Author: Lima 2019 press release Lima, 19 August 2019


The Lima 2019 Ambassador invites all to the venues and to cheer the Peruvian delegation in the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games.

Pedro Pablo

He was there the day that will remain in the history of Peruvian sports. It was October 11, 2013 in Toronto and Pedro Pablo de Vinatea was honoring his role of Para sports ambassador to add on votes which would help to designate Peru as the host country of the Lima 2019 Pan American and Parapan American Games.

Less than a week from the start of the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games, Pedro Pablo is excited for the number of Para athletes in the Peruvian delegation. “4 years ago, in Toronto, we were not even 20 and today we are 139” We are the host country and we must take the opportunity because we are a sort of new delegation. These will be the first Games for many, and we will have medals, at least in Para badminton”, he added. 

Pedro Pablo wants to stay calm, but he knows it will be tough and that a medal will eventually be obtained. “I won't promise anything. I want to arrive to a final or a semifinal without stress. Without any burdens so I can get inspired and play the best I can”, he added.

As a Lima 2019 Ambassador, his mission and responsibility all these years “have been to talk about the Pan American and Parapan American Games and that Para sports are not just a show but also a huge source of inspiration”, he mentioned.

The Para badminton competitions will go from on August 29 to September 1st at VIDENA Sport Center 3. Tickets are available on the website and at the authorized points of sale.

“You are all invited to purchase tickets. I am sure the venues will be full and that the fans will motivate us to play the best matches and improve our performance”, said Pedro Pablo