Athletics at the Bolivarian Games

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Athletics competitions have been held at the quadrennial Bolivarian Games since the inaugural edition 1938 in Bogotá, Colombia. A detailed history of the early editions of the Bolivarian Games between 1938 and 1989 including extensive lists of participating athletes and officials from Bolivia was published in a book written (in Spanish) by José Gamarra Zorrilla, former president of the Bolivian Olympic Committee, and first president (1976-1982) of ODESUR.[1]

Editions[edit]

Games Year Host city Country Events
Men Women
I 1938 (details) Bogotá  Colombia 23 4
II 1947/8 (details) Lima  Peru 23 10
III 1951 (details) Caracas  Venezuela 21 7
IV 1961 (details) Barranquilla  Colombia 21 9
V 1965 (details) Quito  Ecuador 21 9
VI 1970 (details) Maracaibo  Venezuela 22 10
VII 1973 (details) Panama City  Panama 22 12
VIII 1977 (details) La Paz  Bolivia 23 14
IX 1981 (details) Barquisimeto  Venezuela 23 15
X 1985 (details) Cuenca  Ecuador 21 16
XI 1989 (details) Maracaibo  Venezuela 23 17
XII 1993 (details) Cochabamba  Bolivia 24 19
XIII 1997 (details) Arequipa  Peru 23 22
XIV 2001 (details) Ambato  Ecuador 24 23
XV 2005 (details) Armenia  Colombia 24 23
XVI 2009 (details) Sucre  Bolivia 24 23
XVII 2013 (details) Trujillo  Peru

Medals[edit]

Medal winners for the athletics events of the Bolivarian Games from 1938–2005 were published.[2]

See also[edit]

List of Bolivarian Games records in athletics

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gamarra Zorrilla, José, Bolivia Olímpica Capítulos VI al VIII (in Spanish), ANDES Academia del Conocimiento y el Desarrollo "Fernando Diez de Medina", retrieved June 28, 2012 
  2. ^ BOLIVARIAN GAMES, Athletics Weekly, retrieved July 2, 2012