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Despatie Does What He Does Best

Despatie Does What He Does Best

August 19, 2008: Diver Alexandre Despatie wins silver in the men’s 3m springboard event at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing. For Despatie, it is his second consecutive Olympic silver medal in the event (also won silver at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens).

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History will be made in 2016 when Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hosts the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, marking the first time that a South American country will welcome the world to an Olympic Games. It is also just the third time that the Games will be held in the southern hemisphere, following Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.

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