Nigeria at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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Nigeria at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Nigeria.svg
IOC codeNGR
NOCNigeria Olympic Committee
Websitewww.nigeriaolympiccommittee.org
in Sydney
Competitors83 (44 men and 39 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Sunday Bada
Medals
Ranked 41st
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

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

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Nduka Awazie
Fidelis Gadzama
Clement Chukwu
Jude Monye
Sunday Bada
Enefiok Udo-Obong
Athletics Men's 4×400 metre relay
 Silver Glory Alozie Athletics Women's 100 metre hurdles
 Silver Ruth Ogbeifo Weightlifting Women's 75 kg

Results by event[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's competition[edit]

Men's 100 m

  • Round 1 — 10.31
  • Round 2 — 10.36
  • Semifinal — 10.45 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 10.35
  • Round 2 — 10.29
  • Semifinal — 10.32 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 10.72 (did not advance)

Men's 200 m

  • Round 1 — 20.76
  • Round 2 — 20.33
  • Semifinal — 20.71 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 20.87
  • Round 2 — 20.93 (did not advance)

Men's 400 m

  • Round 1 — 45.75 (did not advance)
  • Round 2 — 45.83 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 45.79
  • Round 2 — 46.32 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 46.81 (did not advance)

Men's 400 m hurdles

  • Round 1 — 51.06 (did not advance)

Men's 4 × 100 m

  • Round 1 — 38.85
  • Semifinal — DNF (did not advance)

Men's 4 × 400 m

  • Round 1 — 03:01.20
  • Semifinal — 03:01.06
  • Final — 02:58.68 (silver medal)

Men's shot put

  • Qualifying — 19.11 (did not advance)

Men's Discus

  • Qualifying — DNS (did not advance)

Women's competition[edit]

Women's 100 m

  • Round 1 — 11.36
  • Round 2 — 11.40 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 11.41
  • Round 2 — 11.26
  • Semifinal — 11.56 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 11.60
  • Round 2 — 11.67 (did not advance)

Women's 200 m

  • Round 1 — 22.90
  • Round 2 — 23.03 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 23.14
  • Round 2 — 22.95
  • Semifinal — 23.40 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 23.21
  • Round 2 — 23.21 (did not advance)

Women's 400 m

  • Round 1 — 51.61
  • Round 2 — 51.87 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 51.77
  • Round 2 — 51.04 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 51.88
  • Round 2 — 50.49
  • Semifinal — 50.18
  • Final — 50.12 (7th place)

Women's 100 m hurdles

  • Round 1 — 12.84
  • Round 2 — 12.84
  • Semifinal — 12.68
  • Final — 12.68 (Silver medal)
  • Round 1 — 13.09
  • Round 2 — 13.11 (did not advance)

Women's 4 × 100 m

  • Round 1 — 43.28
  • Semifinal — 42.82
  • Final — 44.05 (7th place)

Women's 4 × 400 m

  • Round 1 — 03:22.99
  • Final — 03:23.80 (4th place)

Women's Shot Put

  • Qualifying — 17.47 (did not advance)

Women's long jump

  • Qualifying — 6.33 (did not advance)

Boxing[edit]

Men's 63.5 kg

Men's 75 kg

Men's 81 kg

Men's 91 kg

Men's +91 kg

Football (soccer)[edit]

Men's team competition[edit]

  • Group A
  • Nigeria — Honduras 3-3
  • Australia — Nigeria 2-3
  • Italy — Nigeria 1-1
  • Quarter Finals
  • Chile — Nigeria 4-1
  • Team Roster

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Gentle Offoin 100 m freestyle 52.91 60 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ngozi Monu 50 m freestyle 28.20 57 Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Women

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
1 2 3 1 2 3
Ruth Ogbeifo – 75 kg 105.0 110.0 110.0 135.0 140.0 142.5 245.0 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Helen Idahosa + 75 kg 110.0 110.0 115.0 135.0 145.0 145.0 250.0 5

See also[edit]

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