Aruna Quadri sets African record qualifies for quarter final Nigerias Aruna Quadri on Monday night emerged as the first African ever to make it to the quarter-finals of the mens single table tennis event at the Olympics. Quadri in a thrilling encounter beat his German opponent Boll Timo 4-2 to seal a historic berth in the quarter finals of mens single table tennis event. Before Mondays win Quadri was only at par with legend Segun Toriola who at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in China…
Kubilai Khan doit attendre la victoire en 1264 pour accéder réellement au khanat, en ayant presque conquis l'intégralité de la Chine. Petit-fils de Gengis Khan (v. 1160-1227), il naît l'année de la prise de Pékin par celui-ci. En 1260, il succède à son frère Möngke comme grand khan des Mongols.
Silver medalist Mark Lopez of the United States, gold medalist Son Taejin of South Korea and bronze medalists Sung Yu-Chi of Chinese Taipei and Servet Tazegul of Turkey pose after the medal ceremony of the Men -68kg Taekwondo contest at the Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China.
Chih-Yuan Chuang of Chinese Taipei celebrates a point during Men's Singles Table Tennis Bronze medal match against Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
Shao Chieh Cheng of Chinese Taipei dives and loses her racket against Juan Gu of Singapore in their Womens Singles Badminton on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Arena at Wembley Arena on August 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 07: Shu-Ching Hsu of Chinese Taipei competes during the Women's 53kg Group A weightlifting contest on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 2 on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images) via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more: http://www.aol.com/article/2016/08/12/olympian-drops-out-of-summer-games-to-protect-beloved-horse/21450160/?a_dgi=aolshare_pinterest#fullscreen