Greece at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Greece competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Greek athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. At the closing ceremony, a Greek segment was performed, as the country hosted the next Olympics in Athens four years later.

Greece at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Greece.svg
IOC codeGRE
NOCHellenic Olympic Committee
Websitewww.hoc.gr (in Greek and English)
in Sydney
Competitors140 (82 men and 58 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Nikolaos Kaklamanakis
Medals
Ranked 17th
Gold
4
Silver
6
Bronze
3
Total
13
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Greece finished in 17th position in the final medal rankings, with four gold medals and 13 medals overall. These were the most successful Olympic Games for Greece in which it was not the host nation.

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Konstantinos Kenteris Athletics Men's 200 metres
  Gold Michail Mouroutsos Taekwondo Men's -58 kg
  Gold Pyrros Dimas Weightlifting Men's light heavyweight (-85 kg)
  Gold Kakhi Kakhiashvili Weightlifting Men's middle heavyweight (-94 kg)
  Silver Ekaterini Thanou Athletics Women's 100 metres
  Silver Anastasia Kelesidou Athletics Women's discus throw
  Silver Mirela Maniani Athletics Women's javelin throw
  Silver Dimosthenis Tampakos Gymnastics Men's rings
  Silver Leonidas Sampanis Weightlifting Men's featherweight (-62 kg)
  Silver Viktor Mitrou Weightlifting Men's middleweight (-77 kg)
  Bronze Eirini Aindili
Evangelia Christodoulou
Maria Georgatou
Zacharoula Karyami
Charikleia Pantazi
Anna Pollatou
Gymnastics Women's rhythmic team
  Bronze Ioanna Khatziioannou Weightlifting Women's -63 kg
  Bronze Amiran Kardanov Wrestling Men's freestyle flyweight (-54 kg)

ArcheryEdit

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Evangelia Psarra Women's individual 618 =44   Bolotova (RUS) (21)
L 161–154
Did Not Advance

AthleticsEdit

Men Men's 100 m

  • Round 1 – 10.34
  • Round 2 – 10.29 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 – DNS (did not advance)

Men's 200 m

  • Round 1 – 20.57
  • Round 2 – 20.14
  • Semifinal – 20.2
  • Final – 20.09 (Gold medal)
  • Round 1 – 21.1 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 – DNS (did not advance)

Men's 400 m

  • Round 1 – 46.38 (did not advance)

Men's 800 m

  • Round 1 – 01:47.96 (did not advance)

Men's 400 m Hurdles

  • Round 1 – 50.2 (did not advance)

Men's 4 × 100 m

  • Round 1 – 39.21
  • Semifinal – 38.82 (did not advance)

Men's 4 × 400 m

  • Round 1 – 03:06.50 (did not advance)

Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase

  • Round 1 – 09:19.14 (did not advance)

Men's Shot Put

  • Qualifying – 18.13 (did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualifying – 88.41
  • Final – 86.53 (6th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualifying – 76.61
  • Final – 73.30 (12th place)
  • Qualifying – 74.02 (did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualifying – 7.44 (did not advance)
  • Qualifying – NM (did not advance)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Qualifying – 16.00 (did not advance)
  • Qualifying – 14.15 (did not advance)
  • Qualifying – NM (did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualifying – DNS (did not advance)

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final – DNF
  • Final – DNF

Men's marathon

  • Final – 2:26:55 (63rd place)

Men's Decathlon

  • 100 m – 10.74
  • Long Jump – 7.16
  • Shot Put – 13.70
  • High Jump – 1.97
  • 400 m – 53.57
  • 100 m Hurdles – DNS
  • Discus Throw – DNS
  • Pole Vault – DNS

Women's CompetitionEdit

Women's 100 m

  • Round 1 – 11.10
  • Round 2 – 10.99
  • Semifinal – 11.10
  • Final – 11.12 (Silver medal)
  • Round 1 – 11.65 (did not advance)

Women's 200 m

  • Round 1 – 23.53 (did not advance)

Women's 5,000 m

  • Round 1 – 15:46.48 (did not advance)

Women's 10,000 m

  • Round 1 – DNS (did not advance)

Women's 400 m Hurdles

  • Round 1 – 01:01.59 (did not advance)

Women's 4 × 100 m

  • Round 1 – 43.46
  • Semifinal – 43.53 (did not advance)

Women's Shot Put

  • Qualifying – 18.56
  • Final – 18.63 (7th place)

Women's Discus

  • Qualifying – 63.64
  • Final – 65.71 (Silver medal)
  • Qualifying – 61.59
  • Final – 64.08 (5th place)
  • Qualifying – 61.29
  • Final – 61.57 (9th place)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualifying – 63.34
  • Final – 67.51 (Silver medal)
  • Qualifying – 58.11 (did not advance)

Women's Long Jump

  • Qualifying – 6.50 (did not advance)
  • Qualifying – 5.86 (did not advance)

Women's Triple Jump

  • Qualifying – 14.26
  • Final – 14.15 (7th place)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualifying – 1.80 (did not advance)

Women's Pole Vault

  • Qualifying – NM (did not advance)

Women's 20 km Walk

  • Final – 1:33:14 (11th place)
  • Final – 1:38:52 (36th place)

Women's Heptathlon

  • 100 m Hurdles – 14.19
  • High Jump – 1.69
  • Shot Put – 10.74
  • 200 m – 25.78
  • Long Jump – NM
  • Javelin Throw – DNS

BoxingEdit

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

CanoeingEdit

FlatwaterEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Men's Canoe Singles 500 m

  • Qualifying Heat – 01:57.858 (did not advance)

Men's Canoe Singles 1000 m

  • Qualifying Heat – 04:01.042
  • Semifinal – DSQ (did not advance)

CyclingEdit

Track CyclingEdit

Men's Sprint

  • Qualifying – 10.745
  • Repechage – 2nd place – Heat 3
  • First Round – Lost to Florian Rousseau of France

Men's 1 km Time Trial

  • Final – 01:04.018 (6th place)

Men's Keirin

  • First Round – Heat – 1; Place – 4 (did not advance)
  • Repechage – Heat – 3; Place – 2 (did not advance)
  • Second Round – Heat – 1; DNF (did not advance)

Men's Olympic Sprint

  • Qualifying – 45.207
  • Second Round – 45.079
  • Final – 45.332 (4th place)

DivingEdit

Men's 3 Metre Springboard

  • Preliminary – 324.72 (32nd place, did not advance)

Men's 3 Metre Springboard

  • Preliminary – 317.88 (36th place, did not advance)

Women's 3 Metre Springboard

  • Preliminary – 258.81 (21st place, did not advance)

Women's 10 Metre Platform

  • Preliminary – 236.79 (29th place, did not advance)

Women's 10 Metre Platform

  • Preliminary – 189.57 (38th place, did not advance)

EquestrianismEdit

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

RhythmicEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Rope Hoop Ball Ribbon Total Rank Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon Total Rank
Evmorfia Dona Individual 9.675 9.725 9.725 9.708 38.833 10 Q 9.766 9.716 9.775 9.725 38.982 7
Athlete Event Qualification Final
10 clubs Rank 3 hoops
2 balls
Rank Total Rank 10 clubs Rank 3 hoops
2 balls
Rank Total Rank
Eirini Aindili
Evangelia Christodoulou
Maria Georgatou
Zacharoula Karyami
Charikleia Pantazi
Anna Pollatou
Team 19.700 1 19.700 1 3 Q 39.400 19.550 3 19.733 1 39.283  

Modern pentathlonEdit

Greece sent only one pentathlete to the first Olympic women's competition.

Women's:

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

Greece sent seven men and four women to the Sailing competition at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Nikolaos Kaklamanakis Mistral 20 12 5 9 7 6 4 DSQ 7 13 1 64 6
Aimilios Papathanasiou Finn 4 12 5 23 10 12 15 11 14 24 9 92 12
Andreas Kosmatopoulos
Konstantinos Trigkonis
470 13 7 21 6 3 8 24 19 14 2 6 78 8
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Angeliki Skarlatou Mistral 22 20 15 18 13 23 24 15 23 16 17 159 21
Maria Vlakhou Europe 23 12 10 4 27 26 18 5 18 21 18 129 18
Sofia Bekatorou
Emilia Tsoulfa
470 2 8 17 12 9 12 2 5 DSQ 18 9 76 14
Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Antonios Bougiouris Laser 16 18 8 12 21 8 32 6 7 15 22 111 15
Leonidas Pelekanakis
Dimitrios Boukis
Star 6 11 15 14 12 13 5 11 9 6 7 80 11

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat – 51.28 (did not advance)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat – 1:54.36 (did not advance)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat – 03:54.96 (did not advance)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat – 15:29.69 (did not advance)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Preliminary Heat – 56.36 (did not advance)

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Preliminary Heat – 02:00.75 (did not advance)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Preliminary Heat – 02:04.04 (did not advance)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Preliminary Heat – 04:23.19 (did not advance)

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat – 07:35.77 (did not advance)

Women's 50 m Freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat – 26.9 (did not advance)

Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat – 57.24 (did not advance)

Women's 200 m Freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat – 02:04.06 (did not advance)

Women's 400 m Freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat – 04:16.94 (did not advance)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat – 08:56.33 (did not advance)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Preliminary Heat – 01:02.06 (did not advance)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Preliminary Heat – 02:17.60 (did not advance)

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Preliminary Heat – 01:05.09 (did not advance)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Preliminary Heat – 02:18.07 (did not advance)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Preliminary Heat – 02:23.05 (did not advance)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Preliminary Heat – 04:53.52 (did not advance)

Synchronized swimmingEdit

Duet:

Table tennisEdit

TaekwondoEdit

Men's Under 58 kg:

Men's over 80 kg:

Women's Under 57 kg:

TennisEdit

TriathlonEdit

Men's Individual Competition:

VolleyballEdit

Water poloEdit

Men Team Competition

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   FR Yugoslavia 5 4 1 0 41 22 +19 9 Quarter Finals
2   Croatia 5 4 1 0 42 30 +12 9
3   Hungary 5 3 0 2 49 39 +10 6
4   United States 5 2 0 3 42 39 +3 4
5   Netherlands 5 1 0 4 34 55 −21 2
6   Greece 5 0 0 5 22 45 −23 0
Source: LA84
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference.
23 September 2000
09:30
  Greece 4–7   Hungary Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre
Referees:
Kratochvil (SVK), Balfanbayev (KAZ)
Score by quarters: 0–3, 1–2, 2–0, 1–2

24 September 2000
19:15
  Greece 5–9   Croatia Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre
Referees:
Turcotte (CAN), Afanasiev (RUS)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 1–2, 1-1, 1–3

25 September 2000
19:15
  FR Yugoslavia 10–3   Greece Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre
Referees:
Kerr (AUS), Balfanbayev (KAZ)
Score by quarters: 4–2, 2–1, 3–0, 1–0

26 September 2000
14:30
  Greece 7–10   Netherlands Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre
Referees:
Prikhodko (KAZ), Bower (AUS)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 2–3, 1–2, 2-2

27 September 2000
19:15
  Greece 3–9   United States Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre
Referees:
Clemencon (FRA), Tulga (TUR)
Score by quarters: 0–2, 0–3, 0–2, 3–2

Classification 9th-12thEdit

Team Pld W L D GF GA GD Pts
  Kazakhstan 3 2 0 1 23 18 +5 5
  Greece 3 1 0 2 24 20 +4 4
  Netherlands 3 1 1 1 19 20 -1 3
  Slovakia 3 0 3 0 24 32 -8 0
29 September 2000
09:30
  Kazakhstan 6–6   Greece Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre
Referees:
Schwartz (ISR), Menendez Betancourt (CUB)
Score by quarters: 0–3, 3–1, 1–2, 2–0

30 September 2000
11:15
  Netherlands 6–6   Greece Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre
Referees:
Klaric (CRO), Csaszar (HUN)
Score by quarters: 0–2, 2–1, 1–3, 3-0

1 October 2000
9:00
  Slovakia 8–12   Greece Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre
Referees:
Takata (USA), Moradi Shahpar (IRI)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 4–3, 1-1, 1-5
  • Team Roster

WeightliftingEdit

Men

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Leonidas Sabanis Men's −62 kg 147.5 2 170.0 4 317.5  
Valerios Leonidis Men's −69 kg 145.0 10 185.0 4 330.0 6
Viktor Mitrou Men's −77 kg 165.0 3 202.5 2 367.5  
Pyrros Dimas Men's −85 kg 175.0 4 215.0 1 390.0  
Christos Spirou 170.0 6 205.0 6 375.0 7
Kakhi Kakhiashvili Men's −94 kg 185.0 2 220.0 3 405.0  

Women

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Ioanna Khatziioannou Women's −63 kg 97.5 4 125.0 3 222.5  
Maria Tatsi Women's −69 kg 92.5 11 127.5 7 220.0 11

WrestlingEdit

Men

ReferencesEdit

  • sports-reference
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  • 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.
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  • International Olympic Committee Web Site