Gymnastics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Women's vault

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Women's vault
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
Gold medal    Russia
Silver medal    Romania
Bronze medal    Russia
«1996 2004»
Gymnastics at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Qualification   men   women

Team all-around   men   women
Individual all-around men women
Vault men women
Floor men women
Pommel horse men
Rings men
Parallel bars men
Horizontal bar men
Uneven bars women
Balance beam women
Group all-around women
Individual all-around women
Individual men women

These are the results of the women's vault competition, one of six events for female competitors in artistic gymnastics at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. The qualification and final rounds took place on September 17 and 24 at the Sydney SuperDome.



Eighty-three gymnasts competed in the vault event during the qualification round on September 17. The eight highest scoring gymnasts advanced to the final on September 24. Each country was limited to two competitors in the final.


Rank Gymnast Vault 1 Vault 2 Average
Gold medal icon.svg  Elena Zamolodchikova (RUS) 9.712 9.750 9.731
Silver medal icon.svg  Andreea Răducan (ROU) 9.725 9.662 9.693
Bronze medal icon.svg  Yekaterina Lobaznyuk (RUS) 9.662 9.687 9.674
4  Esther Moya (ESP) 9.762 9.475 9.618
5  Laura Martinez (ESP) 9.662 9.562 9.612
6  Simona Amânar (ROU) 9.625 9.450 9.537
7  Denisse López (MEX) 9.087 8.600 8.843

Note:  Dong Fangxiao (CHN) was disqualified on April 28, 2010 due to the discovery that she was underaged when she competed. She averaged a 9.487 on her two vaults in the event final and would have placed seventh.