Facts and figures: Props employed at Beijing Olympics closing ceremony_English_Xinhua

Facts and figures: Props employed at Beijing Olympics closing ceremony_English_Xinhua

1.5 million people were evicted for the Beijing Olympics -   WTF fun facts

1.5 million people were evicted for the Beijing Olympics - WTF fun facts

At the 1904 Summer Olympics, American gymnast George Eyser won six medals: 3 gold; two silver, and one bronze. What makes Eyser even more unique is that he competed with a wooden leg. During his youth, Eyser lost most of his left leg after a train ran over it. This didn’t stop him from making history a few years later, becoming the only person to compete in the Olympic Games with an artificial leg, until 2008 when South African swimmer, Natalie du Toit, competed in the Beijing Olympics.

At the 1904 Summer Olympics, American gymnast George Eyser won six medals: 3 gold; two silver, and one bronze. What makes Eyser even more unique is that he competed with a wooden leg. During his youth, Eyser lost most of his left leg after a train ran over it. This didn’t stop him from making history a few years later, becoming the only person to compete in the Olympic Games with an artificial leg, until 2008 when South African swimmer, Natalie du Toit, competed in the Beijing Olympics.

Help your class learn more about the Olympics.  The activities include:-  fact sheets on the Olympics and some of the sports-  writing pieces t...

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Help your class learn more about the Olympics. The activities include:- fact sheets on the Olympics and some of the sports- writing pieces t...

Olympic Facts - Mark Spitz & Michael Phelps By http://ift.tt/2aSgwB4 Guevara Onofre   Did you know that...   Mark Spitz competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics where he was one of the favorites to win 5 gold medals.Unfortunately he won only two gold medals.Under the direction of James Counsilman Mark trained very hard for the Olympics in West Germany.   Like Rachel Carson (environmentalist) Leon Uris (writer) Billie Holiday ( singer) Goldie Hwan (actress) Toni Braxton (singer) Frank Zappa…

Olympic Facts - Mark Spitz & Michael Phelps By http://ift.tt/2aSgwB4 Guevara Onofre Did you know that... Mark Spitz competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics where he was one of the favorites to win 5 gold medals.Unfortunately he won only two gold medals.Under the direction of James Counsilman Mark trained very hard for the Olympics in West Germany. Like Rachel Carson (environmentalist) Leon Uris (writer) Billie Holiday ( singer) Goldie Hwan (actress) Toni Braxton (singer) Frank Zappa…

Abhinav Bindra is the current World and Olympic champion in the 10 m Air Rifle event.    He is the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.    It was India's first gold medal since 1980, when the Men's Field Hockey Team won the gold.

Abhinav Bindra is the current World and Olympic champion in the 10 m Air Rifle event. He is the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. It was India's first gold medal since 1980, when the Men's Field Hockey Team won the gold.

2008 Beijing Olympics Mascots - from the Official Website of the Beijing Olympic Games

2008 Beijing Olympics Mascots - from the Official Website of the Beijing Olympic Games

www.504Blog.com Fact about us at Mercantile Capital Corporation: we love the Olympics. The pageantry of the games and the world-class athletic competition are so much fun to watch. Here’s another fun fact: right before the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, w  Exercises to lose weight http://www.joggingtoloseweight.org

www.504Blog.com Fact about us at Mercantile Capital Corporation: we love the Olympics. The pageantry of the games and the world-class athletic competition are so much fun to watch. Here’s another fun fact: right before the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, w Exercises to lose weight http://www.joggingtoloseweight.org

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