Athletes who trained at NAU’s Center for High Altitude Training won 22 Olympic medals during the 2008 Games in Beijing, for a total of 213 medals dating back to the 1996 Games in Atlanta.

Athletes from eight countries won seven gold, five silver and 10 bronze medals in Beijing.

Winners included:

Australia—Swimming
Stephanie Rice Gold—Women’s 400m Individual Medley
Gold—Women’s 200m Individual Medley
Eamon Sullivan Silver—Men’s 100M Freestyle
Silver—Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay
Bronze—Men’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay
Austria—Swimming
Mirna Jukic Bronze—Women’s 100m Breaststroke
Canada—Triathlon
Simon Whitfield Silver—Men’s Triathlon
Denmark—Swimming
Lotte Friis Bronze—Women’s 800m Freestyle
Germany—Swimming
Britta Steffan Gold—Women’s 100m Freestyle
Gold—Women’s 50m Freestyle
Italy—Swimming
Federica Pellegrini Gold-Women’s 200m Freestyle
Alessia Filippi Silver-Women’s 800m Freestyle
Japan—Swimming
Kosuke Kitajima Gold-Men’s 100m Breaststroke
Gold-Men’s 200m Breaststroke
Bronze-Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay
Takeshi Matsuda Bronze-Men’s 200m Butterfly
Reiko Nakamura Bronze-Women’s 200m Backstroke
Junichi Miyashita Bronze-Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay
Hisayoshi Sato Bronze-Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay
Norway—Swimming
Alexander Dale Oen Silver-Men’s 100m Breaststroke
Sara Nordenstam Bronze-Women’s 200m Breaststroke
Medal Total: 22
Gold: 7
Silver: 5
Bronze: 10