From 15th to 19th September 1979, approximately 2 500 athletes took part in the 8th Mediterranean Games organised in Split, Yugoslavia, where the number of disciplines involved was 25
A delegation from the Principality, composed of five athletes, took part in these Games :
- Head of mission: Francis Boisson,
- Judo: Eric Bessi,
- Rifle shooting event: J. Barral and P. Boisson,
- Pistol shooting event: J.Nigioni and J.P. Gasparotti.