Author: Lima 2019 press release Lima, 22 August 2019


Competitions will be held at the new Sports Center 3 of VIDENA. Spectators will access through gates 1 and 2.

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And so, it begins. The Lima 2019 Parapan American Games competitions will start tomorrow with Para table tennis matches, gathering 127 of the best Para table tennis players of the Americas. The competition will take place at the Sports Center 3 of the National Sports Village (VIDENA), located in San Luis.

The competition will be divided in two sessions, from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 22:00, and day before the opening ceremony. Peru will be represented by four athletes: Shirley Aguilar, Luis Alberto Traverso, Jesús Yampufe and Guillermo Yáñez.

Spectators can enter the venue through gates 1 and 2 of the Sports Center 3 of VIDENA (Av. San Luis). It is advised to arrive early to locate your places calmly and orderly.


The Lima 2019 organization recommends spectators to observe security and precaution rules to experience competitions in the best possible way.

  • All spectators, even babies, must carry their tickets.
  • Bottles, glass containers, unprocessed food, alcoholic beverages or pets are not allowed. 
  • Go to the competition venues ahead of time to avoid crowds at the entrances.
  • Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • If you are going accompanied by a person with an impairment, or who has some difficulty getting around, locate the special entrance zones or, ask for help from the Lima 2019 volunteers, who will be duly identified in all the competition venues.

During competitions:

  • Do not throw objects to the competition track.
  • Do not throw water to athletes in road competitions such as triathlon, race walk, among others.
  • Do not interfere with the circuit in outside sports such as road cycling.
  • When judges ask for silence, keep quiet. Remember that some disciplines, such as tennis or rhythmic gymnastics, need extreme concentration for its execution.

The Parapan American Games

In this Parapan American Games, 1890 athletes from 33 countries will be participating in 17 sports and 18 disciplines (1247 men and 643 women). The Peruvian delegation will participate with 139 Para athletes in 16 sports.

Competitions will take place in 14 venues from August 22 to September 1, 2019. This is the first time that Peru will organize the most important multi-sports event of the Americas and the most significant sporting event in the world after the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Parapan American Games give quotas for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in 13 Para sports. The Parapan American Games are supported by the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).