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Brazil at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Brazil competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. The Brazilian athletes won twelve medals: six silver and six bronze The first Summer Olympics without a gold medal since the 1976 Summer Olympics. The 205 competitors, 111 men and 94 women, took part in 96 events in 23 sports.

Brazil at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Brazil.svg
IOC codeBRA
NOCBrazilian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.cob.org.br (in Portuguese)
in Sydney
Competitors205 (111 men, 94 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Sandra Pires
Medals
Ranked 53rd
Gold
0
Silver
6
Bronze
6
Total
12
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

At the Judo competitions, two silver medals were obtained. Tiago Camilo lost in the final against Italian Giuseppe Maddaloni in men's 73 kg. Carlos Honorato lost the final of the men's 90 kg to Mark Huizinga from the Netherlands.

Brazilians sailors conquered two medals in Sailing. Current Olympic champion Robert Scheidt was silver medalist in the Laser class after a very tough competition against British gold medalistBen Ainslie. The 1996 Olympic champions Torben Grael and Marcelo Ferreira were bronze medalists in Star class. It was Grael's fourth of five Olympic medals.

Brazil obtained four of those medals in Volleyball (three of them in beach volleyball and one indoor). Adriana Behar and Shelda Bede were silver medalists in Women's beach volleyball. They were current world champions and lost the gold medal match to Natalie Cook and Kerri Pottharst from Australia. Also in the women's competition, Brazilians Adriana Samuel and Sandra Pires were the bronze medalists. Zé Marco de Melo and Ricardo Santos were silver medalists of the men's beach volleyball competition losing the gold medal match to Americans Dain Blanton and Eric Fonoimoana. The indoor medal was the bronze conquered by Brazil women's national volleyball team, repeating the same result of the 1996 Summer Olympics, in a match of 3 sets to 0 against United States.

The bronze medal obtained by equestrians Luiz Felipe de Azevedo, André Johannpeter, Alvaro Miranda Neto and Rodrigo Pessoa in team jumping was the same result of the 1996 Olympics and with the same team.

The swimmers Fernando Scherer, Gustavo Borges, Carlos Jayme and Edvaldo Valério conquered the bronze medal in Gustavo Borges obtained the silver medal in men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay. It was Gustavo Borges' fourth Olympic medal, a record number among Brazilian swimmers.

Brazil women's national basketball team won the bronze medal in a match decided in extra-time against South Korea.

At the Athletics competition a silver medal was obtained in men's 4 × 100 metres relay, by sprinters Vicente de Lima, Édson Ribeiro, André da Silva and Claudinei da Silva. Cláudio Roberto Souza was also awarded a silver medal in the event because he took part in the relay in the heats.[1]

MedalistsEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Men's 100m

Men's 200m

  • Claudinei da Silva
    1. Round 1 – 20.7
    2. Round 2 – 20.24
    3. Semifinal – 20.3
    4. Final – 20.28 (→ 6th place)

Men's 200m

Men's 400m

Men's 800m

  • Osmar dos Santos
    1. Round 1 – 01:47.05
    2. Semifinal – 01:47.68 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1,500m

  • Hudson de Souza
    1. Round 1 – 03:39.70
    2. Semifinal – 03:41.00 (→ did not advance)

Men's 110m Hurdles

Men's 400m Hurdles

Men's 4 × 100 m

Men's Long Jump

Men's Marathon

Women's CompetitionEdit

Women's Javelin Throw

Women's Long Jump

Women's Triple Jump

BasketballEdit

Women's Team CompetitionEdit

Beach volleyballEdit

BoxingEdit

Men's Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Light Welterweight (– 63.5 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

CanoeingEdit

FlatwaterEdit

Men's CompetitionEdit

Men's Kayak Singles 500m

  • Roger Caumo
    1. Qualifying Heat – 01:49.955 (did not advance)

Men's Kayak Singles 1000m

  • Roger Caumo
    1. Qualifying Heat – 03:52.082 (did not advance)

Men's Kayak Doubles 500m

Men's Kayak Doubles 1,000m

SlalomEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Men's Canoe Singles

CyclingEdit

Cross Country Mountain BikeEdit

Men's Cross Country Mountain Bike

Road CyclingEdit

Men's Road Race

Women's Road Race

DivingEdit

Men's CompetitionEdit

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Cassius Duran 3 m springboard 382.08 14 216.06 14 did not advance
10 m platform 331.86 28 did not advance

Women's CompetitionEdit

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Juliana Veloso 3 m springboard 220.62 35 did not advance
10 m platform 266.04 19 did not advance

EquestrianismEdit

FencingEdit

One male fencer represented Brazil in 2000.

Men's foil

FootballEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

Women's Team CompetitionEdit

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

JudoEdit

Rhythmic gymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

Nine men and three women competed in the eight events in the Sailing competition in Sydney.

Men's Mistral

  • Ricardo Santos
    1. Race 1 – 5
    2. Race 2 – 10
    3. Race 3 – 21
    4. Race 4 – 12
    5. Race 5 – 22
    6. Race 6 – 4
    7. Race 7 – 8
    8. Race 8 – 14
    9. Race 9 – (37) OCS
    10. Race 10 – 21
    11. Race 11 – 26
    12. Final – 117 (15th place)

Men's Single Handed Dinghy (Finn)

  • Christoph Bergmann
    1. Race 1 – 10
    2. Race 2 – 8
    3. Race 3 – 3
    4. Race 4 – (21)
    5. Race 5 – 11
    6. Race 6 – 13
    7. Race 7 – 9
    8. Race 8 – 2
    9. Race 9 – 18
    10. Race 10 – (20)
    11. Race 11 – 10
    12. Final – 84 (11th place)

Men's Double Handed Dinghy (470)

  • Andre Fonseca and Alexandre Paradeda
    1. Race 1 – 14
    2. Race 2 – (24)
    3. Race 3 – 11
    4. Race 4 – 21
    5. Race 5 – 15
    6. Race 6 – 20
    7. Race 7 – (27)
    8. Race 8 – 24
    9. Race 9 – 22
    10. Race 10 – 21
    11. Race 11 – 23
    12. Final – 171 (26th place)

Men's Laser

  • Robert Scheidt
    1. Race 1 – 1
    2. Race 2 – 2
    3. Race 3 – (22)
    4. Race 4 – 1
    5. Race 5 – 12
    6. Race 6 – 1
    7. Race 7 – 20
    8. Race 8 – 5
    9. Race 9 – 1
    10. Race 10 – 1
    11. Race 11 – (44) DSQ
    12. Final – 44 (Silver medal)

Men's Tornado

  • Henrique Pellicano and Mauricio Oliveira
    1. Race 1 – (17) OCS
    2. Race 2 – 7
    3. Race 3 – 6
    4. Race 4 – 9
    5. Race 5 – 16
    6. Race 6 – 13
    7. Race 7 – (17) OCS
    8. Race 8 – 5
    9. Race 9 – 6
    10. Race 10 – 5
    11. Race 11 – 11
    12. Final – 78 (11th place)

Men's Two Handed Keelboat (Star)

  • Marcelo Ferreira and Torben Grael
    1. Race 1 – 3
    2. Race 2 – (13)
    3. Race 3 – 1
    4. Race 4 – 2
    5. Race 5 – 1
    6. Race 6 – 6
    7. Race 7 – 7
    8. Race 8 – 4
    9. Race 9 – 12
    10. Race 10 – 3
    11. Race 11 – (17) OCS
    12. Final – 39 (Bronze medal)

Women's Mistral

  • Christina Forte
    1. Race 1 – 24
    2. Race 2 – 22
    3. Race 3 – (27)
    4. Race 4 – 26
    5. Race 5 – 24
    6. Race 6 – (30) OCS
    7. Race 7 – 26
    8. Race 8 – 25
    9. Race 9 – 24
    10. Race 10 – 25
    11. Race 11 – 27
    12. Final – 223 (26th place)

Women's Double Handed Dinghy (470)

  • Maria Krahe and Fernanda Oliveira
    1. Race 1 – 16
    2. Race 2 – 17
    3. Race 3 – 14
    4. Race 4 – 14
    5. Race 5 – 13
    6. Race 6 – (20) DSQ
    7. Race 7 – 17
    8. Race 8 – 15
    9. Race 9 – (20) OCS
    10. Race 10 – 19
    11. Race 11 – 18
    12. Final – 143 (19th place)

SwimmingEdit

Men's 50m Freestyle

Men's 100m Freestyle

Men's 200m Freestyle

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Luiz Lima
    1. Preliminary Heat – 03:53.87 (did not advance)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • Luiz Lima
    1. Preliminary Heat – 15:23.15 (did not advance)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

Men's 100m Backstroke

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Rogério Romero
    1. Preliminary Heat – 02:00.48
    2. Semi-final – 01:59.69
    3. Final – 01:59.27 (7th place)
  • Leonardo Costa
    1. Preliminary Heat – 02:01.08
    2. Semi-final – 02:02.26 (did not advance)

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley

Women's 100m Butterfly

Women's 100m Backstroke

Synchronized swimmingEdit

Women
Athlete Event Preliminary Final
Technical Free Total Rank Points Rank Total Rank
Carolina Moraes
Isabela Moraes
Duet 31.593 59.280 90.873 12 Q 31.593 59.150 90.743 12

Table tennisEdit

TaekwondoEdit

TennisEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Gustavo Kuerten Men's singles   Pognon (BEN)
W 6–1, 6–1
  Schüttler (GER)
W 6–4, 6–4
  Ljubičić (CRO)
W 7–6(7–2), 6–3
  Kafelnikov (RUS)
L 4–6, 7–5
Did not advance
Gustavo Kuerten
Jaime Oncins
Men's doubles N/A   Lareau /
Nestor (CAN)
L 1–6, 4–6
Did not advance
Joana Cortez
Vanessa Menga
Women's doubles N/A   N Li /
T Li (CHN)
W 6–4, 6–2
  Mandula /
Marosi-Aracama (HUN)
L 2–6, 3–6
Did not advance

TriathlonEdit

At the inaugural Olympic triathlon competition, Brazil was represented by three men and three women. Two of the Brazilian women did not finish, giving Brazil the distinction of being one of only two nations (along with Great Britain) to have multiple competitors not finish the race.

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Individual Competition:

VolleyballEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

Women's Team CompetitionEdit

WeightliftingEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  • 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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brazil at the 2000 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 23 May 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-26.