Pan American Games

multi-sport event of the Americas

The Pan American Games are a multi-sport event. They are held every four years between competitors from all nations of the Americas.

History change

The Pan American Games were going to be started in 1932, but World War II caused the first Pan American Games to happen on 1951. From that time, the Games are held every four years.

More than 5000 athletes from more than 40 countries have attended the recent Games. USA has won the most gold, silver and bronze medals.

Locations of Pan American Games change

Pan American Games
Year Games Host City Country
1951 I Buenos Aires   Argentina
1955 II Mexico City   Mexico
1959 III Chicago   United States
1963 IV São Paulo   Brazil
1967 V Winnipeg   Canada
1971 VI Cali   Colombia
1975 VII Mexico City   Mexico
1979 VIII San Juan   Puerto Rico
1983 IX Caracas   Venezuela
1987 X Indianapolis   United States
1991 XI Havana   Cuba
1995 XII Mar del Plata   Argentina
1999 XIII Winnipeg   Canada
2003 XIV Santo Domingo   Dominican Republic
2007 XV Rio de Janeiro   Brazil
2011 XVI Guadalajara   Mexico