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A RECORD-SETTING OLYMPICS

2008

8 – 24 August

A RECORD-SETTING OLYMPICS

At the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, OMEGA delivered a record 420 tons of timekeeping equipment to be used by 450 professionals and more than a thousand local volunteers.

This was the 23rd time that OMEGA had taken the role of Official Timekeeper. Another record-breaking performance at the Games was that of OMEGA ambassador Michael Phelps. He won an astonishing eight gold medals in the pool, breaking a record that had stood since 1972.

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