FACTOID # 29: 73.3% of America's gross operating surplus in motion picture and sound recording industries comes from California.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > All Africa Games

The All-Africa Games, sometimes called the African Games or Pan African Games, are a regional multi-sport event held every four years, organized by the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA). The competing nations must all be from the African continent. A multi-sport event is a competition in which athletes compete in a number of different sports. ... For other uses, see Africa (disambiguation). ...


The first Games were held in 1965 in Brazzaville, Congo. The International Olympic Committee granted official recognition as a continental multi-sport event, along with the Pan American Games and Asian Games. Image of Kinshasa and Brazzaville, taken by NASA. Brazzaville is the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo and is located on the Congo River. ... Bold textralf is gay IOC redirects here. ... The Pan American Games are a multi-sport event, held every four years between competitors from all nations of the Americas. ... The Asian Games, also called the Asiad, is a multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. ...

[edit]

History

The table below gives an overview of all host cities of the All-Africa Games.

Order Year City Country Date Top Medalling Country
1 1965 Brazzaville Congo-Brazzaville Congo-Brazzaville July 18 - July 25, 1965 United Arab Republic
- 1969 Bamako Mali Mali Disrupted by Military Coup
2 1973 Lagos Nigeria Nigeria January 7 - January 18, 1973 Egypt
3 1978 Algiers Algeria Algeria July 13 - July 28, 1978 Tunisia
4 1987 Nairobi Kenya Kenya August 1 - August 12, 1987 Egypt
5 1991 Cairo Egypt Egypt September 20 - October 1, 1991 Egypt
6 1995 Harare Zimbabwe Zimbabwe September 13 - September 23, 1995 South Africa
7 1999 Johannesburg South Africa South Africa September 10 - September 19, 1999 South Africa
8 2003 Abuja Nigeria Nigeria October 5 - October 17, 2003 Nigeria
9 2007 Algiers Algeria Algeria
10 2011 Lusaka Zambia Zambia
[edit]

The first All-Africa Games were played from July 18, 1965 to July 25, 1965 in Brazzaville, Congo. ... Image of Kinshasa and Brazzaville, taken by NASA. Brazzaville is the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo and is located on the Congo River. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Republic_of_the_Congo. ... July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_United_Arab_Republic. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Bamako, population about 1 500,000 (2004), is the capital of Mali. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mali. ... The 2nd All-Africa Games were played from January 7, 1973 to January 18, 1973 in Lagos, Nigeria. ... Lagos is the largest city in Nigeria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nigeria. ... January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Egypt_1972. ... The 3rd All-Africa Games were played from July 13, 1978 to July 28, 1978 in Algiers, Algeria. ... Map of Algeria showing Algiers province Algiers (French Alger, (Arabic: ولاية الجزائر) El-Jazair, The Islands) is the capital and largest city of Algeria in North Africa. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Algeria. ... Insert non-formatted text here July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tunisia. ... The 4th All-Africa Games were played from August 1, 1987 to August 12, 1987 in Nairobi, Kenya. ... Nairobi is the capital of Kenya, lying on the Nairobi River in the south of the nation. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Egypt. ... The 5th All-Africa Games were played from September 20, 1991 to October 1, 1991 in Cairo, Egypt. ... Cairos location in Egypt Coordinates: Governor Dr. Abdul Azim Wazir Area    - City 210 km²  - Metro 1,492 km² Population    - City (2005) 7,438,376  - Density 35,420/km²  - Urban 10,834,495  - Metro 15,200,000 Time zone EET (UTC+2) EEST (UTC+3) Cairo (Arabic: ‎ translit: , translated the... Image File history File links Flag_of_Egypt. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Egypt. ... The 6th All-Africa Games were played from September 13, 1995 to September 23, 1995 in Harare, Zimbabwe. ... Map of Zimbabwe with the province highlighted Harare (pronounced , formerly Salisbury) is the capital city of Zimbabwe. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Zimbabwe. ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... The 7th All-Africa Games were played from September 10, 1999 to September 19, 1999 in Greater Johannesburg, South Africa. ... , City motto: Unity in Development Province Gauteng Mayor Amos Masondo Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... The 8th All-Africa Games were played from October 5, 2003 to October 17, 2003 in Abuja, Nigeria. ... Abuja, estimated population 2,5 Mil. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nigeria. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (279th in Leap years). ... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nigeria. ... Map of Algeria showing Algiers province Algiers (French Alger, (Arabic: ولاية الجزائر) El-Jazair, The Islands) is the capital and largest city of Algeria in North Africa. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Algeria. ... Lusaka is the capital and largest city of Zambia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Zambia. ...

All-time medal table

The table below gives an overview of the all-time medal count of the All-Africa Games.

All-Africa Games medal count
Pos Country Gold Silver Bronze Total Year of
first medal
1 Egypt 373 270 261 904 1965
2 Nigeria 303 277 256 836 1965
3 South Africa 198 174 137 509 1995
4 Algeria 132 152 189 473 1965
5 Tunisia 123 106 133 362 1965
6 Kenya 90 97 104 291 1965
7 Senegal 40 40 73 153 1965
8 Ghana 26 38 64 128 1965
9 Ethiopia 23 29 34 86 1965
10 Cameroon 20 42 81 143 1965
11 Zimbabwe 18 26 57 101 1987
12 Uganda 17 19 33 69 1965
13 Côte d'Ivoire 17 18 33 68 1965
14 Madagascar 10 15 33 58 1965
15 Morocco 9 12 15 36 1973
16 Angola 9 7 17 33 1987
17 Lesotho 8 3 8 19 1991
18 Mauritius 6 19 27 52 1987
19 Libya 6 8 16 30 1978
20 Namibia 4 10 15 29 1991
21 Tanzania 4 8 10 22 1965
22 Mali 4 5 7 16 1965
23 Zambia 4 4 22 30 1965
24 Gabon 4 4 19 27 1965
25 Botswana 4 4 10 18 1991
26 Mozambique 4 2 1 7 1987
27 Sudan 3 1 3 7 1973
28 Congo DR 2 3 6 11 1965
29 Congo Republic 1 7 15 23 1965
30 Central African Republic 1 2 2 5 1991
31 Guinea 1 2 1 4 1973
Sierra Leone 1 2 1 4 1991
33 Swaziland 1 0 9 10 1973
34 Chad 1 0 9 10 1965
35 Cape Verde 1 0 2 3 1999
36 Burundi 1 0 1 2 1987
37 Somalia 1 0 0 1 1973
38 Seychelles 0 13 18 31 1987
39 Burkina Faso 0 3 7 10 1965
40 Togo 0 2 10 12 1965
41 Niger 0 2 6 8 1965
42 Benin 0 2 3 5 1973
43 Gambia 0 2 0 2 1973
44 Rwanda 0 2 0 2 1987
45 Malawi 0 0 2 2 1987
46 Guinea-Bissau 0 0 1 1 1999
São Tomé and Príncipe 0 0 1 1 2003
[edit]

Image File history File links Flag_of_Egypt. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nigeria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Algeria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tunisia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Senegal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ghana. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cameroon. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Zimbabwe. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Uganda. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cote_d'Ivoire. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Madagascar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Morocco. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Angola. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lesotho. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mauritius. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Libya. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Namibia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tanzania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mali. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Zambia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Gabon. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Botswana. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mozambique. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sudan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Republic_of_the_Congo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Central_African_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guinea. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sierra_Leone. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Swaziland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Chad. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cape_Verde. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Burundi. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Somalia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Seychelles. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Burkina_Faso. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Togo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Niger. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Benin. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_The_Gambia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Rwanda. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Malawi. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guinea-Bissau. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sao_Tome_and_Principe. ...

External links

  • Background from official website
  • Medal winners in various events
  International football  v·d·e 

FIFA | World Cup | Confederations Cup | World Rankings | Player of the Year | Teams Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, known worldwide by its acronym FIFA, is the international governing body of Football (soccer) and the largest sporting organization in the world. ... The FIFA World Cup Trophy, which has been awarded to the world champions since 1974. ... The Confederations Cup The FIFA Confederations Cup is a football (soccer) tournament for national teams, held every four years (previously every two years) by FIFA. It is contested by the winners of each of the six FIFA confederation championships (CAF, CONMEBOL, UEFA, AFC, OFC, CONCACAF), along with the FIFA World... The FIFA World Rankings is a ranking system for mens national teams in football (soccer). ... The FIFA World Player of the Year is a football award given annually to the male and female player who are thought to be the best in the world, based on votes by coaches and captains of international teams. ... This is a list of the mens national football (soccer) teams in the world. ...

     Asia: AFCAsian Cup
     Africa: CAFAfrican Cup of Nations
     North America: CONCACAFGold Cup
     South America: CONMEBOLCopa América
     Oceania: OFCNations Cup
     Europe: UEFAEuropean Championship


Asian Football Confederation Logo The 46 member Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of football in Asia, excluding Cyprus and Israel. ... The AFC Asian Cup is a football competition run by the Asian Football Confederation. ... CAF Logo The 53 member Confederation of African Football (CAF; French: Confédération Africaine de Football) represents international football in Africa, and organises the African Cup of Nations as well as the African Champions League. ... The African Cup of Nations is the main international football competition for CAF nations. ... CONCACAF (the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football) is the continent-wide governing body for association football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. ... The CONCACAF Gold Cup is the main national football (soccer) competition of the CONCACAF nations. ... CONMEBOL or CSF (CONfederación sudaMEricana de FútBOL, South American Football Confederation) is the governing body of football in South America. ... The Copa América is the main national football competition of the CONMEBOL nations. ... Oceania Football Confederation logo since 1998 The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) is one of the six continental confederations of international football. ... The Oceania Cup is the biennial football competition held among the Oceanian nations. ... UEFA logo The Union of European Football Associations, almost always referred to by the acronym UEFA (pronounced (you-AY-fuh) or (oo-Ay-fuh) or ), is the administrative and controlling body for European football. ... The UEFA European Football Championship is the main football competition of the mens national football teams governed by the UEFA. Held every four years since 1960, in the even-numbered year between World Cup tournaments, it was originally called the European Nations Cup, changing to the name European Football... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 19 KB) Summary This image is copy of World Map FIFA.png I added divisions in UK - England, Scotland & Wales. ...

All-Africa Games
1965 | 1973 | 1978 | 1987 | 1991 | 1995 | 1999 | 2003 | 2007 | 2011

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m