1997 Summer Universiade

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XIX Summer Universiade
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Nations participating124
Athletes participating3,949
Events10 sports
Opening ceremonyAugust 20
Closing ceremonyAugust 31
Officially opened byOscar Luigi Scalfaro
President of Italy
Torch lighterAnarita Sidotti
Main venueStadio La Favorita/Stadio Angelo Massimino

The 1997 Summer Universiade, also known as the XIX Summer Universiade, took place in the island of Sicily, Italy.

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Medal table[edit]

  *   Host nation (Italy)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States20192261
2 Ukraine176427
3 Japan1481133
4 Russia10141034
5 China109726
6 Italy*7141031
7 Cuba711422
8 Hungary74112
9 South Korea53210
10 Slovakia4026
11 Romania34613
12 Belarus3238
13 Brazil3216
14 France24612
15 Australia23510
16 South Africa2226
17 Germany21811
18 Great Britain2136
19 Chinese Taipei (TPE)2114
20 Nigeria2002
21 Czech Republic1449
22 Mexico1214
 Netherlands1214
24 Poland1157
25 Greece1001
26 Canada0448
27 Jamaica0213
28 Kenya0112
 Portugal0112
30 Belgium0101
 Israel0101
 Spain0101
33 Austria0033
34 Slovenia0022
35 Bulgaria0011
 Croatia0011
 Cyprus0011
 Qatar0011
Totals (38 nations)129128135392


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