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Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.
A berm is a level space, shelf, or raised barrier (usually made of compacted soil) separating two areas.
BMX, an abbreviation for bicycle motocross or bike motocross, is a cycle sport performed on BMX bikes, either in competitive BMX racing or freestyle BMX, or else in general on- or off-road recreation.
BMX racing is a type of off-road bicycle racing.
A bronze medal in sports and other similar areas involving competition is a medal made of bronze awarded to the third-place finisher of contests or competitions such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc.
Cycling competitions at the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics were held from August 9 to August 23 at the Laoshan Velodrome (track events), Laoshan Mountain Bike Course, Laoshan BMX Field and the Beijing Cycling Road Course.
The women's BMX cycling at the 2008 Summer Olympics took place on August 20–22 at the Laoshan BMX Field, the first to be officially featured in the Olympic cycling program.
Cycling has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics, at which a road race and five track events were held.
A decade is a period of 10 years.
Dijon is a city in eastern:France, capital of the Côte-d'Or département and of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.
Downhill mountain biking (DH) is a genre of mountain biking practiced on steep, rough terrain that often features jumps, drops, rock gardens and other obstacles.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.
Four-cross (4X), also called mountain-cross, not to be confused with fourcross, is a relatively new style of mountain bike racing where four bikers race downhill on a prepared, BMX like, track, simply trying to get down first.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
France sent a team of 323 athletes to the 2008 Summer Olympics.
A gate or gateway is a point of entry to a space which is enclosed by walls.
A gold medal is a medal awarded for highest achievement in a non-military field.
Laëtitia Le Corguillé (born 29 July 1986 in Saint-Brieuc) is a French BMX racer and Olympic athlete who won the silver medal in BMX at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
The Laureus World Sports Awards is an annual award ceremony honouring individuals and teams from the world of sports along with sporting achievements throughout the year.
Leigh Donovan (born December 11, 1971 in Orange, California) is an American downhill mountain biker cycling ambassador and women's mountain bike clinic instructor.
A sports rivalry is intense competition between athletic teams or athletes, but not directly related to the formal sport and the practice thereof.
Mass start is a format of starting in some racing sports such as long-distance running in athletics (track and field), speed skating, long-distance cross-country skiing and biathlon.
Melissa "Missy" Giove (born 1972) is an American professional downhill mountain biker.
Mountain bike racing (shortened MTB or ATB racing) is the competitive cycle sport discipline of mountain biking held on off-road terrain.
Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Off-roading is the activity of driving or riding a vehicle on unsurfaced roads or tracks, made of materials such as sand, gravel, riverbeds, mud, snow, rocks, and other natural terrain.
A race track (or "racetrack", "racing track" or "racing circuit") is a facility built for racing of vehicles, athletes, or animals (e.g. horse racing or greyhound racing).
The rainbow jersey is the distinctive jersey worn by the reigning world champion in a cycling discipline, since 1927.
In an organized sports league, a typical season is the portion of one year in which regulated games of the sport are in session: for example, in Major League Baseball the season lasts approximately from April to October.
Shanaze Danielle Reade (born 23 September 1988 in Crewe, Cheshire, United Kingdom) is a former professional British Bicycle Motocross (BMX) racer and track cyclist whose prime competitive years began in 2002.
A silver medal in sports and other similar areas involving competition is a medal made of, or plated with, silver awarded to the second-place finisher, or runner-up, of contests or competitions such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc.
A single-elimination, knockout, or sudden death tournament is a type of elimination tournament where the loser of each match-up is immediately eliminated from the tournament.
A sports governing body is a sports organization that has a regulatory or sanctioning function.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
Tara Janelle Llanes (born November 28, 1976 in West Covina, California United States) is an American "Mid School" Bicycle Motocross (BMX) racer whose prime competitive years were from 1990-1993.
In many racing sports an athlete (or occasionally a team of athletes) will compete in a time trial against the clock to secure the fastest time.
A tournament is a competition involving a relatively large number of competitors, all participating in a sport or game.
UCI BMX World Championships are the world championships for BMX racing (bicycle motorcross) held under the regulations of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the sport's international governing body.
The junior women's downhill is an event at the annual UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships.
The women's downhill is an event at the annual UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships.
The women's dual was an event at the annual UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships.
The women's four-cross is an event at the annual UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships.
The UCI Mountain Bike World Championships are the world championship events for mountain bike racing in the disciplines of cross country, downhill, and four-cross.
The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup is a multi-round mountain bike racing series that is sanctioned by the Union Cycliste Internationale.
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI;, International Cycling Union) is the world governing body for sports cycling and oversees international competitive cycling events.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
USA Cycling or USAC, based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is the national governing body for bicycle racing in the United States.
A zigzag is a pattern made up of small corners at variable angles, though constant within the zigzag, tracing a path between two parallel lines; it can be described as both jagged and fairly regular.
The 1993 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships were held in Métabief, France from 17 to 18 September 1993.
The 1994 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships were held in Vail, Colorado, United States from 18 to 19 September 1994.
The 1995 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships were held in Kirchzarten, Germany from 18 to 19 September 1995.
The 1996 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships was the 7th edition of the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships.
The 1997 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships were held in Château-d'Œx, Switzerland from 18 to 21 September 1997.
The 1998 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships were held in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec, Canada from 14 to 20 September 1998.
The 1999 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships were the 10th edition of the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships and were held in Åre in the North of Sweden.
The 2000 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships were held in Sierra Nevada, Andalusia, Spain from 7 to 11 June 2000.
The 2001 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships were held in Vail, Colorado, United States from 12 to 16 September 2001.
The 2002 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships were held in Kaprun, Austria from 24 August to 1 September 2002.
The 2003 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships were held in Lugano, Switzerland from 31 August to 7 September 2003.
The 2005 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships were held in Livigno, Italy from 31 August to 4 September 2005.
The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and commonly known as Beijing 2008, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 8 to 24 August 2008 in Beijing, China.
The 2008 UCI BMX World Championships took place in Taiyuan in China and crowned world champions in the cycling discipline of BMX Racing.