2005 Jeux de la Francophonie

The 2005 Jeux de la Francophonie, also known as Ves Jeux de la Francophonie, (French for Francophone Games) were held from December 7–17, 2005 in Niamey, Niger.

Vèmes Jeux de la Francophonie
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Host cityNiamey, Niger
Nations participating44
Athletes participating2,500
Opening ceremonyDecember 7, 2005
Closing ceremonyDecember 17, 2005
Officially opened byMamadou Tandja
Main venueStade Général Seyni Kountché
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EventsEdit

SportsEdit

Sport Gender Results
Athletics (Track and field) men + women details
Basketball women details
Boxing men details
Football (soccer) men details
Judo men + women details
Table tennis men + women details
Wrestling men demonstration of traditional West African style (details)

CulturalEdit

Fairy tale
Painting
Photography
Poetry
Sculpture
Song
Traditional inspiration dance

Medal countEdit

TotalEdit

  *   Host nation (Niger)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  France33211367
2  Morocco12151542
3  Egypt70815
4  Romania58619
5  Canada46818
6  Ivory Coast35311
7  Tunisia33814
8  Benin3003
9  Burkina Faso23712
10  Lebanon2125
11  Chad2002
12  Senegal14611
13  Niger*1225
14  Seychelles1102
15 French Community of Belgium1045
16  Rwanda1023
17  Madagascar1012
18  Lithuania1001
19  Quebec0336
20  Mauritius0213
21  Cameroon0134
  Luxembourg0134
23  Gabon0123
24  Cape Verde0112
  Mali0112
  New Brunswick0112
27  Guinea-Bissau0101
28  Congo0011
  DR Congo0011
  Macedonia0011
  Saint Lucia0011
   Switzerland0011
Totals (32 nations)8381105269

ParticipationEdit

There were a total of 1287 participants from 44 states and governments at the 2005 Games.

Key
Nation (number of participants)
  French Community of Belgium (23)
  Benin (18)
  Bulgaria (4)
  Burkina Faso (50)
  Burundi (4)
  Cambodia (3)
  Cameroon (85)
  Canada (82)
  New Brunswick (8)
  Quebec (40)
  Cape Verde (3)
  Central African Republic (22)
  Chad (24)
  Comoros (7)
  Democratic Republic of the Congo (44)
  Dominica
  Egypt (15)
  Equatorial Guinea (5)
  France (131)
  Gabon (18)
  Guinea (37)
  Guinea-Bissau (7)
  Haiti (38)
  Ivory Coast (43)
  Lebanon (17)
  Lithuania (7)
  Luxembourg (7)
  Macedonia (?)
  Madagascar (29)
  Mali (44)
  Mauritius (18)
  Monaco (2)
  Morocco (108)
  Niger (98)
  Republic of the Congo (35)
  Romania (50)
  Rwanda (5)
  Saint Lucia (3)
  Senegal (69)
  Seychelles (15)
   Switzerland (16)
  Togo (17)
  Tunisia (27)
  Vietnam (4)

External linksEdit

Medal winners 2005 at jeux.francophonie.org
Medal tables at jeux.francophonie.org (in French)