1983 Mediterranean Games

The IX Mediterranean Games – Casablanca 1983 (Arabic: ألعاب البحر الأبيض المتوسط 1983‎), commonly known as the 1983 Mediterranean Games, were the 9th Mediterranean Games. The Games were held in Casablanca, Morocco, from 3 to 17 September 1983, where 2,192 athletes (1,845 men and 347 women) from 16 countries participated. There were a total of 162 medal events from 20 different sports.

IX Mediterranean Games
Casablanca 1983
1983 MG (logo)
Nations participating16
Athletes participating2,192
Events162 in 20 sports
Opening ceremony3 September
Closing ceremony17 September
Officially opened byHassan II
Split 1979 Latakia 1987  >

Participating nations

The following is a list of nations that participated in the 1983 Mediterranean Games:

  •  Algeria (172)
  •  Cyprus (6)
  •  Egypt (189)
  •  France (233)
  •  Greece (198)
  •  Italy (274)
  •  Lebanon (34)
  •  Libya (63)
  •  Malta (31)
  •  Monaco (8)
  •  Morocco (251)

Sports

Medal table

  *   Host nation (Morocco)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Italy534346142
2 France32392697
3 Spain17202764
4 Yugoslavia16181953
5 Turkey1251431
6 Greece11101334
7 Morocco*85720
8 Algeria43714
9 Tunisia4149
10 Egypt191222
11 Lebanon1203
12 Syria0325
Totals (12 nations)159158177494

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See also

Agostino Ghesini

Agostino Ghesini (born 4 August 1958) is a retired male javelin thrower from Italy.

Athletics at the 1983 Mediterranean Games

Athletics at the 1983 Mediterranean Games were held in Casablanca, Morocco.

Basketball at the 1983 Mediterranean Games

The basketball tournament at the 1983 Mediterranean Games was held in Casablanca, Morocco.

Cinzia Savi Scarponi

Cinzia Savi Scarponi (born 12 November 1963) is an Italian former swimmer who competed in the 1980 Summer Olympics.

Daniele Fontecchio

Daniele Fontecchio (born 29 December 1960) is a retired Italian hurdler.

Football at the 1983 Mediterranean Games

The 1983 Mediterranean Games football tournament was the 9th edition of the Mediterranean Games men's football tournament. The football tournament was held in Casablanca, Morocco between 9 and 17 September 1983 as part of the 1983 Mediterranean Games and was contested by 9 teams.

Football at the 1983 Mediterranean Games – squads

Below are the squads for the Football at the 1983 Mediterranean Games, hosted in Casablanca, Morocco, and took place between 9 and 17 September 1983.

Francesco Cancellotti

Francesco Cancellotti (born 27 February 1963) is a former tennis player from Italy.Cancellotti won two singles titles during his professional career. The right-hander reached his career-high ATP singles ranking on 15 April 1985, when he became World No. 21.

Giampaolo Urlando

Giampaolo Urlando (born 7 January 1945 in Padova) is a retired Italian hammer thrower.

Italy at the 1983 Mediterranean Games

Italy competed at the 1983 Mediterranean Games in Casablanca, Morocco.

José Luis González (runner)

José Luis González Sánchez (born 8 December 1957 in Villaluenga de la Sagra, Toledo) was one of the world's fastest 1500 metres runners of the 1980s.

Laura Garrone

Laura Garrone (born 15 November 1967) is a former professional tennis player from Italy.

In her career, Garrone won five doubles titles on the WTA Tour. The right-hander reached her career-high ranking of world No. 32 on 19 January 1987. Her best Grand Slam finish was the fourth round at the 1986 French Open at Roland Garros.

Laura Golarsa

Laura Golarsa (born 27 November 1967) is a former Italian professional tennis player.

Golarsa was born in Milan and played on the WTA tour from 1985 to 2001. She did not win any senior titles but did reach the quarterfinals of Wimbledon in 1989. Her singles record included victories over such notable players as Zina Garrison and Jana Novotná.

Marcello Guarducci

Marcello Guarducci (born 11 July 1956) is an Italian former freestyle swimmer.

Orlando Bianchini

Orlando Bianchini (born 4 June 1955 in Guidonia, Roma) is a retired male hammer thrower from Italy, that won a medal at the Mediterranean Games (1983).

Roberto Ribaud

Roberto Ribaud (born 30 June 1961) is a former Italian sprinter who specialized in the 400 meter dash.

Syria at the 1983 Mediterranean Games

Syria (SYR) competed at the 1983 Mediterranean Games in Casablanca, Morocco. The medal tally was 5.

Tunisia at the 1983 Mediterranean Games

Tunisia (TUN) competed at the 1983 Mediterranean Games in Casablanca, Morocco.

Volleyball at the 1983 Mediterranean Games

In the 1983 Mediterranean Games, one of the games played was volleyball. Italy won the men's division and also won the women's division.

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