1979 Summer Universiade

The 1979 Summer Universiade, also known as the X Summer Universiade, took place in Mexico City, Mexico.

X Summer Universiade
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Host cityMexico City, Mexico
Nations participating94
Athletes participating2,974
Events10 sports
Opening ceremonySeptember 2
Closing ceremonySeptember 13
Officially opened byJosé López Portillo
Main venueEstadio Olimpico Universitario

SportsEdit

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Mexico)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)31261673
2  United States (USA)21141651
3  Romania (ROU)1431431
4  East Germany (GDR)64414
5  West Germany (FRG)46717
6  Hungary (HUN)43411
7  Italy (ITA)32510
8  Netherlands (NED)2439
9  Poland (POL)2338
10  Great Britain (GBR)15410
11  Mexico (MEX)*1214
12  Brazil (BRA)1203
13  China (CHN)1146
14  France (FRA)1135
15  South Korea (KOR)1113
16  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1034
17  Canada (CAN)1023
18  Australia (AUS)1012
19  Austria (AUT)1001
20  Japan (JPN)0358
21  Cuba (CUB)0325
22  Finland (FIN)0303
23  Bulgaria (BUL)0112
  Yugoslavia (YUG)0112
25  India (IND)0101
  Ivory Coast (CIV)0101
   Switzerland (SUI)0101
  Uruguay (URU)0101
29  Kenya (KEN)0011
Totals (29 nations)9792101290