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Vince Carter, U.S.--His dunk sparked a closing 9-3 run as the U.S. fought off France to win the gold medal.

* Marion Jones, U.S.--Won gold and bronze medals in two relays and finished with three golds and two bronzes in track and field.

* U.S. women’s basketball team--Defending champions put together their finest effort of the 2000 Games to beat Australia, 76-54, for the gold medal.


* Sarunas Jasikevicius, Lithuania--After almost stunning the U.S., came back with 22 points to lead Lithuania to third consecutive basketball bronze medal.

* Bekzat Sattarkhanov, Kazakhstan--Beat Ricardo Juarez of the United States, 22-14, to win boxing gold medal in the 125-pound class.