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Previous editions of the games

MANTA 2011, ECUADOR

Ediciones de los Juegos de Playa, Eventos Anteriores, Manta 2011

  MANTA 2011, ECUADOR I JUEGOS SURAMERICANOS DE PLAYA Opening Date: Decebember, 2,  2009 Closing Date: Decebember, 11, 2009 The second edition of the South American Beach Games was held between December 2 and 11, 2011, in the city of Manta, Ecuador. Five non-Olympic (beach football, water skiing, beach handball, beach rugby, and surfing) and four Olympic sports (marathon swimming, triathlon, sailing, and beach volleyball) were brought together for the dispute of the games. The competitions of beach rugby, football, volleyball and...

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MEDELLIN 2010, COLOMBIA

Ediciones de los Juegos, Eventos Anteriores, Juegos Suramericanos

MEDELLIN 2010, COLOMBIA IX SOUTH AMERICAN GAMES Opening date: 19 March 2010 Closing date: 30 March 2010 The South American Games held in Medellin, Colombia, in 2010, established a milestone. With excellent sports facilities, some of Olympic level, the event left a legacy not only for Colombians. Along with the 2007Pan American Games, in Rio, the event was a major step in consolidating a new era of sport in South America. In total, 15 countries participated. The 14 days of emotion registered a record number of 3,637 athletes....

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BUENOS AIRES 2006, ARGENTINA

Ediciones de los Juegos, Eventos Anteriores, Juegos Suramericanos

BUENOS AIRES 2006, ARGENTINA VIII SOUTH AMERICAN GAMES Fecha de apertura: 9 de noviembre 2006 Fecha de clausura: 19 de noviembre 2006 The 8thSouth American Games were held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, between November 7 and 9, 2006. In the capital, 24 sports facilities were used, all donated by private clubs or by city and federal governments. In the sub-host Mar del Plata, over 12 venues and various entertainment areas completed the infrastructure of the event. In total, 15 countries participated: Netherlands Antilles, Argentina,...

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BRAZIL 2002, BRAZIL

Ediciones de los Juegos, Eventos Anteriores, Juegos Suramericanos

BRAZIL 2002, BRAZIL VII SOUTH AMERICAN GAMES Opening date: 01 August 2002 Closing date: 11 August 2002 In 2002, the South American Games were held in Brazil for the first time. Four cities hosted the VII Games: Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Curitiba and Belém. Among the 15 countries that integrate South American Sports Organization (ODESUR), Colombia was the only one that did not send a delegation. Argentina, Aruba, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, The Netherland Antilles, Uruguay and...

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CUENCA 1998, ECUADOR

Ediciones de los Juegos, Eventos Anteriores, Juegos Suramericanos

CUENCA 98, ECUADOR VI SOUTH AMERICAN GAMES Opening date: 21 October 1998 Closing date: 31 October 1998 From the 21st to the 31st of October 1998, the city of Cuenca, in Ecuador, was the capital of sports in South America, celebrating the VI South American Games. Five other cities – Gualaceo, Paute, Guayaquil, Salinas and Quito – also hosted the competitions. The South American Torch, lit in Tiahuanaco, Bolivia, passed by Guayaquil and arrived in Cuenca the night before the Opening Ceremony. For the first time, the Guyana...

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VALENCIA 1994, VENEZUELA

Ediciones de los Juegos, Eventos Anteriores, Juegos Suramericanos

VALENCIA 94, VENEZUELA V SOUTH AMERICAN GAMES Opening date: 19 November 1994 Closing date: 28 November 1994 The most conspicuous sign of the growth of the South American Games came in Valencia, Venezuela (with some events in Puerto Cabello and Caracas), with the fifth edition of the Games, that occurred from November 19 through the 28, 1994. Delegations from Panama, the Netherland Antilles and Aruba joined the traditional participants. The numbers were the most impressing until then: 1,599 athletes from 14 nations competed in 19...

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LIMA 1990, PERU

Ediciones de los Juegos, Eventos Anteriores, Juegos Suramericanos

Lima 90, PERU IV SOUTH AMERICAN GAMES Opening date: 01 December 1990 Closing date: 10 December 1990 The growing importance of the South American Games was confirmed in 1990. On December 1st, Alberto Fujimori, president of Peru, declared opened the fourth edition of the Games in a magnificent ceremony in Lima’s National Stadium. Once again, ten countries joined the event. Colombia was absent but Surinam made its debut in the South American Games. The number of athletes continuously grew: 1,070 went to Lima and to the cities of...

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SANTIAGO 86, CHILE

Ediciones de los Juegos, Eventos Anteriores, Juegos Suramericanos

SANTIAGO 86, CHILE III SOUTH AMERICAN GAMES Opening date: 28 November 1986 Closing date: 08 December 1986 The III South American Games (now with a new title) were originally supposed to be hosted by Guayaquil and Quito, in Ecuador, but due to a lack of government support both cities gave up hosting the Games. Chile took on the responsibility and organized the competition from November 28 through December 8, 1986, in its capital city of Santiago, and the sub-host cities Concepción and Viña Del Mar. The same ten countries that had...

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ROSARIO 82, ARGENTINA

Ediciones de los Juegos, Eventos Anteriores, Juegos Suramericanos

ROSARIO 82, ARGENTINA II SOUTH AMERICAN GAMES Opening date: 26 November 1982 Closing date: 05 December 1982 The II South Cross Games were held in Rosario, Argentina, from November 26 through December 5, 1982. Some events were held in Santa Fe, Buenos Aires and Esperanza. The Games started to grow and now counted on the participation of two additional countries: Colombia and Venezuela, who joined the eight countries that had participated in the first edition, in Bolivia. The number of athletes doubled: 961 men and women competed for...

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LA PAZ 78, BOLIVIA

Ediciones de los Juegos, Eventos Anteriores, Juegos Suramericanos

LA PAZ 78,BOLÍVIA I SOUTH AMERICAN GAMES Opening date: 03 November 1978 Closing date: 12 November 1978 The first page of the history of the South American Games was written in the Bolivian heights of La Paz (with some events taking place in Cochabamba and Santa Cruz de La Sierra), between the 3rd and the 12th day of November 1978. The South Cross Games (as the South American Games were called then) had the participation of eight countries: Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Paraguay and Uruguay. A total of 480...

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