Who won the gold medal for rowing in 2008?

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Who won the gold medal for rowing in 2008?

Rowing at the 2008 Summer Olympics/Medalists

Who won men’s hockey Olympics 2008?

The men’s field hockey tournament at the 2008 Summer Olympics was the 21st edition of the field hockey event for men at the Summer Olympic Games….Field hockey at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men’s tournament.

Tournament details
Venue(s) Olympic Green Hockey Field
Final positions
Champions Germany (3rd title)
Runner-up Spain

How fast can eight rowers go?

The eight is the fastest boat on the water. A world-level men’s eight is capable of moving almost 14 miles per hour. Athletes with two oars – one in each hand – are scullers. Scullers row in three types of events: Single (1x – one person), Double (2x – two rowers) and the Quad (4x – four rowers in the boat).

Are eights faster than quads?

Quad scull. Eight blades and four rowers makes for the fastest boats after the eights.

How heavy is an 8 rowing boat?

An eight, which carries more than three-quarters of a ton (1,750 pounds), may weigh as little as 200 pounds. The boats are made of fiberglass composite material. Singles may be as narrow as 10 inches across, weigh only 23 pounds, and stretch nearly 27-feet long.

Where did the men’s eight take place at the 2008 Olympics?

The men’s eight (M8+) competition at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing was held from August 11 to August 17 at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park. Seven of nine national teams returned from the men’s eight competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics to compete again, joined by the host nation.

Who won the men’s eight rowing at the 2008 Olympics?

Relive the Men’s Eight Rowing final from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games as Canada become Olympic champions. Watch as the Canadian crew of Andrew Byrnes, Kyle Hamilton, Malcolm Howard, Adam Kreek, Kevin Light, Ben Rutledge, Dominic Sieterle, Jake Wetzel and cox Brian Price win gold at the Beijing Olympics.

What was the format of the 2008 Olympics 800m?

The men’s 800 metres returned to a smaller field (58 athletes in 2008, compared to 72 in 2004 and 61 in 2000). It again used a three-round format, the most common format since 1912 though there had been variations. The “fastest loser” system introduced in 1964 was used for the first two rounds.

How many times has the men’s eight been held at the Olympics?

The men’s eight has been held every time that rowing has been contested, beginning in 1900. The field was competitive. The top two teams were both from North America: the United States was the reigning Olympic champion, the 2005 World Champion, and the 2007 Pan American champion; Canada was the reigning (2007) World Champion.

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