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Friendship Games

The Friendship Games, or Friendship-84, was an international multi-sport event held between 2 July and 16 September 1984 in the Soviet Union and eight other socialist states which boycotted the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Although Friendship Games officials denied that the Games were to be a counter-Olympic event to avoid conflicts with the International Olympic Committee, the competition was often dubbed the Eastern Blocs "alternative Olympics". Some fifty states took part in the competition. While the boycotting countries were represented by their strongest athletes, other state ...

Athletics at the Friendship Games

Athletics at the Friendship Games was contested in 41 events, 24 events by men and 17 by women. Men competed at the Grand Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium in Moscow, Soviet Union between 17 and 18 August, while womens events took place at the Evzen Rosicky Stadium in Prague, Czechoslovakia between 16 and 18 August 1984. One new world record was set, by East German Irina Meszynski in womens discus throw, with 73.36 m. As of 2017, it still ranks Meszynski sixth on the world all-time list. In an unusual feat, Alberto Juantorena Cuba and Ryszard Ostrowski Poland both crossed the finish line ...

Basketball at the Friendship Games

Basketball at the Friendship Games was contested between 22 and 30 August 1984. Two events took place at two venues in Moscow, Soviet Union – the CSKA Sports Palace and the Dynamo Sports Palace.

Boxing at the Friendship Games

Boxing at the Friendship Games took place at the Ciudad Deportiva in Havana, Cuba. The boxing schedule began on 18 August and ended on 24 August 1984. Twelve boxing events were contested. Notably, Cuba – the host nation – won 11 out of 12 gold medals.

Canoeing at the Friendship Games

Canoeing at the Friendship Games took place in Grunau, East Berlin, East Germany between 21 and 22 July 1984. 12 events were contested.

Cycling at the Friendship Games

The cycling competition at the Friendship Games consisted of two road cycling and five track cycling events. The individual road race was held at the Schleizer Dreieck race track in Schleiz, East Germany on 23 August 1984, the team road race was held in Forst, East Germany on 26 August 1984, while track cycling events were held at the Velodrome of the Trade Unions Olympic Sports Centre in Moscow, Soviet Union between 18 and 22 August 1984.

                                     

ⓘ Friendship Games

  • The Friendship Games or Friendship - 84 Russian: Дружба - 84, Druzhba - 84 was an international multi - sport event held between 2 July and 16 September 1984
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  • The men s marathon event at the Friendship Games was held on 18 August 1984 in Moscow, Soviet Union, together with the annual Moscow International Peace
  • Gymnastics at the Friendship Games was contested in two disciplines. Artistic gymnastics was held in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia, between 20 and 26 August
  • The women s heptathlon event at the Friendship Games was held on 16 and 17 August 1984 at the Evzen Rosicky Stadium in Prague, Czechoslovakia.  The highest
  • The women s high jump event at the Friendship Games was held on 17 August 1984 at the Evzen Rosicky Stadium in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Athletics at the
  • The women s 1500 metres event at the Friendship Games was held on 18 August 1984 at the Evzen Rosicky Stadium in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Athletics at the
  • The women s discus throw event at the Friendship Games was held on 17 August 1984 at the Evzen Rosicky Stadium in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Athletics at
  • The women s 200 metres event at the Friendship Games was held on 17 August 1984 at the Evzen Rosicky Stadium in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Wind: Heat 1: - 0
  • The women s 800 metres event at the Friendship Games was held on 17 August 1984 at the Evzen Rosicky Stadium in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Athletics at the