Djibouti at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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Djibouti at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Djibouti.svg
IOC codeDJI
NOCComité National Olympique Djiboutien
in Sydney
Competitors2 (1 man and 1 woman) in 1 sport
Flag bearerDjama Robleh
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances

Djibouti competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia which was held 15 September to 1 October. [1][2] This was the fifth time Dijibouti went to the olympics since their first time in 1984 in Los Angeles. Dijibouti sent two athletes to the Olympics in 2000, both participated in track and field events. The two athletes were; Omar Daher Gadid who competed in the men's marathon and Roda Ali Wais who competed in the women's 800 meters. Gadid did not finish the marathon while Ali Wais did not pass the first round of her event.

Track & Field[change | change source]

There was only one female athlete from Dijibouti to compete in the 2000 Olympics. This was Roda Ali Wais.[2] She set a record for being the youngest female from Dijibouti to compete in the olympics. She was 16 years old.[3] She was also the first woman from Dijibouti to compete in the olympics. She participated in the second heat of the women's 800 meter event. She finished last in her heat. Only the top two athletes from her heat qualified to move on to the next event.[4]

There was only one male athlete from Dijibouti to compete in the 2000 Olympics. This was Omar Daher Gadid. He competed in the men's marathon.[2][5] He did not finish the marathon. There were 18 other athletes that did not finish the marathon. An athlete from Ethiopia won gold medal in the event.[6]

Men's Marathon[change | change source]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Omar Daher Gadid Men's marathon N/A Did not finish[7]

Women's 800 Meter[change | change source]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Roda Ali Wais Women's 800 metres 2:31.71 8 Did not advance[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "FACTSHEET THE GAMES OF THE OLYMPIAD UPDATE - OCTOBER 2013" (PDF). Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Djibouti". Sport Reference. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016.
  3. "Dijibouti". USATODAY.COM. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Athletics at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Women's 800 metres Round One". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 21 October 2016.
  5. "Djibouti at the 2000 Summer Olympics". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on October 2016.
  6. "Athletics at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Men's Marathon". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on March 2016. line feed character in |title= at position 43 (help)
  7. "Omar Daher Gadid". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on March 2016.