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2014 South American Games

The 2014 South American Games was a multi-sport event that took place in Santiago, Chile. It was the 10th edition of the ODESUR South American Games. Santiago hosted this event for the second time, the first being in 1986. Most of the events took place in and around the National Stadium. The games were held between March 7 to 18.

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Host citySantiago
CountryChile
Nations participating14 NOCs
Athletes participating3499
Events317 in 33 sports
Opening ceremonyMarch 7, 2014 (2014-03-07)
Closing ceremonyMarch 18, 2014 (2014-03-18)
Officially opened bySebastián Piñera
Main venueEstadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos
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Participating nationsEdit

14 countries competed at the games, with the number of athletes each country sent in parentheses.[1]

BidEdit

In 2006 Medellin won the bid for the 2010 edition 8 votes to 6, and the runner up Santiago will be organizing the next edition.[citation needed]

The Chilean government said they would invest US$800,000 for the games.[citation needed]

SportsEdit

VenuesEdit

MascotEdit

The mascot for this edition of South American Games is Chago, which is based on an Andean condor. According to the organizers, the mascot symbolizes values of effort, dedication and teamwork.[3]

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Chile)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Brazil1106979258
2  Colombia534964166
3  Venezuela474063150
4  Argentina465756159
5  Chile*275250129
6  Ecuador14223773
7  Peru9131840
8  Panama43815
9  Paraguay35210
10  Uruguay34512
11  Suriname1045
12  Bolivia0044
13  Aruba0011
14  Guyana0000
Totals (14 nations)3173143911022

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Countries and their athletes from the official website Archived 2014-03-07 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b Passi Olivares, Felipe (13 September 2010). "El Nacional será para 70 mil personas". La Tercera (in Spanish). Retrieved 28 October 2011.
  3. ^ "Chago, mascota oficial" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2014-02-09. Retrieved 3 January 2016.

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