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The XIV Mediterranean Games – Tunis 2001 (Arabic: ألعاب البحر الأبيض المتوسط 2001‎), commonly known as the 2001 Mediterranean Games, were the 14th Mediterranean Games. The Games were held in Tunis, Tunisia, from 2 to 15 September 2001, where 2,991 athletes (1,972 men and 1,019 women) from 23 countries participated. There were a total of 230 medal events from 23 different sports.

XIV Mediterranean Games
Tunis 2001
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Nations participating23
Athletes participating2,991
Events230 in 23 sports
Opening ceremony2 September
Closing ceremony15 September
Officially opened byZine El Abidine Ben Ali
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France won the most gold medals in the competition (40) while Italy had the greatest medal haul overall with 136 in total. Turkey, Spain and Greece rounded out the top five, shortly followed by the host country in sixth place. Two disability events were incorporated into the athletics programme – there was a 1500 m wheelchair race for men and an 800 m for women.[1]

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Participating nationsEdit

The following is a list of nations that participated in the 2001 Mediterranean Games:

SportsEdit

Medal tableEdit

The rankings sort by the number of gold medals earned by a country. The number of silvers is taken into consideration next and then the number of bronze. Equal ranking is given and they are listed alphabetically if after the above, countries are still tied. This follows the system used by the IOC, IAAF and BBC.

Place Nation       Total
1   France 40 32 50 122
2   Italy 38 59 39 136
3   Turkey 33 16 12 61
4   Spain 31 26 41 98
5   Greece 28 33 26 87
6   Tunisia 19 12 25 56
7   Algeria 10 10 12 32
8   Egypt 7 13 17 37
9   Croatia 6 6 6 18
10   Morocco 6 4 5 15
11   Slovenia 5 5 10 20
12   Yugoslavia 3 5 14 22
13   Cyprus 1 1 3 5
14   Syria 0 5 4 9
15   Lebanon 0 1 1 2
16   Albania 0 1 0 1
17   Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 0 3 3
18   Libya 0 0 1 1
Total 227 229 269 725

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Updates on Mediterranean Games" (2008-04-24) Tunisia Online. Archived from the original. Retrieved on 2012-08-09.

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