The 2000 Summer Olympics was a global multi-sport occasion held from 15 September to 1 October 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was the second time the Summer Olympics had been held in Australia, and in the Southern Hemisphere, the primary being in Melbourne, Victoria, in 1956. In 1988 the Winter Games — in Calgary, Alberta, Canada — went on without incident. The 1996 Summer Games, in Atlanta, Ga., had been the biggest ever; they had been marred by a bombing that took the lives of two folks. The 2000 Summer Games have been held in Sydney, Australia, to great acclaim. In Sydney, politics took a back seat to the competitors, although North and South Korea were temporarily reunited as their athletes marched as one nation within the opening ceremonies.
- She gained 5 gold medals in whole, however what Nadia is remembered for is perfection.
- Nevertheless, the IOC held to the traditional guidelines concerning amateurism.
- In 1960, Guttmann introduced four hundred athletes to Rome to compete in the “Parallel Olympics”, which ran in parallel with the Summer Olympics and came to be known as the first Paralympics.
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