Women's Islamic Games

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Women's Islamic Games
بازی‌های اسلامی بانوان
First event 1993 Iran Tehran / Rasht
Occur every Four years
Last event 2005 Iran Tehran
Purpose Multi-sport event for muslim womens
Organization IFWS

The Women's Islamic Games was an international multi-sport event started in 1993. The event was organised by the Islamic Federation of Women's Sport (IFWS). Muslim women of all nationalities were allowed to take part in the Games.

The event has been held in 1993, 1997, 2001, 2005 in Iran.[1]

Goals[edit]

  1. In sports and international competition, Muslim women cannot compete without protective clothing and headgear in accordance with Islam.
  2. Inspire Muslim women to achieve global competitiveness, on a regional, continental, world and Olympic scale.
  3. The Women's Islamic Games will be an international event, and records shall be kept of athletes' performances.

Editions[edit]

Year Games Host Countries Athletes Sports Medals
1st place 2nd place 3rd place
1993
I
Iran Tehran / Rasht 10 407 7  Kyrgyzstan (27)  Iran (20)  Azerbaijan (12)
1997
II
Iran Tehran 24 748 12  Iran (58)  Kazakhstan (35)  Indonesia (19)
2001
III
Iran Tehran / Rasht 23 795 15  Iran (77)  Syria (18)  Azerbaijan (8)
2005
IV
Iran Tehran 44 1316 18  Iran (31)  Senegal (9)  Kazakhstan (6)

Medal count[edit]

25 nations have won at least a single medal in the Women's Islamic Games. 23 nations have won at least a single gold medal. Iran became till now the leadership of the most winning medals.

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Iran 186 173 135 494
2  Kazakhstan 45 12 15 72
3  Kyrgyzstan 40 20 12 72
4  Syria 32 51 63 146
5  Azerbaijan 30 41 63 134
6  Indonesia 24 20 6 50
7  Pakistan 18 49 50 117
8  Turkmenistan 12 14 52 78
9  Senegal 9 5 8 22
10  Malaysia 5 7 7 19
11  Tajikistan 4 8 13 25
12  Sudan 4 2 4 10
13  Armenia 4 2 2 8
14  South Korea 4 2 1 7
15  Jordan 3 2 3 8
16  Russia 3 1 0 4
17  Bangladesh 2 4 5 11
18  Iraq 2 3 9 14
19  Kuwait 2 3 3 8
20  Uganda 2 1 0 3
21  Lebanon 1 2 1 4
22  Brunei 1 1 2 4
23  Georgia 1 0 2 3
24  Afghanistan 0 2 3 5
25  Qatar 0 1 5 6
Totals 438 428 469 1335

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Women’s Islamic Games". Middlesex: Muslim Women's Sport Foundation. Retrieved 2005. 

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