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JJOO Pekin 2008

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JJOO Pekin 2008

  1. 1. Basic Information          Localization: Beijing (Rep. of China) Participating countries: 204 contries Athletes: 11.028 Events: 302 into 28 sports Opening ceremony: August 8, 2008 Closing ceremony: August 24, 2008 Inaugurated by: Hu Jintao Olympic flame: Li Ning Site: Beijing National Stadium
  2. 2. opening ceremony The started August 8, 2008 (08/08/08) at 20.00. All dates were eights because in many eastern countries, it is considerated a lucky number. •Li Ning
  3. 3. This is the National Stadium, also know like bird’s nest because it particular shape. The aquatics center was builtding in modern architecture and it is call “Water cube”
  4. 4. FUWA ( 福娃 ) LUCKY CHILDRENS The five pets are named Beibei, Jingjing, Huanhuan, Yingying and Nini, each name represents a duplication the syllables of Beijing. In Chinese it means “Welcome you to Beijing”. Each one means a element of the Earth: water, wood, fire, earth and metal. And the principal sports types: water sports, fight and combat, ball, gymnastics and athletics.
  5. 5. SPORTS EVENS   The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games included 28 sports, the same existing in Athens 2004 Were played 302 events: 165 from mans, 127 from womens and 10 mixts.
  6. 6. Country Gold medal Silver medal Bronze medal Total
  7. 7. AN CURIOSITY! Was Yang Peiyi, the girl choosen at the beginning to sing “Oda a la Madre patria” for her awesome voice. But was Lin Miaoke who represent the song doing playback.  Lin only was the protagonist for be so “cute” and more beautiful than Yang. 
  8. 8. INFORMATIOIN SOURCES  Web sites were I look information about Olympic Games in Pekin: www.olimpiadaspekin2008.com/  www.wikipedia.org  www.pekin08.es 
  9. 9. Thanks for your atention!!!!! Ana Romero de Ávila

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