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
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
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
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
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
Women's Hammer throw
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Alain Bernard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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
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
Men's Trap
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Aleksei Tishchenko is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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
Women's Sailboard
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Alex Schwazer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 50km walk
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Alexander Grimm is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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
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
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
Men's Volleyball
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André Heller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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
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
Men's Javelin throw
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Andrei Aramnau is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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
Men's Modern pentathlon
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Andrey Silnov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's High jump
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Andrija Gerić is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Volleyball
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Angelo Taylor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 2008 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
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
Dressage, individual