ 5” or 1.96 cm
  14. 14. That’s all Folks <ul><li>Silver Gold Bronze </li></ul>

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