1979 Summer Universiade

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X Summer Universiade
Nations participating 94
Athletes participating 2,974
Events 10 sports
Opening ceremony September 2
Closing ceremony September 13
Officially opened by José López Portillo
Main venue Estadio Olimpico Universitario

The 1979 Summer Universiade, also known as the X Summer Universiade, took place in Mexico City, Mexico.

Sports[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 31 26 16 73
2  United States 21 14 16 51
3  Romania 14 3 14 31
4  East Germany 6 4 4 16
5  West Germany 4 6 7 17
6  Hungary 4 3 4 11
7  Italy 3 2 5 10
8  Netherlands 2 4 3 9
9  Poland 2 3 3 8
10  United Kingdom 1 5 4 10
11  Mexico 1 2 1 4
12  Brazil 1 2 0 3
13  China 1 1 4 6
14  France 1 1 3 5
15  South Korea 1 1 1 3
16  Czechoslovakia 1 0 3 4
17  Canada 1 0 2 3
18  Australia 1 0 1 2
19  Austria 1 0 0 1
20  Japan 0 3 5 8
21  Cuba 0 3 2 5
22  Finland 0 3 0 3
23  Bulgaria 0 1 1 2
23  Yugoslavia 0 1 1 2
25  Ivory Coast 0 1 0 1
25  India 0 1 0 1
25   Switzerland 0 1 0 1
25  Uruguay 0 1 0 1
29  Kenya 0 0 1 1
Total 97 92 101 290