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Slovenia at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Slovenia competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Slovenia won their first two summer Olympic gold medals at these games.

Slovenia at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Slovenia.svg
IOC codeSLO
NOCSlovenian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.si (in Slovene) (in English)
in Sydney
Competitors74 (55 men and 19 women) in 13 sports
Medals
Ranked 35th
Gold
2
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Austria (1912)
 Yugoslavia (1920–1988)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Iztok Čop
Luka Špik
Rowing Men's Double Sculls
  Gold Rajmond Debevec Shooting Men's Small-bore Rifle (Three Positions)

ArcheryEdit

In Slovenia's third archery competition, the nation entered only one man, who improved his rank from four years before by one place despite losing his first match again.

Men
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Score Seed Score Score Score Score Score Score Rank
Peter Koprivnikar Individual 624 34   Butch Johnson (USA)
L 151-164
Did not advance

AthleticsEdit

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Roman Kejžar Marathon N/A 2:26:38 62
Matija Šestak 400 m 45.95 4 Did not advance
Urban Acman
Boštjan Fridrih
Matic Osovnikar
Matic Šušteršič
4 × 100 m relay 39.25 5 q N/A DSQ Did not advance
Boštjan Horvat
Sergej Šalamon
Matija Šestak
Jože Vrtačič
4 × 400 m relay 3:10.07 7 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Gregor Cankar Long jump 7.98 15 Did not advance
Primož Kozmus Hammer throw 68.83 38 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Alenka Bikar 200 m 23.26 6 q 23.01 5 Did not advance
Helena Javornik 1500 m 4:18.18 34 Did not advance
5000 m 16:09.60 40 Did not advance
Brigita Langerholc 400 m DNS Did not advance
800 m 2:01.89 2 Q N/A 1:59.09 4 q NR 1:58.51 4 NR
Meta Macus
Brigita Langerholc
Jolanda Steblovnik-Ceplak
Saša Prokofijev
4 × 400 m relay 3:35.00 7 NR Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Evfemija Štorga Javelin throw 54.94 27 Did not advance
Anja Valant Triple jump 14.36 4 Q 13.59 9

BadmintonEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Maja Pohar Women's singles BYE   Mann (GBR)
L 4-11, 7-11
Did not advance

CanoeingEdit

SlalomEdit

Athlete Event Qualifying Final
Run 1 Run 2 Result Rank Run 1 Run 2 Result Rank
Simon Hočevar Men's C-1 136.64 137.61 274.25 9 119.78 120.86 240.64 7
Dejan Kralj Men's K-1 130.24 128.05 258.29 10 116.60 111.48 228.08 10
Fedja Marušič 128.81 129.29 258.10 9 114.62 167.37 281.99 15
Nada Mali Women's K-1 163.26 162.19 325.45 17 Did not advance

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Andrej Hauptman Road race 5:30:46 26
Martin Hvastija Road race DNF
Time trial 1:01:08.83 22
Uroš Murn Road race 5:30:46 32
Tadej Valjavec Road race DNF

Mountain bikingEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Rok Drašler Men's cross-country DNF
Primož Strančar 1 lap 37

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Mitja Petkovšek Parallel bars N/A 8.687 N/A 8.687 75 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
UB V HB F UB V HB F
Mojca Mavric Individual all-around 8.512 8.212 8.525 8.825 34.074 62 Did not advance

HandballEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
  Sweden 5 5 0 0 155 121 +34 10
  France 5 3 1 1 120 104 +16 7
  Spain 5 3 0 2 144 126 +18 6
  Slovenia 5 2 1 2 137 127 +10 5
  Tunisia 5 1 0 4 111 117 –6 2
  Australia 5 0 0 5 106 178 –72 0
September 16, 2000
France   24 – 24   Slovenia
September 18, 2000
Slovenia   30 – 32   Sweden
September 20, 2000
Australia   20 – 33   Slovenia
September 22, 2000
Spain   31 – 28   Slovenia
September 24, 2000
Slovenia   22 – 20   Tunisia

QuarterfinalEdit

Russia  33-22  Slovenia

5th / 8th placeEdit

France  29-27  Slovenia

7th / 8th placeEdit

Egypt  34-28  Slovenia

RowingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals C-D Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Iztok Čop
Luka Špik
Double sculls 6:24.92 1 Q BYE N/A 6:16.41 1 Q 6:16.63  
Miha Pirih
Gregor Sračnjek
Coxless pair 6:55.82 4 R 3 Q N/A 6:49.79 5 FB 6:40.23 11
Milan Janša
Janez Klemenčič
Rok Kolander
Matej Prelog
Coxless four 6:07.90 3 Q BYE N/A 6:04.07 2 Q 5:58.34 4

SailingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Tomaž Čopi
Mitja Margon
470 23 13 3 4 12 13 25 5 15 9 4 78 9
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Janja Orel
Klara Maučeč
470 15 19 12 19 16 2 15 11 14 15 17 117 17
Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Vasilij Žbogar Laser 7 6 30 19 DNF 33 12 16 31 16 5 142 19

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Rajmond Debevec 50 metre rifle three positions 1177 OR 1 Q 1275.1 OR  
50 metre rifle prone 593 19 Did not advance
10 m air rifle 591 9 Did not advance
Andraz Lipolt Trap 106 32 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Natalija Prednik 10 m air rifle 391 20 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jure Bučar 400 m freestyle 4:00.19 35 Did not advance
Peter Mankoč 50 m freestyle 23.02 25 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 50.28 21 Did not advance
100 m butterfly 54.15 23 Did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:03.45 18 Did not advance
Blaž Medvešek 100 m backstroke 57.26 32 Did not advance
200 m backstroke 2:01.67 23 Did not advance
Marko Milenkovič 400 m individual medley 4:26.62 30 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Alenka Kejžar 200 m individual medley 2:18.33 NR 19 Did not advance
Nataša Kejžar 100 m breaststroke 1:10.44 NR 15 1:10.66 16 Did not advance

TaekwondoEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Marcel More Men's −80 kg BYE   Livaja (SWE)
L 2–4
Did not advance

TennisEdit

Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Tina Pisnik Women's singles   Tanasugarn (THA)
L 4-6, 3-6
Did not advance
Katarina Srebotnik   Habšudová (SVK)
L 3-6, 6-7 (7-9)
Did not advance
Katarina Srebotnik
Tina Križan
Women's doubles   Likhovtseva /
Myskina (RUS)
L 6-7 (4-6), 3-6
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