2005 World Games

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World Games VII
2005 World Games Logo.png
Host cityDuisburg, Germany
Nations participating93
Athletes participatingappr. 3,200
Events34 + 6 invitational
Opening ceremony14 July
Closing ceremony24 July
Officially opened byOtto Schily
Federal Minister of the Interior of Germany
Main venueMSV-Arena
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The 2005 World Games, the seventh World Games, were an international multi-sport event held in Duisburg, Germany from 14 July 2005 until 24 July 2005. Three cities namely Bottrop, Mülheim an der Ruhr, and Oberhausen, also held some of the competition events.[1] More than 3,000 athletes competed in 39 non-Olympic sports.

Sports[edit]

Official sports[edit]

Fiji's gold medal win in rugby

Invitational sports[edit]

Athletes at the closing ceremony

World Games sports not included in 2005

Medal table[edit]

The medal tally during the seventh World Games is as follows. Russia won the most gold medals and tied with Germany in overall medals won in this edition's official sports.[2]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Russia27191157
2 Germany19182057
3 Italy1391335
4 France12121135
5 Australia79420
6 United States77923
7 Ukraine76821
8 Spain66315
9 Netherlands58417
10 Denmark5106
11 Japan48618
12 China45312
13 Austria4318
14  Switzerland4138
15 Great Britain351018
16 Colombia34411
17 Poland32611
18 Sweden3216
19 Belgium24511
20 New Zealand2406
21 Canada2248
22 Chinese Taipei2226
23 South Korea2136
24 Egypt2035
25 Czech Republic1348
26 Romania1214
 Slovakia1214
28 Greece1203
29 Argentina1135
30 Brazil1124
 Croatia1124
 Venezuela1124
33 Luxembourg1113
34 Malaysia1102
 Qatar1102
36 Norway1023
 Turkey1023
38 Bosnia and Herzegovina1012
 Finland1012
40 Bulgaria1001
 Fiji1001
 Hungary1001
 Lithuania1001
 Morocco1001
 Serbia and Montenegro1001
46 Slovenia0314
47 South Africa0235
48 Belarus0224
49 Portugal0123
50 Chile0112
 Estonia0112
 Kazakhstan0112
53 Bahrain0101
 Hong Kong0101
 Madagascar0101
 Mexico0101
 Thailand0101
58 Ireland0011
 Peru0011
 Uzbekistan0011
Totals (60 nations)169170170509

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Duisburg, GER 2005". theworldgames.org. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Results of the World Games". International World Games Association. Retrieved 2015-10-26.

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