Women's Islamic Games

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Women's Islamic Games
بازی‌های اسلامی بانوان
First event 1993 Iran Tehran / Rasht
Occur every Four years
Last event 2005 Iran Tehran
Purpose Multi-sport event for Muslim women
Organization IFWS

The Women's Islamic Games were an international multi-sport event started in 1993. The event was organised by the Islamic Federation of Women's Sport (IFWS). Muslim women of all nationalities were allowed to take part in the Games.

The event has been held in 1993, 1997, 2001, and 2005 in Iran.[1]

Goals[edit]

  1. In sports and international competition, Muslim women cannot compete without protective clothing and headgear in accordance with Islam.
  2. Inspire Muslim women to achieve global competitiveness, on a regional, continental, world and Olympic scale.
  3. The Women's Islamic Games will be an international event, and records shall be kept of athletes' performances.

Editions[edit]

Year Games Host Countries Athletes Sports Medals
1st place 2nd place 3rd place
1993
I
Iran Tehran / Rasht 10 407 7  Kyrgyzstan (27)  Iran (20)  Azerbaijan (12)
1997
II
Iran Tehran 24 748 12  Iran (58)  Kazakhstan (35)  Indonesia (19)
2001
III
Iran Tehran / Rasht 23 795 15  Iran (77)  Syria (18)  Azerbaijan (8)
2005
IV
Iran Tehran 44 1316 18  Iran (31)  Senegal (9)  Kazakhstan (6)

Medal count[edit]

25 nations have won at least a single medal in the Women's Islamic Games. 23 nations have won at least a single gold medal. Iran became till now the leadership of the most winning medals.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Iran (IRN)186173135494
2 Kazakhstan (KAZ)45121572
3 Kyrgyzstan (KGZ)40201272
4 Syria (SYR)325163146
5 Azerbaijan (AZE)304163134
6 Indonesia (INA)2420650
7 Pakistan (PAK)184950117
8 Turkmenistan (TKM)12145278
9 Senegal (SEN)95822
10 Malaysia (MAS)57719
11 Tajikistan (TJK)481325
12 Sudan (SUD)42410
13 Armenia (ARM)4228
14 South Korea (KOR)4217
15 Jordan (JOR)3238
16 Russia (RUS)3104
17 Bangladesh (BAN)24511
18 Iraq (IRQ)23914
19 Kuwait (KUW)2338
20 Uganda (UGA)2103
21 Lebanon (LIB)1214
22 Brunei (BRU)1124
23 Georgia (GEO)1023
24 Afghanistan (AFG)0235
25 Qatar (QAT)0156
Totals (25 nations)4344264641324


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Women's Islamic Games". Muslim Women's Sport Foundation. Retrieved 6 May 2017. 

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