2015 Guayaquil, Ecuador

Guayaquil, Ecuador, 2015

The 2015 Global Games marked the first time that the event was held outside of Europe.

It was also the largest ever competition for athletes with an intellectual impairment to be held in South America, just one year before the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Australia and Hong Kong both won 37 medals in total. However Australia were the top nation once again with 20 gold, 10 silver and seven bronze medals. They led Hong Kong (13, 11, 13) and Portugal (11, 7, 7).

Brazil entered the top 10 for the first time since 2004 with an eighth place finish, showing their growing talent in the build up to Rio 2016.