2005 World Games

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World Games VII
2005 World Games Logo.png
Host city Germany Duisburg, Germany
Nations participating 93
Athletes participating appr. 3,200
Events 34 (Invitational: 6 sports)
Opening ceremony 14 July 2005
Closing ceremony 24 July 2005
Officially opened by Otto Schily
Main venue MSV-Arena
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The 2005 World Games, the seventh World Games, were an international multi-sport event held in Duisburg, Germany from 14 July 2005 until 24 July 2005. Three cities namely Bottrop, Mülheim an der Ruhr, and Oberhausen, also held some of the competition events.[1] More than 3,000 athletes competed in 39 non-Olympic sports.

Sports[edit]

Official sports[edit]

Fiji's gold medal win in rugby

Invitational sports[edit]

Athletes at the closing ceremony

World Games sports not included in 2005

Medal table[edit]

The medal tally during the seventh World Games is as follows. Russia won the most gold medals and tied with Germany in overall medals won in this edition's official sports.[2]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Russia 27 19 11 57
2  Germany 19 18 20 57
3  Italy 13 9 13 35
4  France 12 12 11 35
5  Australia 7 9 4 20
6  United States 7 7 9 23
7  Ukraine 7 6 8 21
8  Spain 6 6 3 15
9  Netherlands 5 8 4 17
10  Denmark 5 1 0 6
11  Japan 4 8 6 18
12  China 4 5 3 12
13  Austria 4 3 1 8
14   Switzerland 4 1 3 8
15  United Kingdom 3 5 10 18
16  Colombia 3 4 4 11
17  Poland 3 2 6 11
18  Sweden 3 2 1 6
19  Belgium 2 4 5 11
20  New Zealand 2 4 0 6
21  Canada 2 2 4 8
22  Chinese Taipei 2 2 2 6
23  South Korea 2 1 3 6
24  Egypt 2 0 3 5
25  Czech Republic 1 3 4 8
26  Romania 1 2 1 4
 Slovakia 1 2 1 4
28  Greece 1 2 0 3
29  Argentina 1 1 3 5
30  Brazil 1 1 2 4
 Croatia 1 1 2 4
 Venezuela 1 1 2 4
33  Luxembourg 1 1 1 3
34  Malaysia 1 1 0 2
 Qatar 1 1 0 2
36  Norway 1 0 2 3
 Turkey 1 0 2 3
38  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 0 1 2
 Finland 1 0 1 2
40  Bulgaria 1 0 0 1
 Fiji 1 0 0 1
 Hungary 1 0 0 1
 Lithuania 1 0 0 1
 Morocco 1 0 0 1
 Serbia 1 0 0 1
46  Slovenia 0 3 1 4
47  South Africa 0 2 3 5
48  Belarus 0 2 2 4
49  Portugal 0 1 2 3
50  Chile 0 1 1 2
 Estonia 0 1 1 2
 Kazakhstan 0 1 1 2
53  Bahrain 0 1 0 1
 Hong Kong 0 1 0 1
 Madagascar 0 1 0 1
 Mexico 0 1 0 1
 Thailand 0 1 0 1
58  Ireland 0 0 1 1
 Peru 0 0 1 1
 Uzbekistan 0 0 1 1
Totals 169 170 170 509

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Duisburg, GER 2005". theworldgames.org. Retrieved 13 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Results of the World Games". International World Games Association. Retrieved 2015-10-26. 

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