All participation and editions in an overview

The World Gymnaestrada have been held sixteen times since 1953: in 1953 (Rotterdam), 1957 (Zagreb), 1961 (Stuttgart), 1965 (Vienna), 1969 (Basel), 1975 (Berlin), 1982 (Zurich), 1987 (Herning), 1991 (Amsterdam), 1995 (Berlin), 1999 (Gothenburg), 2003 (Lisbon), 2007 (Dornbirn), 2011 (Lausanne), 2015 (Helsinki), 2019 (Dornbirn). In 2023 the event will take place in Amsterdam.

No less than 91 countries participated at one time or another. Eight countries were present for all editions. We list the number of participations.

16 participations

Austria

Belgium

Denmark

Finland

Great Britain

Germany

The Netherlands

Sweden

15 participations

Norway

Switzerland

14 participations

Brazil

Canada

Italy

Portugal

13 participations

Spain

Israel

12 participations

Japan

United States

11 participations

France

South Africa

Greece

10 participations

Czech Republic

Slovakia

9 participations

Australia

Iceland

8 participations

Liechtenstein

7 participations

Estonia

Hungary

Latvia

New Zealand

Slovenia

6 participations

Chile

Ireland

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Poland

Trinidad & Tobago

5 participations

Egypt

Honduras

Mexico

Qatar

Russia

Soviet Union

Venezuela

Yugoslavia

4 participations

Argentina

Cape Verde Islands

China

Korea

Thailand

Turkey

3 participations

Albania

Malaysia

Namibia

Sri Lanka

Uzbekistan

2 participations

Azerbaijan

Belarus

Bulgaria

Guatemala

Hong Kong

Bangladesh

Kuwait

Mongolia

Peru

Romania

Singapore

Serbia

Uruguay

Zimbabwe

1 participation

Algeria

Armenia

Barbados

Colombia

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

Fiji

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Moldova

Malta

Malawi

Nepal

Paraguay

Palestine

Puerto Rico

Serbia & Montenegro

Senegal

Tanzania

Tonga

Tunisia

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