2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney Weightlifting Google Doodle

This doodle is released as a part of Olympic Games in Sydney Weightlifting competition. On September 22 the doodle is released 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 Weightlifting Google Doodle
2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney – Weightlifting (September 22, 2000)

As considering the case of weightlifting this Olympics has some special value. The Olympic Games in Sydney Weightlifting competition is considered as the international weightlifting competition where women’s participation has been seen by the first time. There are 8 categories of events for men. They are 56 kg, 62 kg, 69 kg, 77 kg, 87 kg, 85 kg, 94 kg, 105 kg and above 105 kg competitions. For women there were 7 categories of events. They are 48 kg, 53 kg, 58 kg, 63 kg, 69 kg, 75 kg and above 75 kg competitions.

Before going to the facts about games now check it out what doodle is about. As in all Olympic doodles 2000 there is a kangaroo which describes the sporting event. The 2 o’s in the Google is replaced as weight that is lifted by kangaroo in 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney Weightlifting Google Doodle. It shows the hard work done by weightlifters through the sweat as the kangaroo tries to lift the weight. 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.

Now check what happened on the Cycling race. In men’s 56 kg Halil Mutlu of Turkey won the Gold medal, Wu Wenxiong and Zhang Xiangxiang of China won the Silver and Bronze medal respectively. In 62 kg Nikolaj Pesalov of Croatia, Leonidas Sabanis of Greece and Gennady Oleshchuk of Belarus won the Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively. In 69 kg Galabin Boevski and Georgi Markov of Bulgaria won the Gold and Silver medal and Sergey Lavrenov of Belarus won Bronze. In 77 kg Zhan Xugang of China, Viktor Mitrou of Greece and Arsen Melikyan of Armenia won the Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively. In 85 kg Pyrros Dimas of Greece, Marc Huster of Germany and Giorgi Asanidze of Georgia won the Gold, Silver and Bronze medal respectively. In 94 kg Kakhi Kakhiashvili of Greece, Szymon Kołecki of Poland and Aleksei Petrov of Russia won the Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively. In 105 kg Hossein Tavakkoli of Iran, Alan Tsagaev of Bulgaria and Said Saif Asaad of Qatar won the Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively. In 105 kg and above Hossein

China's domination in Weightlifting at the 2000 Summer Olympics
China’s domination in Weightlifting at the 2000 Summer Olympics
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Rezazadeh of Iran, Ronny Weller of Germany and Andrei Chemerkin of Russia won the Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively. In women’s 40 kg Tara Nott of United States, Raema Lisa Rumbewas of Indonesia and Sri Indriyani of Indonesia won the Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively.In 53 kg Yang Xia of China, Li Fengying of Chinese Taipei and Winarni Binti Slamet of Indonesia won the Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively. In 58 kg Soraya Jimenez of Mexico, Ri Song-Hui of North Korea and Khassaraporn Sutaof Thailand won the Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively. In 63 kg Chen Xiaomin of China, Valentina Popova of Russia and Ioanna Khatziioannou of Greece won the Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively. In 69kg Lin Weining of China, Erzsebet Markus of Hungary and Karnam Malleswari of Indiawon the Gold, Silver and  Bronze respectively.

In 75 kg Maria Isabel Urrutia of Colombia, Ruth Ogbeifo of Nigeria, and Kuo Yi-Hang of Chinese Taipei won the Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively. In 75 kg and above Ding Meiyuan of China, Agata Wrobel of Poland and Cheryl Haworth of United States won the Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively. By analyzing the medal table one can find that China finds the comfortable place in Medal table with 5 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medal and become the topper in medal table.

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