1955 Mediterranean Games
The II Mediterranean Games – Barcelona 1955, commonly known as the 1955 Mediterranean Games, were the 2nd Mediterranean Games. The Games were held in Barcelona, Spain over 10 days, from 15 to 25 July 1955, where 1,135 athletes (all men) from 10 countries participated. There were a total of 102 medal events from 19 different sports. In the medals table France was first on the podium, Italy second and Egypt came third.
|Host city||Barcelona, Spain|
|Events||102 in 19 sports|
|Opening ceremony||15 July|
|Closing ceremony||25 July|
|Officially opened by||Francisco Franco|
|Main venue||Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc|
This second edition were held in the Olympic Stadium and Palace of Sport of Barcelona. 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 following is a list of nations that participated in the 1955 Mediterranean Games:
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.
Host nation (Spain)
|Totals (8 nations)||102||102||104||308|