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Basketball at the 1979 Pan American Games

Basketball competitions at the 1979 Pan American Games in San Juan, Puerto Rico began on July 2 and continued through July 13. The preliminary rounds were held at the Canovanas Coliseum and the Cancha Pepín Cestero, while the final round was held at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum.[1]

Basketball at the VIII Pan American Games
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VenueColiseo Eduardo Dibos
DatesJuly 2–13, 1979
Competitors202 from 11 nations


Medal tableEdit

1  United States1102
2  Cuba1001
3  Puerto Rico0101
4  Brazil0011
Totals (5 nations)2226


Participating nationsEdit

Eleven countries have participated in the competition. The numbers in parenthesis represents the number of participants.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Memoria VIII Juegos Deportivos Panamericanos San Juan, Puerto Rico 1979 (PDF) (in Spanish). 1979 Pan American Games Organising Committee (COPAN 79). 1981. pp. 198–200.