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09 August 2008

Beijing Olympics 2008 Opening Ceremony - Spectacular Opening ceremony at Birds Nest Stadium Beijing - Hostels247.com Sports News

Hostels247.com - First Medald of 2008 Olympics - Katerina Emmons she won the women's 10m air-rifle final, Lioubov Galkina of Russia won the silver and Snjezana Pejcic of Croatia took the bronze

CHEN Xiexia won China's first gold of the 2008 Olympic Games - Hostels247.com Sports News

Hostels247.com Sports News - Beiling Summer Olympics 2008 Medals

The Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Opening Ceremony on Friday 8 July 2008, was spectacular with Fireworks lighting up the sky from the Birds nest stadium in Beijing, singers, dancers and countless performers all welcoming the Athletes, 90,000 Spectators and over 100 head of states to Beijing and the beginning of the 2008 Summer Olympics.

The first Gold Medal of the summer 2008 Olympics was won by a Czech Athlete, Katerina Emmons she won the women's 10m air-rifle final, Lioubov Galkina of Russia won the silver and Snjezana Pejcic of Croatia took the bronze.

CHEN Xiexia won China's first gold of the 2008 Olympic Games when she claimed the women's 48kg weightlifting title, she succeeded on all six attempts to set Olympic records with a lift total of 212kg

With only two days of events so far, the 2008 Olympics is set to have many more medals won, records being broken and years of hard work by athletes paying off with the success of bringing a medal home after the games.

Spectators have been enjoying the events during the day and in the evening, returning to their, Cheap Hostels, Hotels Accommodation, Guesthouse, Bed and Breakfast, Motels and some 600 Host Families in Beijing City that were selected by the government to host and care for tourists during the games.

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