Olympic Games 2000

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Olympic Games 2000

  1. 1. Olympic Games 2000 The fascination goes on
  2. 2. Table of content <ul><li>Opening ceremony </li></ul><ul><li>Olympic village </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul>View of Sydney
  3. 3. Opening ceremony <ul><li>Lighting the Olympic Flame by: Cathy Freeman (athletics) </li></ul><ul><li>symbolized desire, to reconsiliate people of Australia </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Olympic Oath by: Rechelle Hawkes (hockey) </li></ul><ul><li>Official Oath by: Peter Kerr (water polo) </li></ul><ul><li>Official opening of the Games by: Sir William Deane, Governor General of Australia </li></ul>Opening ceremony
  5. 9. At the beginning a little view on Sydney
  6. 13. Olympic village
  7. 14. Stadiun / Sydney
  8. 15. Olympic village The Sydney Olympic Stadium &quot;looks like a Pringles potato chip, does not break new ground, and is not iconic enough.&quot; - Philip Cox Stadium Australian in Sydney Designed by Bligh Voller Nied with the London-based Lobb Partnership
  9. 16. Stadiun / Sydney
  10. 17. Sports Aquatics Archery Athletics Badminton Baseball Basketball Boxing Canoe / kayak Cycling Equestrian Fencing Football Gymnastics Handball Hockey Judo Modern Pentathlon Rowing Sailing Shooting Softball Table Tennis Taekwondo Tennis Triathlon Volleyball Weightlifting Wrestling
  11. 23. Athletics Olympic sport since 1896 <ul><li>also called track and field </li></ul><ul><li>running faster, jumping higher and throwing further </li></ul><ul><li>one of the most popular Olympic sports </li></ul>
  12. 25. Basketball Olympic sport since 1936
  13. 26. Highlights <ul><li>THE 17-YEAR-OLD HERO </li></ul><ul><li>Ian Thorpe (AUS-swimming) </li></ul><ul><li>17 years old, </li></ul><ul><li>won the gold medal in the 400m freestyle </li></ul><ul><li>won the 4x100m freestyle </li></ul><ul><li>another gold medal with the 4x200m freestyle with Australian relay team </li></ul><ul><li>silver medal in the 200m freestyle </li></ul>
  14. 27. <ul><li>Marion Jones (USA-athletics) </li></ul><ul><li>first woman winning five medals in athletics in the same Olympics </li></ul><ul><li>began with a crushing victory in the 100m </li></ul><ul><li>scored an easy win in the 200m </li></ul><ul><li>won the bronze in the long jump & the 4x100m relay, </li></ul><ul><li>ran for the 4x400m relay squad, won the gold medal </li></ul>FIVE MEDALS AT ONE OLYMPICS
  15. 28. DOUILLET WINS AGAIN <ul><li>David Douillet (FRA-judo) </li></ul><ul><li>had shoulder and back problems which kept him away from the tatamis for more than a year </li></ul><ul><li>won his second consecutive Olympic title </li></ul><ul><li>beating Shinichi Shinohara (JPN) at the end of an eventful final </li></ul>
  16. 29. Last Impressions
  17. 30. A Presentation by Roland Peyerl and Marcel Schöne Thanks for your attention ! © Marcel Schöne

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