2004 Pan Arab Games

The 10th Pan Arab Games was an international multi-sport event which took place in Algiers, Algeria, between 24 September and 10 October 2004. It witnessed the participation of all Arab League members for the first time – 22 countries participated in 26 sports.

11th Pan Arab Games
Host cityAlgiers, Algeria
Nations participating22
Athletes participating3240
Events26 sports
Opening ceremony24 September 2004
Closing ceremony10 October 2004
Officially opened byAbdelaziz Bouteflika
Main venueStade 5 Juillet 1962
WebsiteArchived website (in Arabic)
A map of Algeria with Algiers marked in the north of the country.
A map of Algeria with Algiers marked in the north of the country.
Algiers
Location of Algiers in Algeria.

The event was originally scheduled for 2003, but was postponed for a year due to the damage caused by the 2003 Boumerdès earthquake.[1]

SportsEdit

The sports programme incorporated 23 sports for elite athletes and three disability sports. Further to this, cultural and scientific events were included on the schedule for the 2004 Games.

Disability sportsEdit

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Algeria)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Algeria (ALG)*918987267
2  Egypt (EGY)815249182
3  Tunisia (TUN)463947132
4  Syria (SYR)24303690
5  Morocco (MAR)213841100
6  Saudi Arabia (SAU)16201854
7  Iraq (IRQ)13243471
8  Jordan (JOR)11193161
9  Libya (LBA)52310
10  United Arab Emirates (UAE)451019
11  Kuwait (KUW)361827
12  Qatar (QAT)351826
13  Lebanon (LBN)33511
14  Yemen (YEM)3148
15  Sudan (SUD)26311
16  Bahrain (BHR)2136
17  Palestine (PLE)0112
18  Oman (OMN)0101
Totals (18 nations)3283424081078

ParticipationEdit

A total of 22 countries were represented in the competition – constituting all the members of the Arab League at the time.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jordan hopes to improve overall standing. The Jordan Times. Retrieved on 2010-07-19.

External linksEdit