Switzerland at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Switzerland competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. 102 competitors, 64 men and 38 women, took part in 82 events in 19 sports.[1]

Switzerland at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Switzerland.svg
IOC codeSUI
NOCSwiss Olympic Association
Websitewww.swissolympic.ch (in German and French)
in Sydney
Competitors102 (64 men, 38 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Thomas Frischknecht
Medals
Ranked 37th
Gold
1
Silver
6
Bronze
2
Total
9
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Brigitte McMahon Triathlon Women's individual
  Silver Barbara Blatter Cycling Women's mountainbike cross country
  Silver Markus Fuchs
Beat Mändli
Lesley McNaught
Willi Melliger
Equestrian Team Jumping
  Silver Gianna Hablützel-Bürki Fencing Women's épée
  Silver Gianna Hablützel-Bürki
Sophie Lamon
Diana Romagnoli
Fencing Women's team épée
  Silver Xeno Müller Rowing Men's single sculls
  Silver Michel Ansermet Shooting Men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol
  Bronze Magali Messmer Triathlon Women's individual
  Bronze Christoph Sauser Cycling Men's mountainbike cross country

AthleticsEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Men's 800m

  • Round 1 — 01:46.51
  • Semifinal — 01:44.38
  • Final — 01:45.40 (5th place)

Men's 110m Hurdles

  • Round 1 — 14.12 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 14.8 (did not advance)

Men's 4 × 400 m

  • Round 1 — 03:06.01 (did not advance)

Men's 3,000m Steeplechase

  • Round 1 — 08:33.45 (did not advance)

Men's 1,500m Wheelchair

  • Final — 03:07.82 (Bronze medal)

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2:20:06 (36th place)

Men's Decathlon

  • 100m — 11.35
  • Long Jump — DNS
  • Shot Put — DNS

Women's competitionEdit

Women's 100m

  • Round 1 — 11.63 (did not advance)

Women's 200m

  • Round 1 — 23.44 (did not advance)

Women's 1,500m

  • Round 1 — 04:09.28
  • Semifinal — 04:30.80 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 04:10.78
  • Semifinal — 04:06.67
  • Final — 04:08.84 (9th place)

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2:43:00 (38th place)

Beach volleyballEdit

CanoeingEdit

FlatwaterEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Men's Kayak Singles 500m

  • Qualifying Heat — 01:45.187 (did not advance)

Men's Kayak Singles 1000m

  • Qualifying Heat — 03:45.705
  • Semifinal — 03:47.479 (did not advance)

SlalomEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Men's Kayak Singles

  • Qualifying — 253.02
  • Final — 227.96 (9th place)

Women's competitionEdit

Women's Kayak Singles

  • Qualifying — 306.01
  • Final — 262.30 (9th place)

CyclingEdit

Cross Country Mountain BikeEdit

Men's Cross Country Mountain Bike

  • Final — 2:11:21.00 (Bronze medal)
  • Final — 2:12:42.49 (6th place)
  • Final — DNF

Women's Mountain Bike

  • Final — 1:49:51.42 (Silver medal)
  • Final — 1:56:49.53 (11th place)

Road CyclingEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Men's Individual Time Trial

  • Final — 1:02:34 (33rd place)

Men's Road Race

  • Final — 5:30:46 (21st place)
  • Final — 5:30:46 (37th place)
  • Final — 5:30:46 (54th place)
  • Final — 5:30:46 (64th place)
  • Final — 5:30:46 (68th place)

Women's competitionEdit

Women's Individual Time Trial

  • Final — 0:45:51 (23rd place)

Women's Road Race

  • Final — 3:06:31 (9th place)
  • Final — 3:06:31 (16th place)
  • Final — 3:10:17 (32nd place)

Track CyclingEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Men's Individual Pursuit

Men's Point Race

  • Bruno Risi
    • Points — 13
    • Laps Down — 2 (12th place)

Men's Madison

DivingEdit

Men's 3 Metre Springboard

  • Preliminary — 292.68 (45th place, did not advance)

Women's 3 Metre Springboard

  • Preliminary — 204.06 (38th place, did not advance)

Women's Synchronized 3 Metre Springboard

  • Final — 256.2 (8th place)

EquestrianismEdit

FencingEdit

Five fencers, two men and three women, represented Switzerland in 2000.

Men's épée
Men's sabre
Women's épée
Women's team épée

GymnasticsEdit

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

Switzerland had four top 20 finishes during the Sailing competition at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Men's Single Handed Dinghy (Finn)

  • Race 1 — 16
  • Race 2 — 13
  • Race 3 — (21)
  • Race 4 — 4
  • Race 5 — 18
  • Race 6 — 19
  • Race 7 — 8
  • Race 8 — 20
  • Race 9 — (26) DNC
  • Race 10 — 4
  • Race 11 — 18
  • Final — 120 (18th place)

Men's Double Handed Dinghy (470)

  • Race 1 — (30) OCS
  • Race 2 — (28)
  • Race 3 — 27
  • Race 4 — 24
  • Race 5 — 20
  • Race 6 — 7
  • Race 7 — 20
  • Race 8 — 26
  • Race 9 — 27
  • Race 10 — 8
  • Race 11 — 25
  • Final — 184 (27th place)

Women's Mistral

  • Race 1 — 14
  • Race 2 — (16)
  • Race 3 — 7
  • Race 4 — 7
  • Race 5 — 10
  • Race 6 — 12
  • Race 7 — 13
  • Race 8 — 10
  • Race 9 — 13
  • Race 10 — (18)
  • Race 11 — 4
  • Final — 90 (12th place)

Open Two Handed Keelboat (Star)

  • Race 2 — 14
  • Race 3 — 4
  • Race 4 — (17) DSQ
  • Race 5 — (17) DSQ
  • Race 6 — (17) DNF
  • Race 7 — 16
  • Race 8 — 12
  • Race 9 — 6
  • Race 10 — 10
  • Race 11 — 5
  • Final — 97 (15th place)

Open High Performance Two Handed Dinghy (49er)

  • Race 1 — 15
  • Race 2 — 6
  • Race 3 — 14
  • Race 4 — 4
  • Race 5 — 10
  • Race 6 — (17)
  • Race 7 — 8
  • Race 8 — 9
  • Race 9 — (17)
  • Race 10 — 14
  • Race 11 — 11
  • Race 12 — 15
  • Race 13 — 9
  • Race 14 — 13
  • Race 15 — 12
  • Race 16 — 11
  • Final — 151 (15th place)

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 50m Freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat — 23.15 (→ did not advance)

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat — 50.19 (→ did not advance)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Preliminary Heat — 54.85 (→ did not advance)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Preliminary Heat — 01:02.54 (→ did not advance)

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Preliminary Heat — 57.5 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Preliminary Heat — 02:05.19 (→ did not advance)

Men's 400m Individual Medley

  • Preliminary Heat — 04:22.38 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Preliminary Heat — 03:42.78 (→ did not advance)

Women's 400m Freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat — 04:11.77 (→ did not advance)
  • Preliminary Heat — 04:16.17 (→ did not advance)

Women's 800m Freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat — 08:30.44
  • Final — 08:25.91 (→ 4th place)
  • Preliminary Heat — 08:35.84 (→ did not advance)

Women's 100m Breaststroke

  • Preliminary Heat — 01:13.19 (→ did not advance)

Women's 200m Breaststroke

  • Preliminary Heat — 02:32.98 (→ did not advance)

Synchronized swimmingEdit

Duet

  • Technical Routine — 32.153
  • Free Routine — 59.886
  • Final — 92.039 (10th place)

TennisEdit

Men's Singles competition:

  • Roger Federer

TrampoliningEdit

TriathlonEdit

At the inaugural Olympic triathlon competition, Switzerland was represented by three men and three women. The women captured both the gold medal and the bronze medal, while the men added one more top eight finish.

Men's Competition:

Women's Competition:

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