Switzerland at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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Switzerland at the Olympic Games

Flag of Switzerland
IOC code  SUI
NOC Swiss Olympic Association
Website www.swissolympic.ch (German) (French)
At the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney
Competitors 102 (64 men, 38 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Thomas Frischknecht
Medals
Rank: 37
Gold
1
Silver
6
Bronze
2
Total
9
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

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[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold McMahon, BrigitteBrigitte McMahon Triathlon Women's individual
 Silver Blatter, BarbaraBarbara Blatter Cycling Women's mountainbike cross country
 Silver Fuchs, MarkusMarkus Fuchs
Beat Mändli
Lesley McNaught
Willi Melliger
Equestrian Team Jumping
 Silver Hablützel-Bürki, GiannaGianna Hablützel-Bürki Fencing Women's épée
 Silver Hablützel-Bürki, GiannaGianna Hablützel-Bürki
Sophie Lamon
Diana Romagnoli
Fencing Women's team épée
 Silver Müller, XenoXeno Müller Rowing Men's single sculls
 Silver Ansermet, MichelMichel Ansermet Shooting Men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol
 Bronze Messmer, MagaliMagali Messmer Triathlon Women's individual
 Bronze Sauser, ChristophChristoph Sauser Cycling Men's mountainbike cross country

Athletics[edit]

Men's competition[edit]

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 4x400m

  • 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 competition[edit]

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[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Flatwater[edit]

Men's competition[edit]

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[edit]

Men's competition[edit]

Men's Kayak Singles

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

Women's competition[edit]

Women's Kayak Singles

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

Cycling[edit]

Cross Country Mountain Bike[edit]

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[edit]

Men's competition[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Men's competition[edit]

Men's Individual Pursuit

Men's Point Race

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

Men's Madison

Diving[edit]

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[edit]

Fencing[edit]

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[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

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[edit]

Swimming[edit]

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 4x100m 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[edit]

Duet

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

Tennis[edit]

Men's Singles competition:

  • Roger Federer

Trampolining[edit]

Triathlon[edit]

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[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Switzerland at the 2000 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-03-17.