Does Australia have a handball team in the Olympics?

Handball Australia is the national governing body for the Olympic Sport of Handball and for the sport of Beach Handball. Australia has consistently won the Oceania championships in both men’s and women’s division.

Who won gold medal in basketball in Olympics 2000?

United States
Basketball at the 2000 Summer Olympics/Medalists
The men’s national basketball team of the United States won the gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. They defeated France by a score of 85–75 in the gold medal game. Team USA won gold for the twelfth time in fourteen Olympic basketball tournaments.

Is handball only in Australia?

Handball (also four square, n-square – where n is the number of players – or downball) is a ball game played in schoolyards in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, South Africa, China and South East Asia.

How many Australian Olympic teams are there?

Australia at the 2020 Summer Olympics
Competitors 478 in 30 sports
Flag bearers (opening) Cate Campbell Patty Mills
Flag bearer (closing) Mathew Belcher
Officials Ian Chesterman AM (Chef de Mission) Susie O’Neill AM (Deputy Chef de Mission)

Who opened the 2000 Olympic Games?

The Governor-General, Sir William Deane, opened the games. The Olympic Flag was carried around the arena by eight former Australian Olympic champions: Bill Roycroft, Murray Rose, Liane Tooth, Gillian Rolton, Marjorie Jackson, Lorraine Crapp, Michael Wenden and Nick Green.

Where did Australia place in the 2000 Olympics?

Australia at the 2000 Summer Olympics
Competitors 617 (341 men, 276 women) in 34 sports
Flag bearers Andrew Gaze (opening) Ian Thorpe (closing)
Medals Ranked 4th Gold 16 Silver 25 Bronze 17 Total 58
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)