2001 World Games

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World Games VI
VIワールドゲームズ
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Host city Akita, Japan
Nations participating92
Athletes participating3,200
Events140 in 27 sports
Opening ceremony16 August
Closing ceremony26 August
Officially opened by Atsuko Toyama
Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan
Athlete's Oath Doumu Narita and Mero Narita
Main venue Akita Yabase Athletics Stadium

The 2001 World Games (Japanese : 2001年ワールドゲームズ, romanized: 2001-Nen wārudogēmuzu), the sixth World Games, were an international multi-sport event held in Akita, Japan.

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Titles

140 titles (invitational sports not included) were awarded in the following official sports. [1] There were five invitational sports in this edition. [1]

Sports

The 2001 World Games programme featured 27 official sports and 4 invitational sports. (Aikido was deemed a demonstration sport; no medal events were held.) The numbers in parentheses indicate the number of medal events that were contested in each sports discipline.

Notes
I: Invitational sports, selected by the host city

Medal count

Official sports

The results from the 2001 World Games are from the archived website of the Akita, Japan, organizing committee. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] The medal tally during the sixth World Games is as follows. Russia finished at the top of the final medal table. [15]

  *   Host nation (Japan)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)2415544
2Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)158831
3Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)125623
4Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)10101535
5Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  (AUS)1010323
6Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)911828
7Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)*961025
8Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)54110
9Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR) [lower-alpha 1] 471122
10Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)43310
11Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)37414
12Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia  (COL)35513
13Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)34411
14Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei  (TPE)33511
15Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)26513
16Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)24915
17Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)2237
18Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria  (BUL)2125
19Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)2114
20Flag of Austria.svg  Austria  (AUT)1427
21Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand  (NZL)1214
22Flag of Greece.svg  Greece  (GRE)1203
23Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia  (SLO)1135
24Flag of Lithuania (1988-2004).svg  Lithuania  (LTU)1113
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)1113
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia  (SVK)1113
27Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)1102
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania  (ROM)1102
29Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)1045
30Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt  (EGY)1012
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)1012
32Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji  (FIJ)1001
Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala  (GUA)1001
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan  (KAZ)1001
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)1001
36Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)0314
37Flag of Venezuela (1954-2006).svg  Venezuela  (VEN)0213
38Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg  South Korea  (KOR)0202
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland  (SUI)0202
40Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)0178
41Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)0123
42Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)0101
Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg  (LUX)0101
Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines  (PHI)0101
45Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina  (ARG)0022
46Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia and Herzegovina  (BIH)0011
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  FR Yugoslavia  (YUG)0011
Flag of Madagascar.svg  Madagascar  (MAD)0011
Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan  (PAK)0011
Totals (49 nations)140140140420
  1. England, Scotland and Northern Ireland competed separately in tug-of-war. England won the gold medal in the indoor 600kg tug of war, and Scotland won the silver medal. [16] [17] England and Wales competed separately in singles and doubles bowling. The pair from England won the gold medal in mixed doubles bowling. [18] [19] [20]

Invitational sports

  *   Host nation (Japan)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)*54211
2Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)2417
3Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)2035
4Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)1102
5Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)1012
6Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)1001
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)1001
8Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia  (EST)0202
9Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia  (MGL)0112
10Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei  (TPE)0101
11Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)0022
12Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)0011
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)0011
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)0011
Totals (14 nations)13131339

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