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1955 Mediterranean Games

II Mediterranean Games
Barcelona 1955
Host city Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Nations participating 10
Athletes participating 1,135
Events 102 in 19 sports
Opening ceremony July 15
Closing ceremony July 25
Officially opened by Francisco Franco
Main venue Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc
The second Mediterranean Games were held in the Olympic Stadium and Palace of sport of Barcelona, from July 16 to 25, 1955. The stadium was built in 1929 and was especially renovated for the occasion. The symbol of an amphora filled with Mediterranean Sea water was then used for the first time.

The number of participants reached 900 (all men). In the medals table France was first on the podium, Italy second and Egypt came third.

Contents

  • Sports 1
  • Venues 2
  • Participating Nations 3
  • Medal table 4
  • External links 5

Sports

Italian skeet shooting team at the 1955 Mediterranean Games

Venues

Participating Nations

The following is a list of nations that participated in the 1955 Mediterranean Games:

Medal table

The rankings sort by the number of gold medals earned by a country. The number of silvers is taken into consideration next and then the number of bronze. Equal ranking is given and they are listed alphabetically if after the above, countries are still tied. This follows the system used by the IOC, and IAAF.

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France 39 29 31 99
2  Italy 32 27 22 81
3  Spain 12 15 18 45
4  Egypt 9 20 17 46
5  Turkey 8 3 3 14
6  Greece 1 7 8 16
7  Lebanon 1 1 4 6
8  Syria 0 0 1 1
Total 102 102 104 308

External links

  • International Mediterranean Games Committee
  • websitegbrathleticsMediterranean Games Athletic results at


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