Triathlon at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's

The men's triathlon was part of the Triathlon at the 2000 Summer Olympics programme. It was the first appearance of the event, making this an official debut at the 2000 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on Sunday, September 17, 2000 at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney.[1]

Men's Triathlon
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
Triathlon pictogram.svg
VenueSydney Opera House
Date17 September
Competitors52 from 27 nations
Winning time1:48:24.02
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Simon Whitfield  Canada
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Stephan Vuckovic  Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Jan Řehula  Czech Republic
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Competition formatEdit

The race was held over the "international distance" (also called "Olympic distance") and consisted of 1,500 metres (0.93 mi) swimming, 40 kilometres (25 mi), road bicycle racing, and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) road running.[2]

ResultsEdit

52 athletes competed in men's triathlon; only four of them dropped out of the cycling phase.

Rank # Triathlete Country Swimming Cycling Running Total time* Difference
  18 Simon Whitfield   Canada 18:18.09 59:12.20 30:53.73 1:48:24.02
  50 Stephan Vuckovic   Germany 18:35.59 58:52.10 31:09.89 1:48:37.58 +00:13.56
  32 Jan Řehula   Czech Republic 18:11.89 59:13.50 31:21.25 1:48:46.64 +00:22.62
4 36 Dmitriy Gaag   Kazakhstan 18:13.09 59:08.00 31:42.48 1:49:03.57 +00:39.55
5 8 Ivan Rana   Spain 18:12.39 59:10.40 31:48.09 1:49:10.88 +00:46.86
6 21 Miles Stewart   Australia 18:20.49 58:59.60 31:54.43 1:49:14.52 +00:50.50
7 45 Olivier Marceau   France 18:11.69 58:12.40 32:53.94 1:49:18.03 +00:54.01
8 24 Reto Hug   Switzerland 18:17.49 59:12.31 31:51.50 1:49:21.30 +00:57.28
9 2 Simon Lessing   Great Britain 17:44.79 59:39.60 31:59.93 1:49:24.32 +01:00.30
10 3 Tim Don   Great Britain 18:00.59 59:31.11 31:57.15 1:49:28.85 +01:04.83
11 44 Andriy Glushchenko   Ukraine 18:09.79 59:29.90 31:50.48 1:49:30.17 +01:06.15
12 51 Andreas Raelert   Germany 18:13.29 59:09.80 32:08.19 1:49:31.28 +01:07.26
13 33 Martin Krňávek   Czech Republic 18:11.39 59:21.60 32:05.02 1:49:38.01 +01:13.99
14 4 Leandro Macedo   Brazil 18:46.09 58:40.20 32:24.40 1:49:50.69 +01:26.67
15 43 Volodymyr Polikarpenko   Ukraine 17:59.89 59:37.20 32:14.69 1:49:51.78 +01:27.76
16 15 Craig Watson   New Zealand 18:05.09 59:18.50 32:38.26 1:50:01.85 +01:37.83
17 38 Hunter Kemper   United States 18:11.79 59:15.20 32:38.57 1:50:05.56 +01:41.54
18 25 Markus Keller   Switzerland 18:38.29 58:51.20 32:45.76 1:50:15.25 +01:51.23
19 46 Carl Blasco   France 18:06.19 59:18.21 32:53.62 1:50:18.02 +01:54.00
20 20 Conrad Stoltz   South Africa 18:47.39 57:38.60 33:58.40 1:50:24.39 +02:00.37
21 29 Takumi Obara   Japan 18:10.49 59:21.20 32:58.26 1:50:29.95 +02:05.93
22 5 Juraci Moreira   Brazil 18:49.49 58:45.41 33:09.89 1:50:44.79 +02:20.77
23 7 Eneko Llanos   Spain 18:44.39 58:43.90 33:20.06 1:50:48.35 +02:24.33
24 26 Jean-Christophe Guinchard   Switzerland 18:46.99 58:36.50 33:27.27 1:50:50.76 +02:26.74
25 39 Ryan Bolton   United States 18:31.49 59:06.70 33:14.76 1:50:52.95 +02:28.93
26 14 Hamish Carter   New Zealand 17:48.19 59:37.10 33:31.88 1:50:57.17 +02:33.15
27 22 Craig Walton   Australia 17:43.89 59:36.80 33:36.97 1:50:57.66 +02:33.64
28 48 Oscar Galindez   Argentina 18:50.59 59:20.60 32:48.29 1:50:59.48 +02:35.46
29 27 Johannes Enzenhofer   Austria 18:22.79 59:11.50 33:28.19 1:51:02.48 +02:38.46
30 35 Csaba Kuttor   Hungary 18:06.79 59:34.30 33:24.65 1:51:05.74 +02:41.72
31 47 Stephan Bignet   France 18:01.59 59:36.10 33:34.46 1:51:12.15 +02:48.13
32 19 Alessandro Bottoni   Italy 18:48.79 58:44.21 33:45.13 1:51:18.13 +02:54.11
33 41 Vassilis Krommidas   Greece 18:25.59 59:16.10 33:47.25 1:51:28.94 +03:04.92
34 23 Peter Robertson   Australia 18:47.49 58:40.90 34:10.65 1:51:39.04 +03:15.02
35 52 Joachim Willen   Sweden 17:48.89 59:43.20 34:08.71 1:51:40.80 +03:16.78
36 30 Hideo Fukui   Japan 17:57.29 59:32.50 34:35.00 1:52:04.79 +03:40.77
37 53 Gilberto González   Venezuela 18:54.49 58:40.40 34:38.14 1:52:13.03 +03:49.01
38 16 Ben Bright   New Zealand 18:14.99 59:11.80 34:50.47 1:52:17.26 +03:53.24
39 6 Armando Barcellos   Brazil 18:45.89 58:51.90 36:04.84 1:53:42.63 +05:18.61
40 40 Nick Radkewich   United States 18:44.09 58:54.50 36:06.04 1:53:44.63 +05:20.61
41 42 Matias Brain   Chile 18:56.59 58:46.30 36:02.01 1:53:44.90 +05:20.88
42 10 Eric van der Linden   Netherlands 18:22.19 59:10.40 36:59.45 1:54:32.04 +06:08.02
43 11 Rob Barel   Netherlands 18:34.69 1:03:32.00 33:30.00 1:55:36.69 +07:12.67
44 17 Jan Knobelauch Hansen   Denmark 19:23.69 1:02:48.90 33:29.47 1:55:42.06 +07:18.04
45 28 Roland Melis   Netherlands Antilles 19:21.19 1:02:47.80 34:02.96 1:56:11.95 +07:47.93
46 31 Hiroyuki Nishiuchi   Japan 18:15.79 1:03:57.20 34:46.77 1:56:59.76 +08:35.74
47 37 Mikhail Kuznetsov   Kazakhstan 18:55.09 1:04:39.20 35:39.21 1:59:13.50 +10:49.48
48 12 Dennis Looze   Netherlands 18:08.49 59:20.80 42:54.51 2:00:23.80 +11:59.78
1 Andrew Johns   Great Britain 18:15.69 Did not finish
9 Jose Maria Merchan   Spain 18:55.49 Did not finish
34 Filip Ospalý   Czech Republic 18:07.79 Did not finish
49 Mark Marabini   Zimbabwe 20:41.39 Did not finish
  • * Including Transition 1 (swimming-to-cycling) and T2 (cycling-to-running), roughly a minute.
  • No one is allotted the number 13.
  • LAP - Lapped by the leader on the cycling course.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Triathlon at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Men's Olympic Distance". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Triathlon – Competition Description" (PDF). 2000 Sydney Olympics Results. p. 6. Retrieved 9 November 2012.

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