2001 World Games

The 2001 World Games, the sixth World Games, were an international multi-sport event held in Akita, Japan.

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Host cityAkita, Japan
Nations participating92
Athletes participating3,200
Events140 in 27 sports
Opening ceremony16 August
Closing ceremony26 August
Officially opened byAtsuko Toyama
Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan
Athlete's OathDoumu Narita and Mero Narita
Main venueAkita Yabase Athletics Stadium
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TitlesEdit

140 titles (invitational sports not included) were awarded in the following official sports.[1] There were five invitational sports in this edition.[1]

SportsEdit

The 2001 World Games programme featured 27 official sports, and 5 invitational sports. Aikido was also one of the invitational sport in programme of 2001 World Games, but any medal events weren't held. The numbers in parentheses indicate the number of medal events, which were contested in each sports discipline.

Notes
I: Invitational sports, selected by the host city

Medal countEdit

Official sportsEdit

The results from the 2001 World Games are from the archived website of the Akita, Japan, organizing committee.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14] The medal tally during the sixth World Games is as follows. Russia finished at the top of the final medal table.[15]

  *   Host nation (Japan)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia (RUS)2415544
2  United States (USA)158831
3  France (FRA)125623
4  Germany (GER)10101535
5  Australia (AUS)1010323
6  Italy (ITA)911828
7  Japan (JPN)*961025
8  Spain (ESP)54110
9  Great Britain (GBR)[a]471122
10  Netherlands (NED)43310
11  South Africa (RSA)37414
12  Colombia (COL)35513
13  Belgium (BEL)34411
14  Chinese Taipei (TPE)33511
15  China (CHN)26513
16  Sweden (SWE)24915
17  Norway (NOR)2237
18  Bulgaria (BUL)2125
19  Denmark (DEN)2114
20  Austria (AUT)1427
21  New Zealand (NZL)1214
22  Greece (GRE)1203
23  Slovenia (SLO)1135
24  Lithuania (LTU)1113
  Portugal (POR)1113
  Slovakia (SVK)1113
27  Canada (CAN)1102
  Romania (ROM)1102
29  Finland (FIN)1045
30  Egypt (EGY)1012
  Poland (POL)1012
32  Fiji (FIJ)1001
  Guatemala (GUA)1001
  Kazakhstan (KAZ)1001
  Ukraine (UKR)1001
36  Brazil (BRA)0314
37  Venezuela (VEN)0213
38  South Korea (KOR)0202
   Switzerland (SUI)0202
40  Belarus (BLR)0178
41  Czech Republic (CZE)0123
42  Hungary (HUN)0101
  Luxembourg (LUX)0101
  Philippines (PHI)0101
45  Argentina (ARG)0022
46  Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH)0011
  FR Yugoslavia (YUG)0011
  Madagascar (MAD)0011
  Pakistan (PAK)0011
Totals (49 nations)140140140420
  1. ^ England, Scotland and Northern Ireland competed separately in tug-of-war. England won the gold medal in the indoor 600kg tug of war, and Scotland won the silver medal.[16][17] England and Wales competed separately in singles and doubles bowling. The pair from England won the gold medal in mixed doubles bowling.[18][19][20]

Invitational sportsEdit

  *   Host nation (Japan)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Japan (JPN)*54211
2  Germany (GER)2417
3  Russia (RUS)2035
4  Spain (ESP)1102
5  Netherlands (NED)1012
6  Belarus (BLR)1001
  Ukraine (UKR)1001
8  Estonia (EST)0202
9  Mongolia (MGL)0112
10  Chinese Taipei (TPE)0101
11  Brazil (BRA)0022
12  China (CHN)0011
  Czech Republic (CZE)0011
  United States (USA)0011
Totals (14 nations)13131339

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Results/". Archived from the original on 2007-06-18. Retrieved 2018-02-03.
  2. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Karate/Sparring/Open weight/Men August 18-19 / Tenno Town Gymnasium, Tenno Town, Japan". Archived from the original on 2005-12-15. Retrieved 2018-02-03.
  3. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Karate/Sparring/-60kg/Women/ August 18-19 / Tenno Town Gymnasium, Tenno Town, Japan". Archived from the original on 2005-04-15. Retrieved 2018-02-03.
  4. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Life Saving/Point Race/". Archived from the original on 2005-09-20. Retrieved 2018-02-03.
  5. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Life Saving/Surf/Rescue Bord Rescue Race". Archived from the original on 2005-11-02. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  6. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Life Saving/Surf/Rescue Tube Rescue Race". Archived from the original on 2005-11-07. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  7. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Life Saving/Pool/4x50m Obstacle Relay". Archived from the original on 2005-04-15. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  8. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Life Saving/Pool/4x25m Manikin Relay". Archived from the original on 2005-04-15. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  9. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Life Saving/Pool/4x50m Rescue Tube Relay". Archived from the original on 2005-09-14. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  10. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Sport Boules/Petanque/Women/Doubles/ August 17-19 / World Games Plaza, Akita City, Japan". Archived from the original on 2005-09-10. Retrieved 2018-02-03.
  11. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Water Ski/Tournament/Men/ August 23-25 / Ogata Water Ski Course, Ogata Village, Japan". Archived from the original on 2005-09-08. Retrieved 2018-02-03.
  12. ^ "WORLD GAMES AKITA, JAPAN". 2001-08-26. Retrieved 2018-02-03.
  13. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Roller Skating/Speed/Point+elimination 15,000m/Men/ August 24-26 / Akita Prefectural Skating Rink, Akita City, Japan". Archived from the original on 2005-09-14. Retrieved 2018-02-03.
  14. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Roller Skating/Speed/Elimination 20,000m/Men/ August 24-26 / Akita Prefectural Skating Rink, Akita City, Japan". Archived from the original on 2005-09-09. Retrieved 2018-02-03.
  15. ^ "Results of the World Games". International World Games Association. Retrieved 2015-10-26.
  16. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Tug of War/Men/Indoor/600kg/". Archived from the original on 2005-11-02. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  17. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Tug of War/Men/Outdoor/680kg/". Archived from the original on 2005-04-15. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  18. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Bowling/Mixed Doubles". Archived from the original on 2005-04-15. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  19. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Bowling/Singles/Men". Archived from the original on 2005-09-10. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  20. ^ "The 6th World Games 2001.8.16-26 Bowling/Singles/Ladies". Archived from the original on 2005-09-10. Retrieved 2019-10-04.

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