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London 2012 Olympics: Taiwan – Report An Olympic Land: 1960-2012

The Power of the X Chromosome: Chi Cheng If 1968 was the year that put Taiwan back on the sporting map, Chi Cheng was the face that place it there. In that Olympian year, she was one of the world’s three top hurdles by earning bronze in the women’s 80-meter hurdles during the track-and-field competition in the Mexican metropolis –staged at 7,349 feet above sea level. The event was dominated by Eastern Europe and the States. After securing her country’s second Olympian medal and becoming the first Asian woman in history to accomplish that feat, she gained a special status in her homeland and her name was immortalized on national stamps by the island’s rule. Indeed, it was an important success for the small nation that had not won a medal since 1960. Women’...[Read More]

Interesting Facts About Olympic Countries – Canada

Philomena Mensah won the silver medal in the 100 metres at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She became a Canadian citizen in the 1990s. Like Margaret Simpson (track & field), Fredua Koranteng “Freddy” Adu (soccer) and Alice Annum (athletics), she was born in Ghana (Africa). George Orton won the gold medal in the 3,000m steeplechase at the 1900 Olympics. He won the Canada’s first Olympic gold medal. This country has hosted many international Games: The 1930 British Empire Games-Hamilton, Ontario The 1954 British Empire Games-Vancouver, British Columbia The 1967 Pan American Games-Winnipeg, Manitoba The 1976 Summer Olympics-Montreal, Quebec The 1976 Summer Paralympics-Toronto, Ontario The 1978 Commonwealth Games-Edmonton, Alberta The 1981 World Uni...[Read More]

London 2012 Olympics: Taiwan – Report An Olympic Land: 1960-2012

The Power of the X Chromosome: Chi Cheng If 1968 was the year that put Taiwan back on the sporting map, Chi Cheng was the face that place it there. In that Olympian year, she was one of the world's three top hurdles by earning bronze in the women's 80-meter hurdles during the track-and-field competition in the Mexican metropolis –staged at 7,349 feet above sea level. The event was dominated by Eastern Europe and the States. After securing her country's second Olympian medal and becoming the first Asian woman in history to accomplish that feat, she gained a special status in her homeland and her name was immortalized on national stamps by the island's rule. Indeed, it was an important success for the small nation that had not won a medal since 1960. Women's sport w...[Read More]

Interesting Facts About Olympic Countries – Canada

Philomena Mensah won the silver medal in the 100 metres at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She became a Canadian citizen in the 1990s. Like Margaret Simpson (track & field), Fredua Koranteng “Freddy” Adu (soccer) and Alice Annum (athletics), she was born in Ghana (Africa). George Orton won the gold medal in the 3,000m steeplechase at the 1900 Olympics. He won the Canada’s first Olympic gold medal. This country has hosted many international Games: The 1930 British Empire Games-Hamilton, Ontario The 1954 British Empire Games-Vancouver, British Columbia The 1967 Pan American Games-Winnipeg, Manitoba The 1976 Summer Olympics-Montreal, Quebec The 1976 Summer Paralympics-Toronto, Ontario The 1978 Commonwealth Games-Edmonton, Alberta The 1981 World Uni...[Read More]