Paraguay at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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Paraguay at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Paraguay (1990–2013).svg
IOC codePAR
NOCComité Olímpico Paraguayo
Websitewww.cop.org.py (in Spanish)
in Sydney
Competitors5 (2 men and 3 women) in 3 sports
Flag bearer Nery Kennedy
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

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

Summary[edit]

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.

Athletics[edit]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Field
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Nery Kennedy Men's javelin throw 70.26 33 Did not advance
Mariana Canillas Women's discus throw 32.31 32 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Antonio Leon Men's 100 m breaststroke 1:08.12 NR 61 Did not advance
Andrea Prono Women's 100 m backstroke 1:08.11 45 Did not advance

Tennis[edit]

Athlete Event First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / Bronze match
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Rossana de los Ríos Women's singles  Peschke (CZE)
W 6–3, 6–0
 Davenport (USA)
W Walkover
 Dokic (AUS)
W 6–7, 5–7
Did not advance 9T

See also[edit]

References[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
  • sports-reference