2010 South American Games

The IX South American Games (Spanish: Juegos Sudamericanos; Portuguese: Jogos Sul-Americanos) was a multi-sport event held between 19 and 30 March 2010 in Medellín, Colombia.[2] The Games were organized by the South American Sports Organization (ODESUR), who awarded the Games to the city with 8 votes over the bid by previous host Santiago, Chile (6 votes).[3]

IX South American Games
Medellin 2010 logo.jpg
The official logo of the Medellín 2010 South American Games.
Host cityMedellín
Nations participating15 NOCs[1]
Opening ceremonyMarch 19, 2010 (2010-03-19)
Closing ceremonyMarch 30, 2010 (2010-03-30)
Officially opened byÁlvaro Uribe Vélez
Main venueEstadio Atanasio Girardot

Participating nationsEdit

Medal countEdit

The medal count for these games is tabulated below. This table is sorted by the number of gold medals earned by each country. The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next, and then the number of bronze medals.

  *   Host nation (Colombia)

1  Colombia (COL)*144124104372
2  Brazil (BRA)133119103355
3  Venezuela (VEN)897797263
4  Argentina (ARG)5476107237
5  Chile (CHI)253252109
6  Peru (PER)19193371
7  Ecuador (ECU)16215794
8  Bolivia (BOL)21811
9  Uruguay (URU)18413
10  Paraguay (PAR)17412
11  Guyana (GUY)1124
12  Netherlands Antilles (AHO)1034
13  Aruba (ARU)0022
  Panama (PAN)0022
  Suriname (SUR)0022
Totals (15 nations)4864855801551



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  3. ^ "MEDELLÍN SERÁ LA SEDE DE LOS JUEGOS SUDAMERICANOS 2010," Archived 2006-12-06 at the Wayback Machine NOTICIAS ODESUR, accessed November 7, 2006
  4. ^ "2010 SOUTH AMERICAN GAMES MEDELLIN". International Lightning Class Association. Retrieved 26 June 2019.

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