GAMES OF THE XXVII OLYMPIAD, THE {2000 SYDNEY OLYMPICS}: DAY 8 {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 highlights and events. Sports commentators Al Trautwig, Michele Tafoya, and Tim Daggett cover the finals of the women's trampoline event. Irina Karavayeva (Russia) wins the gold medal with a score of 38.9; Oksana Tsyhuleva (Ukraine) wins the silver medal with a score of 37.7; and Karen Cockburn (Canada) wins the bronze medal with a score of 37.4. Sports commentator Ahmad Rashad interviews United States shot putter C.J. Hunter about his injury preventing him from participating in the Olympic Games and his marriage to track and field star Marion Jones (USA). Sports commentator Dwight Stones recaps the men's shot put competition, featuring Adam Nelson (USA), Andy Bloom (USA), Arsi Harju (Finland), and John Godina (USA). After two throws, Harju is in the lead. Sports commentators Dan Hicks and Cynthia Potter cover the second dive of the women's 10-meter platform diving preliminary round. Sang Xue (China) is in first place with a score of 147.57, Li Na (China) is in second place with a score of 140.16, and Anja Richter-Liviseller (Austria) is in third place with a score of 135.42. Sports commentators Tom Hammond, Carol Lewis, and Lewis Johnson cover the first heat of the women's 400-meter dash event. Latasha Colander-Richardson (USA) finishes in first place with a time of 51.75, Mireille Nguimgo (Cameroon) finishes in second place with a time of 51.88, and Heide Seyerling (South Africa) finishes in third place with a time of 51.92. Hammond, Lewis, and Johnson cover the second heat of the women's 400-meter dash event. Cathy Freeman (Australia) finishes in first place with a time of 51.63, Monique Hennagan (USA) finishes in second place with a time of 51.73, and Claudine Komgang-Fotsing (Cameroon) finishes in third place with a time of 51.74. Hammond reviews the key qualifiers in the quarterfinals, including Freeman, Colander-Richardson, Hennagan, Ana Guevara (Mexico), Falilat Ogunkoya (Nigeria), Katharine Merry (Great Britain), Lorraine Graham (Jamaica), and Nova Peris-Kneebone (Australia). Hicks and Potter cover the third dive of the women's 10-meter platform diving preliminary round. Sang is in first place with a score of 232.05, Li is in second place with a score of 211.26, Laura Wilkinson (USA) is in third place with a score of 202.86, Anne Montminy (Canada) is in fourth place with a score of 202.53, and Sara Reiling (USA) is in fifth place with a time of 149.67. Notable commercials and/or promos include the following: Howie Long and Teri Hatcher for Radio Shack electronics; and Akhnaten Spencer-El for IBM computers.


Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: September 22, 2000
  • RUNNING TIME: 01:33:21
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: 112023
  • GENRE: Sports
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Diving, 10m platform women
  • SERIES RUN:
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - General Motors^TV - Commercials - Coca-Cola^TV - Commercials - RadioShack^TV - Commercials - Home Depot^TV - Commercials - IBM^TV - Commercials - Xerox^TV - Commercials - Paxil^TV - Promos - NBC

Credits

  • Bob Costas … Anchor Sports Commentator
  • Al Trautwig … Sports Commentator
  • Tim Daggett … Sports Commentator
  • Ahmad Rashad … Sports Commentator
  • Dwight Stones … Sports Commentator
  • Dan Hicks … Sports Commentator
  • Tom Hammond … Sports Commentator
  • Lewis Johnson … Sports Commentator
  • Michele Tafoya … Sports Commentator
  • Cynthia Potter … Sports Commentator
  • Carol Lewis … Sports Commentator
  • Adam Nelson … Athlete
  • Andy Bloom … Athlete
  • Arsi Harju … Athlete
  • John Godina … Athlete
  • Irina Karavayeva … Athlete
  • Oksana Tsyhuleva … Athlete
  • Karen Cockburn … Athlete
  • Li Na … Athlete
  • Laura Wilkinson … Athlete
  • Sang Xue … Athlete
  • Anja Richter-Liviseller … Athlete
  • Latasha Colander-Richardson … Athlete
  • Mireille Nguimgo … Athlete
  • Heide Seyerling … Athlete
  • Cathy Freeman … Athlete
  • Monique Hennagan … Athlete
  • Claudine Komgang-Fotsing … Athlete
  • Ana Guevara … Athlete
  • Falilat Ogunkoya … Athlete
  • Katharine Merry … Athlete
  • Lorraine Graham … Athlete
  • Nova Peris-Kneebone … Athlete
  • Anne Montminy … Athlete
  • Sara Reiling … Athlete
  • Marion Jones … Athlete
  • C.J. Hunter
  • Howie Long … Talent, RadioShack commercial
  • Akhnaten Spencer-El … Talent, IBM commercial
  • Teri Hatcher … Talent, RadioShack commercial