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2007 All-Africa Games

IX All-Africa Games
Host city Algiers, Algeria
Nations participating 36
Events 24 sports
Opening ceremony 11 July 2007
Closing ceremony 23 July 2007
Officially opened by Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Main venue Stade 5 Juillet 1962
Abuja 2003 Maputo 2011  >
A map of Algeria with Algiers marked in the north of the country.
A map of Algeria with Algiers marked in the north of the country.
Algiers
Location of Algiers in Algeria.

The 9th All-Africa Games took place between 11 and 23 July 2007 in Algiers, the capital city of Algeria. Algiers is the first city to hold All-Africa Games for a second time. The 1978 All-Africa Games were held there. Besides Algeria, only Nigeria has hosted the event twice, but with different host cities.

Competitions

The following 24 sports were competed:

Paralympic sports: Athletics, Basketball and Goalball

Three disciplines, separate olympic qualifying tournament in Nairobi, Kenya, held simultaneously with the All-Africa Games.[2]

Water Polo was not competed due to lack of teams.[3] It was supposed to be an Olympic qualifier.

Medals

      Host nation
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Egypt 74 62 63 199
2  Algeria 71 63 77 211
3  South Africa 61 66 53 180
4  Nigeria 50 55 54 159
5  Tunisia 48 41 58 147
6  Kenya 13 15 10 38
7  Senegal 8 12 26 46
8  Zimbabwe 7 8 8 23
9  Botswana 6 2 5 13
10  Cameroon 4 6 17 27
11  Ethiopia 4 5 10 19
12  Angola 4 1 7 12
13  Libya 4 5 10 19
14  Ghana 3 10 12 25
15  Eritrea 3 1 2 6
16  Sudan 3 0 1 4
17  Seychelles 3 6 1 11
18  DR Congo 2 2 1 5
19  Zambia 1 2 6 9
20  Gambia 2 1 3 6
21  Lesotho 1 1 2 4
22  Mali 1 0 3 4
23  Uganda 1 0 1 2
24  Mozambique 1 0 0 1
25  Ivory Coast 0 3 12 15
26  Burkina Faso 0 2 1 3
27  Congo 0 1 3 4
 Madagascar 0 1 3 4
29  Guinea 0 1 2 3
 Malawi 0 1 2 3
31  Namibia 0 1 1 2
32  São Tomé and Príncipe 0 1 0 1
33  Tanzania 0 1 0 1
34  Benin 0 0 4 4
35  Guinea-Bissau 0 0 3 3
36  Central African Republic 0 0 1 1
 Togo 0 0 1 1
Total

References

  1. ^ Vanguard, 16 December 2006: Africa Games pushed a week back *Hockey, baseball, softball fail to get back in
  2. ^ Ghana Hockey Association, 20 April 2007: 2007 All Africa Games - Hockey to be Played Simultaneously in Nairobi
  3. ^ Mail & Guardian, 9 July 2007: Algeria ready for All Africa Games

External links

  • http://www.coja2007.dz (in French)
  • http://alger2007.acnoa.info/ (French/English)
  • Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA)
  • )FrenchCompetition schedule (
  • )FrenchGeneral programme (


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