Sports: 2008 Summer Olympics, Beijing

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Sports: 2008 Summer Olympics, Beijing Gender: N/A
born on 8 August 2008 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place Beijing, China, 39n55, 116e24
Timezone CST h8e (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 16°18' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 12°27 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 02°59'

Beijing Sports: 2008 Summer Olympics (The Beijing National Stadium, dubbed "The Bird's Nest")
photo: Peter23, license cc-by-sa-3.0


China-hosted international multisport event held from 8 to 24 August 2008 in Beijing. A total of 10,942 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) competed in 28 sports and 302 events (one event more than those scheduled for the 2004 Summer Olympics). This was the first time China had hosted the Summer Olympic Games, and the third time the Games had been held in East Asia, following the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, and the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. These were also the third Summer Olympic Games staged in a developing country after the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City and the 1980 Olympics in Moscow.

The opening ceremony officially began at 8:00 pm China Standard Time (UTC+8) on 8 August 2008 in the Beijing National Stadium. The number 8 is associated with prosperity and confidence in Chinese culture, and here it was a triple eight for the date and one extra for time (close to 08:08:08 pm).

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  • associate relationship with Ai, Weiwei (born 18 May 1957). Notes: Artistic consultant on Beijing National Stadium
  • associate relationship with Bernard, Alain (born 1 May 1983). Notes: Gold medal, freestyle, France
  • associate relationship with Bindra, Abhinav (born 28 September 1982). Notes: Gold Medal, 10m air rifle, India
  • associate relationship with Bolt, Usain (born 21 August 1986). Notes: Gold Medals, 100 m and 200 m sprint, Jamaica
  • associate relationship with Bourgain, Mickaël (born 28 May 1980). Notes: Bronze medal, Sprint, France
  • associate relationship with Djelkhir, Khedafi (born 26 October 1983). Notes: Silver medal, Featherweight, France
  • associate relationship with Lopez, Nicolas (born 14 November 1980). Notes: Gold medal, Team sabre, France
  • associate relationship with Messi, Lionel (born 24 June 1987). Notes: Gold medal, Team soccer, Argentina
  • associate relationship with Nadal, Rafael (born 3 June 1986). Notes: Gold medal, Men's tennis singles, Spain
  • associate relationship with Pellegrini, Federica (born 5 August 1988). Notes: Gold medal, 200 m freestyle, Italy
  • associate relationship with Phelps, Michael (born 30 June 1985). Notes: 8 Gold Medals, swimming, USA
  • associate relationship with Railey, Zach (born 9 May 1984). Notes: Silver Medal, Finn sailing, USA
  • associate relationship with Vastine, Alexis (born 17 November 1986). Notes: Bronze medal, Light Welterweight, France

Source Notes

"Opening Ceremony plan released", Official Beijing Olympics website, 6 August 2008. [1].


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