Learn more about the Pan American Games
An unprecedented sports event was held for the first time in Peru: The Pan American Games. About 6,700 athletes participated in 39 sports and 61 disciplines, 22 of which were qualifiers to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The international scope of this sporting event put Peru under international spotlight, promoting tourism. Besides boosting the local economy, the Pan American Games also helped promote sports among the population.
The competitions spanned 17 days, along with their respective ceremonies, during which athletes demonstrated their talents in many locations of Lima and Callao. At least 14 districts housed venues, such as the National Sports Village (VIDENA), the Villa María del Triunfo Sports Center, and the Callao Regional Sports Village, among others.
RespectThis ethical principle is basic and inspiring for all athletes.
It includes respect for yourself and your body, and respect for others. Respect for competition must also be taken into account through the assessment of fair play (Fair Play) and the fight against doping.
ExcellenceSelf-demand in giving the best of one in the field of play and in personal and professional life.
It is valued especially, beyond the victory or defeat, the participation with joy of each athlete in a high performance competition.
FriendshipValue about integration and mutual understanding between athletes and people.
This value is understood as a bridge to smooth political, gender, economic, racial and religious differences around the world through sport.
EqualityThe new law aims to eradicate discrimination against women and equate their rights with those of men in sport.
This value seeks to highlight equal participation in the Pan American and Parapan American Games.
XVII Pan American Games
6138 athletes,41 countries, 41disciplines
XVI Pan American Games
5996 athletes, 41 countries , 49 disciplines
XV Pan American Games
5662 athletes, 42 countries, 39 disciplines
XIV Pan American Games
5500 athletes, 42 countries, 35 disciplines
XIII Pan American Games
5275 athletes, 41 countries, 34 disciplines
XII Pan American Games
5144 athletes, 42 countries, 33 disciplines
XI Pan American Games
4519 athletes, 39 countries, 34 disciplines
X Pan American Games
4453 athletes, 38 countries, 27 disciplines
IX Pan American Games
3426 athletes, 36 counties, 22 disciplines
VIII Pan American Games
3700 athletes, 34 countries, 22 disciplines
VII Pan American Games
3146 athletes, 33 countries, 19 disciplines
VI Pan American Games
2935 athletes, 32 countries, 17 disciplines
V Pan American Games
2361 athletes 29 countries, 19 disciplines
IV Pan American Games
1665 athletes, 22 countries, 19 disciplines
III Pan American Games
2263 atthletes, 25 countries, 18 disciplines
II Pan American Games
2583 athletes, 22 countries,17 disciplines
I Pan American Games
2513 athletes, 21 countries, 18 disciplines