Author: Lima 2019 press release Lima, 1 August 2019


So far, 12 Peruvian athletes will receive a department at the Pan American Village, located in the district of Villa El Salvador.

Villa Panamericana

In recognition of their efforts and dedication and for making Peru proud, all Peruvian medalists of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games will receive, as a prize, an apartment at the Pan American Village, located in the Villa El Salvador district. 

As established by Law No. 30949, athletes who win a gold medal will receive an apartment of 75.83 m2. In addition, athletes who obtain silver medals will be awarded with a property of 73.83 m2 at the Pan American Village. Meanwhile, athletes who win bronze medals will be owners of a property of 70.87 m2. 

This good news also applies to Parapan American athletes who will compete as of August 23. All gold, silver or bronze medalists will be awarded with an apartment of 75.83 m2. 

So far, the outstanding national athletes that are now owners of a property in the Village are the marathon runners Gladys Tejeda and Christian Pacheco, who claimed a gold medal at the Lima 2019 marathon. Also Diego Elías, who took the gold medal after beating Colombia’s Miguel Rodriguez in the fourth set with a score of 11-8 and Natalia Cuglievan, who gave Peru another gold medal at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games. The water skier bagged a medal in the trick event in an exciting final, held at Laguna Bujama. 

Another athlete that brought joy to his country was the taekwondo fighter Hugo del Castillo, who won a silver in poomsae. Additionally, the athlete Marcela Castillo also earned a silver medal in poomsae. 

Ariana Vera and Renzo Saux claimed the bronze medal in mixed pairs Luis Bardalez won the bronze medal in the men’s 67 kg event in weightlifting, at the Mariscal Cáceres Coliseum. The Peruvian boxer Leodan Pezo got the bronze medal in 60 kg light heavyweight. Therefore, he will have the chance to get one of the Village apartments, along with other athletes such as Alonso Escudero, who earned the bronze medal in squash, and José María Lúcar, the winner of the bronze medal in 91 kg men’s heavyweight. 



The first residential complex of Villa El Salvador has 1096 apartments divided into seven towers (four of 20 floors and three of 19). In each tower, there are eight apartments of approximately 70 and 75 m2. 

All of them have three bedrooms, a living room, a dining room, a kitchen, and two bathrooms. They are accessible for people with an impairment. Some areas even have braille reading system. 

These buildings also have spacious inner corridors and 28 elevators to facilitate the transit of people with an impairment who have to move around in a wheelchair. 

Apartments will be transferred gratuitously to medalists once the sports event is over, at a public event and after corresponding Supreme Resolution.