Women's Islamic Games

Women's Islamic Games
بازی‌های اسلامی بانوان
First event 1993 Tehran / Rasht
Occur every Four years
Last event 2005 Tehran
Purpose Multi-sport event for Muslim women
Organization IFWS

The Women's Islamic Games were an international multi-sport event started in 1993. The event was organised by the Islamic Federation of Women's Sport (IFWS). Muslim women of all nationalities were allowed to take part in the Games.

The event has been held in 1993, 1997, 2001, and 2005 in Iran.[1]

Goals

  1. In sports and international competition, Muslim women cannot compete without protective clothing and headgear in accordance with Islam.
  2. Inspire Muslim women to achieve global competitiveness, on a regional, continental, world and Olympic scale.
  3. The Women's Islamic Games will be an international event, and records shall be kept of athletes' performances.

Editions

Year Games Host Countries Athletes Sports Medals
1st place 2nd place 3rd place
1993
I
Tehran / Rasht 10 407 7  Kyrgyzstan (27)  Iran (20)  Azerbaijan (12)
1997
II
Tehran 24 748 12  Iran (58)  Kazakhstan (35)  Indonesia (19)
2001
III
Tehran / Rasht 23 795 15  Iran (77)  Syria (18)  Azerbaijan (8)
2005
IV
Tehran 44 1316 18  Iran (31)  Senegal (9)  Kazakhstan (6)

Medal count

25 nations have won at least a single medal in the Women's Islamic Games. 23 nations have won at least a single gold medal. Iran became till now the leadership of the most winning medals.

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Iran186173135494
2 Kazakhstan45121572
3 Kyrgyzstan40201272
4 Syria325163146
5 Azerbaijan304163134
6 Indonesia2420650
7 Pakistan184950117
8 Turkmenistan12145278
9 Senegal95822
10 Malaysia57719
11 Tajikistan481325
12 Sudan42410
13 Armenia4228
14 South Korea4217
15 Jordan3238
16 Russia3104
17 Bangladesh24511
18 Iraq23914
19 Kuwait2338
20 Uganda2103
21 Lebanon1214
22 Brunei1124
23 Georgia1023
24 Afghanistan0235
25 Qatar0156
Totals4384284691335

See also

References

  1. "The Women's Islamic Games". Muslim Women's Sport Foundation. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
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