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Learn America: Uniting the States. Navigation menu; Voyager in Bondage; Navigation menu! Instructions for Contributors. The Summer Olympics were held in Sydney, Australia, and showcased individual performances by local favorite Ian Thorpe in the pool, Briton Steve Redgrave who won a rowing gold medal in an unprecedented fifth consecutive Olympics, and Cathy Freeman , an Indigenous Australian whose triumph in the meters united a packed stadium. Eric "the Eel" Moussambani , a swimmer from Equatorial Guinea, received wide media coverage when he completed the meter freestyle swim in by far the slowest time in Olympic history.
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He nevertheless won the heat as both his opponents had been disqualified for false starts. His female compatriot Paula Barila Bolopa also received media attention for her record-slow and struggling but courageous performance. The Sydney Games also saw the first appearance of a joint North and South Korean contingent at the opening ceremonies, though they competed as different countries. Controversy occurred in the Women's Artistic Gymnastics, when the vaulting horse was set to the wrong height during the All Around Competition.
In the Games returned to their birthplace in Athens , Greece. Michael Phelps won his first medals in Olympic Games tallying 6 gold and 2 bronze medals. Pyrros Dimas, winning a bronze medal, became the most decorated weightlifter of all time with 3 golds and 1 bronze in Olympic Games. Although unfounded reports of potential terrorism drove crowds away from the preliminary competitions of the first weekend of the games 14—15 August , attendance picked up as the games progressed.
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A third of the tickets failed to sell,  but ticket sales still topped figures from Seoul and Barcelona Olympics. Several new events were held, including the new discipline of BMX for both men and women. For the first time, women competed in the steeplechase. The fencing program was expanded to include all six events for both men and women. In addition, the doubles events in table tennis were replaced by team events. Equestrian events were held in Hong Kong. London held the Summer Olympics , becoming the first city to host the Games three times.
The host nation won 29 gold medals, the best haul for Great Britain since the Games in London. The United States returned to the top of the medal table after China dominated in The IOC had removed baseball and softball from the program. On a commercial level the Games were successful as they were the first in history to completely sell out every ticket, with as many as 1 million applications for 40, tickets for both the Opening Ceremony and the m Men's Sprint Final. Such was the demand for tickets to all levels of each event, there was controversy when seats set aside for sponsors and National Delegations went unused in the early days.
A system of reallocation was put in place so the empty seats were filled throughout the Games. The preparation for these Games was overshadowed by controversies , including the instability of Brazil's federal government; the country's economic crisis; health and safety concerns surrounding the Zika virus and significant pollution in the Guanabara Bay ; and a state-sponsored doping scandal involving Russia , which affected the participation of its athletes in the Games.
Forty-two sports, spanning 55 disciplines, have been part of the Olympic program at one point or another. Twenty-eight sports have comprised the schedule for three of the recent games, , , and Summer Olympics. Due to the removal of baseball and softball, there was a total of twenty-six sports in the Games. Qualification rules for each of the Olympic sports are set by the International Sports Federation IF that governs that sport's international competition.
For individual sports, competitors typically qualify by attaining a certain place in a major international event or on the IF's ranking list. There is a general rule that a maximum of three individual athletes may represent each nation per competition. National Olympic Committees NOCs may enter a limited number of qualified competitors in each event, and the NOC decides which qualified competitors to select as representatives in each event if more have attained the benchmark than can be entered.
Nations most often qualify teams for team sports through continental qualifying tournaments, in which each continental association is given a certain number of spots in the Olympic tournament. Each nation may be represented by no more than one team per competition; a team consists of just two people in some sports. The category of a sport determines the share of Olympic revenue received by that sport's International Federation.
The table below uses official data provided by the IOC. Probably this discrepancy in IOC data is consequence that the figure 95 just derived from the " Olympic Games — Analysis and Summaries"  publication of Bill Mallon, who used his own determination of which sports and events should be considered as Olympic. Probably this discrepancy in IOC data is consequence that the figure 91 just derived from the " Olympic Games — Analysis and Summaries"  publication of Bill Mallon, who used his own determination of which sports and events should be considered as Olympic.
Note: Although the Games of , , and had been cancelled, the Roman numerals for those Games were still used because the Summer Games' official titles count Olympiads , not the Games themselves, per the Olympic Charter.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For a list of Summer Olympic Games, see the list below. For the video game, see Olympic Summer Games video game. Main article: Olympic sports. Main article: All-time Olympic Games medal table. Defunct nation. Embassy of France, Washington, D. Retrieved 6 May Citius, Altius, Fortius. Swifter, Higher, Stronger. Washington D. C, United States: National Geographic. Sports Reference. Retrieved 31 January International Olympic Committee.
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