1979 Mediterranean Games

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VIII Mediterranean Games
Split 1979
Nations participating 14
Athletes participating 2,048
Events 192 in 26 sports
Opening ceremony 15 September
Closing ceremony 29 September
Officially opened by Josip Broz Tito
Main venue Gradski stadion u Poljudu

The 8th edition of the Mediterranean Games was held in Split, Yugoslavia (in present-day Croatia) from 15 to 29 September 1979. Fourteen nations competed in 26 different sports.

The games' mascot was the Mediterranean Monk Seal Adrijana.

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Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Yugoslavia 56 38 33 127
2  France 55 40 34 129
3  Italy 49 63 47 159
4  Spain 16 20 32 68
5  Greece 7 10 13 30
6  Turkey 5 5 14 24
7  Egypt 3 9 10 22
8  Algeria 1 5 10 16
9  Tunisia 1 2 9 12
10  Lebanon 1 1 0 2
11  Syria 1 0 0 1
12  Morocco 0 2 3 5
Total 195 195 205 595

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