Wheelchair racing at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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Athletics at the
2000 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
Wheelchair races

Wheelchair racing at the 2000 Summer Olympics featured as a demonstration event within the athletics programme on 28 September 2000. There were two events, an 800 m race for women and a 1500 m race for men. Medals were not awarded, as the sport was not part of the official competition.

Men's 1500 m wheelchair[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Saúl Mendoza  Mexico 3:06.75 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Claude Issorat  France 3:07.65
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Heinz Frei  Switzerland 3:07.82
4 Kurt Fearnley  Australia 3:08.27
5 Jeff Adams  Canada 3:08.95
6 Scot Hollonbeck  United States 3:09.15
7 Ernst van Dyk  South Africa 3:12.35
8 John Maclean  Australia DNF

Women's 800 m wheelchair[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Louise Sauvage  Australia 1:56.07
2nd, silver medalist(s) Wakako Tsuchida  Japan 1:56.49
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ariadne Hernández  Mexico 1:56.59
4 Tanni Grey  Great Britain 1:56.86
5 Cheri Becerra  United States 1:57.19
6 Chantal Petitclerc  Canada 1:57.22
7 Lily Anggreny  Germany 1:57.63
8 Madeleine Nordlund  Sweden 1:57.82

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