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Badminton at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games:

Women's Singles

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Host City: Sydney, Australia
Venue(s): The Dome and Exhibition Complex, Olympic Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Date Started: September 16, 2000
Date Finished: September 22, 2000
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: CHN Gong Zhichao
Silver: DEN Camilla Martin
Bronze: CHN Ye Zhaoying


The top two seeds were Gong Zhichao (CHN) and Camilla Martin (DEN). Martin was 1999 World Champion (the first non-Asian woman since 1977 to hold that title), while Gong was the World Cup leader. The last three All-England titles had been won by China’s Ye Zhaoying. Martin and Gong easily made it to the final, where Gong prevailed in straight sets. Ye won the bronze medal, defeating her countrywoman Dai Yun, in three sets.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Gong Zhichao 23 China CHN Gold
2 Camilla Martin 26 Denmark DEN Silver
3 Ye Zhaoying 26 China CHN Bronze
4 Dai Yun 22 China CHN
5T Huang Chia-Chi 21 Chinese Taipei TPE
5T Kim Ji-Hyeon 26 South Korea KOR
5T Mia Audina 21 Netherlands NED
5T Yasuko Mizui 24 Japan JPN
9T Chan Ya-Lin 24 Chinese Taipei TPE
9T Julia Mann 29 Great Britain GBR
9T Kanako Yonekura 23 Japan JPN
9T Kelly Morgan 25 Great Britain GBR
9T Lee Gyeong-Won 20 South Korea KOR
9T Lidya Djaelawijaya 25 Indonesia INA
9T Mette Sørensen 25 Denmark DEN
9T Nicole Grether 25 Germany GER
17T Anu Weckström-Nieminen 22 Finland FIN
17T Olena Nozdran 25 Ukraine UKR
17T Ella Karachkova 22 Russia RUS
17T Ellen Angelina 24 Indonesia INA
17T Judith Meulendijks 21 Netherlands NED
17T Ling Wan Ting 19 Hong Kong HKG
17T Maja Pohar 24 Slovenia SLO
17T Marina Yakusheva 26 Russia RUS
17T Milaine Cloutier 28 Canada CAN
17T Neli Nedyalkova-Boteva 26 Bulgaria BUL
17T Rayoni Head 24 Australia AUS
17T Rhonda Cator 34 Australia AUS
17T Sandra Dimbour 30 France FRA
17T Sonya McGinn 26 Ireland IRL
17T Takako Ida 27 Japan JPN
17T Louisa Koon 20 Hong Kong HKG
33T Amrita Sawaram 20 Mauritius MRI
33T Aparna Popat 22 India IND
33T Kara Solmundson 26 Canada CAN
33T Katarzyna Krasowska 31 Poland POL
33T Kellie Lucas 22 Australia AUS
33T Robbyn Hermitage 30 Canada CAN
33T Sujitra Ekmongkolpaisarn 23 Thailand THA
33T Tatiana Vattier 23 France FRA