| Athletics at the|
2000 Summer Olympics
|100 m hurdles||women|
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men||women|
|4×100 m relay||men||women|
|4×400 m relay||men||women|
|20 km walk||men||women|
|50 km walk||men|
At the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, 46 events in athletics were contested, 24 for men and 22 for women. There were a total number of 2,134 participating athletes from 193 countries.
|1||United States (USA)||7||4||5||16|
|Great Britain (GBR)||2||2||2||6|
|15||Czech Republic (CZE)||1||1||0||2|
|29||South Africa (RSA)||0||1||2||3|
|Trinidad and Tobago (TRI)||0||1||1||2|
|Saudi Arabia (KSA)||0||1||0||1|
|Sri Lanka (SRI)||0||1||0||1|
|Totals (44 nations)||45||47||47||139|
A total of 193 nations participated in the different athletics events at the 2000 Summer Olympics. Two athletes from East Timor participated as Individual Olympic Athletes. A total of 2135 athletes competed at the competition.
|100 metres|| Maurice Greene |
|9.87|| Ato Boldon |
Trinidad and Tobago
|9.99|| Obadele Thompson |
|200 metres|| Konstantinos Kenteris |
|20.09|| Darren Campbell |
|20.14|| Ato Boldon |
Trinidad and Tobago
|400 metres|| Michael Johnson |
|43.84|| Alvin Harrison |
|44.40|| Greg Haughton |
|800 metres|| Nils Schumann |
|1:45.08|| Wilson Kipketer |
|1:45.14|| Djabir Saïd-Guerni |
|1500 metres|| Noah Ngeny |
| Hicham El Guerrouj |
|3:32:32|| Bernard Lagat |
|5000 metres|| Million Wolde |
|13:35.49|| Ali Saïdi-Sief |
|13:36.20|| Brahim Lahlafi |
|10,000 metres|| Haile Gebrselassie |
|27:18.20|| Paul Tergat |
|27:18.29|| Assefa Mezgebu |
|110 metres hurdles|| Anier Garcia |
|13.00|| Terrence Trammell |
|13.16|| Mark Crear |
|400 metres hurdles|| Angelo Taylor |
|47.50|| Hadi Al-Somaily |
|47.53|| Llewellyn Herbert |
| Reuben Kosgei |
|8:21.43|| Wilson Boit Kipketer |
|8:21.77|| Ali Ezzine |
|4×100 metres relay|| United States (USA)|
|37.61|| Brazil (BRA)|
André da Silva
|37.90|| Cuba (CUB)|
Luis Alberto Pérez-Rionda
José Ángel César
|4×400 metres relay|| Nigeria (NGR)|
|2:58.68|| Jamaica (JAM)|
|2:58.78|| Bahamas (BAH)|
|Marathon|| Gezahegne Abera |
|2:10:11|| Erick Wainaina |
|2:10:31|| Tesfaye Tola |
|20 kilometres walk|| Robert Korzeniowski |
| Noé Hernández |
|1:19:03|| Vladimir Andreyev |
|50 kilometres walk|| Robert Korzeniowski |
|3:42:22|| Aigars Fadejevs |
|3:43:40|| Joel Sánchez Guerrero |
|High jump|| Sergey Klyugin |
|2.35 m|| Javier Sotomayor |
|2.32 m|| Abderrahmane Hammad |
|Pole vault|| Nick Hysong |
|5.90 m|| Lawrence Johnson |
|5.90 m|| Maksim Tarasov |
|Long jump|| Iván Pedroso |
|8.55 m|| Jai Taurima |
|8.49 m|| Roman Shchurenko |
|Triple jump|| Jonathan Edwards |
|17.71 m|| Yoel García |
|17.47 m|| Denis Kapustin |
|Shot put|| Arsi Harju |
|21.29 m|| Adam Nelson |
|21.21 m|| John Godina |
|Discus throw|| Virgilijus Alekna |
|69.30 m|| Lars Riedel |
|68.50 m|| Frantz Kruger |
|Hammer throw|| Szymon Ziółkowski |
|80.02 m|| Nicola Vizzoni |
|79.64 m|| Igor Astapkovich |
|Javelin throw|| Jan Železný |
| Steve Backley |
|89.85 m|| Sergey Makarov |
|Decathlon|| Erki Nool |
|8642|| Roman Šebrle |
|8606|| Chris Huffins |
* Athletes who participated in the heats only and received medals.
|100 metres||Not awarded|| Ekaterini Thanou |
|11.12|| Merlene Ottey |
| Tayna Lawrence |
|200 metres|| Pauline Davis-Thompson |
|22.27|| Susanthika Jayasinghe |
| Beverly McDonald |
|400 metres|| Cathy Freeman |
|49.11|| Lorraine Graham |
|49.58|| Katharine Merry |
|800 metres|| Maria de Lurdes Mutola |
|1:56.15|| Stephanie Graf |
|1:56.64|| Kelly Holmes |
|1500 metres|| Nouria Mérah-Benida |
|4:05.10|| Violeta Beclea |
|4:05.15|| Gabriela Szabo |
|5000 metres|| Gabriela Szabo |
| Sonia O'Sullivan |
| Gete Wami |
|10,000 metres|| Derartu Tulu |
| Gete Wami |
|30:22.48|| Fernanda Ribeiro |
|100 metres hurdles|| Olga Shishigina |
|12.65|| Glory Alozie |
|12.68|| Melissa Morrison |
|400 metres hurdles|| Irina Privalova |
|53.02|| Deon Hemmings |
|53.45|| Nezha Bidouane |
|4×100 metres relay|| Bahamas (BAH)|
|41.95|| Jamaica (JAM)|
|42.13|| United States (USA)|
|4×400 metres relay|| United States (USA)|
|3:22.62|| Jamaica (JAM)|
|3:23.25|| Russia (RUS)|
|Marathon|| Naoko Takahashi |
| Lidia Șimon |
|2:23:22|| Joyce Chepchumba |
|20 kilometres walk|| Wang Liping |
| Kjersti Plätzer |
|1:29:33|| María Vasco |
|High jump|| Yelena Yelesina |
|2.01 m|| Hestrie Cloete |
|2.01 m|| Kajsa Bergqvist |
| Oana Pantelimon |
|Pole vault|| Stacy Dragila |
| Tatiana Grigorieva |
|4.55 m|| Vala Flosadóttir |
|Long jump|| Heike Drechsler |
|6.99 m|| Fiona May |
|6.92 m|| Tatyana Kotova |
|Triple jump|| Tereza Marinova |
|15.20 m|| Tatyana Lebedeva |
|15.00 m|| Olena Hovorova |
|Shot put|| Yanina Karolchik |
|20.56 m|| Larisa Peleshenko |
|19.92 m|| Astrid Kumbernuss |
|Discus throw|| Ellina Zvereva |
|68.40 m|| Anastasía Kelesídou |
|65.71 m|| Iryna Yatchenko |
|Hammer throw|| Kamila Skolimowska |
|71.16 m|| Olga Kuzenkova |
|69.77 m|| Kirsten Münchow |
|Javelin throw|| Trine Hattestad |
| Mirela Maniani-Tzelili |
|67.51 m|| Osleidys Menéndez |
|Heptathlon|| Denise Lewis |
|6584|| Yelena Prokhorova |
|6531|| Natallia Sazanovich |
* Athletes who participated in the heats only and received medals.
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