| Event type

Singles, Men

Date17 – 23 September 2000
LocationThe Dome and Exhibition Complex, Olympic Park, Sydney, New South Wales (Pavilion 4)
Participants35 from 22 countries
FormatSingle-elimination tournament.

The top seed was Taufik Hidayat (INA) while the #1 ranked player in the world was Peter Gade (DEN), who had won the 1999 All-England title. Neither would win a medal. In the quarter-finals Hidayat lost to China’s Ji Xinpeng, the 17th seed and the surprise of the tournament, 15-12, 15-5. Ji then defeated Gade in the semi-finals in three games, despite losing the second game 15-1. In the final, Ji faced Indonesia’s Hendrawan. The first game was an easy win for Ji, 15-4, but the second game was much closer, Ji winning again 15-13, to win the gold medal. The 1999 World Champion, Sun Jun (CHN), lost to Hendrawan in the quarters.

1Ji XinpengCHNGold
2 HendrawanINASilver
3Xia XuanzeCHNBronze
4Peter GadeDEN
=5Marleve MainakyINA
=5Sun JunCHN
=5Taufik HidayatINA
=5Wong Choong HannMAS
=9Permadi FungTPE
=9Hwang Seon-HoKOR
=9Kenneth JonassenDEN
=9Kevin HanUSA
=9Ong Ewe HockMAS
=9Pulella GopichandIND
=9Richard VaughanGBR
=9Svetoslav StoyanovBUL
=17Bertrand GalletFRA
=17Denis ConstantinMRI
=17Hidetaka YamadaJPN
=17Jyri AaltoFIN
=17Keita MasudaJPN
=17Mike BeresCAN
=17Mihail PopovBUL
=17Ng WeiHKG
=17Peter KnowlesGBR
=17Poul-Erik Høyer LarsenDEN
=17Rasmus WengbergSWE
=17Rio SuryanaAUS
=17Ruud KuijtenBEL
=17Tam Kai ChuenHKG
=17Tomas JohanssonSWE
=17Vladyslav DruzhchenkoUKR
=33Boonsak PonsanaTHA
=33Marco VasconcelosPOR
=33Son Seung-MoKOR

Round One

Date17 September 2000
FormatWinner of each match advanced to round two.
MatchDate/TimeLocationCompetitor (Seed)NOCResultCompetitor (Seed)NOC
Match #117 SepPavilion 4Taufik Hidayat (1)INAbye
Match #217 SepPavilion 4Hidetaka YamadaJPNbye
Match #317 SepPavilion 4Peter KnowlesGBRbye
Match #417 SepPavilion 4Ong Ewe HockMASbye
Match #517 SepPavilion 4Ji Xinpeng (7)CHNbye
Match #617 SepPavilion 4Ng WeiHKGbye
Match #717 SepPavilion 4Kevin HanUSAbye
Match #817 SepPavilion 4Mike BeresCANbye
Match #917 SepPavilion 4Peter Gade (3)DENbye
Match #1017 SepPavilion 4Denis ConstantinMRIbye
Match #1117 SepPavilion 4Permadi FungTPEbye
Match #1217 SepPavilion 4Mihail PopovBULbye
Match #1317 SepPavilion 4Marleve Mainaky (8)INAbye
Match #1417 SepPavilion 4Tomas JohanssonSWEbye
Match #1517 SepPavilion 4Hwang Seon-HoKORbye
Match #1617 Sep 9:50Pavilion 4 - Court 3Bertrand GalletFRA15-7, 15-9Marco VasconcelosPOR
Match #1717 Sep 10:15Pavilion 4 - Court 1Kenneth JonassenDEN14-17, 15-8, 17-15Son Seung-MoKOR
Match #1817 SepPavilion 4Ruud KuijtenBELbye
Match #1917 SepPavilion 4Jyri AaltoFINbye
Match #2017 SepPavilion 4Wong Choong Hann (5)MASbye
Match #2117 SepPavilion 4Rio SuryanaAUSbye
Match #2217 SepPavilion 4Svetoslav StoyanovBULbye
Match #2317 SepPavilion 4Keita MasudaJPNbye
Match #2417 SepPavilion 4Xia Xuanze (4)CHNbye
Match #2517 Sep 9:00Pavilion 4 - Court 1Richard VaughanGBR15-8, 15-12Boonsak PonsanaTHA
Match #2617 SepPavilion 4Rasmus WengbergSWEbye
Match #2717 SepPavilion 4Sun JunCHNbye
Match #2817 SepPavilion 4Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen (6)DENbye
Match #2917 SepPavilion 4Pulella GopichandINDbye
Match #3017 SepPavilion 4Vladyslav DruzhchenkoUKRbye
Match #3117 SepPavilion 4Tam Kai ChuenHKGbye
Match #3217 SepPavilion 4 Hendrawan (2)INAbye

Round Two

Date18 September 2000
FormatWinner of each match advanced to round three.
MatchDate/TimeLocationCompetitor (Seed)NOCResultCompetitor (Seed)NOC
Match #118 Sep 14:20Pavilion 4 - Court 3Taufik Hidayat (1)INA15-5, 14-17, 15-8Hidetaka YamadaJPN
Match #218 Sep 19:40Pavilion 4 - Court 3Ong Ewe HockMAS15-3, 12-15, 15-5Peter KnowlesGBR
Match #318 Sep 15:35Pavilion 4 - Court 3Ji Xinpeng (7)CHN7-15, 15-4, 15-11Ng WeiHKG
Match #418 Sep 20:55Pavilion 4 - Court 2Kevin HanUSA15-5, 15-3Mike BeresCAN
Match #518 Sep 19:30Pavilion 4 - Court 1Peter Gade (3)DEN15-3, 15-9Denis ConstantinMRI
Match #618 Sep 22:25Pavilion 4 - Court 2Permadi FungTPE15-0, 15-4Mihail PopovBUL
Match #718 Sep 19:50Pavilion 4 - Court 3Marleve Mainaky (8)INA15-11, 17-16Tomas JohanssonSWE
Match #818 Sep 16:20Pavilion 4 - Court 3Hwang Seon-HoKOR15-7, 15-12Bertrand GalletFRA
Match #918 Sep 14:40Pavilion 4 - Court 2Kenneth JonassenDEN15-8, 15-5Ruud KuijtenBEL
Match #1018 Sep 15:25Pavilion 4 - Court 2Wong Choong Hann (5)MAS15-5, 15-12Jyri AaltoFIN
Match #1118 Sep 21:40Pavilion 4 - Court 2Svetoslav StoyanovBUL15-8, 2-15, 15-13Rio SuryanaAUS
Match #1218 Sep 14:20Pavilion 4 - Court 3Xia Xuanze (4)CHN15-4, 12-15, 15-8Keita MasudaJPN
Match #1318 Sep 15:15Pavilion 4 - Court 1Richard VaughanGBR15-8, 15-4Rasmus WengbergSWE
Match #1418 Sep 20:45Pavilion 4 - Court 1Sun JunCHN15-3, 16-17, 15-10Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen (6)DEN
Match #1518 Sep 16:10Pavilion 4 - Court 2Pulella GopichandIND15-3, 10-15, 15-7Vladyslav DruzhchenkoUKR
Match #1618 Sep 21:05Pavilion 4 - Court 3 Hendrawan (2)INA15-7, 15-7Tam Kai ChuenHKG

Round Three

Date19 September 2000
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the quarter-finals.
MatchDate/TimeLocationCompetitor (Seed)NOCResultCompetitor (Seed)NOC
Match #119 Sep 21:20Pavilion 4 - Court 3Taufik Hidayat (1)INA15-9, 13-15, 15-3Ong Ewe HockMAS
Match #219 Sep 19:40Pavilion 4 - Court 2Ji Xinpeng (7)CHN15-3, 15-6Kevin HanUSA
Match #319 Sep 19:30Pavilion 4 - Court 1Peter Gade (3)DEN15-8, 15-7Permadi FungTPE
Match #419 Sep 19:50Pavilion 4 - Court 3Marleve Mainaky (8)INA15-5, 15-3Hwang Seon-HoKOR
Match #519 Sep 20:25Pavilion 4 - Court 1Wong Choong Hann (5)MAS15-6, 15-7Kenneth JonassenDEN
Match #619 Sep 21:10Pavilion 4 - Court 2Xia Xuanze (4)CHN15-11, 15-2Svetoslav StoyanovBUL
Match #719 Sep 21:15Pavilion 4 - Court 1Sun JunCHN15-10, 15-8Richard VaughanGBR
Match #819 Sep 20:35Pavilion 4 - Court 3 Hendrawan (2)INA15-9, 15-4Pulella GopichandIND


Date20 September 2000
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the semi-finals.
MatchDate/TimeLocationCompetitor (Seed)NOCResultCompetitor (Seed)NOC
Match #120 Sep 16:30Pavilion 4 - Court 1Ji Xinpeng (7)CHN15-12, 15-5Taufik Hidayat (1)INA
Match #220 Sep 15:40Pavilion 4 - Court 1Peter Gade (3)DEN15-6, 15-6Marleve Mainaky (8)INA
Match #320 Sep 19:30Pavilion 4 - Court 1Xia Xuanze (4)CHN17-15, 15-11Wong Choong Hann (5)MAS
Match #420 Sep 20:20Pavilion 4 - Court 1 Hendrawan (2)INA15-13, 15-5Sun JunCHN


Date22 September 2000
FormatWinner of each match advanced to the final round.
MatchDate/TimeLocationCompetitor (Seed)NOCResultCompetitor (Seed)NOC
Match #122 Sep 19:30Pavilion 4 - Court 1Ji Xinpeng (7)CHN15-9, 1-15, 15-9Peter Gade (3)DEN
Match #222 Sep 20:30Pavilion 4 - Court 1 Hendrawan (2)INA15-12, 15-4Xia Xuanze (4)CHN

Final Round

Date23 September 2000
MatchDate/TimeLocationCompetitor (Seed)NOCResultCompetitor (Seed)NOC
Match 1/223 Sep 21:15Pavilion 4 - Court 1Ji Xinpeng (7)CHN15-4, 15-13 Hendrawan (2)INA
Match 3/423 Sep 15:00Pavilion 4 - Court 1Xia Xuanze (4)CHN15-13, 15-5Peter Gade (3)DEN