2000 Simmer Olympics

The Sydney 2000 Simmer Olympic Gemmes or the Millennium Olympic Gemmes/Gemmes o the New Millennium, offeecially kent as the Gemmes o the XXVII Olympiad, wur an internaitional multi-sport event which wis celebratit atween 15 September an 1 October 2000 in Sydney, New Sooth Wales, Australie. It wis the seicont time that the Simmer Olympics wur held in the Soothren Hemisphere, the first ane bein in Melbourne, Victoria in 1956.

Gemmes o the XXVII Olympiad
Host ceetySydney, Australie
MottoShare the Spirit
Dare tae Dream
Naitions pairteecipatin199
Athletes pairteecipatin10,651
(6,582 men, 4,069 weemen)[1]
Events300 in 28 sports
Appenin ceremony15 September
Closin ceremony1 October
Offeecially appened biGovrenor-General
Sir William Deane
Athlete's OathRechelle Hawkes
Judge's OathPeter Kerr
Olympic TorchCathy Freeman
StadiumStadium Australia

ReferencesEedit

  1. "The Olympic Summer Games Factsheet" (PDF). International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 5 August 2012.