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How many different athletes from Australia won medals in 2008 Olympics?

How many different athletes from Australia won medals in 2008 Olympics?

Australia at the 2008 Summer Olympics
Competitors 433 in 26 sports
Flag bearers James Tomkins (opening) Stephanie Rice (closing)
Medals Ranked 6th Gold 14 Silver 15 Bronze 17 Total 46
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Who won the Olympics 2008?

United States
Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics/Medalists

How many medals did Australia win at the 2008 Olympics?

A total of 433 Australian athletes competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Australia participated in 26 of the 28 Olympic sports. The Australian athletes won a total of 46 medals including 14 gold, 15 silver and 17 bronze medals. Australia was place 6th in overall medals ranking.

Who was the silver medalist in the 2008 Olympics?

On August 22, 2008, the International Olympic Committee officially stripped Blonska of her medal, and as a result, the silver medal went to Hyleas Fountain of the United States, and the bronze medal to Tatyana Chernova of Russia.

Where was the Beijing Olympics held in 2008?

Ryan Lochte (bronze), Michael Phelps (gold), and László Cseh (silver) show off the medals they earned from the men’s 400 metre individual medley. The 2008 Summer Olympics were held in Beijing, People’s Republic of China, from 8 August to 24 August 2008. [Note 1] Approximately 11,028 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOC) participated.

Who was the first Australian to compete in the Olympics?

The Australian Olympic Committee was founded and recognised in 1895. Edwin Flack was the first athlete to represent Australia at the Olympics. He won gold in both the 800 metres and the 1500 metres, competed in the marathon and won a bronze medal in tennis doubles at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.