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2008 Summer Olympics

See also: 2008 Summer Paralympics[?]


The Games of the XXIX Olympiad will be held in Beijing, China from July 25 to August 10, 2008. Beijing was elected the host city in a vote with Istanbul, Osaka, Paris and Toronto. Its election was considered controversial by many, given what some consider the poor human rights record of China.

See also: Olympic Games

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