GAMES OF THE XXVII OLYMPIAD, THE {2000 SYDNEY OLYMPICS}: DAY 5 {PART 1 OF 4} (TV)

Summary

This program presents a portion of coverage of the 2000 summer Games of the XXVII Olympiad from Sydney. Highlights of this portion include coverage of the following events and topics: Anchor sports commentator Bob Costas presides throughout this portion and introduces various events and highlights. Sports commentators Dan Hicks and Rowdy Gaines cover the women's 200-meter individual swimming medley finals. Yana Klochkova (Ukraine) wins the gold medal with a time of 2:10.68; Beatrice Caslaru (Romania) wins the silver medal with a time of 2:12.57; and Cristina Teuscher (USA) wins the bronze medal with a time of 2:13.32. Hicks and Gaines cover the finals of the women's 200-meter freestyle swimming event. Susie O'Neill (Australia) wins the gold medal with a time of 1:58.24; Martina Moravcova (Slovakia) wins the silver medal with a time of 1:58.32; and Claudia Poll (Costa Rica) wins the bronze medal with a time of 1:58.81. Costas covers the awards ceremony for the women’s 200-meter freestyle event. Sports commentator Tim Ryan reviews the standings for the equestrian team three day event. Australia is in first place with 114.20 points; Great Britain is in second place with 127.00 points; New Zealand is in third place with 151.20 points; and the United States is in fourth place with 160.80 points. Sports commentator Melanie Smith-Taylor and Ryan cover the equestrian event. David O'Connor (USA) riding “Giltedge” finishes with a time of 91.47 and 0 penalty points. Karen O'Connor (USA) riding “Prince Panache” finishes with a time of 93.34 and 10.00 penalty points. Pippa Funnell (Great Britain) riding “Supreme Rock” finishes with a time of 97.71 and 13.00 penalty points. Andrew Hoy (Australia) riding “Darien Powers” finishes with a time of 92.07 and 15.00 penalty points. Final standings for the three-day equestrian event are: Australia wins the gold medal with 146.80 points; Great Britain wins the silver medal with 161.00 points; and the United States wins the bronze medal with 175.80 points. Hicks highlights a segment on men's swimmer Alexander Popov (Russia), detailing an incident in which he was attacked and stabbed in Russia, as well as the fate of his family. Hicks and Gaines cover the semifinals of the men's 100-meter freestyle swimming event. Michael Klim (Australia) gets in first place with a time of 48.80, Popov achieves second place with a time of 48.84, Denis Pimankov (Russia) gets in third place with a time 49.43, Jose Martin Meolans (Argentina) gets in fourth place with a time of 49.66, and Lorenzo Vismara (Italy) gets in fifth place with a time of 49.67. Pieter van den Hoogenband (Netherlands), Klim, Popov, Lars Frolander (Sweden), Neil Walker (USA), Gary Hall Jr. (USA), Pimankov, and Chris Fydler (Australia) all advance to the finals. Sports commentator Jim Gray interviews van den Hoogenband about his world record swim. Sports commentators Al Trautwig, Tim Daggett and Elfi Schlegel cover the women's gymnastics team finals. Jamie Dantzscher (USA) makes her vault attempts, scoring 9.462 on her first vault and 9.387 on her second vault. Loredana Boboc (Romania) makes her attempt on the uneven bars. Kristen Maloney (USA) makes her vault attempts, scoring 9.437 on her first vault and 9.55 on her second vault. Simona Amanar (Romania) performs on the uneven barsm, scoring 9.437. Elise Ray (USA) makes her vault attempts, scoring 9.425 on her first vault and 9.412 on her second vault. Andreea Raducan (Romania) performs on the uneven bars, earning a score of 9.55. Amy Chow (USA) makes her vault attempts, scoring 9.275 on her first vault and 9.425 on her second vault. Maria Olaru (Romania) goes on the uneven bars, receiving a score of 9.525. Dominique Dawes (USA) makes her vault attempts, scoring 9.175 on her first vault and 9.312 on her second vault. Andreea Isarescu (Romania) performs on the uneven barsm, scoring 9.687. Notable commercials and/or promos include: Tiger Woods for Buick; Mary Lou Retton, Michael Johnson, and Tara Lipinski for McDonald's; and Lenny Krayzelburg and Megan Quann for Dasani.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: September 19, 2000
  • RUNNING TIME: 01:32:47
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: 112012
  • GENRE: Sports
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Artistic Gymnastics, team competition women
  • SERIES RUN:
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - Buick^TV - Commercials - McDonald's^TV - Commercials - Dasani

CREDITS

    • Bob Costas … Anchor Sports Commentator
    • Dan Hicks … Sports Commentator
    • Rowdy Gaines … Sports Commentator
    • Tim Ryan … Sports Commentator
    • Jim Gray … Sports Commentator
    • Al Trautwig … Sports Commentator
    • Tim Daggett … Sports Commentator
    • Melanie Smith-Taylor … Sports Commentator
    • Elfi Schlegel … Sports Commentator
    • Andrew Hoy … Athlete
    • David O'Connor … Athlete
    • Aleksandr Popov … Athlete
    • Michael Klim … Athlete
    • Denis Pimankov … Athlete
    • Jose Martin Meolans … Athlete
    • Lorenzo Vismara … Athlete
    • Lars Frolander … Athlete
    • Neill Walker … Athlete
    • Gary Hall Jr. … Athlete
    • Pieter van den Hoogenband … Athlete
    • Chris Fydler … Athlete
    • Yana Klochkova … Athlete
    • Beatrice Caslaru … Athlete
    • Cristina Teuscher … Athlete
    • Martina Moravcova … Athlete
    • Susie O'Neill … Athlete
    • Claudia Poll … Athlete
    • Karen O'Connor … Athlete
    • Pippa Funnell … Athlete
    • Jamie Dantzscher … Athlete
    • Loredana Boboc … Athlete
    • Kristen Maloney … Athlete
    • Simona Amanar … Athlete
    • Elise Ray … Athlete
    • Andreea Raducan … Athlete
    • Amy Chow … Athlete
    • Maria Olaru … Athlete
    • Dominque Dawes … Athlete
    • Andreea Isarescu … Athlete
    • Tiger Woods … Talent, Buick commercial
    • Mary Lou Retton … Talent, McDonald's commercial
    • Michael Johnson … Talent, McDonald's commercial
    • Tara Lipinski … Talent, McDonald's commercial
    • Lenny Krayzelburg … Talent, Dasani commercial
    • Megan Quann … Talent, Dasani commercial