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Football at the 2000 Summer Olympics

The football tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics started on 13 September. The men's tournament is played by U-23 (under 23 years old) national teams, with up to three over age players allowed per squad. Article 1 of the tournament regulations states: "The Tournaments take place every four years, in conjunction with the Summer Olympic Games. The associations affiliated to FIFA are invited to participate with their men's U-23 and women's representative teams."[1]

Football at the 2000 Summer Olympics
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Tournament details
Host countryAustralia
Dates15 – 30 September
Teams16 (men) + 8 (women) (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)6 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Cameroon (men)
 Norway (women)
Runners-up Spain (men)
 United States (women)
Third place Chile (men)
 Germany (women)
Fourth place United States (men)
 Brazil (women)
Tournament statistics
Matches played48
Goals scored145 (3.02 per match)
Attendance1,350,795 (28,142 per match)
1996
2004

Contents

VenuesEdit

Competition scheduleEdit

P Preliminaries ¼ Quarterfinals ½ Semifinals B 3rd place play-off F Final
Event↓/Date → Wed 13 Thu 14 Fri 15 Sat 16 Sun 17 Mon 18 Tue 19 Wed 20 Thu 21 Fri 22 Sat 23 Sun 24 Mon 25 Tue 26 Wed 27 Thu 28 Fri 29 Sat 30
Men P P P P P P ¼ ½ B F
Women P P P P P P ½ B F

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Cameroon1001
  Norway1001
3  Spain0101
  United States0101
5  Chile0011
  Germany0011
Totals (6 nations)2226

EventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men   Cameroon (CMR)
Samuel Eto'o
Serge Mimpo
Clément Beaud
Aaron Nguimbat
Joël Epalle
Modeste M'bami
Patrice Abanda
Nicolas Alnoudji
Daniel Bekono
Serge Branco
Lauren
Carlos Kameni
Patrick Mboma
Albert Meyong
Daniel Kome
Geremi
Patrick Suffo
Pierre Womé
  Spain (ESP)
David Albelda
Iván Amaya
Miguel Ángel Angulo
Daniel Aranzubia
Joan Capdevila
Jordi Ferrón
Gabri
Xavi
Jesús Lacruz
Albert Luque
Carlos Marchena
Felip Ortiz
Carles Puyol
José María Romero
Ismael
Raúl Tamudo
Antonio Velamazán
Unai Vergara
  Chile (CHI)
Pedro Reyes
Nelson Tapia
Héctor Tapia
Iván Zamorano
Javier di Gregorio
Cristián Álvarez
Francisco Arrué
Pablo Contreras
Sebastián González
David Henríquez
Manuel Ibarra
Claudio Maldonado
Reinaldo Navia
Rodrigo Núñez
Rafael Olarra
Patricio Ormazábal
David Pizarro
Rodrigo Tello
Mauricio Rojas
Women   Norway (NOR)
Gro Espeseth
Bente Nordby
Marianne Pettersen
Hege Riise
Kristin Bekkevold
Ragnhild Gulbrandsen
Solveig Gulbrandsen
Margunn Haugenes
Ingeborg Hovland
Christine Bøe Jensen
Silje Jørgensen
Monica Knudsen
Gøril Kringen
Anne Tønnessen
Unni Lehn
Dagny Mellgren
Anita Rapp
Brit Sandaune
Bente Kvitland
  United States (USA)
Brandi Chastain
Joy Fawcett
Julie Foudy
Mia Hamm
Michelle French
Kristine Lilly
Tiffeny Milbrett
Carla Overbeck
Cindy Parlow
Briana Scurry
Lorrie Fair
Shannon MacMillan
Siri Mullinix
Christie Pearce
Nikki Serlenga
Danielle Slaton
Kate Sobrero
Sara Whalen
  Germany (GER)
Ariane Hingst
Melanie Hoffmann
Steffi Jones
Renate Lingor
Maren Meinert
Sandra Minnert
Claudia Müller
Birgit Prinz
Silke Rottenberg
Kerstin Stegemann
Bettina Wiegmann
Tina Wunderlich
Nicole Brandebusemeyer
Nadine Angerer
Doris Fitschen
Jeannette Götte
Stefanie Gottschlich
Inka Grings

Men's tournamentEdit

Group A Group B Group C Group D

Women's tournamentEdit

AwardsEdit

FIFA Fair Play AwardEdit

Country

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 November 2006. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). 13 September 2012. Retrieved 14 September 2012.

External linksEdit