Triathlon at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Women's

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Women's Triathlon
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
Triathlon pictogram.svg
VenueSydney Opera House
Date16 September
Competitors48 from 24 nations
Winning time2:00:40.52
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Brigitte McMahon  Switzerland
2nd, silver medalist(s) Michellie Jones  Australia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Magali Messmer  Switzerland
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The women's triathlon was part of the Triathlon at the 2000 Summer Olympics programme. It was the first appearance of the event, and one of the first-day events at the 2000 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on Saturday, September 16, 2000 at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney.[1]

Competition format[edit]

The race was held over the "international distance" (also called "Olympic distance") and consisted of 1,500 metres (0.93 mi) swimming, 40 kilometres (25 mi), road bicycle racing, and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) road running.[2]

Results[edit]

48 athletes competed in women's triathlon; only eight of them dropped out of the cycling phase.

Rank # Triathlete Country Swimming Cycling Running Total time* Difference
1st, gold medalist(s) 35 Brigitte McMahon  Switzerland 19:44.58 1:05:42.20 35:13.64 2:00:40.52
2nd, silver medalist(s) 28 Michellie Jones  Australia 19:43.88 1:05:32.90 35:25.77 2:00:42.55 +00:02.03
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 34 Magali Messmer  Switzerland 19:39.38 1:05:40.00 35:49.45 2:01:08.83 +00:28.31
4 10 Joanna Zeiger  United States 19:45.58 1:05:38.30 36:01.86 2:01:25.74 +00:45.22
5 29 Loretta Harrop  Australia 19:37.98 1:05:40.70 36:24.14 2:01:42.82 +01:02.30
6 11 Sheila Taormina  United States 19:02.78 1:06:24.30 37:18.83 2:02:45.91 +02:05.39
7 45 Isabelle Mouthon-Michellys  France 19:48.98 1:05:28.50 37:35.93 2:02:53.41 +02:12.89
8 46 Christine Hocq  France 19:43.78 1:05:33.90 37:44.22 2:03:01.90 +02:21.38
9 30 Nicole Hackett  Australia 19:41.08 1:05:37.10 37:52.63 2:03:10.81 +02:30.29
10 25 Nancy Kemp-Arendt  Luxembourg 19:42.78 1:05:43.30 37:48.86 2:03:14.94 +02:34.42
11 20 Sandra Soldan  Brazil 19:45.28 1:05:41.10 37:53.48 2:03:19.86 +02:39.34
12 15 Nina Anissimova  Russia 19:47.58 1:05:42.00 37:56.77 2:03:26.35 +02:45.83
13 9 Jennifer Gutierrez  United States 19:44.98 1:05:41.00 38:12.50 2:03:38.48 +02:57.96
14 38 Kiyomi Niwata  Japan 19:46.98 1:05:36.20 38:29.83 2:03:53.01 +03:12.49
15 41 Stephanie Forrester  Great Britain 21:12.18 1:08:20.90 34:23.03 2:03:56.11 +03:15.59
16 2 Kathleen Smet  Belgium 20:54.68 1:06:38.90 36:32.40 2:04:05.98 +03:25.46
17 39 Akiko Hirao  Japan 20:30.08 1:07:06.10 36:42.52 2:04:18.70 +03:38.18
18 48 Anja Dittmer  Germany 20:30.18 1:06:58.30 37:08.40 2:04:36.88 +03:56.36
19 33 Nora Edocseny  Hungary 20:28.48 1:07:05.30 37:46.25 2:05:20.03 +04:39.51
20 5 Silvia Gemignani  Italy 19:46.58 1:07:46.30 37:48.38 2:05:21.26 +04:40.74
21 49 Joelle Franzmann  Germany 19:41.48 1:05:35.60 40:09.88 2:05:26.96 +04:46.44
22 8 Evelyn Williamson  New Zealand 20:28.08 1:07:01.80 38:08.42 2:05:38.30 +04:57.78
23 32 Erika Molnar  Hungary 21:05.98 1:08:31.11 36:02.41 2:05:39.50 +04:58.98
24 26 Maribel Blanco  Spain 21:15.98 1:08:21.41 37:00.45 2:06:37.84 +05:57.32
25 23 Wieke Hoogzaad  Netherlands 20:38.38 1:08:57.71 37:09.39 2:06:45.48 +06:04.96
26 24 Silvia Pepels  Netherlands 20:37.38 1:06:53.90 39:33.73 2:07:05.01 +06:24.49
27 6 Edith Cigana  Italy 20:42.28 1:06:52.10 39:32.43 2:07:06.81 +06:26.29
28 27 Marie Overbye  Denmark 20:56.08 1:06:41.50 39:39.93 2:07:17.51 +06:36.99
29 44 Renata Berková  Czech Republic 19:48.78 1:09:49.30 38:30.29 2:08:08.37 +07:27.85
30 7 Lizel Moore  South Africa 21:01.48 1:08:32.90 38:43.81 2:08:18.19 +07:37.67
31 18 Isabelle Turcotte Baird  Canada 20:59.98 1:08:37.10 38:52.41 2:08:29.49 +07:48.97
32 12 Wang Dan  China 20:50.78 1:08:52.20 39:06.12 2:08:49.10 +08:08.58
33 22 Ingrid van Lubek  Netherlands 20:54.08 1:08:45.80 39:49.12 2:09:29.00 +08:48.48
34 3 Iona Wynter  Jamaica 20:53.58 1:08:43.00 40:48.11 2:10:24.69 +09:44.17
35 47 Beatrice Mouthon  France 21:15.48 1:09:03.90 40:48.70 2:11:08.08 +10:27.56
36 36 Sibylle Matter  Switzerland 20:36.28 1:12:54.60 39:54.50 2:13:25.38 +12:44.86
37 40 Maria Morales  Colombia 22:44.58 1:12:33.60 38:25.20 2:13:43.38 +13:02.86
38 17 Sharon Donnelly  Canada 20:32.48 1:14:41.50 39:21.61 2:14:35.59 +13:55.07
39 4 Aniko Gog  Hungary 21:16.18 1:11:41.29 41:53.08 2:14:50.55 +14:10.03
40 14 Shi Meng  China 20:26.18 1:12:42.23 43:32.32 2:16:40.73 +16:00.21
1 Mieke Suys  Belgium 20:46.08 Did not finish
16 Carol Montgomery  Canada 20:33.18 Did not finish
19 Mariana Ohata  Brazil 20:34.28 Did not finish
21 Carla Moreno  Brazil 20:36.29 Did not finish
31 Karina Fernández  Costa Rica 23:53.68 Did not finish
37 Haruna Hosoya  Japan 20:41.98 Did not finish
42 Sian Brice  Great Britain 20:26.78 Did not finish
43 Michelle Dillon  Great Britain 21:01.08 Did not finish
  • * Including Transition 1 (swimming-to-cycling) and T2 (cycling-to-running), roughly a minute.
  • No one is allotted the number 13.
  • LAP - Lapped by the leader on the cycling course.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Triathlon at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Women's Olympic Distance". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Triathlon – Competition Description" (PDF). 2000 Sydney Olympics Results. p. 6. Retrieved 9 November 2012.

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