2005 Jeux de la Francophonie

The 2005 Jeux de la Francophonie, also known as Ves Jeux de la Francophonie, (French for Francophone Games) were held from December 7–17, 2005 in Niamey, Niger.

Vèmes Jeux de la Francophonie
Host cityNiamey, Niger
Nations participating44
Athletes participating2,500
Opening ceremonyDecember 7, 2005
Closing ceremonyDecember 17, 2005
Officially opened byMamadou Tandja
Main venueStade Général Seyni Kountché
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Events

Sports

SportGenderResults
Athletics (Track and field)men + womendetails
Basketballwomendetails
Boxingmendetails
Football (soccer)mendetails
Judomen + womendetails
Table tennismen + womendetails
Wrestlingmendemonstration of traditional West African style (details)

Cultural

Fairy tale
Painting
Photography
Poetry
Sculpture
Song
Traditional inspiration dance

Medal count

Total

  *   Host nation (Niger)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 France33211367
2 Morocco12151542
3 Egypt70815
4 Romania58619
5 Canada46818
6 Ivory Coast35311
7 Tunisia33814
8 Benin3003
9 Burkina Faso23712
10 Lebanon2125
11 Chad2002
12 Senegal14611
13 Niger1225
14 Seychelles1102
15French Community of Belgium1045
16 Rwanda1023
17 Madagascar1012
18 Lithuania1001
19 Quebec0336
20 Mauritius0213
21 Cameroon0134
 Luxembourg0134
23 Gabon0123
24 Cape Verde0112
 Mali0112
 New Brunswick0112
27 Guinea-Bissau0101
28 Congo0011
 DR Congo0011
 North Macedonia0011
 Saint Lucia0011
  Switzerland0011
Totals (32 nations)8381105269

Participation

There were a total of 1287 participants from 44 states and governments at the 2005 Games.

Key
Nation (number of participants)
French Community of Belgium (23)
 Benin (18)
 Bulgaria (4)
 Burkina Faso (50)
 Burundi (4)
 Cambodia (3)
 Cameroon (85)
 Canada (82)
 New Brunswick (8)
 Quebec (40)
 Cape Verde (3)
 Central African Republic (22)
 Chad (24)
 Comoros (7)
 Democratic Republic of the Congo (44)
 Dominica
 Egypt (15)
 Equatorial Guinea (5)
 France (131)
 Gabon (18)
 Guinea (37)
 Guinea-Bissau (7)
 Haiti (38)
 Ivory Coast (43)
 Lebanon (17)
 Lithuania (7)
 Luxembourg (7)
 North Macedonia (NC)
 Madagascar (29)
 Mali (44)
 Mauritius (18)
 Monaco (2)
 Morocco (108)
 Niger (98)
 Republic of the Congo (35)
 Romania (50)
 Rwanda (5)
 Saint Lucia (3)
 Senegal (69)
 Seychelles (15)
  Switzerland (16)
 Togo (17)
 Tunisia (27)
 Vietnam (4)
Medal winners 2005 at jeux.francophonie.org (in French)
Medal tables at jeux.francophonie.org (in French)
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