Colombia at the Pan American Games

Colombia has participated in all editions of the Pan American games since its inception in 1951,[1] except in 1959 and 1963. Hurdler Jaime Aparicio Rodewaldt won the country's first medal at the inaugural edition of the games in Buenos Aires 1951, a gold medal at the 400 m hurdles.[2] The country is ranked seventh in the all-time Pan American games medal table. Cali, the capital of the Colombian department of Valle del Cauca, held the 1971 Pan American Games, and to date, the only time Colombia hosted the games. Its best performance was at the 2019 Edition in Lima, where it earned 28 golden medals, however, their best rank was at Toronto 2015 ranking fifth.[3] The nation has won a total of 136 golden medals, and 568 overall, with weightlifting, roller skating and cycling as the most successful sports.

Colombia at the
Pan American Games
Flag of Colombia.svg
IOC codeCOL
NOCComité Olímpico Colombiano
Websitewww.coc.org.co
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
136
Silver
170
Bronze
262
Total
568
Pan American Games appearances (overview)
1971 Pan American Games Opening Ceremony, in Cali.

Medal CountEdit

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
  1951 Buenos Aires 1 0 0 1 9
  1955 Mexico City 2 3 1 6 8
  1959 Chicago did not participate
  1963 São Paulo did not participate
  1967 Winnipeg 1 2 5 8 9
  1971 Cali 5 9 14 28[4] 7
  1975 Mexico City 2 4 4 10 7
  1979 San Juan 0 1 8 9 14
  1983 Caracas 1 7 13 21 9
  1987 Indianapolis 3 8 13 24 8
  1991 Havana 5 15 21 41 7
  1995 Mar del Plata 5 15 28 48 8
  1999 Winnipeg 168 7 17 18 42 7
  2003 Santo Domingo 11 7 25 43 8
  2007 Rio de Janeiro 307 14 20 13 47 6
  2011 Guadalajara 284 24 25 35 84 6
  2015 Toronto 294 27 14 31 72 5
  2019 Lima 349 27 24 31 82 7
  2023 Santiago future event
Total 135 171 260 564 7

Parapan American Games Medal CountEdit

Colombia had participated in all editions of the Parapan American Games, since 1999. As of the 2015 edition, it ranks in the eighth place of the all-time medal table of the competition. The country has won 51 golden medals, and 193 overall.[5]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
  1999 Mexico City 2 6 4 12 13
  2003 Mar del Plata 5 6 9 20 7
  2007 Rio de Janeiro 66[6] 2 6 9 17 9
  2011 Guadalajara 107 18 23 13 54 6
  2015 Toronto 140 24 36 30 90 5
  2019 Lima 191 47 36 50 133 4
  2023 Santiago future event
Total 98 113 115 326 7

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Los juegos Panamericanos". Secretaría de Cultura, Recreación y Deporte (in Spanish). 2011-10-31. Retrieved 2019-01-30.
  2. ^ "Jaime Aparicio Rodewaldt - Enciclopedia | Banrepcultural". enciclopedia.banrepcultural.org. Retrieved 2019-02-04.
  3. ^ "Colombia - Juegos Pan Am / Parapan Americanos de 2015 en Toronto". www.toronto2015.org. Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20101204074535/http://guadalajara2011.org.mx/ENG/02_juegos/resultados.asp?id_sede=6
  5. ^ Tiempo, Casa Editorial El (2015-08-14). "Colombia superó su registro en los Juegos Parapanamericanos". El Tiempo (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-01.
  6. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20070819070540/http://www.rio2007.org.br/data/pages/8CA3C78314512CA8011461661E3324E0.htm

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