Beijing 2008 Olympics
Beijing — Host City
2008 Summer Olympics
August 8-24 2008
In August 2008, the eyes of the
world descended on Beijing for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. From
the Opening Ceremonies to the last
medals awarded, millions of people around the world were there
to witness it all.
Opening & Closing Ceremonies
Opening Ceremonies for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics began on August 8,
2008 (8.8.808). Closing Ceremonies took place on August 24, 2008. Both events
were absolutely breathtaking — without doubt, our favorite of any Olympic
ceremonies to date!
China's Best Olympic Performance
Chinese competitors won 51 Gold, 21 Silver and 28 Bronze medals in Beijing's
2008 Summer Olympic Games, finishing in second place, with a total of 100 medals — behind
the United States (110 medals). It was
Olympic performance in its history.
Great Wall of China Tours
During your visit to Beijing, don't miss a visit to the Great Wall
of China — China's top tourist attraction.
Great Wall of China
More Info on Beijing
City Attractions, Hotels, Restaurants...and more
September 6-17, 2008
Paralympic Games Info
Beijing Olympic Torch Relay
the Route for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay around
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2008 & 8.8.08 Gifts