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Ning Li in Beijing 2008 Olympics: Opening Ceremony

Beijing 2008 Olympics: Opening Ceremony

2008 NR

Relive the wonder and excitement of one of the most impressive spectacles in Olympic history with this comprehensive recap of the 2008 Olympics opening ceremony in Beijing, a program that took seven years to plan. Highlights include Chinese gymnast Ning Li's gravity-defying journey to the rim of China's national stadium with the Olympic torch in tow, Ning's lighting of the Olympic cauldron, and the dazzling fireworks display that ensued.