IBSA World Games

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The IBSA World Games (former : IBSA World Championships and Games) or World Blind Games are an international multi-sport event, occurring every four years, organized by the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA). The events enable blind and partially sighted sportspeople to compete in a number of sports,[1] the first edition took place at Madrid, Spain in 1998.[2]

List of sports[edit]

Championships sports for the 2015 games are:[1]

The competitions in athletics, swimming, goalball and judo are part of the qualification process for the Paralympic Games.[1]

List of IBSA World Games[edit]

Edition Year Host Date
1 1998  Spain, Madrid July 18–26[2]
2 2003  Canada, Quebec August 5–10[3]
3 2007  Brazil, São Paulo City July 28-August 8[4]
4 2011  Turkey, Antalya April 1–10[1]
5 2015  South Korea, Seoul May 8–18
6 2019 [5]

2015 IBSA World Games[edit]

The 2015 IBSA World Championships and Games medal table was held from 8 to 18 June 2015, in Seoul, South Korea and was include competitions in 10 sports :

  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Tandem Cycling
  • Powerlifting
  • Judo
  • Tenpin Bowling
  • Chess
  • Goalball
  • Football
  • Showdown
2015 IBSA World Championships and Games medal table
 Rank  NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Russia 48 35 31 114
2  Ukraine 16 11 11 38
3  Iran 15 6 11 32
4  China 9 15 9 33
5  South Korea* 9 11 9 29
6  Azerbaijan 8 6 3 17
7  Turkey 5 6 12 23
8  Uzbekistan 5 2 5 12
9  Japan 4 12 7 23
10  Chinese Taipei 4 4 2 10
11  Algeria 4 1 2 7
12  Mexico 3 8 5 16
13  Thailand 3 3 0 6
14  Mozambique 3 1 4 8
15  Czech Republic 3 0 2 5
16  Poland 2 4 7 13
=17  Canada 1 2 2 5
=17  Finland 1 2 2 5
19  Croatia 1 2 1 4
20  Australia 1 1 4 6
21  Malaysia 1 1 3 5
22  Israel 1 1 2 4
23  Bulgaria 1 1 1 3
24  Hong Kong 1 0 2 3
=25  Georgia 1 0 1 2
=25  Germany 1 0 1 2
=25  United States 1 0 1 2
=28  Argentina 1 0 0 1
=28  Netherlands 1 0 0 1
=28  Lithuania 1 0 0 1
31  Venezuela 0 9 4 13
32  Kazakhstan 0 3 2 5
33  Great Britain 0 3 1 4
=34  Italy 0 1 1 2
=34  Spain 0 1 1 2
=36  Belarus 0 1 0 1
=36  Mongolia 0 1 0 1
38  Brazil 0 0 6 6
=39  Estonia 0 0 2 2
=39  India 0 0 2 2
=41  France 0 0 1 1
=41  Hungary 0 0 1 1
=41  Indonesia 0 0 1 1
=41  Romania 0 0 1 1
=41  Sweden 0 0 1 1
Total 155 154 164 473
Key

  *   Host nation (South Korea)

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