1997 Pan Arab Games

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The 8th Pan Arab Games were held in Beirut, Lebanon between July 12 and July 27, 1997. 3253 athletes from 18 countries participated in events in 22 sports.

Over 50,000 people gathered in the Sports City in Beirut for the opening ceremony of the eighth Pan-Arab games, the first such event to be hosted by Lebanon since forty years.

Individual sports[edit]

Equestrian[edit]

Ramzy Al Duhami won the gold medal in the individual event.[1]

Football[edit]

The football tournament was won by Jordan, defeating Syria 1–0 in the final.[2]

Volleyball[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Egypt 93 56 38 187
2  Algeria 43 46 43 132
3  Syria 18 29 34 81
4  Morocco 18 15 16 49
5  Jordan 10 8 23 41
6  Lebanon 9 15 52 76
7  Tunisia 9 12 26 47
8  Qatar 9 6 2 17
9  Saudi Arabia 6 12 21 39
10  Kuwait 1 13 23 37
11  Oman 1 1 1 3
12  Sudan 0 1 3 4
13  Libya 0 1 2 3
14  United Arab Emirates 0 1 1 2
15  Yemen 0 1 0 1
16  Palestine 0 0 5 5
17  Bahrain 0 0 1 1
18  Mauritania 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ramzy Al Duhami". Saudi Equestrian. Retrieved 5 November 2014. 
  2. ^ Mohammed Qayed (17 May 2001). "8th Pan Arab Games, 1997 (Lebanon)". RSSSF. Retrieved 5 November 2014.