Best answer: Who won gold medals at the Sydney Olympics?

How many gold medals did Australia win in Sydney?


Sydney 2000 16
ATHENS 2004 17
Beijing 2008 14
London 2012 8

What Females won gold in 2000 Olympics?

Dain Blanton and Eric Fonoimoana won gold in beach volleyball. In tennis, Venus Williams won the women’s singles gold medal and teamed with her sister Serena to win gold in women’s doubles. Wrestling gold medalists were Rulon Gardner (Greco-Roman 130 kilograms) and Brandon Slay (freestyle 76 kilograms).

Which Australian swimmer has won the most Olympic gold medals?

Ian Thorpe and Gould are the most decorated Australian Olympic medallists in all sports. Dawn Fraser won three consecutive gold medals in 1956, 1960, and 1964 in the 100-metre freestyle, becoming the first swimmer to win any event three times.

Which country has won the most Olympics?

Here are the 10 countries with the most Olympic medals:

  • United States (2827 medals)
  • United Kingdom (883 medals)
  • Germany (855 medals)
  • France (840 medals)
  • Italy (701 medals)
  • Sweden (652 medals)
  • China (608 medals)
  • Russia (546 medals)

Did Sydney Olympics make a profit?

The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games experienced the biggest net loss recorded at approximately US$2 billion.


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Host City Sydney Summer Olympics
Year 2000
Final Operating Budget A$6,600,000,000
Total Costs A$3,000,000,000 (A$363,5000,000 borne by the public)
Profit/Loss US$2.1 billion

How many gold medals did Australia win at the last Olympics?

This was Australia’s lowest medal tally and lowest rank since the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona where Australia also ranked tenth but only won 27 medals.

Australia at the 2016 Summer Olympics
Flag bearer Anna Meares (opening) Kim Brennan (closing)
Medals Ranked 10th Gold 8 Silver 11 Bronze 10 Total 29

Is Australia a flag?

Flag of Australia

Adopted February 11, 1903 (In use from 3 September 1901) December 8, 1908 (current seven-pointed Commonwealth Star version)
Design A Blue Ensign defaced with the Commonwealth Star (also known as the Federation Star) in the lower hoist quarter and the five stars of the Southern Cross in the fly half.
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