BEIJING - AUGUST 19: Henry Cejudo of the United States celebrates after defeating Shingo Matsumoto of Japan to win the gold medal in the men's 55kg freestyle wrestling event at the China Agriculture University Gymnasium on Day 11 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 19, 2008 in Beijing, China.
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Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations - BEIJING - AUGUST Radoslav Velikov of Bulgaria celebrates by doing a flip after defeating Namig Sevdimov of Azerbaijan in the bronze medal bout during the men's freestyle wrestling event at the China.
The 1954 Asian Games (officially known as the Second Asian Games – Manila 1954) was a mult-sport event celebrated in Manila, Philippines from May 1 to May 9, 1954. A total of 970 athletes from 19 Asian National Olympic Committees (NOCs) competed in 76 events from eight sports. The number of participating NOCs and athletes were larger than the previous Asian Games held in New Delhi in 1951. The 1954 Asian Games featured eight sports divided into 10 events, aquatics included three events…