2000 Olympic Games Sydney Australia.
Australia's 1996 Atlanta Olympic team was impressive; the Team for Sydney 2000 is the greatest! For sixteen days more than 10,000 athletes will compete in the true Olympic spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play. And our Australian team of over 750 will demonstrate the sportsmanship and athletic excellence for which we are renowned around the world.
Australia is the fourth largest team competing in possibly every discipline, including men's and women's triathalon, featuring in its debut Olympics. The aim is to field a full team and to be ranked in the top five nations on both the overall and gold medal counts for which 60 medals has been targeted, including 20 gold.
Outlining the Australian Team's competitors, this handbook is an essential guide not only for Australian and international competitors, but for general interest as well. Organised alphabetically according to sport, you can study each sport's competitors - their age, home, club, height, weight, occupation, event in these Olympics, results in previous Olympics if applicable and many personal comments.
The book includes an introduction, a note on Australia at the Olympics, Sponsors and preliminary information. Each team section includes:
- A summary of the sport plus rules of play
- Brief assessment of Australian team's chances
- Competition schedule
- Olympic/world/Australian records and recent results
- Publication Date:
- 05 / 07 / 2000