The Mediterranean Games are sports competitions organized every four years among the athletes of the NOCs representing the Countries in the Mediterranean Basin. These competitions are organized with the aim of contributing to the social and cultural approachment among the public of Mediterranean Countries.
The Mediterranean Games are based on the Olympic rules, and the competitions are completed within the period not exceeding 13 days.
The XVIIth Mediterranean Games, will host thousands of athletes in 28 sports from 24 Countries. The venues are split between Mersin which will host 24 sports and Adana, which will host 4 sports.
The sailing event for - 470 Men, 470 Women, Laser Men and Laser Radial Women - will take place in Mersin, Turkey.