Norway at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Norway was represented at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney by the Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports. 93 competitors, 44 men and 49 women, took part in 54 events in 15 sports.[1]

Norway at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Norway.svg
IOC codeNOR
NOCNorwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Websitewww.idrett.no (in Norwegian)
in Sydney
Competitors93 (44 men, 49 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Vebjørn Rodal (athletics)
Medals
Ranked 19th
Gold
4
Silver
3
Bronze
3
Total
10
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Trine Hattestad Athletics Women's javelin throw
  Gold Knut Holmann Canoeing Men's K-1 500 metres
  Gold Knut Holmann Canoeing Men's K-1 1000 metres
  Gold Norway women's national football team Football Women's tournament
  Silver Kjersti Plätzer Athletics Women's 20 km walk
  Silver Trude Gundersen Taekwondo Women's 67 kg
  Silver Fredrik Bekken
Olaf Tufte
Rowing Men's double sculls
  Bronze Harald Stenvaag Shooting 50 metre rifle three positions
  Bronze Paul Davis
Herman Horn Johannessen
Espen Stokkeland
Sailing Men's Soling Class
  Bronze Norway women's national handball team Handball Women's tournament

ArcheryEdit

In the sixth appearance by the nation in the archery competition at the Olympics, Norway represented by three men and one woman. Their combined record was 1-4. The men's team also lost their first match.

Men's individual
Bård Nesteng Lars Erik Humlekjær Martinus Grov
1/32 eliminations Defeated Henk Vogels
Netherlands
158-149 Lost to Michele Frangilli
Italy
168-158 Lost to Matteo Bisiani
Italy
166-158
1/16 eliminations Lost to Sebastien Flute
France
160-148 - - - - - -

Men's team:

  • Nesteng, Humlekjær, and Grov — round of 16, 10th place
Women's individual
Wenche-Lin Hess
1/32 eliminations Lost to Ying He
China
160-145

AthleticsEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Men's 200 m

  • Round 1 — 20.76
  • Round 2 — 20.65 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 21 (did not advance)

Men's 800 m

  • Round 1 — 01:46.76
  • Semifinal — 01:48.73 (did not advance)

Men's 5000 m

  • Round 1 — 13:44.80 (did not advance)

Men's 3000 m steeplechase

  • Round 1 — 08:23.61
  • Final — 08:27.20 (9th place)

Men's javelin throw

  • Qualifying — 86.74
  • Final — 83.04 (9th place)

Men's triple jump

  • Qualifying — 16.75 (did not advance)

Men's decathlon

  • 100m — 11.56
  • Long Jump — 6.22
  • Shot Put — 14.03
  • High Jump — DNS

Women's competitionEdit

Women's 10000 m

  • Round 1 — DNF (did not advance)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualifying — 65.44
  • Final — 68.91 (Gold medal)Olympic record

Women's High Jump

  • Qualifying — 1.89 (did not advance)

Women's 20 km Walk

  • Final — 1:29:33 (Silver medal)

Beach volleyballEdit

Men's Beach CompetitionEdit

CanoeingEdit

FlatwaterEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Men's Kayak Singles 500m

  • Qualifying Heat — 01:40.990
  • Semifinal — 01:39.964
  • Final — 01:57.847 (Gold medal)

Men's Kayak Singles 1000m

  • Qualifying Heat — 03:36.565
  • Semifinal — 03:36.425
  • Final — 03:33.269 (Gold medal)

Men's Kayak Doubles 500m

  • Qualifying Heat — 01:35.619
  • Semifinal — 01:34.712 (did not advance)

Men's Kayak Doubles 1,000m

  • Qualifying Heat — 03:15.483
  • Semifinal — 03:17.288
  • Final — 03:20.515 (9th place)

Men's Canoe Singles 500m

  • Qualifying Heat — 01:54.366
  • Semifinal — 01:53.661 (did not advance)

Men's Canoe Singles 1000m

  • Qualifying Heat — 03:55.378
  • Semifinal — Bye
  • Final — 03:58.159 (5th place)

CyclingEdit

Cross Country Mountain BikeEdit

Men's Cross Country Mountain Bike

  • Final — Lapped (35th place)
  • Final — DNF

Women's Mountain Bike

  • Final — 2:01:51.24 (22nd place)

Road CyclingEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Men's Individual Time Trial

  • Final — 0:59:00 (7th place)

Men's Road Race

  • Final — 5:36:14 (78th place)
  • Final — DNF
  • Final — DNF
  • Final — DNF

Women's competitionEdit

Women's Individual Time Trial

  • Final — 0:45:01 (20th place)

Women's Road Race

  • Final — 3:08:02 (29th place)
  • Final — 3:10:33 (35th place)
  • Final — 3:11:04 (38th place)

FencingEdit

Three fencers, all women, represented Norway in 2000.

Women's épée
Women's team épée

FootballEdit

Women's tournament
14 September 2000 Match 1 United States   2–0   Norway Melbourne
17:30 UTC+10 Milbrett   18'
Hamm   24'
Report Stadium: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Attendance: 16,043
Referee: Im Eun Ju (South Korea)
17 September 2000 Match 2 Norway   3–1   Nigeria Canberra
17:30 UTC+10 Mellgren   22'
Riise   62' (pen.)
Pettersen   90+3'
Report Akide   78' Stadium: Canberra Stadium
Attendance: 9,150
Referee: Tammy Ogston (Australia)
20 September 2000 Match 3 Norway   2–1   China PR Canberra
17:30 UTC+10 Pettersen   55'
Haugenes   78'
Report Sun   75' (pen.) Stadium: Canberra Stadium
Attendance: 11,532
Referee: Sonia Denoncourt (Canada)
24 September 2000 Semifinals Germany   0–1   Norway Sydney
17:30 UTC+10 Report Wunderlich   80' (o.g.) Stadium: Sydney Football Stadium
Attendance: 16,710
Referee: Im Eun Ju (South Korea)
28 September 2000 Final Norway   3–2 (a.e.t.)   United States Sydney
20:00 UTC+10 Espeseth   44'
Gulbrandsen   78'
Mellgren   102'
Report Milbrett   5'90+2' Stadium: Sydney Football Stadium
Attendance: 22,848
Referee: Sonia Denoncourt (Canada)

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

Women's Single Handed Dinghy (Europe)

  • Race 1 — 7
  • Race 2 — 10
  • Race 3 — 12
  • Race 4 — (23)
  • Race 5 — 16
  • Race 6 — 21
  • Race 7 — (28) DNF
  • Race 8 — 10
  • Race 9 — 23
  • Race 10 — 22
  • Race 11 — 10
  • Final — 131 (19th place)

Women's Double Handed Dinghy (470)

  • Race 1 — (17)
  • Race 2 — 9
  • Race 3 — 7
  • Race 4 — (17)
  • Race 5 — 17
  • Race 6 — 11
  • Race 7 — 7
  • Race 8 — 17
  • Race 9 — 8
  • Race 10 — 13
  • Race 11 — 16
  • Final — 105 (16th place)

Open Laser

  • Race 1 — 12
  • Race 2 — 7
  • Race 3 — 11
  • Race 4 — (32)
  • Race 5 — 7
  • Race 6 — 6
  • Race 7 — (24)
  • Race 8 — 4
  • Race 9 — 10
  • Race 10 — 22
  • Race 11 — 15
  • Final — 94 (10th place)

Open Three Handed Keelboat (Soling)

  • Did not advance to Round Robin

Open High Performance Two Handed Dinghy (49er)

  • Race 1 — 16
  • Race 2 — (17)
  • Race 3 — (18) OCS
  • Race 4 — 2
  • Race 5 — 2
  • Race 6 — 10
  • Race 7 — 14
  • Race 8 — 7
  • Race 9 — 10
  • Race 10 — 16
  • Race 11 — 10
  • Race 12 — 13
  • Race 13 — 6
  • Race 14 — 17
  • Race 15 — 5
  • Race 16 — 14
  • Final — 142 (13th place)

ShootingEdit

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
Christian Ruud Men's singles   Vinciguerra (SWE)
L 2–6, 4–6
Did not advance

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 Archived 9 November 2000 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 20 November 2005.
  • Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (2001). Official Report of the XXVII Olympiad Volume 2: Celebrating the Games Archived 31 July 2012 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 20 November 2005.
  • Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (2001). The Results Archived 27 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 20 November 2005.
  • International Olympic Committee Web Site

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Norway at the 2000 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2012.