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

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]

Medalists

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

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Men's competition

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 Marathon

  • Final — 2:20:06 (36th place)

Men's Decathlon

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

Women's competition

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 volleyball

Main article: Beach volleyball at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Further information: Volleyball at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's beach volleyball

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Flatwater

Men's competition

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)

Slalom

Men's competition

Men's Kayak Singles

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

Women's competition

Women's Kayak Singles

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

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Cross Country Mountain Bike

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 Cycling

Men's competition

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 competition

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 Cycling

Men's competition

Men's Individual Pursuit

Men's Point Race

Men's Madison

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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)

Equestrianism

Main article: Equestrianism at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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

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

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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)

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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
  • Final — 01:01.88 (→ 8th place)

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 swimming

Main article: Synchronized swimming at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Duet

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

Tennis

Main article: Tennis at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Men's Singles competition:

Trampolining

Main article: Trampolining at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Triathlon

Main article: Triathlon at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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:

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Notes

  • 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

References

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