Strombergs Beats US Duo To BMX Olympic Gold

BEIJING, Aug 22, 2008 (AFP) - Maris Strombergs of Latvia held his nerve in the face of a two-pronged American challenge to win gold in a crash-marred Olympic Games BMX final on Friday. The silver medal went to Mike Day of the United States and the bronze to his compatriot Donny Robinson. Strombergs, a 21-year-old from Valmiera who has been racing since he was five years old, staked his … [Read more...]