GAMES OF THE XXVII OLYMPIAD, THE {2000 SYDNEY OLYMPICS}: DAY 8 {PART 3 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 highlights and events. Sports commentators Michele Tafoya, Al Trautwig, and Tim Daggett cover the first heat of the women's 100-meter dash quarterfinals. Merlene Ottey (Jamaica) finishes in first place with a time of 11.08, Debbie Ferguson (Bahamas) finishes in second place with a time of 11.18, and Mercy Nku (Nigeria) finishes in third place with a time of 11.26. Tafoya, Trautwig, and Daggett cover the second heat of the women's 100-meter dash quarterfinals. Marion Jones (USA) finishes in first place with a time of 10.83, Katerina Thanou (Greece) finishes in second place with a time of 10.99, and Tanya Lawrence (Jamaica) finishes in third place with a time of 11.11. Sports commentator Jim Gray interviews Jones over her first place finish and advancement to the semifinals. Tafoya, Trautwig, and Dagget review the key qualifiers for the women's 100-meter dash event, including Jones, Chryste Gaines (USA), Thanou, Chandra Sturrup (Bahamas), Ferguson, Ottey, Melinda Gainsford-Taylor (Australia), and Zhanna Pintusevich-Block (Ukraine). Costas profiles former United States Olympic swimmer Janet Evans. Sports commentators Dan Hicks and Rowdy Gaines cover the finals of the women's 800-meter freestyle swimming event. Brooke Bennett (USA) wins the gold medal with a time of 8:19.67; Yana Klochkova (Ukraine) wins the silver medal with a time of 8:22.66; and Kaitlin Sandeno (USA) wins the bronze medal with a time of 8:24.29. Sports commentator Andrea Joyce interviews Sandeno and Bennett over the race and their medals. Hicks and Gaines cover the first semifinal round of the women's 50-meter freestyle swimming event. Therese Alshammar (Sweden) finishes in first with a time of 24.80, Dara Torres (USA) finishes in second place with a time of 24.98, and Sandra Voelker (Germany) finishes in third place with a time of 25.22. Joyce interviews Torres about the semifinal race and the upcoming final race. Hicks and Gaines cover the second semifinal of the women's 50-meter freestyle swimming event. Inge de Bruijn (Netherlands) finishes in first place with a time of 24.13, Amy van Dyken (USA) finishes in second place with a time of 25.00, and Alison Sheppard (Great Britain) finishes in third place with a time of 25.32. Sports commentator Craig Sager profiles basketball player Alonzo Mourning (USA), highlighting his entry to the Olympic Games and the birth of his child. Trautwig, Tafoya, and Daggett cover the first heat of the men's 100-meter dash quarterfinals. Maurice Greene (USA) finishes in first place with a time of 10.10, Leo Myles-Mills (Ghana) finishes in second place with a time of 10.23, and Sunday Emmanuel (Nigeria) finishes in third place with a time of 10.36. Jim Gray interviews Greene about the race. Trautwig, Tafoya, and Daggett cover the second heat of the men's 100-meter dash quarterfinals. Ato Boldon (Trinidad and Tobago) finishes in first place with a time of 10.11, Kim Collins (Saint Kitts and Nevis) finishes in second place with a time of 10.19, and Bruny Surin (Canada) finishes in third place with a time of 10.20. Gray interviews Boldon and Jones about the race. Sports commentator Tom Hammond recaps the men's high jump qualifying rounds, including footage of Javier Sotomayor (Cuba), Nathan Leeper (USA), Keny Evans (USA), Mark Boswell (Canada), Kwaku Boateng (Canada), and Vyacheslav Voronin (Russia). Trautwig, Tafoya, and Daggett cover the third heat of the men's 100-meter dash quarterfinals. The semifinalists are: Greene, Jon Drummond (USA), Curtis Johnson (USA), Boldon, Surin, Matt Shirvington (Australia), Obadele Thompson (Barbados), and Dwain Chambers (Great Britain). Gray interviews runner Donovan Bailey (Canada) over his illness, preventing him from qualifying for the finals. Costas covers the medal ceremony for the women's 800-meter freestyle swimming event. Hicks and Gaines cover the men's 50-meter freestyle swimming finals. Notable commercials and/or promos include the following: Michael Johnson for Samsung electronics; and Lance Armstrong for Nike footwear.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: September 22, 2000
  • RUNNING TIME: 01:29:43
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: 112025
  • GENRE: Sports
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Olympic Games, 2000, Summer, Sydney
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CREDITS

    • Bob Costas … Anchor Sports Commentator
    • Al Trautwig … Sports Commentator
    • Tim Daggett … Sports Commentator
    • Dan Hicks … Sports Commentator
    • Rowdy Gaines … Sports Commentator
    • Craig Sager … Sports Commentator
    • Jim Gray … Sports Commentator
    • Tom Hammond … Sports Commentator
    • Michele Tafoya … Sports Commentator
    • Andrea Joyce … Sports Commentator
    • Alonzo Mourning … Athlete
    • Leo Myles-Mills … Athlete
    • Sunday Emmanuel … Athlete
    • Maurice Greene … Athlete
    • Ato Boldon … Athlete
    • Kim Collins … Athlete
    • Bruny Surin … Athlete
    • Javier Sotomayor … Athlete
    • Nathan Leeper … Athlete
    • Keny Evans … Athlete
    • Mark Boswell … Athlete
    • Kwaku Boateng … Athlete
    • Vyacheslav Voronin … Athlete
    • Jon Drummond … Athlete
    • Curtis Johnson … Athlete
    • Matt Shirvington … Athlete
    • Obadele Thompson … Athlete
    • Dwain Chambers … Athlete
    • Donovan Bailey … Athlete
    • Maurice Jones … Athlete
    • Merlene Ottey … Athlete
    • Debbie Ferguson … Athlete
    • Mercy Nku … Athlete
    • Marion Jones … Athlete
    • Katerina Thanou … Athlete
    • Tanya Lawrence … Athlete
    • Chrystie Gaines … Athlete
    • Chandra Sturrup … Athlete
    • Melinda Gainsford-Taylor … Athlete
    • Zhanna Pintusevich-Block … Athlete
    • Brooke Bennett … Athlete
    • Yana Klochkova … Athlete
    • Kaitlin Sandeno … Athlete
    • Dara Torres … Athlete
    • Sandra Voelker … Athlete
    • Inge Bruijn … Athlete
    • Amy Van Dyken … Athlete
    • Alison Sheppard … Athlete
    • Therese Alshammar … Athlete
    • Janet Evans
    • Michael Johnson … Talent, Samsung commercial
    • Lance Armstrong … Talent, Nike commercial