The Mediterranean Games are a multi-sport competition where athletes from all countries of the Mediterranean basin meet. Organized every 4 years, the MG represent the most important multi-sport event in the Mediterranean, and are positioned directly after the Olympic Games on an international scale.
The first edition of the Mediterranean Games was organized in 1951, in Alexandria And it is in 1975, that Algiers, welcomed the 7th edition of these Games. At that time, the capital received more than 2400 athletes representing 15 different nations.
In 2022, 46 years later, Oran the Radiant (la Radieuse), will renew the experience by hosting the 19th edition of the MG with the participation of 26 National Olympic Committees. National Olympic Committees. During this edition, nearly 4500 athletes are expected in the 26 sports disciplines planned. These events will take place in 24 different sports sites located in the city of Oran.
Much more than a sports competition, the Mediterranean Games allow the meeting of various cultures and peoples of the shores of the Mediterranean, in a climate of living in peace where the values of Olympism are at the heart of the event.