Pan American Games

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Juegos Panamericanos de Lima 2019
Pan American Games


Learn more about the Pan American Games

An unprecedented sports event will be held for the first time in Peru. It will gather the best of our history and talent, featuring 6,700 athletes participating in 39 sports and 61 disciplines. Join the Lima 2019 Pan American Games celebration!

The most important sporting event in the Americas will be held for the first time in Peru, the Pan American Games. Around 6,700 athletes will participate in 39 sports and 61 disciplines, 22 of which are qualifiers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

This sporting event puts Peru under the international spotlight because it catches international attention and promotes tourism. Besides boosting the local economy, the Pan American Games will help to promote sports among the population.

There will be 17 days of competitions (and two ceremonies) in which athletes will show their talent in many locations of Lima and Callao. At least 14 districts house venues such as the National Sports Village (VIDENA), Villa María del Triunfo Sports Center and Callao Regional Sports Village, among others.

Pan American Values
Discover the Games main values, which ensure the best sports environment.
  • Judocas saludándose
    Respect
    This ethical principle is basic and inspiring for all athletes.

    It includes respect for yourself and your body, and respect for others. Respect for competition must also be taken into account through the assessment of fair play (Fair Play) and the fight against doping.
  • Figura de Gimnasia Rítmica
    Excellence
    Self-demand in giving the best of one in the field of play and in personal and professional life.

    It is valued especially, beyond the victory or defeat, the participation with joy of each athlete in a high performance competition.
  • Atletas de Jamaica reforzando el valor de la amistad
    Friendship
    Value about integration and mutual understanding between athletes and people.

    This value is understood as a bridge to smooth political, gender, economic, racial and religious differences around the world through sport.
  • Partido de fútbol de los Juegos Olímpicos de Río
    Equality
    The new law aims to eradicate discrimination against women and equate their rights with those of men in sport.

    This value seeks to highlight equal participation in the Pan American and Parapan American Games.
Timeline
Learn about the evolution of the Pan American Games over time.

 

TIMELINE

Toronto

XVII Pan American Games
6138 athletes,41 countries, 41disciplines

 
2015
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guadalajara

XVI Pan American Games
5996 athletes, 41 countries , 49 disciplines

 
2011
Rio de Janeiro

XV Pan American Games
5662 athletes, 42 countries, 39 disciplines

 
2007
 
 
 
 
 
 
Santo Domingo

XIV Pan American Games
5500 athletes, 42 countries, 35 disciplines

 
2003
Winnipeg

XIII Pan American Games
5275 athletes, 41 countries, 34 disciplines

 
1999
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mar del Plata

XII Pan American Games
5144 athletes, 42 countries, 33 disciplines

 
1995
La Habana

XI Pan American Games
4519 athletes, 39 countries, 34 disciplines

 
1991
 
 
 
 
 
 
Indianápolis

X Pan American Games
4453 athletes, 38 countries, 27 disciplines

 
1987
Caracas

IX Pan American Games
3426 athletes, 36 counties, 22 disciplines

 
1983
 
 
 
 
 
 
San Juan

VIII Pan American Games
3700 athletes, 34 countries, 22 disciplines

 
1979
Ciudad de México

VII Pan American Games
3146 athletes, 33 countries, 19 disciplines

 
1975
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cali

VI Pan American Games
2935 athletes, 32 countries, 17 disciplines

 
1971
Winnipeg

V Pan American Games
2361 athletes  29 countries, 19 disciplines

 
1967
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sao Paulo

IV Pan American Games
1665 athletes, 22 countries, 19 disciplines

 
1963
Chicago

III Pan American Games
2263 atthletes, 25 countries, 18 disciplines

 
1959
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ciudad de México

II Pan American Games
2583 athletes, 22 countries,17 disciplines

 
1955
Buenos Aires

I Pan American Games
2513 athletes, 21 countries, 18 disciplines

 
1951