Sydney 2000 Relived | Australian Olympic Committee


Lauren Burns wins gold at Sydney 2000

Nat Cook and Kerri Pottharst win gold, presented by Channel 7

Magic Monday remembered by Tatiana Grigorieva & Bruce McAvaney

Ji Wallace remembers his Sydney 2000 silver medal, presented by Channel 7

Susie O'Neill relives the 200m freestyle gold medal race, presented by Channel 7

Sydney 2000, Men's 4x100m freestyle gold, presented by @Seven Network

Australia win Men's 4x200m freestyle relay gold | Sydney 2000

Lighting the Olympic cauldron, 20 years on

Catherine Freeman lighting the Olympic cauldron, Sydney 2000

Andrew Gaze, Australian Team Flag Bearer for the Sydney 2000 Opening Ceremony

Nikki Webster - the 'Hero Girl' - relives the Sydney 2000 Opening Ceremony

My Sydney 2000, presented by Swisse | Hosted by Tim Gilbert

About the Games

Cathy Freeman, Sydney 2000 Opening Ceremony

About Sydney 2000

Read more about the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, including results, videos and photos.

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Australian Olympic Team, Sydney 2000

Sydney 2000 Team

Get to know the full Sydney 2000 Australian Olympic Team. The 632 athletes who won 58 medals.

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Facts & Figures


199 nations took part in Sydney 2000 - a new Olympic Games record


6.7million tickets were sold for Sydney 2000 - a new Games record


112,687 people attended the Sydney 2000 Opening Ceremony, at the Sydney Olympic Park


There were 3 Sydney 2000 mascots - Syd the Platypus, Millie the Echidna, and Olly the Kookaburra


46,967 volunteers were a part of Sydney 2000 (53% women)


13,400 torch bearers took park in the torch relay, covering 60,625kms in 100 days