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2000 in the sport of athletics

This article contains an overview of the sport of athletics, including track and field, cross country and road running, in the year 2000.

2000 in athletics
Major world eventsOlympic Games
IAAF Athletes of the YearJan Železný
Marion Jones
1999
2001

The primary athletics competition for the 2000 season was at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.

Major eventsEdit

World recordsEdit

AwardsEdit

Men's Best Year PerformancesEdit

MarathonEdit


400m HurdlesEdit

RANK 2000 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Angelo Taylor (USA) 47.50
2.   Hadi Soua'an Al-Somaily (KSA) 47.53
3.   Llewellyn Herbert (RSA) 47.81
4.   Eric Thomas (USA) 47.94
5.   Samuel Matete (ZAM) 48.01


3,000m SteeplechaseEdit

RANK 2000 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Bernard Barmasai (KEN) 8:02.76
2.   Brahim Boulami (MAR) 8:02.90
3.   Ali Ezzine (MAR) 8:03.57
4.   Kipkirui Misoi (KEN) 8:03.74
5.   Reuben Kosgei (KEN) 8:03.92

Pole VaultEdit

RANK 2000 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.   Jeff Hartwig (USA) 6.03 m
2.   Michael Stolle (GER) 5.95 m
3.   Lawrence Johnson (USA) 5.90 m
  Pavel Gerasimov (RUS)
  Maksim Tarasov (RUS)
  Danny Ecker (GER)
  Nick Hysong (USA)

Hammer ThrowEdit


DecathlonEdit

Women's Best Year PerformancesEdit

100 metresEdit

RANK 2000 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Marion Jones (USA) 10.78
2.   Chandra Sturrup (BAH) 10.86
3.   Ekateríni Thánou (GRE) 10.91
  Inger Miller (USA)
5.   Zhanna Block (UKR) 10.93

200 metresEdit

RANK 2000 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Marion Jones (USA) 21.94
2.   Inger Miller (USA) 22.09
3.   Pauline Davis-Thompson (BAH) 22.27
4.   Susanthika Jayasinghe (SRI) 22.28
5.   Beverly McDonald (JAM) 22.35


Half MarathonEdit

RANK 2000 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Paula Radcliffe (GBR) 1:07:07


MarathonEdit


100m HurdlesEdit

RANK 2000 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Gail Devers (USA) 12.33
2.   Delloreen Ennis-London (JAM) 12.52
3.   Glory Alozie (NGR) 12.54
4.   Michelle Freeman (JAM) 12.57
  Melissa Morrison (USA)

400m HurdlesEdit

RANK 2000 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Irina Privalova (RUS) 53.02
2.   Sandra Glover (USA) 53.33
3.   Deon Hemmings (JAM) 53.45
4.   Nezha Bidouane (MAR) 53.53
5.   Daimí Pernía (CUB) 53.68


3,000m SteeplechaseEdit

RANK 2000 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Cristina Casandra (ROM) 9:40.20
2.   Yekaterina Volkova (RUS) 9:52.40
3.   Anzhelika Averkova (UKR) 9:54.10
4.   Daniela Petrescu (ROM) 9:54.86
5.   Luminita Gogârlea (ROM) 9:56.99


High JumpEdit

RANK 2000 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.   Monica Iagăr (ROM) 2.02 m
2.   Hestrie Cloete (RSA) 2.01 m
  Yelena Yelesina (RUS)
  Venelina Veneva (BUL)
  Kajsa Bergqvist (SWE)


Pole VaultEdit

RANK 2000 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.   Stacy Dragila (USA) 4.63 m
2.   Anzhela Balakhonova (UKR) 4.56 m
3.   Tatiana Grigorieva (AUS) 4.55 m
4.   Kellie Suttle (USA) 4.53 m
5.   Emma George (AUS) 4.50 m
  Svetlana Feofanova (RUS)
  Daniela Bártová (CZE)
  Yelena Belyakova (RUS)
  Nicole Humbert (GER)
  Vala Flosadóttir (ISL)


Hammer ThrowEdit


HeptathlonEdit

RANK 2000 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS POINTS
1.   Eunice Barber (FRA) 6842
2.   Denise Lewis (GBR) 6831
3.   Yelena Prokhorova (RUS) 6765
4.   Natalya Roshchupkina (RUS) 6633
5.   Natalya Sazanovich (BLR) 6527


DeathsEdit


ReferencesEdit