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Sydney 2000 Olympics Medals Table


The 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics, which was scheduled from 15 September to 1 October 2000 in Sydney, Australia saw a total of 10,651 athletes from 199 nations, competing in 300 events in 28 sports. While athletes from 80 countries were successful in winning at least one medal, the 119 countries were left without even a single medal.

The United States of America made it to the top by winning 40 gold, 24 silver and 33 bronze medals. Talking about the host nation, Australia, it finished the Games by ranking fourth on the medals table and winning 16 gold, 25 silver and 17 bronze medals.

Countries, including Latvia, Slovenia, Cameroon, Colombia and Mozambique won a gold medal for the first time in their respective Olympic histories. On the other hand, there were nations, including Macedona, Kyrgyzstan, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Kuwait and Barbados, which won their first ever Olympic medals. The 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics also saw some highly acclaimed comebacks with that of US softball team being the most talked-about one. After losing three consecutive games, the US softball team regrouped and finally won a gold medal by defeating each of the three teams that they had lost to in the previous matches.



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Last Updated : July 25, 2016




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