1991 Pan American Games

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XI Pan American Games
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Official logo of the
Havana 1991 Pan American Games.
Host cityHavana
CountryCuba
Nations participating39
Athletes participating4,519
Events329 in 33 sports
Opening ceremonyAugust 2
Closing ceremonyAugust 18
Officially opened byPres. Fidel Castro
Main venueEstadio Panamericano
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The 11th Pan American Games were held in Havana, Cuba from August 2 to August 18, 1991. There were 4,519 athletes from 39 countries of the PASO community, with events in 33 different sports. The main stadium was the Estadio Panamericano, a multi-use stadium in Havana that holds 50,000 people.

Host city election[edit]

Havana was awarded the 1991 Pan Am Games as a consolation for losing the 1987 edition to the U.S. city of Indianapolis, Indiana[citation needed]. London, Ontario had made a bid, but withdrew due to local opposition.[1]

Participating nations[edit]

Sports[edit]

Medal count[edit]

1 Host nation

To sort this table by nation, total medal count, or any other column, click on the icon next to the column title.

  *   Host nation (Cuba)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Cuba (CUB)*1406263265
2 United States (USA)13012597352
3 Canada (CAN)224659127
4 Brazil (BRA)21213779
5 Mexico (MEX)14233875
Totals (5 nations)327277294898


Mascot[edit]

Mascotte Tocopan Pan Am Games 1991

The 1991 Games' mascot named Tocopan, was a combination of the country's national bird "Tocororo" and the first three letters of Panamerican.

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