Iceland at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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

Iceland at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Iceland.svg
IOC codeISL
NOCNational Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland
Websitewww.olympic.is (in Icelandic)
in Sydney
Competitors18 (9 men and 9 women) in 5 sports
Flag bearer Gudrún Arnardóttir
Medals
Ranked 71st
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Bronze Vala Flosadóttir Athletics Women's pole vault

DelegationEdit

Name Sport/Profession Achievements
Stefán Konráðsson delegation leader  
Líney Rut Halldórsdóttir assistant delegation leader  
Ágúst Kárason physician  
Gauti Grétarsson physiotherapist  

GymnasticsEdit

Name Sport/Profession Achievements
Árni Þór Árnason group leader - gymnastics  
Mati Kirmes trainer - gymnastics  
Rúnar Alexandersson gymnastics  
Björn

Magnús Tómasson

judge  

Track & FieldEdit

Name Sport/Profession Achievements
Vésteinn Hafsteinsson group leader - track & field  
Gísli Sigurðsson trainer - track & field  
Stanislav Szczyrba trainer - track & field  
Paul Doyle trainer - track & field  
Guðrún Arnardóttir 400 m hurdle 54.63 s 7th place
Jón Arnar Magnússon decathlon quit because of injury
Magnús Aron Hallgrímsson discus 60.95 m 21st place
Martha Ernstdóttir marathon quit because of injury
Vala Flosadóttir pole vault 4.50 m 3rd place,   Bronze
Þórey Edda Elísdóttir pole vault 4.00 m 22nd place

SailingEdit

Name Sport/Profession Achievements
Birgir Ari Hilmarsson group leader and trainer  
Hafsteinn Ægir Geirsson sailing 42nd place

ShootingEdit

Name Sport/Profession Achievements
Halldór Axelsson group leader  
Peter Päkk trainer  
Alfreð Karl Alfreðsson marksmanship 47th place

SwimmingEdit

Name Sport/Profession Achievements
Benedikt Sigurðarson group leader  
Brian Daniel Marshall national team trainer  
Sigurlín Þóra Þorbergsdóttir assistant trainer  
Ragnar Friðbjarnarson assistant trainer  
Elín Sigurðardóttir 50 m crawl 27.58 s 51st place
Eydís Konráðsdóttir 100 m butterfly stroke 1:03.27 min 39th place
Hjalti Guðmundsson 100 m breaststroke 1:05.55 min 52nd place
Íris Edda Heimisdóttir 100 and 200 m breaststroke 1:14.07 min in 100 m 33rd place.

2:38.52 min. in 200 m 32nd place

Jakob Jóhann Sveinsson 200 m breaststroke 2:17.86 min 25th place - Icelandic record
Kolbrún Ýr Kristjánsdóttir 100 and 200 m back stroke 1:07.28 min in 100 m 43rd place.

2:24.33 mi in 200 m 32nd place

Lára Hrund Bjargardóttir 100 and 200 m crawl 58.44 s in 100 m 36th place.

2:05.22 min in 200 m 27th place

Ríkarður Ríkarðsson 100 m butterfly stroke and 100 m crawl 56.11 s in 100 m butterfly. 48th place - Icelandic record.

52.85 s in 100 m crawl. 58th place.

Örn Arnarson 200 m crawl and 200 m back stroke 1:49.78 min in 200 m crawl.

10th place - Icelandic record, made it to the semifinals. 1:59.00 min in 200 m back. 4th place (1:58.99 in one round - Icelandic record).

Results by eventEdit

AthleticsEdit

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Men
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Jón Arnar Magnússon Discus throw 60.95 did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Guðrún Arnardóttir 400 m hurdles 56.30 54.82 54.63 7
Martha Ernstdóttir Marathon N/A DNF
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Vala Flosadóttir pole vault 4.30 1 4.50 NR  
Þórey Edda Elísdóttir 4.00 22 did not advance
Combined events – Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Jón Arnar Magnússon Result 10.85 NR 15.48 DNS DNF
Points

GymnasticsEdit

Men's artistic individual all-around

SailingEdit

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Hafsteinn Ægir Geirsson Laser 41 42 21 39 36 42 41 39 OCS
(-44)
DNF
(-44)
DNF
(44)
355 42

ShootingEdit

Men's Skeet

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ríkarður Ríkarðsson 100 m freestyle 52.85 did not advance
100 m butterfly 56.11 did not advance
Örn Arnarson 200 m freestyle 1:49.78 1:50.41 did not advance
200 m backstroke 1:59.80 1:58.99 1:59.00 4
Hjalti Guðmundsson 100 m breaststroke 1:05.55 did not advance
Jakob Jóhann Sveinsson 200 m breaststroke 2:17.86 did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Elín Sigurðardóttir 50 m freestyle 27.58 did not advance
Lára Hrund Bjargardóttir 100 m freestyle 58.44 did not advance
200 m freestyle 2:05.22 did not advance
Eydís Konráðsdóttir 100 m butterfly 1:03.27 did not advance
Íris Edda Heimisdóttir 100 m breaststroke 1:14.07 did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:38.52 did not advance
Kolbrún Ýr Kristjánsdóttir 100 m backstroke 1:07.28 did not advance
200 m backstroke 2:24.33 did not advance

ReferencesEdit

  • sports-reference
  • 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

External linksEdit