The prime minister, Salvador del Solar, met Panam Sports president Neven Ilic and Lima 2019 executive director Carlos Neuhaus in his office this morning.
The meeting was held as an official visit from Panam Sports president to Lima, visit that also has a series of working meeting scheduled with different functional areas of the Pan American and Parapan American Games.
The official meeting took place so the new prime minister of the Martin Vizcarra Administration may ratify Peru’s commitment to the Games, as we are only 108 days away from the opening ceremony that will be held at the National Stadium.
Panam Sports, led by its president, also visited the National Sports Village (VIDENA), supervising each built or remodeled area, such as athletics tracks, swimming pools, the velodrome, the Bowling Center and Sports Center 3.
Panam Sports vice president, Keith Joseph and secretary general, Ivar Sisniega, among other representatives, accompanied Ilic during the visit.
ABOUT LIMA 2019
The Lima 2019 Pan American Games will gather 6680 athletes from 41 countries and delegations of the Americas. There will be 17 days of competitions and ceremonies which will take place in 14 districts of Lima and Callao at various venues like VIDENA, Villa María Sports Center, Callao Regional Village, Villa El Salvador Sports Center, Punta Rocas, among others.
The Lima 2019 Pan American Games will include 39 sports and 62 disciplines, in which athletes will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals. A total of 23 disciplines are qualifiers for the Tokyo 2020 the Olympic Games.
The Parapan American Games will gather 1890 Para athletes from 33 countries, participating in 17 sports and 18 disciplines, 13 of them are qualifiers for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.