INDEX o 1. Introduction o 2. The Olympic Torch o 3. Mascots o 4. Participating Nations o 5. Sports o 6. Medals Table o 7. Highlight o 8. Spain o 9. Conclusion
After the organizational failure of Atlanta 1996, in these games the organization was an obsession and can say it was perfect. We can consider as the best games ever, the twenty-first century began well.
Facilities were built of an enviable quality, an international airport. In these games, Greenpeace members organized a part the games; they use sunlight energy to power the Olympic village.
THE OLYMPIC TORCH The Olympic torch of these games in nearly four months visited 12 states of Oceania, New Zealand and all the geography of Australia. On 15 September came to the Olympic Stadium and the last relay was Cathy Freeman, she lit the cauldron installed it on a waterbed beginning at this edition of the Olympic Games.
MASCOTS In this Olympics Games, there wasn’t a mascot but there were three, Olly, Syd and Millie.
• The spectacular Czech Jan Zelezny withits third consecutive gold in the javelin.
SPAINSpain competed at theOlympics Games inSydney 2000 321 competitors 216men and 105 women, took part in 165 events in 27 sports.
GOLDJoan Llaneras Gervasio Deferr Isabel Fernández Cycling, mens Gymnastics, Judo, womens points race mens long horse lightweight (57 vault kg)
SILVER Rafael Lozano Soccer Team Gabriel Esparza Boxing, light Soccer, mens Taekwondo, flyweight (48 kg) team competition mens 58 kg division
BRONZE Margarita María Vasco Handball Team Fullana Athletics, Cycling, womens Handball, mens womens 20 km cross-country team competition walk (mountain bike)
BRONZE Nina Alex Corretja and Albert Costa Zhivanevskaya Swimming, Tennis, mens doubles womens 100 m backstroke
•Finally, these games can that have been the most profitable in history. • The opening ceremony was a spectacle of fire and water with the participation of a large number of artists and was seen by some four billion people.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtUZDS7P5s4&list=LPF4raVK_ASd8&index=1&feature=plcp