2018 South American Games

The 2018 South American Games was a multi-sport event that took place in Cochabamba, Bolivia. It was the 11th edition of the ODESUR South American Games.[1][2]

XI South American Games
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Host cityCochabamba
CountryBolivia
Nations participating14 NOCs
Athletes participating4010
Events373
Opening ceremony26 May
Closing ceremony8 June
Officially opened byEvo Morales
Main venueEstadio Félix Capriles

A total of 373 sporting events are scheduled to be contested across a variety of sports.[citation needed]

BackgroundEdit

Bolivia, Venezuela and Peru submitted a bid to ODESUR to become host. Following a unanimous decision, the organization awarded it to the city of Cochabamba, as the other cities Lima and Puerto La Cruz withdrew their candidacies.[3]

Participating nationsEdit

14 countries competed at the games.

SportsEdit

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Host nation)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Colombia (COL)947471239
2  Brazil (BRA)905856204
3  Venezuela (VEN)435955157
4  Argentina (ARG)426063165
5  Chile (CHI)373460131
6  Ecuador (ECU)25175294
7  Peru (PER)22294192
8  Paraguay (PAR)6101430
9  Uruguay (URU)5101732
10  Bolivia (BOL)*4151534
11  Panama (PAN)24410
12  Suriname (SUR)2013
13  Aruba (ARU)0213
14  Guyana (GUY)0145
Totals (14 nations)3723734541199

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bolivia speeds up preparations for 2018 South American Games". EFE. Madrid, Spain. 7 May 2017. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
  2. ^ Mora Pedraza, Constanza (29 March 2018). "Bolivia's Cochabamba all set to stage the 2018 South American Games". Association Internationale de la Presse Sportive (AIPS). Retrieved 30 April 2018.
  3. ^ El Tiempo, Casa Editorial. "Cochabamba realizará los Juegos Suramericanos del 2018". El Tiempo (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-05-26.

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