Sunday, August 17, 2008

New Zealands Medal Day!

Yesterday New Zealand won our first medal with Mahe Drysdale winning bronze in the Mens Single Sculls. Through all his illness he still made it to the final and gave it everything.
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Next, still in the rowing section Nathan Twaddle and George Bridgewater won another bronze in the Mens Pair event.
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Next, still in the rowing section Caroline and Georgina Evers-Swindell topped of the rowing events by coming first in their nail biting race.
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Ok, now the cycling. Hayden Roulston won silver in the 4000m individual pursuit at the Laoshan Velodrome in Beijing. He was racing for the gold but sadly didn't make it.
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http://tvnz.co.nz/content/2009037
Just to top the day off, Valerie Vili won gold in the Woman's Shotput final. She threw 20.56 metres beating the Belarusians.
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3 comments:

Nei-Nei Neina-Marie said...

*Cough Cough* GO VALARIE! She is so good! Did you see when she walked around, with all these miniscle shotput people in front of her. She wasted everyone!

And the everswindells! Phew! By a hundreth of a second... wow.
Five medals in a day. Has to be a ercord!

Dreamhuntress said...

Yeah go New Zealand! Hope we win more medals.

Roo said...

Yeah.