Croatian World Games

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The Croatian World Games (Croatian: Hrvatske svjetske igre) are an Olympics-style competition pitting autochthonous Croat communities in Croatia and neighbouring nations against each other and Croatian diaspora communities. The event is organized by the Croatian Olympic Committee and the Croatian World Congress.

The first and the second Games were held in Zadar in 2006 and 2010, respectively.[1] In the 2010 Games there were 2,500 participants from 24 countries, competing in 12 events.[1]


Sports in the Croatian World Games[edit]

Archery

Badminton

Basketball

Beach Volleyball

Boxing

Cycling

Equestrian

Football

Gymnastics

Handball

Judo

Shooting

Swimming

Taekwondo

Tennis

Volleyball

Weightlifting

Wresteling

2006 results[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Croatia 21 20 28 69
2 United States of America 14 9 1 24
3 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 9 3 16
4 Croatian World Games Team 4 0 5 9
5 France 1 6 1 8
6 Ecuador 1 1 1 3
7 South Africa 1 1 1 3
8 Canada 1 1 1 3
9 Venezuela 1 1 1 3
10 Australia 1 1 1 3
11 Switzerland 0 2 1 3
12 Serbia 1 0 1 2
13 Spain 1 0 1 2
14 Romania 0 1 0 1
15 Italy 0 0 1 1
16 Slovenia 0 0 1 1
17 Sweden 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hrvatske svjetske igre - jedno srce, pet kontinenata". Zadarski list (in Croatian). 28 July 2010. Retrieved 2 August 2012.