2001 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival

The 2001 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival (Spanish: Festival Olímpico de la Juventud Europea 2001) was the sixth edition of multi-sport event for European youths between the ages of 12 and 18. It was held in Murcia, Spain from 22 to 26 July. A total of ten sports were contested. The event received financial support from the Olympic Solidarity programme.[1]

2001 European Youth Olympic Festival
Host cityMurcia, Spain
Nations participating48
Athletes participating2,500
Sport(s)10
Events90
Opening ceremony22 July 2001
Closing ceremony26 July 2001
Officially opened byJuan Carlos I of Spain
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Sports

Venues

  • Estadio de Atletismo Monte Romero (athletics)
  • Pabellón J.M. Cagigal (basketball)
  • CAR "Infanta Cristina" (cycling)
  • Estadio de La Condomina (football)
  • Palacio Principe de Asturias (handball, judo)
  • Murcia Club de Tenis (tennis)
  • ? (gymnastics, swimming, volleyball)

Medal table

  *   Host nation (Spain)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Russia (RUS)1915539
2 Great Britain (GBR)910928
3 Germany (GER)57214
4 Poland (POL)52310
5 Italy (ITA)46919
6 Spain (ESP)*46010
7 Hungary (HUN)43411
8 Ukraine (UKR)4318
9 Sweden (SWE)4037
10 Georgia (GEO)4026
11 France (FRA)371222
12 Belarus (BLR)3249
13 Romania (ROU)23611
14 Netherlands (NED)23510
15 Finland (FIN)2248
16 Croatia (CRO)2158
17 Yugoslavia (YUG)2125
18 Bulgaria (BUL)2114
19 Israel (ISR)2013
20 Slovenia (SLO)1427
21  Switzerland (SUI)1326
22 Latvia (LAT)1012
 Portugal (POR)1012
24 Ireland (IRL)1001
 Luxembourg (LUX)1001
 Moldova (MDA)1001
 Norway (NOR)1001
28 Belgium (BEL)05611
29 Czech Republic (CZE)0314
30 Azerbaijan (AZE)0224
31 Lithuania (LTU)0123
32 Austria (AUT)0044
 Slovakia (SVK)0044
34 Armenia (ARM)0011
Totals (34 nations)9090104284

References

  1. OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY PROVIDES FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO EUROPEAN YOUTH OLYMPIC DAYS. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved on 2014-11-23.
Medal table
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