1979 Mediterranean Games
The VIII Mediterranean Games – Split 1979, commonly known as the 1979 Mediterranean Games, were the 8th Mediterranean Games. The Games were held in Split, Yugoslavia, from 15 to 29 September 1979, where 2,408 athletes (2,009 men and 399 women) from 14 countries participated. There were a total of 192 medal events from 26 different sports.
|Events||192 in 26 sports|
|Opening ceremony||15 September|
|Closing ceremony||29 September|
|Officially opened by||Josip Broz Tito|
The games' mascot was a Mediterranean monk seal named Adrijana.
The following is a list of nations that participated in the 1979 Mediterranean Games:
|Totals (12 nations)||195||195||205||595|