Brazil at the 2007 Pan American Games

The 15th Pan-American Games were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, between 13 July 2007 and 29 July 2007. The Brazilian delegation consisted of 659 athletes (373 men and 286 women) and 267 directors, making a total of 926 people in 41 sports. Competing in their own country, the Brazilian athletes managed to far surpass their own record number of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals obtained in a single edition of the Pan-American Games.[1]

Brazil at the
2007 Pan American Games
Flag of Brazil.svg
IOC codeBRA
NOCBrazilian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.cob.org.br
in Rio de Janeiro
13–29 July 2007
Competitors659 (373 men and 286 women) in 41 sports
Flag bearer Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima
Medals
Ranked 3rd
Gold
52
Silver
40
Bronze
65
Total
157
Pan American Games appearances (overview)

GoalsEdit

The Rio de Janeiro Mayor and Brazilian Olympic Group wanted to show that Brazil is capable to receive the 2014 World Cup, for which is the only candidate so far, and that the city is eligible to host the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Another mission of Brazil was to achieve the 2nd position among the top History Pan-American Winners.

The COB also used the competition to prepare itself for the 2008 Summer Olympics.

MedalistsEdit

The following competitors from Brazil won medals at the games. In the by discipline sections below, medalists' names are bolded.

Results by eventEdit

AquaticsEdit

DivingEdit

Female
Male

Open water swimmingEdit

4 athletes (2 female and 2 male)

Female
Male

SwimmingEdit

52 athletes (25 female and 26 male)

Female
Male

Synchronised swimmingEdit

9 female athletes

Water poloEdit

26 athletes (13 female, 13 male)

Female
Male

ArcheryEdit

6 athletes (3 female and 3 male)

Women
Men

AthleticsEdit

83 athletes (39 female and 44 male)

 
Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima, carrying the Brazilian Flag.

Female

Male

BadmintonEdit

8 athletes (4 female and 4 male)

Female
Male

BaseballEdit

20 male athletes

Pitchers
Catchers
Infielders
Outfielders

BasketballEdit

Men's team competitionEdit

Women's team competitionEdit

BowlingEdit

4 athletes (2 female and 2 male)

Female

Male

BoxingEdit

11 male athletes

CanoeingEdit

14 athletes (5 female and 9 male) Female

Male

CyclingEdit

23 athletes (6 female and 17 male)

Male

BMXEdit

Female
Male

Mountain bikeEdit

Female
Male

RoadEdit

Female
Male

TrackEdit

Male

EquestrianEdit

DressageEdit

Rider / Horse

EventingEdit

Rider / Horse

Show jumpingEdit

Rider / Horse

Show JumpingEdit

5 athletes

FencingEdit

16 athletes (8 female and 8 male)

Female

Male

Field hockeyEdit

32 athletes (16 female and 16 mas)

FootballEdit

36 athletes (18 female and 18 male)

Male

FutsalEdit

12 athletes

GymnasticsEdit

TrampolineEdit

3 athletes (2 female and 1 male)

Female

HandballEdit

30 athletes (15 female and 15 male)

JudoEdit

14 athletes (7 female and 7 male)

Female

Male

KarateEdit

9 athletes (3 female and 6 male) Female

Male

Modern pentathlonEdit

Four athletes (two female and two male)

Roller skatingEdit

RowingEdit

33 athletes (11 female and 22 male)

SailingEdit

16 athletes (2 female and 14 male) Female

Male

ShootingEdit

29 athletes (11 female and 18 male)

SoftballEdit

Receptor

'Defense

SquashEdit

6 athletes (3 female and 3 male)

Table tennisEdit

8 athletes (4 female and 4 male)

Female

Male

TaekwondoEdit

8 athletes (4 female and 4 male)

TennisEdit

8 athletes (4 female and 4 male)

TriathlonEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Women's competitionEdit

VolleyballEdit

24 athletes (12 female and 12 male)

Beach volleyballEdit

4 athletes (2 female and 2 male)

Female
Male

Water skiingEdit

Wakeboard Masculino

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

11 athletes (4 female and 7 male)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gusmão Stripped of Pan Ams Medals". Associated Press. Retrieved 18 December 2007.[dead link]

External linksEdit