World Games 1989

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World Games III
Host city West Germany Karlsruhe
Nations participating 36
Athletes participating 1,265
Events 101 (19 sports)
Opening ceremony 20 July 1989
Closing ceremony 30 July 1989
Officially opened by Richard von Weizsäcker
Main venue Wildparkstadion

The third World Games were held in 1989 in Karlsruhe, then part of West Germany.

Titles[edit]

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

     As Invitational sport

Sport Titles Notes
Artistic cycling 5
Bodybuilding 6
Boules 2
Bowling 3
Field archery 4
Fistball 1
Finswimming 13
Karate 12
Korfball 1
Life saving 8
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 101

Medal Table[edit]

The medal tally during the third World Games is as follows. Italy won the most gold medals in this edition; Germany led in overall medals.[3]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Italy 22 15 14 51
2  Germany 18 12 28 58
3  Soviet Union 15 13 8 36
4  United States 8 10 12 30
5  France 7 6 6 19
6  South Korea 7 2 4 13
7  United Kingdom 6 6 11 23
8  Canada 6 2 1 9
9  Chinese Taipei 5 0 0 5
10  Japan 2 4 7 13
11  Austria 2 4 4 10
12  Netherlands 2 2 3 7
13  Belgium 2 1 3 6
14  Finland 2 1 0 3
15  Portugal 2 0 0 2
16   Switzerland 1 5 4 10
17  China 1 5 1 7
18  Indonesia 1 0 4 5
19  New Zealand 1 0 0 1
 Norway 1 0 0 1
21  Spain 0 4 8 12
22  Czechoslovakia 0 3 0 3
23  Australia 0 2 2 4
24  Jordan 0 2 0 2
 Philippines 0 2 0 2
26  Hungary 0 1 5 6
27  Turkey 0 1 4 5
28  Denmark 0 1 1 2
 Egypt 0 1 1 2
 India 0 1 1 2
 Ireland 0 1 1 2
32  Sweden 0 1 1 2
33  Algeria 0 1 0 1
 Brazil 0 1 0 1
 Mexico 0 1 0 1
 Poland 0 1 0 1
37  Luxembourg 0 0 1 1
Totals 111 112 135 358

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. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Results of the World Games". International World Games Association. Retrieved 2015-10-26. 

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