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Olympic Games

XXVII (27th) OLYMPIAD
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA | Sept 15th - Oct 1st, 2000


Sydney, AUS


Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay
THE GAMES OF THE NEW MILLENNIUM
LES JEUX DU NOUVEAU MILLENAIRE

On 23 September 1993 in Monaco during the 101st IOC Session, Sydney (Australia) was elected to become the host city of the XXVIIth Olympiad in 2000. The Sydney 2000 Games was "The best Olympic Games ever" - Juan Antonio Samaranch -  comprising of 28 sports with 300 events. It was attended by 10,651 athletes (4,069 women and 6,582 men) from 199 countries (plus East Timor). The Games of the XXVIIth Olympiad were officially opened by Sir William Deane, Governor General of Australia. The Olympic Flame was lit by Cathy Freeman (Australia).

Round

1

2

3

4

Beijing

32

37

40

43

Berlin

9

9

 

 

Istanbul

7

 

 

 

Manchester

11

13

11

 

Sydney

30

30

37

45

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Archery

ARCHERY (4)

Hockey

HOCKEY (2)

Athletics

ATHLETICS (46)

Judo

JUDO (14)

Badminton

BADMINTON (5)

Modern Pentathlon

MODERN PENTATHLON (2)

Baseball

BASEBALL (1)

Rowing

ROWING (14)

Basketball

BASKETBALL (2)

Sailing

SAILING (11)

Beach Volleyball

BEACH VOLLEYBALL (2)

Shooting

SHOOTING (17)

Boxing

BOXING (12)

Softball

SOFTBALL (1)

Canoe/Kayak Sprint

CANOE/KAYAK
Sprint (12)

Swimming

SWIMMING (32)

Canoe/Kayak Slalom

CANOE/KAYAK
Slalom (4)

Synchronized Swimming

SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING (2)

Cycling

CYCLING - Mountain Bike, Road, Track (18)

Table Tennis

TABLE TENNIS (4)

Diving

DIVING (8)

Taekwondo

TAEKWONDO (8) NEW!

Equestrian

EQUESTRIAN (6)

Tennis

TENNIS (4)

Fencing

FENCING (10)

Triathlon

TRIATHLON (2) NEW!

Football

FOOTBALL (2)

Volleyball

VOLLEYBALL (2)

Gymnastics

GYMNASTICS - Artistic, Trampoline (16)

Water Polo

WATER POLO (2)

Rhythmic Gymnastics

GYMNASTICS - Rhythmic (2)

Weightlifting

WEIGHTLIFTING (15)

Handball

HANDBALL (2)

Wrestling

WRESTLING (16)

Sydney Harbour

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