Olympic summer games 2000

the plays of the XXVII. 15 found Olympiad of. September up to the 1. October 2000 in the Australian Sydney instead of. Sydney was entrusted 1993 with delivering. Other candidate cities were Peking, Manchester, Berlin and Istanbul.

XXVII. Olympic summer games
Olympische Ringe
participating nations 199
Participating athletes of 10,651
(6,582 men, 4,069 women)
competitions 300 in 28 kinds of sport
opening 15. September 2000
conclusion celebration 1. October 2000
opens Peter Kerr (
combat judge) by William
Deane ( governor general of Australia ) olympic oath
Rechelle Hawkes (sportsman)
olympic torch/flare Cathy Freeman

Medal mirror
place country G S B total
1 the USA 40 24 33 97
2 Russia 32 28 28 88
3 People's Republic of China 28 16 15 59
4 Australia 16 25 17 58
5 Germany 13 17 26 56
6 France 13 14 11 38
7 Italy of the 13 8 13 34
8 Netherlands 12 9 4 25
9 Cuba 11 11 7 29
10 Great Britain 11 10 7 28
... ... ... ... ...
32 Austria 2 1 0 3
... ... ... ... ...
36 Switzerland 1 6 2 9
complete medal mirror

table of contents

high points

  • Cathy Freeman won with its olympia victory over 400 meters as the first Aborigine medal with olympic plays. Days before it had 11 with the opening celebration as indication of the desiredAustralian reconciliation the olympic fire ignites.
  • As a first woman Marion Jones ( the USA) won 5 medals at one time with the same olympic plays. Had aimed at it to win in all 5 competitions, in which it began, gold. In the long run it won three times gold and twiceBronze.

silver medal won

  • outstanding sportsmen of the 17-jährige Australian Ian Thorpe in swimming 3 gold medals and, whereby it improved its world record over 400 m freestyle and with the relays over 4x200 m and 4x100 m freestyle likewise new world records set up.
  • Like 1996 in Atlanta the Russian Turner Alexej Nemov with two gold , already won most medals silver and three bronze medals.

worth mentioning

  • With the closing ceremony Kylie Minogue steppedup and did not only sing to its Australian No. 1-Hit on A Night Like This, but also the ABBA - classical author Dancing Queen.
  • Eric Moussambani, the slowest participant (1: 56), which one olympic 100-m-Freistil-Rennen each has denied - and even won -. The man outEquatorial Guinea learned to swim only in January 2000 and fought on the two 50m-Bahnen more it swam. But Eric “the Aal” did not only come into the goal - because both advance opponents were this-qualified because of false starts, it his running even had won - and was promoted toStar of the plays.

competitions

Einmarsch der Athleten
invasion of the athletes

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see also


 

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