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.
|Host city||Algiers, Algeria|
|Opening ceremony||24 September 2004|
|Closing ceremony||10 October 2004|
|Officially opened by||Abdelaziz Bouteflika|
|Main venue||Stade 5 Juillet 1962|
|Website||Archived website (in Arabic)|
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.
|6||Saudi Arabia (SAU)||16||20||18||54|
|10||United Arab Emirates (UAE)||4||5||10||19|
|Totals (18 nations)||328||342||408||1078|
A total of 22 countries were represented in the competition – constituting all the members of the Arab League at the time.
- Jordan hopes to improve overall standing. The Jordan Times. Retrieved on 2010-07-19.
- Archived official website (in Arabic)