1997 Summer Universiade

The 1997 Summer Universiade, also known as the XIX Summer Universiade, took place in the island of Sicily, Italy.

XIX Summer Universiade
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Host citySicily, Italy
Nations participating124
Athletes participating3,949
Events10 sports
Opening ceremonyAugust 20
Closing ceremonyAugust 31
Officially opened byOscar Luigi Scalfaro
President of Italy
Torch lighterAnarita Sidotti
Main venueStadio La Favorita/Stadio Angelo Massimino

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Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Italy)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States20192261
2  Ukraine176427
3  Japan1481133
4  Russia10141034
5  China109726
6  Italy*7141031
7  Cuba711422
8  Hungary74112
9  South Korea53210
10  Slovakia4026
11  Romania34613
12  Belarus3238
13  Brazil3216
14  France24612
15  Australia23510
16  South Africa2226
17  Germany21811
18  Great Britain2136
19  Chinese Taipei (TPE)2114
20  Nigeria2002
21  Czech Republic1449
22  Mexico1214
  Netherlands1214
24  Poland1157
25  Greece1001
26  Canada0448
27  Jamaica0213
28  Kenya0112
  Portugal0112
30  Belgium0101
  Israel0101
  Spain0101
33  Austria0033
34  Slovenia0022
35  Bulgaria0011
  Croatia0011
  Cyprus0011
  Qatar0011
Totals (38 nations)129128135392


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