Triathlon at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Women's

The women's triathlon was part of the Triathlon at the 2000 Summer Olympics programme. It was the first appearance of the event, and one of the first-day events at the 2000 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on Saturday, September 16, 2000 at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney.[1]

Women's Triathlon
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
Triathlon pictogram.svg
VenueSydney Opera House
Date16 September
Competitors48 from 24 nations
Winning time2:00:40.52
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Brigitte McMahon  Switzerland
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Michellie Jones  Australia
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Magali Messmer  Switzerland
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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

48 athletes competed in women's triathlon; only eight of them dropped out of the cycling phase.

Rank # Triathlete Country Swimming Cycling Running Total time* Difference
  35 Brigitte McMahon   Switzerland 19:44.58 1:05:42.20 35:13.64 2:00:40.52
  28 Michellie Jones   Australia 19:43.88 1:05:32.90 35:25.77 2:00:42.55 +00:02.03
  34 Magali Messmer   Switzerland 19:39.38 1:05:40.00 35:49.45 2:01:08.83 +00:28.31
4 10 Joanna Zeiger   United States 19:45.58 1:05:38.30 36:01.86 2:01:25.74 +00:45.22
5 29 Loretta Harrop   Australia 19:37.98 1:05:40.70 36:24.14 2:01:42.82 +01:02.30
6 11 Sheila Taormina   United States 19:02.78 1:06:24.30 37:18.83 2:02:45.91 +02:05.39
7 45 Isabelle Mouthon-Michellys   France 19:48.98 1:05:28.50 37:35.93 2:02:53.41 +02:12.89
8 46 Christine Hocq   France 19:43.78 1:05:33.90 37:44.22 2:03:01.90 +02:21.38
9 30 Nicole Hackett   Australia 19:41.08 1:05:37.10 37:52.63 2:03:10.81 +02:30.29
10 25 Nancy Kemp-Arendt   Luxembourg 19:42.78 1:05:43.30 37:48.86 2:03:14.94 +02:34.42
11 20 Sandra Soldan   Brazil 19:45.28 1:05:41.10 37:53.48 2:03:19.86 +02:39.34
12 15 Nina Anissimova   Russia 19:47.58 1:05:42.00 37:56.77 2:03:26.35 +02:45.83
13 9 Jennifer Gutierrez   United States 19:44.98 1:05:41.00 38:12.50 2:03:38.48 +02:57.96
14 38 Kiyomi Niwata   Japan 19:46.98 1:05:36.20 38:29.83 2:03:53.01 +03:12.49
15 41 Stephanie Forrester   Great Britain 21:12.18 1:08:20.90 34:23.03 2:03:56.11 +03:15.59
16 2 Kathleen Smet   Belgium 20:54.68 1:06:38.90 36:32.40 2:04:05.98 +03:25.46
17 39 Akiko Hirao   Japan 20:30.08 1:07:06.10 36:42.52 2:04:18.70 +03:38.18
18 48 Anja Dittmer   Germany 20:30.18 1:06:58.30 37:08.40 2:04:36.88 +03:56.36
19 33 Nora Edocseny   Hungary 20:28.48 1:07:05.30 37:46.25 2:05:20.03 +04:39.51
20 5 Silvia Gemignani   Italy 19:46.58 1:07:46.30 37:48.38 2:05:21.26 +04:40.74
21 49 Joelle Franzmann   Germany 19:41.48 1:05:35.60 40:09.88 2:05:26.96 +04:46.44
22 8 Evelyn Williamson   New Zealand 20:28.08 1:07:01.80 38:08.42 2:05:38.30 +04:57.78
23 32 Erika Molnar   Hungary 21:05.98 1:08:31.11 36:02.41 2:05:39.50 +04:58.98
24 26 Maribel Blanco   Spain 21:15.98 1:08:21.41 37:00.45 2:06:37.84 +05:57.32
25 23 Wieke Hoogzaad   Netherlands 20:38.38 1:08:57.71 37:09.39 2:06:45.48 +06:04.96
26 24 Silvia Pepels   Netherlands 20:37.38 1:06:53.90 39:33.73 2:07:05.01 +06:24.49
27 6 Edith Cigana   Italy 20:42.28 1:06:52.10 39:32.43 2:07:06.81 +06:26.29
28 27 Marie Overbye   Denmark 20:56.08 1:06:41.50 39:39.93 2:07:17.51 +06:36.99
29 44 Renata Berková   Czech Republic 19:48.78 1:09:49.30 38:30.29 2:08:08.37 +07:27.85
30 7 Lizel Moore   South Africa 21:01.48 1:08:32.90 38:43.81 2:08:18.19 +07:37.67
31 18 Isabelle Turcotte Baird   Canada 20:59.98 1:08:37.10 38:52.41 2:08:29.49 +07:48.97
32 12 Wang Dan   China 20:50.78 1:08:52.20 39:06.12 2:08:49.10 +08:08.58
33 22 Ingrid van Lubek   Netherlands 20:54.08 1:08:45.80 39:49.12 2:09:29.00 +08:48.48
34 3 Iona Wynter   Jamaica 20:53.58 1:08:43.00 40:48.11 2:10:24.69 +09:44.17
35 47 Beatrice Mouthon   France 21:15.48 1:09:03.90 40:48.70 2:11:08.08 +10:27.56
36 36 Sibylle Matter   Switzerland 20:36.28 1:12:54.60 39:54.50 2:13:25.38 +12:44.86
37 40 Maria Morales   Colombia 22:44.58 1:12:33.60 38:25.20 2:13:43.38 +13:02.86
38 17 Sharon Donnelly   Canada 20:32.48 1:14:41.50 39:21.61 2:14:35.59 +13:55.07
39 4 Aniko Gog   Hungary 21:16.18 1:11:41.29 41:53.08 2:14:50.55 +14:10.03
40 14 Shi Meng   China 20:26.18 1:12:42.23 43:32.32 2:16:40.73 +16:00.21
1 Mieke Suys   Belgium 20:46.08 Did not finish
16 Carol Montgomery   Canada 20:33.18 Did not finish
19 Mariana Ohata   Brazil 20:34.28 Did not finish
21 Carla Moreno   Brazil 20:36.29 Did not finish
31 Karina Fernández   Costa Rica 23:53.68 Did not finish
37 Haruna Hosoya   Japan 20:41.98 Did not finish
42 Sian Brice   Great Britain 20:26.78 Did not finish
43 Michelle Dillon   Great Britain 21:01.08 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: Women'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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