2010 South American Games

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IX South American Games
Medellin 2010 logo.jpg
The official logo of the Medellín 2010 South American Games.
Host city Medellín
Country Colombia
Nations participating 15 NOCs
Opening ceremony March 19, 2010 (2010-03-19)
Closing ceremony March 30, 2010 (2010-03-30)
Officially opened by Álvaro Uribe Vélez
Main venue Estadio Atanasio Girardot
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The IX South American Games (Spanish: Juegos Sudamericanos; Portuguese: Jogos Sul-Americanos) was a multi-sport event held between 19–30 March 2010 in Medellín, Colombia. The Games were organized by the South American Sports Organization (ODESUR), who awarded the Games to the city with 8 votes over the bid by previous host Santiago, Chile (6 votes).[1]

Participating nations[edit]

Medal count[edit]

The medal count for these games is tabulated below. This table is sorted by the number of gold medals earned by each country. The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next, and then the number of bronze medals.

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Colombia 144 124 104 372
2  Brazil 133 119 103 355
3  Venezuela 89 77 97 263
4  Argentina 54 76 107 237
5  Chile 25 32 52 109
6  Peru 19 19 33 71
7  Ecuador 16 21 57 94
8  Bolivia 2 1 8 11
9  Uruguay 1 8 4 13
10  Paraguay 1 7 4 12
11  Guyana 1 1 2 4
12  Netherlands Antilles 1 0 3 4
13  Aruba 0 0 2 2
14  Panama 0 0 2 2
15  Suriname 0 0 2 2
Total 486 485 580 1551

Sports[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MEDELLÍN SERÁ LA SEDE DE LOS JUEGOS SUDAMERICANOS 2010," NOTICIAS ODESUR, accessed November 7, 2006

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