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Latvia at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Latvia competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Latvia won their first summer Olympic gold medal at these games. 45 competitors, 30 men and 15 women, took part in 47 events in 13 sports.[1]

Latvia at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Latvia.svg
IOC codeLAT
NOCLatvian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olimpiade.lv (in Latvian) (in English)
in Sydney
Competitors45 (30 men, 15 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearer Voldemārs Lūsis
Medals
Ranked 44th
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)

MedalistsEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's 800 m

  • Viktors Lacis
    1. Round 1 - 01:46.94
    2. Semifinal - 01:47.24 (did not advance)

Men's 110 m hurdles

Men's javelin throw

Men's 20 km walk

Men's 50 km walk

Women's 800 m

Women's 5,000 m

Women's 10,000 m

Women's 100 m Hurdles

Women's 400 m Hurdles

Women's High Jump

Women's Javelin Throw

Women's Long Jump

Women's 20 km Walk

CanoeingEdit

Men’s 1,000 m Sprint

CyclingEdit

Road CyclingEdit

Men's Individual Time Trial

Men's Road Race

Track CyclingEdit

Men's Sprint

Men's 1 km Time Trial

Men's Keirin

  • Ainārs Ķiksis
    • First Round - Heat - 3; Place - DNF
    • Repechage - Heat - 1; Place - 1
    • Second Round - Heat - 1; Place - DNF (did not advance)

Men's Olympic Sprint

FencingEdit

One female fencer represented Latvia in 2000.

Women's épée

GymnasticsEdit

Men’s Floor Exercise

JudoEdit

Men’s Lightweight (73 kg)

Modern pentathlonEdit

Men's individual competition

Women's individual competition

RowingEdit

Men’s Single Sculls

SailingEdit

Women's Single Handed Dinghy (Europe)

  • Žaklīna Litauniece
    1. Race 1 - 24
    2. Race 2 - (26)
    3. Race 3 - (27)
    4. Race 4 - 26
    5. Race 5 - 24
    6. Race 6 - 20
    7. Race 7 - 24
    8. Race 8 - 25
    9. Race 9 - 25
    10. Race 10 - 26
    11. Race 11 - 25
    12. Final - 218 (27th place)

Women's Mistral Fleet

ShootingEdit

Men's 25-meter RF Pistol

Men's Skeet

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100 m Butterfly

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

Women's 50 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Freestyle

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

WeightliftingEdit

Men

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
1 2 3 1 2 3
Viktors Ščerbatihs + 105 kg 197.5 202.5 202.5 242.5 250.0 257.5 452.5 6
Raimonds Bergmanis + 105 kg 180.0 DNF

Men's 94 kilogram

WrestlingEdit

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. ^ "Latvia at the 2000 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 10 March 2012.