10,5 thousand sportsmen from 205 countries took part in the Games.
36 sports were included in the competition. 303 set of medals were awarded to the athletes during the competition.
The US team won the 1st place in unofficial medal ranking – 46 gold medals, 29 silver medals, 29 bronze medals (total 104 medals), China took the 2 nd place – 38 gold medals, 27 silver medals, 22 bronze medals (total 87 medals ). Athletes from Great Britain took the 3-rd place – 29 gold medals, 17 silver medals, 19 bronze medals (total 65 medals). The Republic of Belarus took 26-th place having won 12 medals (2 gold medals, 5 silver medals, 5 bronze medals). In total 85 countries won medals.
173 Belarusian athletes in 25 sports participated at the Games.
Gold – Sergei Martynov (shooting, small-bore rifle, 50m), Victoria Azarenka and Maksim Mirny (tennis, mixed doubles).
Silver – Aleksandra Gerasimenya (swimming, free style 50 and 100 m), Andrei and Aleksandr Bogdanovich (canoe 1,000m), Roman Petrushenko and Vadim Makhnev (kayak 200m); rhythmic gymnastics national team, which took the second place, group all-around (55.500m).
Bronze – Marina Shkermankova (weightlifting, up to 69 kg), Irina Kulesha (weightlifting, up to 75 kg), Lubov Cherkashina (rhythmic gymnastics, individual all-round), Victoria Azarenka (tennis, singles), Irina Pomelova, Nadezhda Popok, Olga Khudenko and Marina Poltoran (kayak fours, 500m).