Athletics at the Summer Universiade


Athletics is one of the sports at the biennial Universiade competition. It has been one of the event's competed sports since the inaugural edition.

Editions


Games Year Host city Host country Winner Second Third
I1959Torino Italy Italy Soviet Union Germany
II1961Sofia Bulgaria Soviet Union Hungary Romania
III1963Porto Alegre Brazil Soviet Union Germany United Kingdom
IV1965Budapest Hungary Soviet Union Italy Hungary
V1967Tokyo Japan Germany United States Japan
VI1970Torino Italy Soviet Union East Germany United Kingdom
VII1973Moscow Soviet Union Soviet Union United States United Kingdom
VIII1975Rome Italy Soviet Union Poland Italy
IX1977Sofia Bulgaria Soviet Union Bulgaria United States
X1977Mexico City Mexico Soviet Union East Germany Romania
XI1981Bucharest Romania Soviet Union United States East Germany
XII1983Edmonton Canada Soviet Union United States Nigeria
XIII1985Kobe Japan Soviet Union United States Cuba
XIV1987Zagreb Yugoslavia United States Soviet Union East Germany
XV1989Duisburg Germany United States Soviet Union Cuba
XVI1991Sheffield United Kingdom United States Soviet Union China
XVII1993Buffalo United States United States Poland Cuba
XVIII1995Fukuoka Japan United States Russia Japan
XVIX1997Catania Italy United States Russia Ukraine
XX1999Palma de Mallorca Spain United States Romania Cuba
XXI2001Beijing China China United States Cuba
XXII2003Daegu South Korea Russia China Ukraine
XXIII2005Izmir Turkey Russia Poland China
XXIV2007Bangkok Thailand Russia Ukraine Kazakhstan
XXV2009Belgrade Serbia Russia Australia Japan
XXVI2011Shenzhen China Russia Jamaica Ukraine
XXVII2013Kazan Russia Russia South Africa Ukraine
XXVIII2015Gwangju South Korea Russia Japan Kazakhstan
XXVIX2017Taipei Chinese Taipei Japan Poland Germany
XXX2019Naples Italy Japan Ukraine Australia
XXXI2021Chengdu China

All Time Medal table


Note
Last updated after the 2019 Summer Universiade
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Soviet Union148114103365
2 United States14110490335
3 Russia887864230
4 Germany617684221
5 Poland605545160
6 Japan566570191
7 Italy554659160
8 Ukraine493523107
9 Romania444953146
10 Cuba413530106
11 China404628114
12 Great Britain335460147
13 Hungary29262580
14 East Germany24201761
15 South Africa22242369
16 Australia21161855
17 Bulgaria20161955
18 France16284993
19 Belarus15151343
20 Jamaica13151240
21 Brazil1362039
22 Turkey12141339
23 Nigeria12111134
24 Finland11131236
25 Canada10393483
26 Yugoslavia1014731
27 Kazakhstan910524
28 Morocco99725
29 Spain8111433
30 Portugal810523
31 Czech Republic881531
32 Austria861327
33 Netherlands712827
34 Mexico79521
35 Belgium781530
36 Kenya77923
37 South Korea671023
38 Czechoslovakia66719
39 Latvia64313
40 Azerbaijan6006
41 Estonia54413
42 Uganda54312
43 Dominican Republic5005
44 Lithuania48719
45 Ireland45716
46 New Zealand44614
47 Moldova42410
48  Switzerland371020
49 Algeria36615
50 Chinese Taipei34815
51 North Korea32611
52 Sweden32510
53 Serbia3126
54 Iran3104
55 Greece28818
56 India2204
57 Ivory Coast2136
58 Thailand2125
59 Slovakia1629
60 Senegal1528
61 Egypt1405
62 Slovenia1348
63 Norway1225
64 Botswana1124
65 Barbados1102
 Israel1102
67 Madagascar1023
68 Bermuda1012
 Ghana1012
 Kyrgyzstan1012
71 Honduras1001
 Philippines1001
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines1001
 U.S. Virgin Islands1001
75 Burkina Faso0303
76 Cyprus0224
77 Ecuador0202
Independent Participants0202
79 Croatia0145
 Denmark0145
81 Tunisia0123
82 Argentina0112
 Mozambique0112
 Qatar0112
85 Albania0101
 Armenia0101
 Namibia0101
 Sierra Leone0101
 Tanzania0101
 Trinidad and Tobago0101
91 Ethiopia0022
 Puerto Rico0022
93 Bahamas0011
 Chile0011
 Hong Kong0011
 Luxembourg0011
 Panama0011
 Peru0011
 Serbia and Montenegro0011
Totals (99 nations)1222122712223671

See also