Gymnasiade

Gymnasiade
First event 1974
Occur every 2 years
Purpose International Multisport event for youth
Headquarters Brussels
Website http://www.isfsports.org International School Sport Federation

The Gymnasiade, or World Gymnasiade, is an international multi-sport event which is organised by the International School Sport Federation (ISF). It is the largest event among many other sport events held by the ISF.

The 17th edition of ISF Gymnasiade was organised by Morocco in 2018 with more than 3000 young athletes representing 58 countries. It was the biggest Gymnasiade so far and the first ever International Multisport event for youth held in Africa.

There are 12 obligatory sport competitions at Gymnasiade with 3 optional and 2 additional, hosts sports. The obligatory sports are: Archery, athletics, Boxing, Chess, Fencing, Gymnastics, Judo, Karate, Swimming, Taekwondo, Tennis and Wrestling. The 2018 edition also held competitions in Petanque, Road cycling, Surfing and Golf.

Aligned with the philosophy of the organisation, only pupils between the ages of 13 and 18 are eligible to compete.[1]

The first edition of the Gymnasiade was held in 1974 in Wiesbaden, Germany and it featured solely gymnastics, athletics and swimming competitions. Since then, 17 editions of Gymnasiade had been held with the most recent in 2018 and hosted by Morocco.

The next edition will be held in Jinjiang, China in 2020.

Editions

ISF World School Summer Games (Summer High School Games)

Edition Year City Country Date
1 1974 Wiesbaden  West Germany 23–28 September
2 1976 Orléans  France 21–27 June
3 1978 Izmir  Turkey 18–24 July
4 1980 Turin  Italy 1–7 June
5 1982 Lille  France 1–6 June
6 1984 Florence  Italy 5–9 June
7 1986 Nice  France 2–7 June
8 1988 Barcelona  Spain 3–9 June
9 1990 Bruges  Belgium 20–27 May
10 1994 Nicosia  Cyprus 14–21 May
11 1998 Shanghai  China 12–19 October
12 2002 Caen  France 27 May – 3 June
13 2006 Athens/Thessaloniki  Greece 26 June – 3 July
14 2009 Doha  Qatar 7–12 December
15 2013 Brasília  Brazil 28 November – 4 December
16 2016 Trabzon  Turkey 11–18 July
17 2018 Marrakech  Morocco 2–9 May
18 2020 Jinjiang  China

Source:[2]

ISF World School Winter Games (Winter High School Games)

  • World School Winter Games consist of:
  1. World School Alpine Skiing Championship
  2. World School Biathlon Championship
  3. World School Curling Championship
  4. World School Figure Skating Championship
  5. World School Ski Freestyle Championship
  6. World School Ski Jumping Championship
  7. World School Snowboard Championship
Edition Year City Country Date
1 2018 Grenoble  France 5 - 10 February

Source:[3]

2009 Summer Games

Sports

All demonstration sports have been cancelled from the competition programme of the Gymnasiade 2009 because of the lack of entries from the registered countries. Because of did not obtain the minimum of ten (10) nations entries required to proceed with the organisation of the demonstration sports. This decision was taken in agreement with the ISF. This Games have only 4 sport.

Sports:

  • artistic gymnastics
  • rhythmic gymnastics
  • athletics
  • swimming

2013 Summer Games

Sports

The 2013 Gymnasiade will bring together athletes that are between 14 to 17 years old and registered in an educational institution. These athletes will be representing 40 different countries and will be competing in 8 different sports: aerobic, artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, athletics, swimming, judo, karate and chess.

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Russia3716962
2 Italy20191655
3 Brazil19282269
4 Hungary127322
5 England11152046
6 France96419
7 Chinese Taipei45918
8 Cyprus3216
9 China28111
10 Finland23510
11 Turkey15511
12 Greece1236
13 Belarus1214
14 Armenia1034
15 Spain1012
16 Qatar1012
17 Mexico0268
18 India0235
19 Luxembourg0112
20 Chile0101
21 Argentina0077
22 Suriname0066
23 Portugal0022
Total125124129378

2016 Summer Games

16th Gymnasiade was held in Trabzon, Turkey, between 11–18 July 2016. It was held in 10 sports (12 disciplines) with school sport athletes from 25 countries with 2500 athletes (Armenia, Belgium, Belarus, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cyprus, England, Estonia, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, India, Latvia, Morocco, Northern Ireland, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Taipei, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine). But Albania, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Iran and Croatia don't compete due to 2016 Turkish coup d'état attempt.[4]

Sports

  • Athletics
  • Gymnastics
    • Articstic Gymnastics
    • Rhythmic Gymnastics
    • Aerobic Gymnastics
  • Swimming
  • Archery
  • Fencing
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Wrestling
  • Chess
  • Tennis

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Brazil573239128
2 Turkey474527119
3 France15182356
4 Greece1217736
5 India10192655
6 Chinese Taipei9111333
7 Romania651930
8 Morocco65617
9 Belarus54211
10 Armenia52815
11 Cyprus44513
12 Hungary44412
13 Georgia26311
14 Russia14712
15 Bulgaria0314
16 England0022
17 Latvia0011
18 Puerto Rico0011
19 Tunisia0011
20 Azerbaijan0000
21 Belgium0000
22 Croatia0000
23 Estonia0000
24 Northern Ireland0000
25 Qatar0000
Total183179195557

2018 Winter Games

From the 5 to 10th February the city of Grenoble in France. During 5 days, 500 young athletes coming from 19 countries will participate in this multi winter sports event.

Countries: Germany, England, Argentina, France, Hungary, Russia, Republic of Belarus, Austria, Belgium, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Scotland, Chile, Turkey, Spain, Estonia and Ukraine.

Sports

Sports: alpine ski, freestyle ski, snowboard cross and freestyle, biathlon, cross country ski, ski jumping (all mentioned events were supported by FIS), curling, speed skating and hockey.

Main sports:

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Biathlon
  • Cross Country
  • Snowboard

Demonstrations Sports:

  • Speed Skating
  • Ski Jumping
  • Ice Hockey

Medal table

From 19 nation, 13 countries gain at least one medal:

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 France55616
2 Germany3227
3 Austria3216
4 Hungary2002
5 Ukraine1001
6 Spain1001
7 Belarus0314
8 Argentina0112
9 Slovakia0101
10 England0101
11  Switzerland0022
12 Russia0011
13 Serbia0011
Total15151545

2018 Summer Games

18th Gymnasiade was held in Marrakech, Morocco, between 2–9 May 2018. It was held in 18 sports with 4000 school sport athletes.[5]

Sports

Sports:

  • Athletics
  • Gymnastics
    • Articstic Gymnastics
    • Rhythmic Gymnastics
    • Aerobic Gymnastics
  • Swimming
  • Archery
  • Fencing
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Wrestling
  • Chess
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Petanque
  • Boxing
  • Surfing
  • Cycling

Medal table

30 countries gained at least one medal:

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Ukraine393934112
2 Morocco33233288
3 Brazil24243280
4 Chinese Taipei23152866
5 Greece1651334
6 France14271455
7 China13111842
8 Iran133117
9 Russia8111433
10 Ireland65213
11 Hungary512926
12 Belarus571224
13 Turkey561627
14 Algeria391325
15 Romania341421
16 England210921
17 Hong Kong2439
18 Spain2158
19 Armenia2158
20 Cyprus2103
21 Tunisia2013
22 Portugal1236
23 Botswana1001
24 South Africa0246
25 Croatia0134
26 United States0123
27 United Arab Emirates0055
28 Azerbaijan0022
29 Niger0011
30 Oman0011
Total224224312758

Source : http://www.gymnasiade2018.ma/gymnasiade2018-result/

See also

References

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