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Highlights From The 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics

billkozyBillkozy on 08/26/2008

HighlightsFromThe2008BeijingSummerOlympics Photo The Games are over now, I’ll miss them, but let’s look back now on some of the highs and lows and some of the ugly. Fortunately, due to the 16 days of nearly perfect logistics and showmanship and presentation, and sublime athletic achievement, the highs way outnumbered the lows and ugly. Bravo to Beijing and all the volunteers that participated in spite of the government’s distrust of political dissent and free speech. The closing ceremony seemed just as awesome as the Opening ceremony. China has definitely set the bar for future cities. Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page and singer Leona Lewis performed “Whole Lotta Love” while soccer star David Beckham kicked a soccer ball into the audience to sort of kick off the passing of the games from Beijing to London, England.

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11 Questions

Rating:  (7.62/9)
Difficulty:  Somewhat Difficult
Taken: 142 times

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Comments (4)
Minnsotasteve  (Level: 1.0)
Thu, 26th Apr '12 10:38 PM

This quiz was okay.

Minnsotasteve  (Level: 1.0)
Thu, 26th Apr '12 10:37 PM

This quiz was okay.

Wyntrees  (Level: 76.6)
Mon, 8th Sep '08 3:46 PM

questions were really long.. I got it correct but the one about the gymnist age.. they could be 15.. the rule was to turn 16 in the year they competed.

Dale0555  (Level: 155.2)
Tue, 26th Aug '08 7:34 PM

great quiz, you did a very nice job covering all aspects of the games from the opening ceremony to the athletes themselves.

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