Paraguay at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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Paraguay at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Paraguay (1990-2013).svg
IOC code PAR
NOC Comité Olímpico Paraguayo
Website (in Spanish)
in Sydney
Competitors 5 (2 men and 3 women) in 3 sports
Flag bearer Nery Kennedy
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

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


Paraguay participated at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. Tennis player Rossana de los Ríos took part in the Women's Singles Competition, defeating Květa Peschke (6–3, 6–0) in the first round and Lindsay Davenport due to a walk-over in the second round. She then faced Jelena Dokić who eventually defeated her in the third round (7–6, 7–5). In Athletics, Nery Kennedy participated in Men's Javelin Throw and Mariana Canillas participated in Women's Discus. In the Swimming events, Antonio Leon Candia took part in the Men's 100 metre Breaststroke and Andrea Prono in the Women's 100 metre Backstroke.

Results by event[edit]


Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualifying — 70.26 m (→ did not advance)

Women's Discus

  • Qualifying — 32.31 m (→ did not advance)


Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Preliminary Heat — 01:08.12 (→ did not advance)

Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Preliminary Heat — 01:08.11 (→ did not advance)


Women's Singles Competition

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