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Sydney Olympics 2000

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    Sydney Olympics 2000

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    Hungarian 10m diver Andras Hajnal practices September 10th at the Sydney International Aquatic Centre. The Olympics begin September 15th.

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    Fritz Aanes of Norway couldnÕt help himself as Mukhran Vakhtangadze of Georgia turned him over during Greco-Roman 85kg Bronz Medal Match at the Sydney Olympics. Vakhtangadze won the Bronz Medal.

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    Germany's Monique Riesterer celebrates after she was able to lift 105kg in her first attempt in the snatch portion of the women's +75kg weightlifting event at the Olympic Games in Sydney, September 22nd. Riesterer finished in 6th place. CR: CHANG W. LEE/THE NEW YORK TIMES

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    Sydney Olympic 2000

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    US fencer Akhnaten (cq) Spencer-El (L) talks with an unintified US coach during his match against Chinese fencer Chunsheng Zhao September 21st during the 1st round of Olympic competition in the men's individual sabre. Spencer-El lost the match by the score of 15-10. CR:CHANG W. LEE/THE NEW YORK TIMES CR: CHANG W. LEE/THE NEW YORK TIMES

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    Sydney Olympic 2000

    Chinese divers Hu Jia (R) and Tian Liang (L) compete in the men's 10m synchronized diving finals Sepember 23rd at the Sydney International Aquatic Center during the Summer Olympics in Sydney. The pair won the silver medal in the event. CR: CHANG W. LEE/THE NEW YORK TIMES

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    Sydney Olympic 2000

    US soccer player Brandi Chastain shakes fans hands as she enters the players tunnel at Sydney Football Stadium September 28th after the US lost the gold medal game to Norway 3-2. (Cr:Chang W. Lee/The New York Times)

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    Sydney Olympic 2000

    US player Kevin Garnett get held by Lithuania's Saulius Stombergas (L) and Eurelijus Zukauskas during the 2nd half of their Olympic semifinal game September 29th at Sydney's Super Dome. The US won the game and advances to the gold medal match against France. CR: CHANG W. LEE/THE NEW YORK TIMES

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    Sydney Olympic 2000

    US Gymnast Jaime Dantzscher holds her landing September 19th as she completes her routine on the uneven bars during the women's team final of Gymnastics Artistic at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. CR: CHANG W. LEE/THE NEW YORK TIMES

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    Sydney Olympic 2000

    US gymnast Amy Chow works her routine on the uneven bars September 19th during the finals of the Olympic womens team competition at Sydney Olympic Park. The US team finished in 4th place. CR: CHANG W. LEE/THE NEW YORK TIMES

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    Sydney Olympic 2000

    SYDNEY OLYMPICS -- Sept. 26, 2000 -- Marion Jones and C.J. Hunter during their press conference Tuesday in Sydney. CHANG W. LEE/ The New York Times

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    09/??/00, Sydney, Australia (Olympic) (SPT) (DIGITAL)-during XXVII Olympic at Olympic Park in Sydney. (Cr:Chang W. Lee/The New York Times) Sack#20001????

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    US sprinter Marion Jones celebrates after she won the olympic 100m dash September 23rd at Sydney's Olympic Stadium. CR: CHANG W. LEE/THE NEW YORK TIMES

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    09/24/00, Sydney, Australia (Olympic) (SPT) (DIGITAL)-Women marathorners running on Sydney Harbor Bridge towards the Sydney skyscraper. (Cr:Chang W. Lee/The New York Times) Sack#20001????

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    A crowd of olympic spectators gather on a spot in Sydney Olympic Park called "Kronos Hill" to watch the sunset September 29th. The Olympics end Oct 1st. CR:CHANG W. LEE/THE NEW YORK TIMES

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    Sydney Olympic 2000

    SYDNEY OLYMPICS -- Sept. 27, 2000 -- Rulon Gardner of the United States, right, after receiving his gold medal for winning the 130kg wrestling by defeating Alexandre Kareline of Russia, left, Wednesday. CHANG W. LEE/ The New York Times

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    09/??/00, Sydney, Australia (Olympic) (SPT) (DIGITAL)-during XXVII Olympic at Olympic Park in Sydney. (Cr:Chang W. Lee/The New York Times) Sack#20001????

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    Sydney Olympic 2000

    SYDNEY OLYMPICS -- Sept. 27, 2000 -- Hamza Yerlikaya of Turkey, right, doing a flip after beating Sandor Istvan Bardosi of Hungary for the gold medal in the 85 kg wrestling Wednesday. CHANG W. LEE/ The New York Times

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    09/??/00, Sydney, Australia (Olympic) (SPT) (DIGITAL)-during XXVII Olympic at Olympic Park in Sydney. (Cr:Chang W. Lee/The New York Times) Sack#20001????

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    Chinese gymnast Xuan Liu performs on the floor exercise September 19th during the finals of the olympic women's competition at Sydney Olympic park. Liu and her teammates finished in 3rd place. CR: CHANG W. LEE/THE NEW YORK TIMES

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    Sydney Olympic 2000

    A member of the Greek Olympic team practices on the rings September 13th in the Sydney Super Dome venue at Sydney Olympic Park. The Olympics begin September 15th

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    09/??/00, Sydney, Australia (Olympic) (SPT) (DIGITAL)-during XXVII Olympic at Olympic Park in Sydney. (Cr:Chang W. Lee/The New York Times) Sack#20001????

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    Sydney Olympic 2000

    SYDNEY OLYMPICS -- Sept. 24, 2000 -- Laura Wilkinson of the United States carrying a U.S. flag on her way to the medal ceremony to receive her gold medal in the 10m platform finals Sunday. CHANG W. LEE/ The New York Times

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    09/??/00, Sydney, Australia (Olympic) (SPT) (DIGITAL)-during XXVII Olympic at Olympic Park in Sydney. (Cr:Chang W. Lee/The New York Times) Sack#20001????

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    Sydney Olympic 2000

    SYDNEY OLYMPICS -- Sept. 30, 2000 -- Members of Brazil's women's basketball team screaming as they went ahead in the final seconds of the Bronze medal game. Korea tied the score right after this moment and sent the game into overtime. Brasil took the Bronze in the overtime. CHANG W. LEE/ The New York Times

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    09/??/00, Sydney, Australia (Olympic) (SPT) (DIGITAL)-during XXVII Olympic at Olympic Park in Sydney. (Cr:Chang W. Lee/The New York Times) Sack#20001????

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    Sydney Olympic 2000

    10/01/00, Sydney, Australia (Olympic) (SPT) (DIGITAL)-Fire works decorated Sydney Harbor Bridge with Olympic Rings and Sydney City Opera House at the end of closing ceremony of XXVII Olympic Sydney. (Cr:Chang W. Lee/The New York Times) Sack#20001????

  • Sydney Olympic 2000
    Sydney Olympic 2000

    New York Times photographer Chang W. Lee on the Sydney Harbour Bridge waiting for the start of the womens olympic marathon September 24th. CR: CHANG W. LEE/THE NEW YORK TIMES

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