CPLP Games

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The CPLP Games (Portuguese: Jogos da CPLP) is a multinational multi-sport event organized by the CPLP, which involves athletes coming from Lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) countries belonging to the CPLP (Community of Portuguese Language Countries) that are less than 16 years old.

This event is similar in concept to the Lusophony Games, but for younger athletes

Editions[edit]

Year Edition Host city Date Athletes Nations
1992 I Portugal Lisbon 500
1995 II Guinea-Bissau Bissau 300
1997 III Mozambique Maputo 500
2002 IV Cape Verde Praia Jul 20 – 28 470
2005 V Angola Luanda Aug 12 – 18 575 Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal
2008 VI Brazil Rio de Janeiro Jul 27 – Aug 2 600 Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal
2010 VII Mozambique Maputo [1] Jul 29 – Aug 7 tbd Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal
2012 VIII Portugal Mafra Jul 7 – 15 tbd Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal
2014 IX Angola Luanda Jul 23 – Aug 3 tbd

Medal table[edit]

Year
City
Edition 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th
1992
Lisbon
I
1995
Bissau
II
1997
Maputo
III
2002
Praia
IV Portugal
2005
Luanda
V Brazil
2005 15
2005 4
2005 3
Angola
2005 5
2005 6
2005 6
Cape Verde
2005 5
2005 6
2005 3
Portugal
2005 2
2005 5
2005 3
Guinea Bissau
2005 1
2005 4
2005 5
Sao Tome

2005 2
2005 1
Mozambique


2005 2
2008
Rio
VI Brazil
2008 7
2008 6
2008 2
Angola
2008 3
2008 3
2008 3
Portugal
2008 3
2008 1
2008 1
Mozambique

2008 2
2008 3
Guinea Bissau

2008 1
2008 2
Cape Verde


2008 2
2010
Maputo
VII Brazil
2010 18
2010 9
2010 1
Portugal
2010 9
2010 7
2010 6
Angola
2010 3
2010 8
2010 6
Mozambique
2010 1
2010 5
2010 11
Guinea Bissau
2010 1
2010 2
2010 3
Cape Verde

2010 2
2010 1
2012
Mafra
VIII Portugal
2012 17
2012 6
2012 4
Brazil
2012 7
2012 11
2012 5
Mozambique
2012 2
2012 6
2012 7
Angola
2012 1
2012 2
2012 8
Cape Verde

2010 1
2010 3
East Timor

2012 1

Sao Tome



2014
Luanda
IX

Participating nations[edit]

In the first edition, the nations that have participated are as follows:

In Maputo 1997,  Brazil entered the competition, but in Praia 2002 it did not participate. Luanda 2005 saw the return of Brazil.

In 2008, the CPLP Games saw all the possible participating nations competing in Rio de Janeiro, after  East Timor participated for the first time, plus  Macau ( People's Republic of China) that was invited to be present.

Sports[edit]

So far there are not any regulations concerning the list of sports that should be included in the Games schedule. However, in the 2008 edition the sports were:

It is expected in next editions of this games, the inclusion of roller hockey(quad), a sport so relevant and associated to Lusophone world.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Definidas modalidades para os Jogos da CPLP de Moçambique" (in Portuguese). Inforpress. 2009-03-26. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 

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