1951 Mediterranean Games

The I Mediterranean Games – Alexandria 1951 (Egyptian Arabic: ألعاب البحر الأبيض المتوسط 1951), commonly known as the 1951 Mediterranean Games, were the 1st Mediterranean Games. The Games were held in Alexandria, Egypt over 15 days, from 13 to 20 October 1951, where 734 athletes (all men) from 10 countries participated. There were a total of 13 different sports.

I Mediterranean Games
Alexandria 1951
Host cityAlexandria, Egypt
Nations participating10
Athletes participating734
Events13 sports
Opening ceremony5 October
Closing ceremony20 October
Officially opened byFarouk of Egypt
Main venueAlexandria Stadium
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Participating nations

The following is a list of nations that participated in the 1951 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, IAAF and BBC.

1 Italy27221261
2 France2613544
3 Egypt (EGY)20261965
4 Turkey103720
5 Greece49821
6 Yugoslavia35715
7 Spain24410
8 Lebanon051419
9 Syria031013
Totals (9 nations)929086268

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