1997 Jeux de la Francophonie

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IIIèmes Jeux de la Francophonie
JeuxMadagascar1997.png
Host city Antananarivo, Madagascar
Opening ceremony August 27
Closing ceremony September 6
Officially opened by Didier Ratsiraka

The 1997 Jeux de la Francophonie, also known as IIIes Jeux de la Francophonie, (French for Francophone Games) were held in Antananarivo, Madagascar from August 27 to September 6, 1997.

Events[edit]

Sports[edit]

Sport Gender Results
Athletics (Track and field) men + women details
Basketball women details
Boxing men details
Football (soccer) men details
Judo men + women details
Tennis women details

Cultural[edit]

Painting
Photography
Poetry
Sculpture
Song
Traditional inspiration dance

Medals & Participation[edit]

Total[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France 23 23 15 61
2  Madagascar 15 6 15 36
3  Canada 10 14 13 37
4 Wallonia French Community of Belgium 5 3 4 12
5  Senegal 5 1 6 12
6  Romania 4 2 2 8
7  Cameroon 3 4 8 15
8  Tunisia 3 3 6 12
9  Ivory Coast 3 2 4 9
10  Quebec 2 2 6 10
11  Burundi 2 2 1 5
12  Mauritius 1 7 6 14
13  Gabon 1 3 7 11
14  Seychelles 1 1 2 4
15  New Brunswick 1 0 5 6
16  Guinea 1 0 0 1
17  Lebanon 0 2 1 3
18  Republic of the Congo 0 1 0 1
19  Luxembourg 0 1 0 1
 Niger 0 1 0 1
21  Burkina Faso 0 0 2 2
 Central African Republic 0 0 2 2
23  Cape Verde 0 0 1 1

The following participation nations didn't win any medal.

 Benin
 Chad
 Comoros
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
 Dominica
 Guinea-Bissau
 Haiti
 Mali
 Morocco
 Mauritania
 Moldova
 Monaco
 Poland
 Rwanda
 Saint Lucia
 Togo
 Vietnam

External links[edit]

Medal winners 1997 at jeux.francophonie.org (French)
Medal tables at jeux.francophonie.org (French)
Videoclip about the Games with dates at www.canal-insep.fr