1993 World Games

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World Games IV
World Games 1993 logo.png
Host city The Hague, Netherlands
Nations participating 44
Athletes participating 1,265
Events 155 (23 sports)[1]
Opening ceremony 22 July
Closing ceremony 2 August
Officially opened by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
Main venue Zuiderpark Stadion
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The 1993 World Games, the fourth World Games, were an international multi-sport event held in The Hague, Netherlands.

Titles[edit]

155 titles were awarded in 23 sports (not including invitational sports).

Sport Titles Notes
Acrobatic gymnastics 15
Beach volleyball 2
Bodybuilding 7
Boules 2
Bowling 3
Casting 13
Field archery 6
Fistball 1
Finswimming 14
Karate 12
Korfball 1
Life saving 16
Netball 1
Powerlifting 6
Racquetball 2
Roller hockey 1
Roller skating, artistic 4
Roller speed skating 10
Sambo 9
Taekwondo 12
Trampoline 6
Triathlon 4
Tug of war 2
Water skiing 6
Total 155

Medal table[edit]

The medal tally during the fourth World Games is as follows. Germany finished at the top of the final medal table.[2] There were two gold medals (and zero silver medals) awarded in five of the acrobatic gymnastics events because of ties for first place. There were two bronze medals awarded in the karate kumite (10) and taekwondo (12) events and one of the acrobatic gymnastics events.

  *   Host nation (Netherlands)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 21 19 15 55
2  Italy (ITA) 14 19 6 39
3  Great Britain (GBR) 12 5 9 26
4  United States (USA) 11 11 12 34
5  France (FRA) 11 10 15 36
6  Bulgaria (BUL) 10 1 7 18
7  Netherlands (NED)* 9 5 16 30
8  Sweden (SWE) 8 10 10 28
9  Russia (RUS) 7 8 2 17
10  China (CHN) 5 2 2 9
11  South Korea (KOR) 4 2 1 7
12  Belarus (BLR) 4 1 5 10
13  Japan (JPN) 4 0 1 5
14  Belgium (BEL) 3 5 4 12
15  Norway (NOR) 3 4 7 14
16  Czech Republic (CZE) 3 3 3 9
17  Spain (ESP) 3 2 6 11
18  Denmark (DEN) 3 0 5 8
19  Poland (POL) 3 0 0 3
20  Finland (FIN) 2 6 6 14
21  Australia (AUS) 2 4 5 11
22  Chinese Taipei (TPE) 2 3 1 6
23  Estonia (EST) 2 3 0 5
24  Mexico (MEX) 2 2 1 5
25   Switzerland (SUI) 2 1 1 4
26  Ukraine (UKR) 1 5 1 7
27  Ireland (IRL) 1 2 0 3
28  Canada (CAN) 1 1 8 10
29  Hungary (HUN) 1 1 5 7
30  Kazakhstan (KAZ) 1 1 1 3
 New Zealand (NZL) 1 1 1 3
32  Singapore (SGP) 1 1 0 2
33  Portugal (POR) 1 0 2 3
34  Brazil (BRA) 1 0 1 2
35  Mongolia (MGL) 1 0 0 1
36  Lithuania (LTU) 0 3 3 6
37  Egypt (EGY) 0 2 2 4
38  Turkey (TUR) 0 2 0 2
39  Argentina (ARG) 0 1 2 3
 Austria (AUT) 0 1 2 3
41  South Africa (RSA) 0 1 1 2
42  Latvia (LAT) 0 1 0 1
 Malaysia (MAS) 0 1 0 1
44  Morocco (MAR) 0 0 3 3
45  Iran (IRI) 0 0 1 1
 Jamaica (JAM) 0 0 1 1
 Jordan (JOR) 0 0 1 1
 Kuwait (KUW) 0 0 1 1
 Nigeria (NGR) 0 0 1 1
 Philippines (PHI) 0 0 1 1
Totals (50 nations) 160 150 178 488

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The World Games in the past". worldgames2009.tw. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Results of the World Games". International World Games Association. Retrieved 2015-10-26.

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