2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney Cycling Google Doodle

This doodle is released as a part of Olympic Games in Sydney Cycling competition. Doodle released on September 22, 2000 during the occasion of event. This is one of the doodle in the series of doodle that released by Google on the occasion of Olympic Games in Sydney.

2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney Cycling Google Doodle
2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney Cycling (September 22, 2000)

The event was held at the host city Sydney from September 16 to September 22. There were about 18 subcategory of events were organized and 462 participants from 55 countries take part in the Olympic Games in Sydney Cycling sport. In 462 participants 341 was men and 121 was women.  There were about 3 main categories of events called track cycling, road cycling and mountain cycling.

2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney Cycling Google Doodle is a simple one which specifies the particular event to which the doodle is released. As in all Olympic doodles there is a kangaroo here which showcasing the event. Here the Kangaroo riding the bicycle which specifies the event. As in all doodles the ‘Google’ is written by using 5 colors representing 5 continents. . The letters are written with blue, yellow, black, green and red, which are colors appearing in the Olympic ring.

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France Domination in Cycling at Olympic Games in Sydney
[ Image Credit : diskontera.se ]
From analyzing the performance of riders one thing is clear that France has made a good mark at the Olympic Games in Sydney Cycling competition. They become topper in the cycling medal table with total of 8 medals containing 5 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze medal.

In men’s road race Jan Ullrich of Germany won the Gold, Alexandre Vinokourov of Kazakhstan won the Silver and Andreas Kloden of Germany won the Bronze medal. In Men’s time trial Russia’s Viatcheslav Ekimov, Germany’s Jan Ullrich and United States Lance Armstrong won the Gold, Silver and Bronze medal respectively.

In Women’s road race Leontien Zijlaard of Netherland, Hanka Kupfernagel of Germany and Diana Ziliute of Lithuania won the Gold, Silver and Bronze medal respectively. In Women’s time trial Leontien Zijlaard of Netherlands, Mari Holden of United States and Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli  of France won the Gold, Silver and Bronze medal respectively.

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