2008 베이징 올림픽 12일째인 19일 체조와 육상, 다이빙 등에서 금메달 모두 20개가 수여됐습니다.

남자 체조 평행봉에서는 중국의 리샤오펑이 16.450 점으로 1위에 올라 이번 올림픽에서 두번째 금메달을 얻었습니다. 한국의 유원철은 16.250점을 획득해 은메달을 땄습니다.

여자 평균대에서는 미국의 숀 존슨이 동료 미국 선수 나스티아 리우킨을 제치고 금메달을 땄습니다.

여자 100 미터 허들에서는 미국의 던 하퍼가, 여자 400미터 경기에서는 영국의 크리스틴 오후루오구가 금메달을 땄습니다.

남자 다이빙 3미터 스프링보드 경기에서는 중국의 허충이 11개의 10점 만점을 얻어 다이빙에서만 중국의 6번째 금메달을 획득했습니다.

중국은 19일 현재 메달 종합순위에서 금메달 43개, 은메달 14개, 동메달 19개를 획득해 1위 자리를 유지하고 있으며 그 뒤로 미국과 영국, 호주, 독일 순입니다. 한국은 7위에 머물러 있고 북한은 전날 보다 한단계 내려앉아 22위를 기록하고 있습니다. 북한은 그동안 금메달 2개, 은메달1개, 동메달 3개를 얻었습니다. 

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Twenty gold medals were awarded at the Beijing Olympics on Tuesday, with gymnastics and track and field highlighting the action.

Shawn Johnson of the United States won the final event in the women's gymnastics competition, taking gold in the balance beam. She edged fellow-American Nastia Luikin, who earned the silver.

Chinese gymnast Li Xiaopeng won his second gold medal in Beijing by taking the top spot in the men's parallel bars. Zou Kai narrowly edged American Jonathan Horton to win the high bar competition, while his China teammate Lu Chunlong took gold in the men's trampoline. 

On the track, Dawn Harper of the United States won gold in the women's 100-meter hurdles, with a personal best time of 12-point-five-four seconds. Her favored teammate Lolo Jones was leading when she clipped the penultimate hurdle and staggered to a seventh-place finish.

Reigning world champion Christine Ohuruogu of Britain captured the women's 400-meter gold medal with a time of 49-point-six-two seconds. Shericka Williams of Jamaica took silver, while the bronze went to American Sanya Richards.

Moroccan-born Rashid Ramzi won the men's 15-hundred-meters to give Bahrain its first-ever Olympic track and field gold medal. His winning time was three minutes and 32-point-nine-four seconds.

World champion Gerd Kanter of Estonia won the men's discus gold medal with a throw of 68-point-eight-two meters, while Andrey Silnov of Russia captured the men's high jump gold with a winning leap of two-point-three-six meters. 

China has taken its sixth gold medal in six diving events, as He Chong earned 11 perfect marks (of 10.0) to win the men's three-meter springboard event.

German weightlifter Matthias Steiner won the gold medal in the men's over 105-kilogram division with a total lift of 461 kilos. 

The United States won two golds when Anna Tunnicliffe won the women's Laser Radial sailing event and Henry Cejudo took the men's 55 kilogram freestyle wrestling title. Mavlet Batirov of Russia took the men's freestyle wrestling gold in the 60-kilo division.

Defending equestrian champion Anky van Grunsven of the Netherlands has won the gold medal in the individual dressage event.