Brazil at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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Brazil at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Brazil.svg
IOC codeBRA
NOCBrazilian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.cob.org.br ‹See Tfd›(in Portuguese)
in Sydney
Competitors205 (111 men, 94 women) in 23 sports
Flag bearer Sandra Pires
Medals
Ranked 53rd
Gold
0
Silver
6
Bronze
6
Total
12
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Brazil competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. After getting the best results ever in 1996, with fifteen medals, including three golds, the Brazilian athletes were disappointing in Australia, winning twelve medals, but no gold medals, for the first time since the 1976 Summer Olympics; the 205 competitors, 111 men and 94 women, took part in 96 events in 23 sports.

At the Judo competitions, two silver medals were obtained. Tiago Camilo lost the final to Italian Giuseppe Maddaloni in men's 73 kg. Carlos Honorato lost the final of the men's 90 kg to Mark Huizinga from Netherlands.

Brazilians sailors conquered two medals in Sailing. Current Olympic champion Robert Scheidt was silver medalist in the Laser class after a very tough competition against British gold medalistBen Ainslie; the 1996 Olympic champions Torben Grael and Marcelo Ferreira were bronze medalists in Star class. It was Grael's fourth of five Olympic medal.

Brazil obtained four of those medals in Volleyball ( three of them in beach volleyball and one indoor ). Adriana Behar and Shelda Bede were silver medalists in Women's beach volleyball, they were current world champions and lost the gold medal match to Natalie Cook and Kerri Pottharst from Australia. Also in the women's competition, Brazilians Adriana Samuel and Sandra Pires were the bronze medalists. Zé Marco de Melo and Ricardo Santos were silver medalists of the men's beach volleyball competition losing the gold medal match to Americans Dain Blanton and Eric Fonoimoana; the indoor medal was the bronze conquered by Brazil women's national volleyball team, repeating the same result of the 1996 Summer Olympics, in a match of 3 sets to 0 against United States.

The bronze medal obtained by equestrians Luiz Felipe de Azevedo, André Johannpeter, Alvaro Miranda Neto and Rodrigo Pessoa in team jumping was the same result of the 1996 Olympics and with the same team.

The swimmers Fernando Scherer, Gustavo Borges, Carlos Jayme and Edvaldo Valério conquered the bronze medal in Gustavo Borges obtained the silver medal in men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay, it was Gustavo Borges' fourth Olympic medal, a record number among Brazilian swimmers.

Brazil women's national basketball team won the bronze medal in a dramatic match decided at the extra-time against South Korea.

At the Athletics competition a silver medalist was obtained in men's 4 × 100 metres relay, by sprinters Vicente de Lima, Édson Ribeiro, André da Silva and Claudinei da Silva. Cláudio Roberto Souza was also awarded a silver medal in the event because he took part in the relay in the heats.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's competition[edit]

Men's 100m

Men's 200m

  • Claudinei da Silva
    1. Round 1 – 20.7
    2. Round 2 – 20.24
    3. Semifinal – 20.3
    4. Final – 20.28 (→ 6th place)

Men's 200m

Men's 400m

Men's 800m

  • Osmar dos Santos
    1. Round 1 – 01:47.05
    2. Semifinal – 01:47.68 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1,500m

  • Hudson de Souza
    1. Round 1 – 03:39.70
    2. Semifinal – 03:41.00 (→ did not advance)

Men's 110m Hurdles

Men's 400m Hurdles

Men's 4 × 100 m

Men's Long Jump

Men's Marathon

Women's Competition[edit]

Women's Javelin Throw

Women's Long Jump

Women's Triple Jump

Basketball[edit]

Women's Team Competition[edit]

Beach volleyball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Light Welterweight (– 63.5 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 81 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Flatwater[edit]

Men's Competition[edit]

Men's Kayak Singles 500m

  • Roger Caumo
    1. Qualifying Heat – 01:49.955 (did not advance)

Men's Kayak Singles 1000m

  • Roger Caumo
    1. Qualifying Heat – 03:52.082 (did not advance)

Men's Kayak Doubles 500m

Men's Kayak Doubles 1,000m

Slalom[edit]

Men's competition[edit]

Men's Canoe Singles

Cycling[edit]

Cross Country Mountain Bike[edit]

Men's Cross Country Mountain Bike

Road Cycling[edit]

Men's Road Race

Women's Road Race

Diving[edit]

Men's Competition[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Cassius Duran 3 m springboard 382.08 14 216.06 14 did not advance
10 m platform 331.86 28 did not advance

Women's Competition[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Juliana Veloso 3 m springboard 220.62 35 did not advance
10 m platform 266.04 19 did not advance

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

One male fencer represented Brazil in 2000.

Men's foil

Football[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

Women's Team Competition[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Handball[edit]

Judo[edit]

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Nine men and three women competed in the eight events in the Sailing competition in Sydney.

Men's Mistral

  • Ricardo Santos
    1. Race 1 – 5
    2. Race 2 – 10
    3. Race 3 – 21
    4. Race 4 – 12
    5. Race 5 – 22
    6. Race 6 – 4
    7. Race 7 – 8
    8. Race 8 – 14
    9. Race 9 – (37) OCS
    10. Race 10 – 21
    11. Race 11 – 26
    12. Final – 117 (15th place)

Men's Single Handed Dinghy (Finn)

  • Christoph Bergmann
    1. Race 1 – 10
    2. Race 2 – 8
    3. Race 3 – 3
    4. Race 4 – (21)
    5. Race 5 – 11
    6. Race 6 – 13
    7. Race 7 – 9
    8. Race 8 – 2
    9. Race 9 – 18
    10. Race 10 – (20)
    11. Race 11 – 10
    12. Final – 84 (11th place)

Men's Double Handed Dinghy (470)

  • Andre Fonseca and Alexandre Paradeda
    1. Race 1 – 14
    2. Race 2 – (24)
    3. Race 3 – 11
    4. Race 4 – 21
    5. Race 5 – 15
    6. Race 6 – 20
    7. Race 7 – (27)
    8. Race 8 – 24
    9. Race 9 – 22
    10. Race 10 – 21
    11. Race 11 – 23
    12. Final – 171 (26th place)

Men's Laser

  • Robert Scheidt
    1. Race 1 – 1
    2. Race 2 – 2
    3. Race 3 – (22)
    4. Race 4 – 1
    5. Race 5 – 12
    6. Race 6 – 1
    7. Race 7 – 20
    8. Race 8 – 5
    9. Race 9 – 1
    10. Race 10 – 1
    11. Race 11 – (44) DSQ
    12. Final – 44 (Silver medal)

Men's Tornado

  • Henrique Pellicano and Mauricio Oliveira
    1. Race 1 – (17) OCS
    2. Race 2 – 7
    3. Race 3 – 6
    4. Race 4 – 9
    5. Race 5 – 16
    6. Race 6 – 13
    7. Race 7 – (17) OCS
    8. Race 8 – 5
    9. Race 9 – 6
    10. Race 10 – 5
    11. Race 11 – 11
    12. Final – 78 (11th place)

Men's Two Handed Keelboat (Star)

  • Marcelo Ferreira and Torben Grael
    1. Race 1 – 3
    2. Race 2 – (13)
    3. Race 3 – 1
    4. Race 4 – 2
    5. Race 5 – 1
    6. Race 6 – 6
    7. Race 7 – 7
    8. Race 8 – 4
    9. Race 9 – 12
    10. Race 10 – 3
    11. Race 11 – (17) OCS
    12. Final – 39 (Bronze medal)

Women's Mistral

  • Christina Forte
    1. Race 1 – 24
    2. Race 2 – 22
    3. Race 3 – (27)
    4. Race 4 – 26
    5. Race 5 – 24
    6. Race 6 – (30) OCS
    7. Race 7 – 26
    8. Race 8 – 25
    9. Race 9 – 24
    10. Race 10 – 25
    11. Race 11 – 27
    12. Final – 223 (26th place)

Women's Double Handed Dinghy (470)

  • Maria Krahe and Fernanda Oliveira
    1. Race 1 – 16
    2. Race 2 – 17
    3. Race 3 – 14
    4. Race 4 – 14
    5. Race 5 – 13
    6. Race 6 – (20) DSQ
    7. Race 7 – 17
    8. Race 8 – 15
    9. Race 9 – (20) OCS
    10. Race 10 – 19
    11. Race 11 – 18
    12. Final – 143 (19th place)

Swimming[edit]

Men's 50m Freestyle

Men's 100m Freestyle

Men's 200m Freestyle

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Luiz Lima
    1. Preliminary Heat – 03:53.87 (did not advance)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • Luiz Lima
    1. Preliminary Heat – 15:23.15 (did not advance)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

Men's 100m Backstroke

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Rogério Romero
    1. Preliminary Heat – 02:00.48
    2. Semi-final – 01:59.69
    3. Final – 01:59.27 (7th place)
  • Leonardo Costa
    1. Preliminary Heat – 02:01.08
    2. Semi-final – 02:02.26 (did not advance)

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley

Women's 100m Butterfly

Women's 100m Backstroke

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Preliminary Final
Technical Free Total Rank Points Rank Total Rank
Carolina Moraes
Isabela Moraes
Duet 31.593 59.280 90.873 12 Q 31.593 59.150 90.743 12

Table tennis[edit]

Taekwondo[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Gustavo Kuerten Men's singles  Pognon (BEN)
W 6–1, 6–1
 Schüttler (GER)
W 6–4, 6–4
 Ljubičić (CRO)
W 7–6(7–2), 6–3
 Kafelnikov (RUS)
L 4–6, 7–5
Did not advance
Gustavo Kuerten
Jaime Oncins
Men's doubles N/A  Lareau /
Nestor (CAN)
L 1–6, 4–6
Did not advance
Joana Cortez
Vanessa Menga
Women's doubles N/A  N Li /
T Li (CHN)
W 6–4, 6–2
 Mandula /
Marosi-Aracama (HUN)
L 2–6, 3–6
Did not advance

Triathlon[edit]

At the inaugural Olympic triathlon competition, Brazil was represented by three men and three women. Two of the Brazilian women did not finish, giving Brazil the distinction of being one of only two nations (along with Great Britain to have multiple competitors not finish the race.

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Individual Competition:

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

Women's Team Competition[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brazil at the 2000 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 23 May 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-26.