2003 All-Africa Games

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VIII All-Africa Games
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Host city Abuja, Nigeria
Nations participating 53
Events 22 sports
Opening ceremony 5 October
Closing ceremony 17 October
Officially opened by Olusegun Obasanjo
Main venue Abuja Stadium
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The 8th All Africa Games were 5–17 October 2003 in Abuja, Nigeria. 53 countries participated in 23 sports.[1] The main venue was the newly constructed Abuja Stadium. The organizing committee was headed by Nigerian Amos Adamu.[2]

Participating nations[edit]

Among the countries that participated at the 2003 All Africa Games were:

Sports[edit]

22 disciplines were contested at the 2003 All Africa Games, among them:

Event schedule[edit]

Medal standings[edit]

      Host nation

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Egypt 80 62 72 214
2  Nigeria 79 90 65 236
3  South Africa 63 59 49 171
4  Algeria 32 24 31 87
5  Tunisia 30 29 30 89
6  Cameroon 8 4 23 35
7  Senegal 6 9 19 34
8  Ethiopia 5 8 7 20
9  Kenya 5 5 4 14
10  Ghana 4 5 16 25
11  Botswana 4 1 6 11
12  Angola 3 3 7 13
13  Madagascar 3 0 3 6
14  Libya 2 3 5 10
15  Zimbabwe 2 3 2 7
16  Lesotho 2 1 3 6
17  Côte d'Ivoire 1 1 7 9
18  Tanzania 1 0 1 2
19  Cape Verde 1 0 0 1
 Central African Republic 1 0 0 1
21  Seychelles 0 10 6 16
22  Namibia 0 3 4 7
23  Congo 0 1 5 6
 Mali 0 1 5 6
 Zambia 0 1 5 6
26  Uganda 0 1 4 5
27  Benin 0 1 2 3
28  Democratic Republic of the Congo 0 1 1 2
29  Gabon 0 1 0 1
 Gambia 0 1 0 1
31  Burkina Faso 0 0 3 3
 Mauritius 0 0 3 3
 Niger 0 0 3 3
 Togo 0 0 3 3
35  Sudan 0 0 2 2
36  Guinea 0 0 1 1
 São Tomé and Príncipe 0 0 1 1
 Sierra Leone 0 0 1 1


External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All-Africa Games under way published by the BBC News on 2003-10-4; retrieved 1 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Adamu Named President for 2003 All-Africa Games Organising Committee". Xinhua News Agency. 15 December 2000. Retrieved 18 September 2009. 
  3. ^ Nigeria overwhelms S. Africa in All-Africa Games badminton, published by Xinhua on 2007-07-16; retrieved 1 September 2011.
  4. ^ 2003 All Africa Games entry from baseball-reference.com; retrieved 1 September 2011.
  5. ^ 8th All-Africa Games (men): Abuja 2003; retrieved 1 September 2011.