Ethiopia at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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Ethiopia at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Ethiopia.svg
IOC codeETH
NOCEthiopian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.ethiolympic.org
in Sydney
Competitors26 (15 men and 11 women) in 2 sports
Flag bearer Derartu Tulu
Medals
Ranked 20th
Gold
4
Silver
1
Bronze
3
Total
8
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Ethiopia competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. These Games were the most successful for Ethiopia, as the country claimed four gold medals and eight overall.

Medalists[edit]

Gold[edit]

Silver[edit]

Bronze[edit]

Results by event[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's Competition[edit]

Men's 1,500 metres

  • Berhanu Alemu
    • Round 1 — 03:38.79
    • Semifinal — 03:41.09 (→ did not advance)
  • Hailu Mekonnen
    • Round 1 — 03:39.09
    • Semifinal — 03:40.92 (→ did not advance)
  • Daniel Zegeye
    • Round 1 — 03:40.91
    • Semifinal — 03:38.08
    • Final — 03:36.78 (→ 6th place)

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Dagne Alemu
    • Round 1 — 13:29.93
    • Final — 13:37.17 (→ 6th place)
  • Fita Bayissa
    • Round 1 — 13:22.92
    • Final — 13:37.03 (→ 4th place)
  • Million Wolde
    • Round 1 — 13:22.75
    • Final — 13:35.49 (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Assefa Mezgebu
    • Round 1 — 27:50.64
    • Final — 27:19.75 (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)
  • Haile Gebrselassie
    • Round 1 — 27:50.01
    • Final — 27:18.20 (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)
  • Girma Tolla
    • Round 1 — 27:44.01
    • Final — 27:49.75 (→ 11th place)

Men's 3000m Steeplechase

  • Maru Daba
    • Round 1 — 08:35.34 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Women's Competition[edit]

Women's 1,500 metres

Women's 5,000 metres

  • Ayelech Worku
    • Round 1 — 15:13.26
    • Final — 14:42.67 (→ 4th place)
  • Gete Wami
    • Round 1 — 15:08.92
    • Final — 14:42.23 (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)
  • Worknesh Kidane
    • Round 1 — 15:08.62
    • Final — 14:47.40 (→ 7th place)

Women's 10,000 metres

  • Derartu Tulu
    • Round 1 — 32:06.19
    • Final — 30:17.49 (→ Gold medal.svg Gold MedalOlympic record)
  • Berhane Adere
    • Round 1 — 32:34.62
    • Final — 31:40.52 (→ 12th place)
  • Gete Wami
    • Round 1 — 32:34.63
    • Final — 30:22.48 (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)

Women's Marathon

Boxing[edit]

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

References[edit]

  • 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