2005 Islamic Solidarity Games

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1st Islamic Solidarity Games
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Host city Mecca, Medina, Jeddah, Ta’if
Nations participating 55
Athletes participating 6000
Events 107 in 15 sports
Opening ceremony April 8
Closing ceremony April 20
Officially opened by Abdul Majeed bin Abdul Aziz
Main venue King Abdul Aziz Stadium
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The 1st Islamic Solidarity Games held in the Islamic holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia from 8–20 April 2005 with an Olympic-style tournament aimed at showing Muslim sports prowess and featuring 6,000 athletes. Only men's events were included on the programme.[1]

Fifty five nations participated in the said "Islamic Olympic Games", hosted by the Saudi cities of Mecca, Medina, Jeddah and Ta’if.

Prince Abdul Majeed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the prince of Mecca, opened the games in a ceremony in which more than 2,600 students participated at King Abdul Aziz Stadium.

Sports[edit]

Official sports[edit]

Demonstration sports[edit]

  • Futsal (mentally handicapped) (1)
  1.  Saudi Arabia
  2.  Iran
  3.  Algeria
  1.  Iran
  2.  Algeria
  3.  Iraq

Medal table[edit]

  Host nation

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Saudi Arabia 24 17 19 60
2  Egypt 14 15 13 42
3  Kazakhstan 13 8 6 27
4  Iran 10 9 11 30
5  Iraq 9 9 7 25
6  Morocco 8 6 4 18
7  Malaysia 5 5 6 16
8  Azerbaijan 4 4 7 15
9  Algeria 3 10 13 26
10  Syria 3 2 5 10
11  Pakistan 3 0 1 4
12  Kyrgyzstan 2 2 4 8
13  Jordan 2 0 3 5
14  Kuwait 1 4 5 10
15  Turkey 1 3 3 7
16  Sudan 1 3 2 6
17  Turkmenistan 1 1 4 6
18  Indonesia 1 1 2 4
19  Tajikistan 1 1 0 2
20  Tunisia 1 0 8 9
21  Qatar 1 0 0 1
22  Senegal 0 2 6 8
23  United Arab Emirates 0 2 3 5
24  Burkina Faso 0 1 1 2
24  Yemen 0 1 1 2
26  Cameroon 0 1 0 1
26  Oman 0 1 0 1
28  Afghanistan 0 0 1 1
28  Guyana 0 0 1 1
28  Ivory Coast 0 0 1 1
28  Libya 0 0 1 1
28  Uganda 0 0 1 1
Total 108 108 139 355

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