beijing olympics picture gallery

beijing olympics picture gallery

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Billboard featuring the official slogan of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games: “One World One Dream.”
The National Stadium, also known as the Bird’s Nest, the location for the opening and closing ceremonies as well as for the athletics events and the football (soccer) final of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
The National Aquatics Center, also called the Water Cube, the location for the swimming, diving, and synchronized swimming events of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Xu Haifeng, China’s first gold medalist, lighting the Olympic torch during the 1996 torch relay in San Francisco.
Li Ning of China performing on the pommel horse at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
Fu Mingxia of China diving during the women’s springboard competition at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
China’s Wang Nan competing in a women’s table tennis match at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.
China’s Zhan Xugang setting a new world record in the snatch for the 69-kg (152-lb) class at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.
China’s Qi Hui swimming in a heat of the women’s 200-metre individual medley at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.
Zheng Haixia (left) of China guarding Marta Rezoagli of Italy during a preliminary women’s basketball game at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.
China’s Xiong Ni competing in the men’s 3-metre springboard diving event at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.
Gymnast Lu Li of China competing on the balance beam during the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona.
Chinese wrestler Sheng Zeitan (in blue) throwing Ukraine’s Ruslan Khakymov during the Greco-Roman wrestling competition at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.
Zhang Ning of China competing in the women’s singles badminton gold medal match at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.
China’s Tian Liang diving en route to winning a bronze medal in the men's 10-metre platform final at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.
China’s Wang Junxia, wearing number 3154, running in the 5,000-metre event at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.
Yao Ming, a prominent member of China’s men’s basketball team at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, shown here playing for the National Basketball Association’s Houston Rockets in 2007.
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