Belgium at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Belgium competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.

Belgium at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
IOC codeBEL
NOCBelgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Websitewww.olympic.be (in Dutch and French)
in Sydney
Competitors68 (36 men, 32 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer Ulla Werbrouck
Medals
Ranked 55th
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Filip Meirhaeghe Cycling Men's Cross-country
  Silver Etienne De Wilde
Matthew Gilmore
Cycling Men's Madison
  Bronze Ann Simons Judo Women's −48kg
  Bronze Gella Vandecaveye Judo Women's −63kg
  Bronze Els Callens
Dominique Van Roost
Tennis Women's Doubles

ArcheryEdit

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Result
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Rank
Nico Hendrickx Men's Individual 640 10   Jubzang (BHU)
W 162–156
  Shikarev (KAZ)
L 141–154
Did not advance

AthleticsEdit

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round by position in race or, in field events, by achieving the automatic qualification target
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
Men
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Nathan Kahan 800 m 1:47.69 6 Did not advance
Mohammed Mourhit 5000 m Did not start Did not advance
10.000 m 27:45.73 4 Q Did not finish
Jonathan Nsenga 110 m hurdles 13.57 3 Q 13.73 6 Did not advance
Track and road events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Erik Nijs Long jump 7.52 37 Did not advance
Thibaut Duval Pole vault 5.55 =22 Did not advance
Erik Nijs Discus throw 60.93 22 Did not advance
Women
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Sandra Stals 800 m 2:02.33 4 Did not advance
Veerle Dejaeghere 1500 m 4:10.68 4 4:07.87 6 Did not advance
Veerle Dejaeghere 10.000 m Did not start Did not advance
Marathon Did not finish

BadmintonEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
Opposition
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Ruud Kuijten Men's Singles Bye   Jonassen (DEN)
L 2–0 (15–8, 15–5)
Did not advance

CanoeingEdit

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Bob Maesen Men's K-1 1000 m 3:37.587 3 Q 3:43.147 5 Did not advance

CyclingEdit

Mountain BikingEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Filip Meirhaeghe Men's cross-country 2:10:05.51  
Roel Paulissen 2:16:54.82 19
Peter van den Abeele Did not finish

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Axel Merckx Men's road race 5:30:37 12
Nico Mattan 5:30:46 33
Marc Wauters 5:30:46 67
Rik Verbrugghe 5:30:46 71
Peter Van Petegem 5:36:14 79
Heidi van de Vijver Women's road race 3:06:31 8
Cindy Pieters 3:06:31 20
Vanja Vonckx 3:12:40 40

TrackEdit

Athlete Event Points Rank
Matthew Gilmore Men's points race 6 15
Etienne de Wilde
Matthew Gilmore
Men's madison 22  

EquestrianEdit

Eventing
Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Show jumping Total
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
Bruno Goyens de Heusch Graceland Cava Individual 53.2 26 Did not finish
Carl Bouckaert
Karin Donckers
Kurt Heyndrickx
Constantin Van Rijckevorsel
Urbane Des Pins
Gormley
Archimedes
Withcote Nellie
Team 160.4 7 1297.0 10 121.2 9 2121.2 9
Jumping
Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round A Round B
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
Ludo Philippaerts Otterongo Individual 16.00 =49 8.00 24.00 45 8.00 32.00 42 Q 4.00 =3 4.00 =3 8.00 =4

GymnasticsEdit

Artistic
  • Sigrid Persoon
    1. Women's Individual All-Around – 43rd place
    2. Horse Vault – 18th place
    3. Floor Exercise – 54th place
    4. Uneven Bars – 64th place
    5. Balance Beam – 68th place

JudoEdit

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary Round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
score
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score
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score
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score
Rank
Cédric Taymans -60 kg   Mirzaliyev (UKR)
W 0112-0010
  Greczkowski (USA)
L 0000-1000
Did not advance
Harry Van Barneveld +100 kg Bye   Ko (KOR)
W 1100-0001
  Tangriev (UZB)
W 10210-0021
  Douillet (FRA)
L 1021-0021
Did not advance Bye   Tataroğlu (TUR)
L 0010-1010
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
score
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Rank
Ann Simons -48 kg   Rouini (TUN)
W
  Hill (AUS)
W
  Gradante (GER)
L
Did not advance Bye   Martins (BRA)
W
  Savon (CUB)
W
  Cha (PRK)
W
 
Inge Clement -52 kg   Souakri (ALG)
L
Did not advance
Marisabel Lomba -57 kg   Kouahoe (CIV)
W
  Bar-On (ISR)
W
  González (CUB)
L
Did not advance Bye   Harel (FRA)
L
Did not advance
Gella Vandecaveye -63 kg Bye   Ji (PRK)
W
  Li (CHN)
L
Did not advance Bye   Artamonova (KGZ)
W
  Ishii (BRA)
W
  von Rekowski (GER)
W
 
Ulla Werbrouck -70 kg Bye   Martín (ESP)
L
Did not advance   Pazoutova (CZE)
W
  Ueno (JPN)
W
  Bosch (NED)
W
  Cho (KOR)
L
5
Heidi Rakels -78 kg   Keinhuis (NED)
W
  Monney (CIV)
W
  Pierantozzi (ITA)
W
  Tang (CIV)
L
Bye   Richter (ROU)
L
5
Brigitte Olivier +78 kg   Martin (ESP)
W
  Kovacevic (YUG)
W
  Beltrán (CUB)
L
Did not advance Bye   Kim (KOR)
L
Did not advance

RowingEdit

Athlete Event Heat Repechage Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Arnaud Duchesne
Luc Goiris
Björn Hendrickx
Stijn Smulders
Quadruple sculls 5:56.79 4 R 6:10.11 3 5:56.36 5 FB 5:54.17 9

SailingEdit

Two men and two women competed in the Sailing competition in four different events.

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Sebastien Godefroid Finn 13 3 10 1 14 17 5 10 7 19 2 65 7
Philippe Bergmans Laser 13 4 24 23 9 19 25 17 30 6 1 116 16
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Sigrid Rondelez Mistral 21 13 11 19 11 16 17 26 12 9 19 127 16
Min Dezillie Europe 8 8 26 10 4 4 10 12 10 7 7 68 6

ShootingEdit

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Anne Focan Women's Trap 67 3 Q 21 4 88 4
Women's Double trap 99 7 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Thierry Wouters 50 m freestyle 23.44 39 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 51.07 32 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Liesbet Dreesen 50 m freestyle 26.21 28 Did not advance
Tine Bossuyt 100 m freestyle 58.02 35 Did not advance
Nina van Koeckhoven 200 m freestyle 2:02.15 22 Did not advance
Sofie Goffin 400 m freestyle 4:15.93 20 Did not advance
Fabienne Dufour 100 m butterfly 1:01.15 23 Did not advance
Brigitte Becue 100 m breaststroke 1:09.38 9 Q 1:09.47 5 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:31.27 21 Did not advance
Sofie Wolfs 100 m backstroke 1:04.66 27 Did not advance
Yseult Gervy 200 m backstroke 2:16.67 22 Did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:16.51 12 Q 2:17.19 7 Did not advance
400 m individual medley 4:48.31 18 Did not advance
Tine Bossuyt
Liesbet Dreesen
Sofie Goffin
Nina Van Koeckhoven
4 x 100 m freestyle relay 3:46.91 11 Did not advance
Fabienne Dufour
Yseult Gervy
Sofie Goffin
Nina Van Koeckhoven
4 x 200 m freestyle relay 8:12.37 12 Did not advance
Brigitte Becue
Fabienne Dufour
Nina van Koeckhoven
Sofie Wolfs
4 x 100 m medley relay 4:10.98 11 Did not advance

Table TennisEdit

Men
Athlete Event Groupstage First Round Second Round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
Opposition
Score
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Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
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Score
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Score
Jean-Michel Saive Singles Bye   Korbel (CZE)
W 3–0
  Waldner (SWE)
L 3–1
Did not advance
Philippe Saive Singles   Marengo (CHI)
W 3–0
  Shchetinin (BLR)
W 3–1
1 Q   L Guozheng (CHN)
L 3–2
Did not advance
Jean-Michel Saive
Philippe Saive
Doubles   Iseki /
Tasaki (JPN)
L 0–2
  Gambra /
Tasaki (CHI)
W 2–0
2 Did not advance

TennisEdit

Women
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Bronze Medal Match Rank
Opposition
Score
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Score
Sabine Appelmans Singles   Jeyaseelan (CAN)
W 7–5, 6–2
  Vento (VEN)
W 6–2, 6–2
  Coetzer (RSA)
L 6–3, 6–1
Did not advance
Els Callens Singles   Asagoe (JPN)
W 6–0, 6–4
  Zuluaga (COL)
L 6–3, 6–2
Did not advance
Dominique Van Roost Singles   Gerši (CZE)
W 6–1, 6–1
  Myskina (RUS)
W 6–2, 6–3
  Farina Elia (ITA)
W 6–1, 7–5
  Seles (USA)
L 6–0, 6–2
Did not advance
Els Callens
Dominique Van Roost
Doubles   Majoli &
Talaja (CRO)
W 6–2, 5–7, 6–2
  Habšudová &
Husárová (SVK)
W 6–3, 6–2
  Sequera &
Vento (VEN)
W 4–6, 7–5, 6–4
  Williams &
Williams (USA)
L 6–4, 6–1
  Barabanschikova &
Zvereva (BLR)
W 4–6, 6–4, 6–1
 

TriathlonEdit

At the inaugural Olympic triathlon competition, Belgium was represented by two women. One finished, placing sixteenth, while the other withdrew during the second phase.

Athlete Event Swim Trans. 1 Cycle Trans. 2 Run Total Rank
Kathleen Smet Women's 20:16.68 0:38.00 1:06:14.70 0:24.20 36:32.40 2:04:05 16
Mieke Suys 20:17.98 0:28.10 Did not finish

WeightliftingEdit

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
1 2 3 1 2 3
François Demeure Men's 69 kg 140.0 145.0 145.0 170.0 175.0 175.0 310.0 12
Ingeborg Marx Women's 58 kg 72.5 77.5 82.5 100.0 100.0 105.0 177.5 11

ReferencesEdit

  • Wallechinsky, David (2004). The Complete Book of the Summer Olympics (Athens 2004 Edition). Toronto, Canada. ISBN 1-894963-32-6.
  • International Olympic Committee (2001). The Results. Retrieved 12 November 2005.
  • Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (2001). Official Report of the XXVII Olympiad Volume 1: Preparing for the Games. Retrieved 20 November 2005.
  • Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (2001). Official Report of the XXVII Olympiad Volume 2: Celebrating the Games. Retrieved 20 November 2005.
  • Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (2001). The Results. Retrieved 20 November 2005.
  • International Olympic Committee Web Site
  • sports-reference