CPLP Games

CPLP Games
Status active
Genre sports event
Frequency biannual
Location(s) various
Inaugurated 1992 (1992)

The CPLP Games (Portuguese: Jogos da CPLP) is a multinational multi-sport event organized by the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP), which involves athletes coming from Lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) countries that are less than 16 years old.

This event is similar in concept to the Lusophony Games, but for younger athletes.

Editions

Year Edition Host city Date Athletes Participants
1992 I Lisbon 500
1995 II Bissau 300
1997 III Maputo 500
2002 IV Praia Jul 20 – 28 470
2005 V Luanda Aug 12 – 18 575 Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal
2008 VI Rio de Janeiro Jul 27 – Aug 2 600 Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal
2010 VII Maputo [1] Jul 29 – Aug 7 tbd Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal
2012 VIII Mafra Jul 7 – 15 tbd Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal
2014 IX Luanda Jul 23 – Aug 3 tbd Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal

Medal table

Year
City
Edition 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th
1992
Lisbon
I
1995
Bissau
II
1997
Maputo
III
2002
Praia
IV Portugal
2005
Luanda
V Brazil
15
4
3
Angola
5
6
6
Cape Verde
5
6
3
Portugal
2
5
3
Guinea Bissau
1
4
5
Sao Tome

2
1
Mozambique


2
2008
Rio
VI Brazil
7
6
2
Angola
3
3
3
Portugal
3
1
1
Mozambique

2
3
Guinea Bissau

1
2
Cape Verde


2
2010
Maputo
VII Brazil
18
9
1
Portugal
9
7
6
Angola
3
8
6
Mozambique
1
5
11
Guinea Bissau
1
2
3
Cape Verde

2
1
2012
Mafra
VIII Portugal
17
6
4
Brazil
7
11
5
Mozambique
2
6
7
Angola
1
2
8
Cape Verde

1
3
East Timor

1

Sao Tome



2014
Luanda
IX Brazil
26
10
13
Portugal
12
20
12
Angola
6
11
16
Mozambique
6
5
9
Cape Verde

3
4
Sao Tome

1
2
East Timor



Medal table details

Year
City
Edition
2012
Mafra
IX











83
242
133
113
13


2014
Luanda
IX











1154
795
437
331






127





Participating nations

In the first edition, the nations that have participated are as follows:

In Maputo 1997, Brazil entered the competition, but in Praia 2002 it did not participate. Luanda 2005 saw the return of Brazil.

In 2008, the CPLP Games saw all the possible participating nations competing in Rio de Janeiro, after East Timor participated for the first time, plus Macau (PR China) that was invited to be present.

Sports

So far there are not any regulations concerning the list of sports that should be included in the Games schedule. However, in the 2008 edition the sports were:

It is expected in next editions of this games, the inclusion of roller hockey (quad), a sport so relevant and associated to Lusophone world.

See also

References

  1. "Definidas modalidades para os Jogos da CPLP de Moçambique" (in Portuguese). Inforpress. 2009-03-26. Retrieved 2009-07-18.
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