Author: Lima 2019 press release Lima, 11 August 2019


The country winning the most medals was USA.


The Pan American Games have ended, as well as the competitions that thrilled us for 19 days. Fabrizio Zanotti made history for Paraguay by winning the first gold medal for his country, the last one delivered in Lima 2019.    

USA was, just like in Toronto 2015, the country that won the most gold medals. The USA team won 120 gold, 88 silver and 85 bronze medals, for a total of 293 Peru has achieved 120 gold, 88 silver and 85 bronze medals so far, totaling 293 medals. 

Brazil placed second with 171 medals gold, 55 silver and 71 bronze medals.  

The Peruvian team took the ninth place with a total of 39 medals, a historic record for the country in the Pan American Games, with 11 gold, 7 silver and 21 bronze medals.  

Countries winning their first medals in the Pan American Games, beside Paraguay, were: Bolivia in racquetball thanks to Conrrado Moscoso and the brothers  Roland and Carlos Keller. On the other hand, Chantal Malone won the first medal for British Virgin Islands in the long jump event and Jamal Peters did the same for Grenada in javelin throw.