1979 Summer Universiade

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X Summer Universiade
Nations participating94
Athletes participating2,974
Events10 sports
Opening ceremonySeptember 2
Closing ceremonySeptember 13
Officially opened byJosé López Portillo
Main venueEstadio Olimpico Universitario

The 1979 Summer Universiade, also known as the X Summer Universiade, took place in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Medal table[edit]

  *   Host nation (Mexico)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Soviet Union (URS)31261673
2 United States (USA)21141651
3 Romania (ROU)1431431
4 East Germany (GDR)64414
5 West Germany (FRG)46717
6 Hungary (HUN)43411
7 Italy (ITA)32510
8 Netherlands (NED)2439
9 Poland (POL)2338
10 Great Britain (GBR)15410
11 Mexico (MEX)*1214
12 Brazil (BRA)1203
13 China (CHN)1146
14 France (FRA)1135
15 South Korea (KOR)1113
16 Czechoslovakia (TCH)1034
17 Canada (CAN)1023
18 Australia (AUS)1012
19 Austria (AUT)1001
20 Japan (JPN)0358
21 Cuba (CUB)0325
22 Finland (FIN)0303
23 Bulgaria (BUL)0112
 Yugoslavia (YUG)0112
25 India (IND)0101
 Ivory Coast (CIV)0101
  Switzerland (SUI)0101
 Uruguay (URU)0101
29 Kenya (KEN)0011
Totals (29 nations)9792101290