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The 2005 World Games, the seventh World Games, were an international multi-sport event held in Duisburg, Germany from 14 July 2005 until 24 July 2005. Three cities namely Bottrop, Mülheim an der Ruhr, and Oberhausen, also held some of the competition events.[1] More than 3,000 athletes competed in 39 non-Olympic sports.

World Games VII
2005 World Games Logo.png
Host cityDuisburg, Germany
Nations participating93
Athletes participatingappr. 3,200
Events34 + 6 invitational
Opening ceremony14 July
Closing ceremony24 July
Officially opened byOtto Schily
Federal Minister of the Interior of Germany
Main venueMSV-Arena
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SportsEdit

Medal tableEdit

The medal tally during the seventh World Games is as follows. Russia won the most gold medals and tied with Germany in overall medals won in this edition's official sports.[2]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia27191157
2  Germany19182057
3  Italy1391335
4  France12121135
5  Australia79420
6  United States77923
7  Ukraine76821
8  Spain66315
9  Netherlands58417
10  Denmark5106
11  Japan48618
12  China45312
13  Austria4318
14   Switzerland4138
15  Great Britain351018
16  Colombia34411
17  Poland32611
18  Sweden3216
19  Belgium24511
20  New Zealand2406
21  Canada2248
22  Chinese Taipei2226
23  South Korea2136
24  Egypt2035
25  Czech Republic1348
26  Romania1214
  Slovakia1214
28  Greece1203
29  Argentina1135
30  Brazil1124
  Croatia1124
  Venezuela1124
33  Luxembourg1113
34  Malaysia1102
  Qatar1102
36  Norway1023
  Turkey1023
38  Bosnia and Herzegovina1012
  Finland1012
40  Bulgaria1001
  Fiji1001
  Hungary1001
  Lithuania1001
  Morocco1001
  Serbia and Montenegro1001
46  Slovenia0314
47  South Africa0235
48  Belarus0224
49  Portugal0123
50  Chile0112
  Estonia0112
  Kazakhstan0112
53  Bahrain0101
  Hong Kong0101
  Madagascar0101
  Mexico0101
  Thailand0101
58  Ireland0011
  Peru0011
  Uzbekistan0011
Totals (60 nations)169170170509

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Duisburg, GER 2005". theworldgames.org. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Results of the World Games". International World Games Association. Retrieved 2015-10-26.

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