How many Olympic gold medals did Birgit Fischer win in kayaking in 2000?

How many Olympic gold medals did Birgit Fischer win in kayaking in 2000?

Six Olympic golds
Six Olympic golds In 2000, in Sydney, Fischer won yet another two golds in the fours and pairs.

What German kayaker did Birgit Fischer win?

gold medals
listen); born 25 February 1962) is a former German kayaker, who has won eight gold medals over six different Olympic Games, a record she shares with Aladár Gerevich, spanning seven Olympiads: twice representing East Germany (interrupted by the boycott of 1984), then four times representing the reunited nation.

What country is Birgit Fischer from?

GermanBirgit Fischer / Nationality

The background. Birgit Fischer was born on 15 February 1962 in the East German town Brandenburg an der Havel. She first got into kayaking at the age of six when she joined her older brother Frank – who later won nine world championship medals including three gold – at the local canoe club BSG Stahl Brandenburg.

Which two countries have been represented by a sailor Durward Knowles at the Olympics?

In 1948 he represented Great Britain and came in fourth with Farrington but, from 1952 on, Knowles represented the Bahamas. In 1952 he and Farrington were fifth, but they earned their first medal, bronze, in 1956, which became the nation’s first Olympic medal.

Who won the first known Olympics in ancient Greece?

The first written records of the ancient Olympic Games date to 776 B.C., when a cook named Coroebus won the only event—a 192-meter footrace called the stade (the origin of the modern “stadium”)—to become the first Olympic champion.

What is the national sport of the Bahamas?

Officially, cricket is the national sport of The Bahamas.

How many athletes does The Bahamas have in the Olympics?

The nation has never participated in any Winter Olympic Games. Bahamian athletes have won a total of sixteen medals, all in athletics and sailing. The Bahamas has won more Olympic medals than any other country with a population under one million….Medals by Summer Games.

Games Total
Gold 8
Silver 2
Bronze 6

Who coined the Olympic motto?

Father Henri Didon
The Olympic motto “Citius, Altius, Fortius” (“Faster, Higher, Stronger”) was coined by Father Henri Didon, who was a close friend of Baron Pierre de Coubertin. It was adopted by the IOC in 1894.

What is the most popular sport played in The Bahamas?

Bahamas Sports and Recreation The most popular viewed sports are football and basketball–the favorite team of most Bahamians being the Miami Dolphins. Sailing regattas are held in many of the Islands of The Bahamas at different times of the year.

How much does Bahamas pay for gold medal?

OLYMPIC gold medal winners Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Steven Gardiner, who return to The Bahamas today. SHAUNAE Miller-Uibo and Steven Gardiner will each receive $40,000 for winning gold in the 400m at the Tokyo Olympics, Youth, Sports & Culture Minister Iram Lewis said yesterday.