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Athletics at the 2005 Mediterranean Games

The athletics competition at the 2005 Mediterranean Games was held in the Mediterraneo Stadium in Almería, Spain from 29 June to 2 July 2005. France topped the medal tally with 10 golds and 30 medals overall, with host nation Italy coming in second with 9 golds and 26 medals overall.

Athletics at the 2005 Mediterranean Games
Panorámica del Estadio de los juegos mediterráneos.jpg
Host cityAlmeria, Spain
Date(s)29 June to 2 July 2005
Participation432 athletes from
20 nations
Events47
Records set9


A total of 47 events were contested, with 24 contested by male athletes and 23 contested by female athletes. The 3000 metres steeplechase and 1500 metres wheelchair (males only), and the 800 metres wheelchair (females only) were the only events that were not held for both genders. The 2005 Games also marked the replacement of the marathon event with the half marathon.

Contents

Medal summaryEdit

For full event details see Athletics at the 2005 Mediterranean Games – Results

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Matic Osovnikar (SLO) 10.35   Lueyi Dovy (FRA) 10.40   Marco Torrieri (ITA) 10.46
200 metres   Matic Osovnikar (SLO) 20.75   Alessandro Attene (ITA) 20.97   Josip Šoprek (CRO) 21.02
400 metres   Sofiène Labidi (TUN) 45.60   Željko Vincek (CRO) 45.90   Ridha Ghali (TUN) 45.95
800 metres   Antonio Reina (ESP) 1:47.03   Eugenio Barrios (ESP) 1:47.36   Amine Laalou (MAR) 1:47.58
1500 metres   Arturo Casado (ESP) 3:45.61   Adil Kaouch (MAR) 3:45.78   Christian Obrist (ITA) 3:45.88
5000 metres   Ali Saïdi Sief (ALG) 13:29.94   Hicham Bellani (MAR) 13:30.35   Khoudir Aggoune (ALG) 13:30.54
10000 metres   Mohamed Amine (MAR) 29:13.05   Carlos Castillejo (ESP) 29:13.91   El Hassan Lahssini (FRA) 29:15.86
Half Marathon   Saïd Belhout (ALG) 1:05:01   Abdelkebir Lamachi (MAR) 1:05:05   José Manuel Martínez (ESP) 1:05:12
3000 m steeplechase   Brahim Boulami (MAR) 8:15.15 GR   Antonio David Jiménez (ESP) 8:24.47   Gaël Pencréach (FRA) 8:25.82
110 m hurdles   Felipe Vivancos (ESP) 13.53 GR   Andrea Giaconi (ITA) 13.69   Jurica Grabušić (CRO) 13.73
400 m hurdles   Gianni Carabelli (ITA) 49.32   Laurent Ottoz (ITA) 49.41   Platon Gavelas (GRE) 49.99
4 × 100 m relay   Italy
Luca Verdecchia
Alessandro Attene
Massimiliano Donati
Marco Torrieri
39.13   France
Frédéric Krantz
Ydrissa M'Barke
Christophe Cheval
Jimmy Melfort
39.49   Slovenia
Matjaž Borovina
Matic Osovnikar
Boštjan Fridrih
Jan Žumer
39.57
4 × 400 m relay   Spain
David Canal
David Testa
Eugenio Barrios
Antonio Manuel Reina
3:03.65   France
Abderrahim El Haouzy
Ahmed Douhou
Remi Wallard
Richard Maunier
3:04.84   Tunisia
Ridha Ghali
Laroussi Titi
Kamel Tabbal
Sofiane Labidi
3:06.13
20 km walk   Paquillo Fernández (ESP) 1:22:45 GR   Juan Manuel Molina (ESP) 1:24:11   Michele Didoni (ITA) 1:26:06
High jump   Kyriacos Ioannou (CYP) 2.24 m   Ioannis Constantinou (CYP) 2.21 m   Grégory Gabella (FRA) 2.21 m
Pole vault   Konstadinos Filippidis (GRE) 5.60 m   Pierre-Charles Peuf (FRA) 5.55 m   Jérôme Clavier (FRA) 5.55 m
Long jump   Salim Sdiri (FRA) 8.05 m   Issam Nima (ALG) 7.92 m   Asterios Nousios (GRE) 7.91 m
Triple jump   Hristos Meletoglou (GRE) 17.09 m   Tarik Bouguetaïb (MAR) 17.00 m   Sébastien Pincemail (FRA) 16.73 m
Shot put   Edis Elkasević (CRO) 20.26 m   Manuel Martínez (ESP) 19.97 m   Hamza Alić (BIH) 19.49 m
Discus   Mario Pestano (ESP) 63.96 m   Igor Primc (SLO) 59.27 m   Ercüment Olgundeniz (TUR) 54.90 m
Hammer   Eşref Apak (TUR) 77.88 m   Alexandros Papadimitriou (GRE) 75.57 m   Nicolas Figère (FRA) 75.30 m
Javelin   Vitolio Tipotio (FRA) 75.20 m   Francesco Pignata (ITA) 74.51 m   Firas Al-Mohammed (SYR) 73.49 m
Decathlon   Romain Barras (FRA) 8127 pts   Rudy Bourguignon (FRA) 7886 pts   Hamdi Dhouibi (TUN) 7847 pts
1500 m wheelchair   Eric Teurnier (FRA) 3:23.71   Roger Puigbó (ESP) 3:24.16   Maamar Rachif (ALG) 3:27.28

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Véronique Mang (FRA) 11.44   Sylviane Félix (FRA) 11.46   Kristina Žumer (SLO) 11.63
200 metres   Alenka Bikar (SLO) 23.65   Lina Jacques-Sébastien (FRA) 23.75   Fabé Dia (FRA) 23.78
400 metres   Dimitra Dova (GRE) 52.67   Phara Anacharsis (FRA) 52.70   Klodiana Shala (ALB) 53.23 NR
800 metres   Laetitia Valdonado (FRA) 2:01:71   Elisabeth Grousselle (FRA) 2:02:47   Binnaz Uslu (TUR) 2:02:68
1500 metres   Fatma Lanouar (TUN) 4:10.77   Sonja Stolić (SCG) 4:10:92   Nuria Fernández (ESP) 4:11:20
5000 metres   Margaret Maury (FRA) 15:22.59   Asmae Leghzaoui (MAR) 15:23.30   Silvia Weissteiner (ITA) 15:28.50
10000 metres   Souad Aït Salem (ALG) 32:55.48   Asmae Leghzaoui (MAR) 32:59.24   Olivera Jevtić (SCG) 33:30.4
Half Marathon   Zhor El Kamch (MAR) 1:13:50   Rosaria Console (ITA) 1:15:40   Olivera Jevtić (SCG) 1:16:32
100 m hurdles   Glory Alozie (ESP) 12.90   Adrianna Lamalle (FRA) 12.99   Flora Rentoumi (GRE) 13.16
400 m hurdles   Benedetta Ceccarelli (ITA) 55.76   Cora Olivero (ESP) 55.85   Monika Niederstätter (ITA) 56.39
4 × 100 m relay   France
Véronique Mang
Lina Jacques
Fabe Dia
Carima Louami
43.75   Spain
Carmen Blay
Belén Recio
Cristina Sanz
Glory Alozie
44.47   Italy
Elena Sordelli
Daniela Bellanova
Manuela Grillo
Doris Tomasini
45.18
4 × 400 m relay   Spain
Julia Alba
Belén Recio
Cora Olivero
Mayte Martínez
3:31.45   France
Phara Anacharsis
Laetitia Valdonado
Olivia Abderrhamanne
Élisabeth Grousselle
3:31.86   Turkey
Özge Gürler
Birsen Bekgöz
Binnaz Uslu
Pınar Saka
3:40.75
20 km walk   Elisa Rigaudo (ITA) 1:32:44 GR   María Vasco (ESP) 1:34:28   Beatriz Pascual (ESP) 1:36:27
High jump   Ruth Beitia (ESP) 1.95 m   Melanie Skotnik (FRA) 1.95 m   Marta Mendía (ESP) 1.89 m
Pole vault   Vanessa Boslak (FRA) 4.40 m GR   Anna Fitidou (CYP) 4.25 m   Afroditi Skafida (GRE) 4.15 m
Long jump   Fiona May (ITA) 6.64 m   Niurka Montalvo (ESP) 6.55 m   Concepción Montaner (ESP) 6.49 m
Triple jump   Baya Rahouli (ALG) 14.98 m GR   Carlota Castrejana (ESP) 14.60 m   Hrysopiyi Devetzi (GRE) 14.33 m
Shot put   Cristiana Checchi (ITA) 18.59 m GR   Laurence Manfredi (FRA) 17.47 m   Chiara Rosa (ITA) 17.34 m
Discus   Dragana Tomašević (SCG) 62.10 m   Laura Bordignon (ITA) 57.98 m   Vera Begić (CRO) 56.53 m
Hammer   Ester Balassini (ITA) 71.17 m GR   Clarissa Claretti (ITA) 69.24 m   Alexandra Papageorgiou (GRE) 67.13 m
Javelin   Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi (GRE) 62.61 m GR   Zahra Bani (ITA) 62.36 m   Mercedes Chilla (ESP) 57.69 m
Heptathlon   Marie Collonvillé (FRA) 6017 pts   Argyro Strataki (GRE) 5943 pts   Anzhela Atroshchenko (TUR) 5870 pts
800 m wheelchair   Samira Berri (TUN) 2:00.16   Messaouda Sifi (TUN) 2:02.58   Christina Sanna (ITA) 2:07.42

Medal tableEdit

Place Nation       Total
1   France 10 13 7 30
2   Spain 9 11 6 26
3   Italy 7 8 7 22
4   Greece 4 2 6 12
5   Algeria 4 1 2 7
6   Morocco 3 6 1 10
7   Tunisia 3 1 3 7
8   Slovenia 3 1 2 6
9   Cyprus 1 2 0 3
10   Croatia 1 1 3 5
11   Serbia and Montenegro 1 1 2 4
12   Turkey 1 0 4 5
13   Albania 0 0 1 1
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 0 1 1
  Syria 0 0 1 1
Total 47 47 47 141

Participating nationsEdit

ReferencesEdit