2004 Pan Arab Games

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11th Pan Arab Games
Host city Algiers, Algeria
Nations participating 22
Athletes participating 3240
Events 26 sports
Opening ceremony 24 September 2004
Closing ceremony 10 October 2004
Main venue Stade 5 Juillet 1962
A map of Algeria with Algiers marked in the north of the country.
A map of Algeria with Algiers marked in the north of the country.
Algiers
Location of Algiers in Algeria.

The 10th Pan Arab Games was an international multi-sport event which took place in Algiers, Algeria, between 24 September and 10 October 2004. It witnessed the participation of all Arab League members for the first time – 22 countries participated in 26 sports.

The event was originally scheduled for 2003, but was postponed for a year due to the damage caused by the 2003 Boumerdès earthquake.[1]


Sports[edit]

The sports programme incorporated 23 sports for elite athletes and three disability sports. Further to this, cultural and scientific events were included on the schedule for the 2004 Games.

Disability sports[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Key
  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Algeria 91 89 87 267
2  Egypt 81 52 49 182
3  Tunisia 46 39 47 132
4  Syria 24 30 36 90
5  Morocco 21 38 41 100
6  Saudi Arabia 16 20 18 54
7  Iraq 13 24 34 71
8  Jordan 11 19 31 61
9  Libya 5 2 3 10
10  United Arab Emirates 4 5 10 19
11  Kuwait 3 6 18 27
12  Qatar 3 5 18 26
13  Lebanon 3 3 5 11
14  Yemen 3 1 4 8
15  Sudan 2 6 3 11
16  Bahrain 2 1 3 6
17  Palestine 0 1 1 2
18  Oman 0 1 0 1
Total

Participation[edit]

A total of 22 countries were represented in the competition – constituting all the members of the Arab League at the time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jordan hopes to improve overall standing. The Jordan Times. Retrieved on 2010-07-19.

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