Kenya at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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Kenya at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Kenya.svg
IOC codeKEN
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Kenya
in Sydney
Competitors56 in 6 sports
Flag bearer Kennedy Ochieng
Medals
Ranked 29th
Gold
2
Silver
3
Bronze
2
Total
7
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Kenya competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Reuben Kosgei Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase 29 September
 Gold Noah Ngeny Athletics Men's 1500 m 29 September
 Silver Paul Tergat Athletics Men's 10,000 m 25 September
 Silver Wilson Boit Kipketer Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase 29 September
 Silver Erick Wainaina Athletics Men's marathon 1 October
 Bronze Joyce Chepchumba Athletics Women's marathon 24 September
 Bronze Bernard Lagat Athletics Men's 1500 m 29 September

Archery[edit]

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Dominic Rebelo Men's individual 500 63  Oh (KOR)
L 132–168
Did not advance

Athletics[edit]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Men
Track and road events
Athletes Events Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ezra Sambu 200 metres 21.23 52 Did not advance
David Kirui 400 metres 45.69 18 Q 46.00 29 Did not advance
Kennedy Ochieng Did not finish Did not advance
Japheth Kimutai 800 metres 1:45.60 3 Q 1:45.64 12 Did not advance
Joseph Mutua 1:47.86 32 Did not advance
William Yiampoy 1:47.35 17 q 1:45.88 13 Did not advance
Bernard Lagat 1500 metres 3:40.42 20 Q 3:37.84 2 Q 3:32.44 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Noah Ngeny 3:38.03 1 Q 3:39.29 8 Q 3:32.07 OR 1st place, gold medalist(s)
William Chirchir 3:40.22 25 Did not advance
David Chelule 5000 metres 13:29.98 13 Q 13:37.13 5
Julius Gitahi 13:23.12 5 Q 13:39.11 9
Richard Limo 13:23.17 6 Q 13:39.43 10
Patrick Ivuti 10,000 metres 27:50.10 10 Q 27:20.44 4
John Korir 27:50.19 11 Q 27:24.75 5
Paul Tergat 27:44.07 2 Q 27:18.29 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Kenneth Cheruiyot Marathon Did not finish
Elijah Lagat Did not finish
Eric Wainaina 2:10:31 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Erick Keter 400 metres hurdles 50.06 18 q 51.25 24 Did not advance
Hillary Maritim 51.04 39 Did not advance
Bernard Barmasai 3000 metres steeplechase 8:23.08 4 Q 8:22.23 4
Wilson Boit Kipketer 8:22.07 2 Q 8:21.77 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Reuben Kosgei 8:23.17 5 Q 8:21.43 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Ezra Sambu
Samson Yego
Joseph Mutua
Julius Chepkwony
4 × 400 metres relay 3:06.77 16 Q Disqualified Did not advance
David Kimutai 20 kilometres walk 1:28:45 39
Julius Sawe 1:30:55 42
Women
Track and road events
Athletes Events Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Naomi Mugo 1500 metres 4:13.18 31 Did not advance
Lydia Cheromei 5000 metres 15:09.32 6 Q 14:47.35 6
Rose Cheruiyot 15:13.18 12 Q 14:58.07 11
Vivian Cheruiyot 15:11.11 10 q 15:33.66 14
Sally Barsosio 10,000 metres 32:34.07 9 Q 31:57.41 17
Tegla Loroupe 32:06.41 2 Q 30:37.26 5
Alice Timbilil 32:34.15 10 Q 31:50.22 14
Joyce Chepchumba Marathon 2:24:45 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
Tegla Loroupe 2:29:45 13
Esther Wanjiru 2:26:17 4

Boxing[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Suleiman Bilali Light flyweight Bye  Matyhila (RSA)
W RSC–R1
 Lozano (ESP)
L 10–11
Did not advance
Fred Kinuthia Light welterweight  Neequaye (GHA)
L 2–14
Did not advance
Peter Ngumi Middleweight  Alakbarov (AZE)
L 3–12
Did not advance
George Odindo Light heavyweight  Katulevsky (KGZ)
L 2–11
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Mountain biking[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Ken Muhindi Men's cross-country –4 laps 39

Swimming[edit]

Men[edit]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Kim Jin-woo 100m butterfly 59.55 60 Did not advance

Women[edit]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Maria Awori 100m freestyle 1:06.23 49 Did not advance

Volleyball[edit]

Indoor[edit]

Summary
Team Event Group stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Kenya women Women's tournament  Brazil
L 0–3
 United States
L 0–3
 Australia
L 1–3
 China
L 0–3
 Croatia
L 1–3
6 Did not advance

Women[edit]

# Name Date of Birth Height Weight Spike Block
Mary Ayuma 23.10.1966 168 71
Violet Barasa 21.06.1975 178 65
Ednah Chepngeno 15.07.1977 178 72
Margaret Indakala 24.08.1962 178 75
Jackline Makokha 15.11.1974 175 63
Roselidah Mangala 23.12.1973 180 70
Gladys Nasikanda 25.07.1978 181 75
Dorcas Ndasaba 31.03.1971 174 72
Judith Serenge 21.01.1971 162 62
Nancy Waswa 28.12.1971 174 60
Doris Wefwafwa 24.12.1966 170 72
Emily Wesutila 08.03.1973 153 60


Group play
Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Brazil (Q) 10 5 0 15 1 15.000 395 272 1.452
2  United States (Q) 9 4 1 13 4 3.250 392 306 1.281
3  Croatia (Q) 8 3 2 9 9 1.000 411 389 1.057
4  China (Q) 7 2 3 8 9 0.889 371 365 1.016
5  Australia 6 1 4 4 13 0.308 303 408 0.743
6  Kenya 5 0 5 2 15 0.133 280 412 0.680
Date Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
16 Sep 12:30 Brazil  3–0  Kenya 25–8 25–11 25–13     75–32 Report
18 Sep 14:30 United States  3–0  Kenya 25–16 25–6 25–16     75–38 Report
20 Sep 14:30 Kenya  1–3  Australia 25–16 20–25 15–25 26–28   86–94 Report
22 Sep 10:00 China  3–0  Kenya 25–15 25–14 25–18     75–47 Report
24 Sep 10:00 Kenya  1–3  Croatia 25–18 16–25 18–25 18–25   77–93 Report

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
  • sports-reference