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2000 Summer Olympic Games

The 24th Summer Games were just the second to be held south of the Equator. Melbourne 1956 was the other occasion.
A total of 199 nations took part in the biggest Olympics so far, plus four individuals from East Timor, providing a massive competitor figure of 10651. 
China finished in the top three of the medal table for the first time. 

Sydney, Australia

Medal Table

 
NATION
GOLD
SILVER
BRONZE
TOTAL
1
UNITED STATES
36
24
32
 92
2
RUSSIA
32
28
29
     89
3
CHINA
28
16
14
58
4
AUSTRALIA
16
25
17
58
5
GERMANY
13
17
26
56
6
FRANCE
13
14
11
38
7
ITALY
13
 8
13
34
8
NETHERLANDS
12
 9
4
25
9
CUBA
11
11
 7
29
10
GREAT BRITAIN
11
10
 7
28
11
ROMANIA
11
 6
 9
26
12
SOUTH KOREA
8
10
10
28
13
HUNGARY
8
6
 3
17
14
POLAND
6
5
3
14
15
JAPAN
5
8
5
18
16
BULGARIA
5
6
2
13
17
GREECE
4
6
 3
13
18
SWEDEN
4
5
3
12
19=
NORWAY
4
3
3
10
19=
ETHIOPIA
4
1
3
 8
21
UKRAINE
3
10
10
23
22
KAZAKHSTAN
3
4
-
 7
23
BELARUS
3
3
11
17
24
CANADA
3
3
8
14
25
SPAIN
3
3
5
11
26
TURKEY
3
-
2
5
27
IRAN
3
-
1
 4
28
CZECH REPUBLIC
2
3
3
 8
29
KENYA
2
3
2
7
30
DENMARK
2
3
1
6
31
FINLAND
2
1
1
4
32
AUSTRIA
2
1
-
 3
33
LITHUANIA
2
-
3
5
34
AZERBAIJAN
2
-
1
3
35=
SLOVENIA
2
-
-
2
35=
BAHAMAS
2
-
-
  2
37
SWITZERLAND
1
6
2
 9
38
INDONESIA
1
3
2
6
39
SLOVAKIA
1
3
1
5
40
MEXICO
1
2
3
6
41
ALGERIA
1
1
3
5
42
UZBEKISTAN
1
1
2
4
43=
LATVIA
1
1
1
3
43=
YUGOSLAVIA
1
1
1
3
45
NEW ZEALAND
1
-
3
4
46=
ESTONIA
1
-
2
3
46=
THAILAND
1
-
2
3
48
CROATIA
1
-
1
2
49=
CAMEROON
1
-
-
1
49=
COLOMBIA
1
-
-
1
49=
MOZAMBIQUE
1
-
-
1
52
BRAZIL
-
6
6
12
53
JAMAICA
-
5
4
9
54
NIGERIA
-
3
-
3
55=
BELGIUM
-
2
3
5
55=
SOUTH AFRICA
-
2
3
5
57
ARGENTINA
-
2
2
4
58=
CHINESE TAIPEI
-
1
4
5
58=
MOROCCO
-
1
4
5
60
NORTH KOREA
-
1
3
4
61=
MOLDOVA
-
1
1
2
61=
SAUDI ARABIA
-
1
1
2
61=
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
-
1
1
2
64=
IRELAND
-
1
-
1
64=
URUGUAY
-
1
-
1
64=
VIETNAM
-
1
-
1
64=
SRI LANKA
-
1
-
1
68
GEORGIA
-
-
6
6
69=
COSTA RICA
-
-
2
2
69=
PORTUGAL
-
-
2
2
71=
ARMENIA
-
-
1
1
71=
BARBADOS
-
-
1
1
71=
CHILE
-
-
1
1
71=
ICELAND
-
-
1
1
71=
INDIA
-
-
1
1
71=
ISRAEL
-
-
1
1
71=
KUWAIT
-
-
1
1
71=
KYRGYZSTAN
-
-
1
1
71=
MACEDONIA
-
-
1
1
71=
QATAR
-
-
1
1

 

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