The Goodwill Games are an international, multi-sport invitational event uniting the world's best athletes.
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
29 August to 9 September, 2001
An elite field of around 1300 international athletes are invited
based on rankings and performances in major international
competitions including Olympic Games, World Championships
and past Goodwill Games.
Athletics, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Boxing, Cycling (Track), Diving, Figure Skating, Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Surf Lifesaving, Swimming, Trampoline, Triathlon, and Weightlifting
$10 Million AUD in prize money and world record bonuses.
Finals-only format in individual events, with no preliminary or qualifying heats. Team events and Boxing will feature elimination rounds and group play, culminating in gold-medal match-ups.
Goodwill Games, Inc.
2001 Goodwill Games Brisbane Limited
Host and Australian Broadcasters
TNT (Turner Network Television) and Nine Network Australia
Previous Goodwill Games have been held in the following cities:
- Moscow, Soviet Union, 1986
- Seattle, Washington, 1990
- St. Petersburg, Russia, 1994
- New York, New York, 1998
Planning is already underway in Calgary, Alberta, Canada,
host site of the 2005 Goodwill Games.
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