| Event type

Heavyweight (>80 kilograms), Men

Date30 September 2000
LocationState Sports Centre, Olympic Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Participants12 from 12 countries
FormatSingle-elimination tournament. All fighters losing to the finalists in each pool advance to repêchage tournament for the bronze medal.

Korea had won the last two World Championships in the heavyweight class, with Kim Kyong-Hun winning in 1997, and Moon Dae-Sung winning in 1999. Kim was selected to compete at the Sydney Olympics. The Sydney crowd was pulling for Australia’s Daniel Trenton, who had won the bronze medal at the 1999 World Championships. Trenton and Kim had minimal competition in getting to the final, in which Kim prevailed, 6-2.

1Kim Gyeong-HunKORGold
2Daniel TrentonAUSSilver
3Pascal GentilFRABronze
4Khaled Al-DosariKSA
=5Colin DaleyGBR
=5Milton CastroCOL
=7Carlos DelgadoNCA
=7Marcus ThorénSWE
=9Alexandros NikolaidisGRE
=9Nelson SáenzCUB
=11Yahia RashwanEGY
=11Zhu FengCHN
DNSDonald RavenscroftRSA

Round One

Date30 September 2000 — 9:15
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the quarter-finals.
Match #130 SepColin DaleyGBR
Match #230 Sep 9:15Daniel TrentonAUSFinal scoreMarcus ThorénSWE
Match #330 Sep 9:45Alexandros NikolaidisGREWalkoverDonald RavenscroftRSA
Match #430 Sep 10:15Milton CastroCOLFinal scoreZhu FengCHN
Match #530 Sep 10:45Carlos DelgadoNCA
Match #630 Sep 11:00Kim Gyeong-HunKORFinal scoreKhaled Al-DosariKSA
Match #730 SepPascal GentilFRAFinal scoreYahia RashwanEGY
Match #830 SepNelson SáenzCUB


Date30 September 2000 — 11:30
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the semi-finals.
Match #130 Sep 11:30Daniel TrentonAUSFinal scoreColin DaleyGBR
Match #230 Sep 12:00Milton CastroCOLReferee stopped contestAlexandros NikolaidisGRE
Match #330 Sep 14:45Kim Gyeong-HunKORFinal scoreCarlos DelgadoNCA
Match #430 Sep 15:15Pascal GentilFRAKnock-outNelson SáenzCUB


Date30 September 2000 — 15:45
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the final round.
Match #130 Sep 15:45Daniel TrentonAUSFinal scoreMilton CastroCOL
Match #230 Sep 16:15Kim Gyeong-HunKORFinal scorePascal GentilFRA

Repêchage Round One

Date30 September 2000 — 16:45
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the repêchage round two.
Match #130 SepMilton CastroCOL
Match #230 Sep 17:15Khaled Al-DosariKSAFinal scoreCarlos DelgadoNCA
Match #330 Sep 16:45Colin DaleyGBRFinal scoreMarcus ThorénSWE
Match #430 SepPascal GentilFRA

Repêchage Round Two

Date30 September 2000 — 19:45
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the bronze medal match.
Match #130 Sep 20:15Khaled Al-DosariKSAFinal scoreMilton CastroCOL
Match #230 Sep 19:45Pascal GentilFRAFinal scoreColin DaleyGBR

Final Round

Date30 September 2000 — 20:45
Match 1/230 Sep 21:15Kim Gyeong-HunKORFinal scoreDaniel TrentonAUS
Match 3/430 Sep 20:45Pascal GentilFRARetiredKhaled Al-DosariKSA