|The opening was celebrated on 23rd May 1985 in the presence of H.E. Mr Samaranch, who agreed on this occasion to bestow the Olympic rings to the event. Over three hundred athletes competed over 4 days in the following events: athletics, swimming, basket ball, shooting, judo, weight lifting and cycling.|
|The Principality of Monaco was represented by ten Monegasque or resident athletes, with Armand Forcherio as the head of mission:
In judo, Eric Bessi (bronze medal) and Marc Sillari,
- In weightlifting, Philippe Seggiaro (bronze medal) and Marc Krétly,
In the 10m pistol event, Jean-Pierre Gasparotti and Joël Nigioni,
In the ball trap event, Angelo Mario Lodigiani and Bruno Marcon,
In the 10m air rifle event, Daniel Nobbio,
- In cycling, Pierre Dick.
The Games were also placed under the aegis of the I.O.C., following which the venue for the second edition was entrusted to Monaco.