Source: Xinhua

08-17-2008 10:19

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Romanian marathoner Constantina Tomescu added her country Sunday morning a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics while Chinese Zhou Chunxiu created her country's Olympic best by getting a bronze.

The 38-year-old Tomescu clocked 2 hours 26 minutes 44 seconds and Zhou finished in 2:27.07, or her second personal best.

Catherine Ndereba of Kenya won the silver, with a result of 2:27.06. Zhu Xiaolin, also from China, was the fourth in 2:27.16.


Editor:Wang Shuqin