2003 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival

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2003 European Youth Olympic Festival
2003 EYOF Paris 2003.jpg
Host city Paris, France
Nations participating 48
Athletes participating ~2000
Sports 10
Events 95
Opening ceremony 27 July 2003 (2003-07-27)
Closing ceremony 3 August 2003 (2003-08-03)
Officially opened by Jacques Chirac
Main venue Charléty Stadium
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The 2003 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival (French: Festival olympique de la jeunesse européenne 2003) was the seventh edition of multi-sport event for European youths between the ages of 12 and 18. It was held in Paris, France from 27 July to 3 August, with the opening and closing ceremonies at the Charléty Stadium. A total of ten sports were contested, featuring around 2000 athletes from 48 nations.[1]

The hosting of the competition formed part of the buildup for the Paris bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2]

Charléty Stadium

Sports[edit]

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Russia (RUS)18101644
2 Hungary (HUN)148830
3 Romania (ROU)71513
4 Great Britain (GBR)661123
5 Ukraine (UKR)55717
6 Italy (ITA)54413
7 France (FRA)44513
8 Portugal (POR)4217
9 Germany (GER)39820
10 Belgium (BEL)3306
11 Lithuania (LTU)3148
12 Netherlands (NED)25512
13 Croatia (CRO)2406
14 Czech Republic (CZE)2338
15 Georgia (GEO)2327
16 Poland (POL)2169
17 Slovakia (SVK)2013
18 Denmark (DEN)2002
19 Spain (ESP)1427
20 Sweden (SWE)1326
21 Latvia (LAT)1304
22 Greece (GRE)1124
23 Estonia (EST)1113
24 Belarus (BLR)1078
25 Israel (ISR)1012
 Norway (NOR)1012
27 Moldova (MDA)1001
28 Serbia and Montenegro (SCG)0404
29 Azerbaijan (AZE)0235
30 Slovenia (SLO)0224
31 Austria (AUT)0202
  Switzerland (SUI)0202
33 Bulgaria (BUL)0112
 Ireland (IRL)0112
35 Luxembourg (LUX)0101
36 Finland (FIN)0022
 Turkey (TUR)0022
38 Armenia (ARM)0011
 Cyprus (CYP)0011
Totals (39 nations)9596115306

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paris welcomes young Europeans. International Olympic Committee (2003-07-27). Retrieved on 2014-11-23.
  2. ^ Baker, Andrew (2003-08-04). Olympics: Paris showcase potential. The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved on 2014-11-23.
  3. ^ Pays participants au FOJE Paris 2003 (in French). FOJE Paris2003. Retrieved on 2014-11-23.
Medal table

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