1st Islamic Solidarity Games - 2005

The first Islamic Games held in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia from 8-20 April, 2005 with an Olympic-style tournament aimed at showing Muslim sports prowess and featuring 6,000 athletes, none of them women.

The 55-nation participated in the said Islamic Olympic Games and hosted by the Saudi cities of Mecca , Medina , Jiddah and Taif.

Prince Abdel Majid Bin Abdel Aziz, the prince of Mecca , opened the games in a ceremony in which more than 2,600 students participated at King Abdul Aziz Stadium.

A 140-member Pakistani contingent including 96 athletes participated in 10 events including basketball, volleyball, tennis, table tennis, swimming, athletics, karate, taekwondo, football and handball.

Participating Nations

55

Participants

6000

Sports/Events

The Islamic competitions included athletics, swimming, diving, water ball, swordplay, tennis, table tennis, weightlifting, indoor football for the mentally-handicapped, basketball, volleyball, handball, taekwondo, karate, and horsemanship.

Medal Tally of 1st Islamic Solidarity Games

S.No.
Country
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total
1
Saudi Arabia
23
17
19
59
2
Egypt
14
15
13
42
3
Kazakhstan
13
8
6
27
4
Iran
10
9
10
29
5
Iraq
9
9
7
25
6
Morocco
8
5
4
17
7
Malaysia
5
5
6
16
8
Azerbaijan
4
4
7
15
9
Algeria
3
10
13
26
10
Syria
3
2
5
10
11
Pakistan
3
0
1
4
12
Kyrgyzstan
2
2
4
8
13
Jordan
2
0
3
5
14
Kuwait
1
4
5
10
15
Turkey
1
3
3
7
16
Sudan
1
3
2
6
17
Turkmenistan
1
1
4
6
18
Indonesia
1
1
2
4
19
Tajikistan
1
1
0
2
20
Tunisian Republic
1
0
8
9
21
Qatar
1
0
0
1
22
Senegal
0
2
6
8
23
UAE
0
2
3
5
24
Yemen
0
1
1
2
25
Burkina Faso
0
1
1
2
26
Oman
0
1
0
1
27
Cameroon
0
1
0
1
28
Afghanistan
0
0
1
1
29
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
0
0
1
1
30
Cote d'Ivooire
0
0
1
1
31
Uganda
0
0
1
1
32
Guyana
0
0
1
1

Total

107
107
138
352


   Pakistan Medal Tally in 1st Islamic Solidarity Games

S.No.
Discipline
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total

1.

Tennis

3

-

1

4

Total

3

-

1

4

 

S.No.
Player
Name of Event
Medal
   Tennis

1.

Mr. Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi

Men Singles

Gold

2.

Mr. Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Mr. Aqeel Khan

Men Doubles

Gold

3.

Mr. Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Mr. Aqeel Khan
Mr. Asim Shafik
Mr. Nomi Qamar
Mr. Wasif Cheema

Team Event

Gold

4.

Mr. Aqeel Khan

Men Singles

Bronze