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Olympics 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 2008 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 2008 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a gold medal should certainly be commended. These famous gold medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 2008 Summer Olympics, but what they all have in common is that they were able to rise above their competition and take home a medal for their country. List is made up of a variety of athletes, including LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 2008 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.

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Aaron Peirsol is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Aaron Peirsol Men's 100m backstroke, Men's 4x100m medley relay, Men's 200m backstroke

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Abhinav Bindra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Abhinav Bindra Men's 10m air rifle

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Adam Kreek is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Adam Kreek Men's Eight with coxswain

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Adam van Koeverden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Adam van Koeverden Men's K-1 1000m (kayak single), Men's K-1 500m (kayak single)

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Aksana Miankova is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Aksana Miankova Women's Hammer throw

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Alain Bernard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Alain Bernard Men's 4x100m freestyle relay, Men's 100m freestyle, Men's 50m freestyle

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Aldo Montano is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Aldo Montano Men's Sabre individual, Men's Sabre team

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Aleksei Alipov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Aleksei Alipov Men's Trap

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Aleksei Tishchenko is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Aleksei Tishchenko Men's Boxing, Lightweight 57 - 60kg, Men's Boxing

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Alessandra Sensini is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Alessandra Sensini Women's Sailboard

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Alex Schwazer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Alex Schwazer Men's 50km walk

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Alexander Grimm is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Alexander Grimm Men's K-1 (kayak single)

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Alice Tait is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Alice Tait Women's 4x200m freestyle relay, Women's 4x100m freestyle relay

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Alina Dumitru is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Alina Dumitru Women's Judo, - 48kg (extra-lightweight)

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Anderson Rodrigues is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Anderson Rodrigues Men's Volleyball

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André Heller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
André Heller Men's Volleyball

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André Luiz da Silva Nascimento is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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Andrea Minguzzi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Andrea Minguzzi Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Middleweight 74 - 84 kg

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Andreas Thorkildsen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Andreas Thorkildsen Men's Javelin throw

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Andrei Aramnau is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Andrei Aramnau Men's Weightlifting, Heavyweight 94 - 105 kg

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Andrey Moiseyev is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Andrey Moiseyev Men's Modern pentathlon

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Andrey Silnov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Andrey Silnov Men's High jump

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Andrija Gerić is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Andrija Gerić Men's Volleyball

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Angelo Taylor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Angelo Taylor Men's Athletics, 400m hurdles

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Anky van Grunsven is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Anky van Grunsven Dressage, individual

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Anna Meares is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Anna Meares Women's Track cycling^! sprint, Women'sTrack Cycling^! Time Trial

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Anna Tunnicliffe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Anna Tunnicliffe Women's Laser Radial - One Person Dinghy

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Anne-Caroline Chausson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Anne-Caroline Chausson Women's BMX Cycling

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Artur Ayvazian is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Artur Ayvazian Men's 50m rifle prone

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Artur Taymazov is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Artur Taymazov Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Super Heavyweight 96-120 kg, Freestyle Super Heavyweight 97-130 kg

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Ashley Callus is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ashley Callus Men's 4x100m freestyle relay

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Aslanbek Khushtov is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Aslanbek Khushtov Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Heavyweight 84-96 kg

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Attila Vajda is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Attila Vajda Men's C-1 1000m (canoe single)

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Ayumi Tanimoto is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ayumi Tanimoto Women's Judo, 57 - 63kg (Half-Middleweight)

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Bakhyt Sarsekbayev is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Bakhyt Sarsekbayev Men's Boxing, Welterweight 64-69 kg

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Barbora Špotáková is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Barbora Špotáková Women's Javelin throw

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Beezie Madden is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Beezie Madden Jumping, team, Jumping

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Ben Ainslie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ben Ainslie Open Laser Class, Finn Class

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Ben Rutledge is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ben Rutledge Men's Eight with coxswain

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Benjamin Kleibrink is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Benjamin Kleibrink Men's Foil individual

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Benjamin Wildman-Tobriner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Benjamin Wildman-Tobriner Men's 4x100m freestyle relay

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Bertrand Gille is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Bertrand Gille Men's handball

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Boris Sanson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Boris Sanson Men's Sabre team

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Bradley Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Bradley Wiggins Men's Track cycling^! Team Pursuit (4000m), Men's Track cycling^! Individual Pursuit

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Brendan Hansen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Brendan Hansen Men's 4x100m medley relay, Men's 200m breaststroke, Men's 100m breaststroke

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Brimin Kipruto is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Brimin Kipruto Men's 3000m steeplechase

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Britta Heidemann is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Britta Heidemann Women's Épée individual

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Britta Steffen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Britta Steffen Women's 100m freestyle, Women's 50m freestyle

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Bryan Clay is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Bryan Clay Men's Decathlon

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Buvaisar Saitiev is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Buvaisar Saitiev Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Welterweight 66-74kg, Men's freestyle Wrestling