1967 Pan American Games

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V Pan American Games
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The official logo of the
Winnipeg 1967 Pan American Games.
Host city Winnipeg
Country Canada
Nations participating 29
Athletes participating 2361
Events 169 in 19 sports
Opening ceremony July 23
Closing ceremony August 6
Officially opened by Prince Philip
Main venue Winnipeg Stadium
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The 5th Pan American Games were held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, from July 23 to August 6, 1967.

Winnipeg was chosen as host of the Pan American Games on its second try. It first bid for 1963 São Paulo at the 1959 PASO meeting in Chicago. It lost to São Paulo, Brazil. The Winnipeg Pan American Society then turned its sights to 1967 and was named host nation at the PASO meeting at the São Paulo Games.

Medal count[edit]

1 Host nation

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Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) a 128/120 69/63 47/42 244/225
2  Canada (CAN) 1 a 17/12 39/37 50/43 106/92
3  Brazil (BRA) 11 10 5 26
4  Argentina (ARG) a 8 14/13 12/11 34/32
5  Mexico (MEX) 7 16 25 48

^ The medal counts for the United States, Canada and Argentina are disputed.



The games used 17 different venues with a few still in use after 1967:

  • Winnipeg Stadium – opened in 1953 it was used for the opening ceremonies; it was demolished in 2013 for re-development as retail and commercial site known as The Plaza at Polo Park
  • Pan Am Stadium, University of Manitoba – hosted track and field and used renamed University Stadium
  • Pan Am Pool – Swimming and diving; re-used for 1999 Pan Am Games and now in use as public pool
  • Winnipeg Revolver and Pistol Association – shooting (rifle/pistol) ranges belong to a private shooting club. Team storage building now in use as an indoor pistol range.
  • Winnipeg Velodrome – Cycling; demolished 1998 and now site of retail stores
  • Royal Alexandra Hotel - Press Centre; built in 1908 it closed shortly after the Games ended and demolished in 1971