2014 South American Games

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X South American Games
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Host city Santiago
Country Chile
Nations participating 14 NOCs
Athletes participating 3499
Events 317 in 33 sports
Opening ceremony March 7, 2014 (2014-03-07)
Closing ceremony March 18, 2014 (2014-03-18)
Officially opened by Sebastián Piñera
Main venue Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos
2010 Medellín 2018 Cochabamba  >

The 2014 South American Games was a multi-sport event that took place in Santiago, Chile. It was the 10th edition of the ODESUR South American Games. Santiago hosted this event for the second time, the first being in 1986. Most of the events took place in and around the National Stadium. The games were held between March 7 to 18.

Participating nations[edit]

14 countries competed at the games, with the amount of athletes each country sent in parentheses.[1]

Bid[edit]

In 2006 Medellin won the bid for the 2010 edition 8 votes to 6, and the runner up Santiago will be organizing the next edition.[citation needed]

The Chilean government said they would invest US$800,000 for the games.[citation needed]

Sports[edit]

Venues[edit]

Mascot[edit]

The mascot for this edition of South American Games is Chago, which is based on an Andean condor. According to the organizers, the mascot symbolizes values of effort, dedication and teamwork.[3]

Medal table[edit]

Key

  *   Host nation (Chile)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Countries and their athletes from the official website
  2. ^ a b Passi Olivares, Felipe (13 September 2010). "El Nacional será para 70 mil personas". La Tercera (in Spanish). Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Chago, mascota oficial" (in Spanish). Retrieved 3 January 2016. 

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