1989 World Games

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World Games III
World Games 1989 logo.png
Host cityKarlsruhe, West Germany
Nations participating36
Athletes participating1,265
Events112 (19 sports)
Opening ceremony20 July
Closing ceremony30 July
Officially opened byPresident Richard von Weizsäcker
Main venueWildparkstadion
1985 1993  >

The 1989 World Games, the third World Games, were an international multi-sport event held in Karlsruhe, West Germany.

Titles[edit]

112 titles were awarded in 19 sports (5 invitational sports not included).[1]

     As Invitational sport

Sport Titles Notes
Artistic cycling 4
Bodybuilding 6
Boules 2
Bowling 3
Cycle ball 1
Field archery 4
Fistball 1
Finswimming 14
Karate 12
Korfball 1
Life saving 16
Netball 1
Powerlifting 6 [2]
Artistic roller skating 4
Roller speed skating 10
Roller hockey 1
Taekwondo 12
Trampoline 6
Tug of war 2
Waterskiing 6
Aikido
Bahn golf
Boomerang
Triathlon
Ultimate
Total 112

Medal Table[edit]

The medal tally was as follows. Italy won the most gold medals in this edition; West Germany led in overall medals.[3] Two bronze medals were awarded in the men's karate kata event and in each karate kumite (10) and taekwondo (12) event.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Italy (ITA)22151451
2 West Germany (FRG)18132758
3 Soviet Union (URS)1513836
4 United States (USA)8101230
5 South Korea (KOR)81413
6 France (FRA)76619
7 Great Britain (GBR)661123
8 Canada (CAN)6219
9 Chinese Taipei (TPE)5005
10 Japan (JPN)24713
11 Austria (AUT)24410
12 Netherlands (NED)2237
13 Belgium (BEL)2136
14 Finland (FIN)2103
15 Portugal (POR)2002
16  Switzerland (SUI)15410
17 China (CHN)1517
18 Indonesia (INA)1045
19 New Zealand (NZL)1001
 Norway (NOR)1001
21 Spain (ESP)04812
22 Czechoslovakia (TCH)0303
23 Australia (AUS)0224
24 Jordan (JOR)0213
25 Philippines (PHI)0202
26 Hungary (HUN)0156
27 Turkey (TUR)0145
28 Denmark (DEN)0112
 Egypt (EGY)0112
 India (IND)0112
 Ireland (IRL)0112
 Sweden (SWE)0112
33 Algeria (ALG)0101
 Brazil (BRA)0101
 Mexico (MEX)0101
 Poland (POL)0101
37 Luxembourg (LUX)0011
Totals (37 nations)112112135359

Opening Event[edit]

The opening event was created and organised by Traumfabrik

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The World Games in the past". worldgames2009.tw. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  2. ^ "1989 World Games - Karlsruhe, Germany 20th-30th July 1989. All weights are in kilogrammes". powerlifting-ipf.com. Archived from the original on 22 May 2012. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Results of the World Games". International World Games Association. Retrieved 26 October 2015.

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