| The Sydney 2000 Pictograms:
be 28 sports and 19 associated
disciplines at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
The pictograms have been specially designed for the Sydney Olympic Games to be used as a directional aid to spectators, athletes and officials during the days of competition in 2000. This is why some disciplines - rather than their controlling sport - have separate pictograms if they are being contested at different times or at different venues.
For ease of
understanding, the 28 sports are:
Seven of these sports have disciplines, which are separate competitions contested under the jurisdiction of a specific sport. The seven sports and their disciplines are:
Aquatics: four disciplines - diving, swimming, synchronized swimming and water polo.
Canoe/kayak: two disciplines - slalom and sprint.
Cycling: three disciplines: road, track and mountain bike.
Equestrian: three disciplines - dressage, jumping and three-day event.
Gymnastics: three disciplines - artistic, rhythmic and trampolining.
Volleyball: two disciplines - volleyball and beach volleyball (nb: volleyball discipline is played indoors. The sport and the discipline share the same name).
Wrestling: two disciplines - freestyle and Greco-Roman.
Source document: Travis Cranley, Sports Publications
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