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Roland Schoeman
Roland Mark Schoeman OIS (born 3 July 1980) is a South African swimmer and was a member of the South African swimming team at the 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.Contents1 Career 2 Career best times 3 Accolades 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksCareer[edit] Born in Pretoria, Schoeman first took an interest in the sport when he was 13, and began to compete three years later.[1] He said he began swimming only to impress a girl he met.[2] This marked the beginning of a career that would see him attain a gold, silver and bronze medal at the 2004 Olympic Games; three gold, a silver and a bronze World Championship medals, as well as four gold, three silvers and three bronzes at the Commonwealth Games
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2008 Olympic Games
The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (Chinese: 第二十九届夏季奥林匹克运动会; pinyin: Dì Èrshíjiǔ Jiè Xiàjì Àolínpǐkè Yùndònghuì) and commonly known as Beijing
Beijing
2008, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 8 to 24 August 2008 in Beijing, China.[a] A total of 10,942 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) competed in 28 sports and 302 events (one event more than those scheduled for the 2004 Games)
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Montreal, Canada
Montreal
Montreal
(/ˌmʌntriˈɒl/ ( listen);[14] French: [mɔ̃ʁeal] ( listen); officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada
Canada
as a whole. Originally called Ville-Marie, or "City of Mary",[15] it is named after Mount Royal,[16] the triple-peaked hill in the heart of the city. The city is centred on the Island of Montreal, which took its name from the same source as the city,[17][18] and a few much smaller peripheral islands, the largest of which is Île Bizard
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Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
The Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
is a long course swimming event first held in 1985.[1] The meet was initially staged biennially (every odd year), to allow for an international championship-level meet in the non-Olympic and non-World Championships years.[1] However, beginning with the 2002 championships, due to the changing of the World Championships from every four years (even year between Olympics) to every two years (every odd year), the meet is a quadrennial event, held in the even year between Summer Olympics.[1]Contents1 History 2 List of championships 3 Medal table (1985–2014) 4 Medalists 5 ReferencesHistory[edit] The meet was founded by its four Charter nations: Australia, Canada, Japan, and the United States
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2012 Olympic Games
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad[1] and commonly known as London
London
2012, was a major international multi-sport event celebrated in the tradition of the Olympic Games, as governed by the International Olympic Committee
International Olympic Committee
(IOC). It took place in London
London
and to a lesser extent across the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
from 27 July to 12 August 2012
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2000 Olympic Games
The 2000 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad and commonly known as Sydney
Sydney
2000 or the Millennium Olympic Games/Games of the New Millennium, were an international multi-sport event which was held between 15 September and 1 October 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was the second time that the Summer Olympics were held in Australia, and also the Southern Hemisphere, the first being in Melbourne, Victoria, in 1956. Sydney
Sydney
was selected as the host city for the 2000 Games in 1993. Teams from 199 countries participated. The United States
United States
won the most medals with 93, while Australia
Australia
came in 4th with 58. The Games cost was estimated to be A$6.6 billion. The Games received universal acclaim, with the organisation, volunteers, sportsmanship and Australian public being lauded in the international media
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World Championship
A world championship is generally an international sports competition open to elite competitors from around the world, representing their nations, and winning such an event will be considered the highest or near highest achievement in the sport or contest.Contents1 Overview 2 Sports 3 Best sportsperson by sport3.1 Male 3.2 Female 3.3 Open 3.4 Mixed4 Mind sports 5 Eating 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksOverview[edit] The title is usually awarded through a combination of specific contests or, less commonly, ranking systems (e.g. the ICC Test Championship), or a combination of the two (e.g. World Triathlon Championships in Triathlon)
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Commonwealth Games
The Commonwealth
The Commonwealth
Games is an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930, and has taken place every four years since then (with the exception of 1942 and 1946, which were cancelled due to World War II).[1] The most recent Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games
were held on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Australia
in 2018. The Commonwealth
The Commonwealth
Games were known as the British Empire
British Empire
Games from 1930–1950, the British Empire and Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games
from 1954–1966, and British Commonwealth Games from 1970–1974. The games are overseen by the Commonwealth Games Federation
Commonwealth Games Federation
(CGF), which also controls the sporting programme and selects the host cities
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Athens
Athens
Athens
(/ˈæθɪnz/;[3] Greek: Αθήνα, Athína [aˈθina], Ancient Greek: Ἀθῆναι, Athênai [a.tʰɛ̂ː.nai̯]) is the capital and largest city of Greece
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2006 Commonwealth Games
The 2006 Commonwealth Games, officially the XVIII Commonwealth Games, were held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Australia
between 15 and 26 March 2006. It was the largest sporting event to be staged in Melbourne, eclipsing the 1956 Summer Olympics
1956 Summer Olympics
in terms of the number of teams competing, athletes competing, and events being held. The site for the opening and closing ceremonies was the Melbourne Cricket Ground which was also used during Melbourne's 1956 Olympic Games. The mascot for the games was Karak, a red-tailed black cockatoo (a threatened species).[3] For the first time in the history of the Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games
the Queen's Baton visited every single Commonwealth nation and territory taking part in the Games, a journey of 180,000 km (112,500 miles)
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FINA World Aquatics Championships
The FINA
FINA
World Championships or World Aquatics Championships are the World Championships for aquatics sports: swimming, diving, high diving, open water swimming, synchronized swimming, and water polo. They are run by FINA, and all swimming events are contested in a long course (50-metre) pool. The event was first held in 1973, and is now held every two years. From 1978 to 1998, the World Championships were held every four years, in the even years between Summer Olympic years
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2004 Olympic Games
The 2004 Summer Olympic Games
Summer Olympic Games
(Greek: Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004, Therinoí Olympiakoí Agónes 2004),[3] officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad and commonly known as Athens
Athens
2004, was a premier international multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004 with the motto Welcome Home. 10,625 athletes competed,[1] some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries.[1] There were 301 medal events in 28 different sports.[1] Athens
Athens
2004 marked the first time since the 1996 Summer Olympics
1996 Summer Olympics
that all countries with a National Olympic Committee
National Olympic Committee
were in attendance
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Swimming At The 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 Metre Freestyle
The men's 50 metre freestyle event at the 2004 Summer Olympics
2004 Summer Olympics
was contested at the Olympic Aquatic Centre of the Athens
Athens
Olympic Sports Complex in Athens, Greece
Greece
on August 19 and 20.[1] United States' Gary Hall Jr. defended his Olympic title in the event in 21.93, just two hundredths of a second off the record set by Alexander Popov in 1992.[2] The silver medal was awarded to Croatia's Duje Draganja, who placed behind Hall by a hundredth-second margin in 21.94
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Swimming At The 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 Metre Freestyle
The men's 100 metre freestyle event at the 2004 Summer Olympics was contested at the Olympic Aquatic Centre of the Athens Olympic Sports Complex in Athens, Greece on August 17 and 18.[1] Dutch swimmer Pieter van den Hoogenband defended his Olympic title in the event, outside the record time of 48.17. Roland Mark Schoeman, who solidified South Africa's triumph to break a world record in the 400 m freestyle relay, took home the silver in 48.23. Australia's Ian Thorpe edged out Schoeman's teammate Ryk Neethling to clinch a bronze medal by 0.07 of a second, in his personal best of 48.56.[2][3] Two-time Olympic champion Alexander Popov finished only in ninth place by just two hundredths of a second (0.02) outside the top 8 field from the semifinals (49.23).[4] By the following year, Popov announced his retirement from swimming, and became a full-time member of the International Olympic Committee
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Swimming At The 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 100 Metre Freestyle Relay
Freestyle
Freestyle
may refer to:Contents1 Aviation 2 Brands 3 Media 4 Music 5 Sports 6 OtherAviation[edit]Skyjam ST-Freestyle, a Swiss combination ultralight trike, powered parachute and powered paraglider designBrands[edit]Reebok Freestyle, a women's athletic shoe Ford Freestyle, an SUV automobile Coca-Cola Freestyle, a vending machine ICD Freestyle, a paintball marker Freestyle, NATO reporting name for the Yakovlev Yak-141, a Soviet VTOL aircraftMedia[edit]FreeStyle, a television show on HGTV Free Style (film), a
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Pretoria
Pretoria
Pretoria
is a city in the northern part of Gauteng, South Africa. It is one of the country's three capital cities, serving as the seat of the executive branch of government ( Cape Town
Cape Town
is the legislative capital and Bloemfontein
Bloemfontein
the judicial capital). Pretoria
Pretoria
has a reputation for being an academic city with three universities and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) located in its eastern suburbs, the city also hosts the South African Bureau of Standards making the city a hub for research. Pretoria
Pretoria
is the central part of the Tshwane
Tshwane
Metropolitan Municipality which was formed by the amalgamation of several former local authorities including Centurion and Soshanguve
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