Nigeria at the 2000 Summer Olympics


Nigeria at the 2000 Summer Olympics
Nigeria at the Olympic Games

Flag of Nigeria – Flag bearers
IOC code  NGR
NOC Nigeria Olympic Committee Inc.
At the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney
Competitors 83 (44 men and 39 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Sunday Bada
Medals
Rank: 54
Gold
0
Silver
3
Bronze
0
Total
3
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
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Nigeria competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.

Contents

Medals

Silver medal.svg Silver

Results by event

Athletics

Men's competition

Men's 100 m

  • Sunday Emmanuel
  • Round 1 — 10.31
  • Round 2 — 10.36
  • Semifinal — 10.45 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 10.35
  • Round 2 — 10.29
  • Semifinal — 10.32 (did not advance)
  • Seun Ogunkoya
  • Round 1 — 10.72 (did not advance)

Men's 200 m

  • Round 1 — 20.76
  • Round 2 — 20.33
  • Semifinal — 20.71 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 20.87
  • Round 2 — 20.93 (did not advance)

Men's 400 m

  • Round 1 — 45.75 (did not advance)
  • Round 2 — 45.83 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 45.79
  • Round 2 — 46.32 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 46.81 (did not advance)

Men's 400 m hurdles

  • Sylvester Omodiale
  • Round 1 — 51.06 (did not advance)

Men's 4x100 m

  • Round 1 — 38.85
  • Semifinal — DNF (did not advance)

Men's 4x400 m

  • Round 1 — 03:01.20
  • Semifinal — 03:01.06
  • Final — 02:58.68 (silver medal)

Men's shot put

  • Qualifying — 19.11 (did not advance)

Men's Discus

  • Qualifying — DNS (did not advance)

Women's competition

Women's 100 m

  • Round 1 — 11.36
  • Round 2 — 11.40 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 11.41
  • Round 2 — 11.26
  • Semifinal — 11.56 (did not advance)
  • Joan Uduak Ekah
  • Round 1 — 11.60
  • Round 2 — 11.67 (did not advance)

Women's 200 m

  • Round 1 — 22.90
  • Round 2 — 23.03 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 23.14
  • Round 2 — 22.95
  • Semifinal — 23.40 (did not advance)
  • Fatima Yusuf-Olukoju
  • Round 1 — 23.21
  • Round 2 — 23.21 (did not advance)

Women's 400 m

  • Round 1 — 51.61
  • Round 2 — 51.87 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 51.77
  • Round 2 — 51.04 (did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 51.88
  • Round 2 — 50.49
  • Semifinal — 50.18
  • Final — 50.12 (7th place)

Women's 100 m hurdles

  • Gloria Alozie
  • Round 1 — 12.84
  • Round 2 — 12.84
  • Semifinal — 12.68
  • Final — 12.68 (Silver medal)
  • Round 1 — 13.09
  • Round 2 — 13.11 (did not advance)

Women's 4x100m

  • Round 1 — 43.28
  • Semifinal — 42.82
  • Final — 44.05 (7th place)

Women's 4x400m

  • Round 1 — 03:22.99
  • Final — 03:23.80 (4th place)

Women's Shot Put

  • Qualifying — 17.47 (did not advance)

Women's long jump

  • Patience Itanyi
  • Qualifying — 6.33 (did not advance)

Boxing

Men's 63.5 kg

Men's 75 kg

  • Albert Eromosele
    • Round 1 — Bye
    • Round 2 — Lost to Albert Eromosele of Russia (did not advance)

Men's 81 kg

  • Jegbefumere Albert
    • Round 1 — Bye
    • Round 2 — Defeated Troy Amos-Ross of Canada
    • Quarterfinal — Lost to Rudolf Kraj of Czech Republic (did not advance)

Men's 91 kg

  • Rasmus Ojemaye
    • Round 1 — Bye
    • Round 2 — Lost to Félix Savón of Cuba (did not advance)

Men's +91 kg

  • Samuel Peter
    • Round 1 — Bye
    • Round 2 — Defeated Onofrei Constantin of Romania
    • Quarterfinal — Lost to Paolo Vidoz of Italy (did not advance)

Football (soccer)

Men's team competition

  • Group A
  • Nigeria — Honduras 3-3
  • Australia — Nigeria 2-3
  • Italy — Nigeria 1-1
  • Quarter Finals
  • Chile — Nigeria 4-1
  • Team Roster

Swimming

Men's 100 m freestyle

  • Gentle Offoin
  • Preliminary Heat — 52.91 (did not advance)

Women's 50 m freestyle

  • Preliminary Heat — 28.20 (did not advance)

Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting

Women

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
1 2 3 1 2 3
Ruth Ogbeifo – 75 kg 105.0 110.0 110.0 135.0 140.0 142.5 245.0 2
Helen Idahosa + 75 kg 110.0 110.0 115.0 135.0 145.0 145.0 250.0 5

See also

  • Nigeria at the 1998 Commonwealth Games
  • Nigeria at the 2002 Commonwealth Games

References


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