This doodle is released as a part of Olympic Games in Sydney Track & Field competition. Doodle released on September 17 on the occasion of Olympic Games. This is one of the doodle in the series of doodle that released by Google on the occasion of Olympic Games in Sydney.
About 46 events for athletics were organized as a part of 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. There were 26 competing events for men and 24 events for women. Almost 2134 athletes from 193 countries were competed each other. There are mainly 4 major categories of track & field events. They are Road events, Track events, Field events and combined events.
Google doodle is simple and portraits about the event known as Pole vault. The ‘l’ in the Google logo is used as the stick for Pole vault. As mentioned earlier Google release a series of doodles as a part of Olympic Games in Sydney. 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.
In field events all subcategories are for both men and women. The field events includes Long jump, Triple jump, High jump, Pole vault, Shot put, Discus throw, Javelin throw, Hammer throw. The combined events are Heptathlon for women and Decathlon for men.In track events there are 100 m, 200 m, 400 m, 800 m, 1500 m, 5000 m and 10000 m race for both men and women. Also 110 m hurdles for women and 3000 m steeplechase for men are special categories. The other events are 400 m huddles, 4×100 m relay and 4×400 m relay for both men and women. There are 3 subcategories for road events. They are Marathon and 20 km walk for both men and women. The 50 km walk category is only for men.
By analyzing the overall performance United States (USA) dominated at the Olympic Games in Sydney Track & Field competition. USA won total of 16 medals with 7 Gold, 4 Silver and 5 Bronze medals.