Parapan American Games

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Parapan American Games
AbbreviationParaPan-Am Games
First event1999 Parapan American Games in Mexico City, Mexico.
Occur every4 years
Last event2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, Canada
PurposeMulti-sport event for athletes with physical disabilities from nations on the American continent

The Parapan American Games is an international multi-sport event for athletes with physical disabilities held every four years after every Pan American Games. The first Games were held in 1999 in Mexico City, Mexico.[1] The 2003 Parapan American Games was the last Parapan American Games that was held not in the same city as the Pan American Games. The most recent games was the 5th Parapan American Games which took place in 2015 with the host city being Toronto, Canada.The next Para American game is in 2019, in Lima, Peru.


Year Games Host City Country Winner Nation
1999 1 Mexico City  Mexico  Mexico
2003 2 Mar del Plata  Argentina  Mexico
2007 3 Rio de Janeiro  Brazil  Brazil
2011 4 Guadalajara  Mexico  Brazil
2015 5 Toronto  Canada  Brazil
2019 6 Lima  Peru
2023 7 Santiago  Chile

Youth Games[edit]

Year Games Host City Country Winner Nation
2005 1 Barquisimeto  Venezuela  Venezuela
2009 2 Bogota  Colombia
2013 3 Buenos Aires  Argentina  Brazil
2017 4 São Paulo  Brazil  Brazil

All-time medal table[edit]

As 2015

1 Brazil (BRA)4453112701026
2 Mexico (MEX)347318257922
3 United States (USA)162177139478
4 Argentina (ARG)155162173490
5 Canada (CAN)129132115376
6 Cuba (CUB)947143208
7 Venezuela (VEN)686891227
8 Colombia (COL)517765193
9 Uruguay (URU)16141040
10 Chile (CHI)10101939
11 Puerto Rico (PUR)93820
12 Peru (PER)87722
13 Jamaica (JAM)710421
14 Costa Rica (CRC)53715
15 Ecuador (ECU)31711
16 Trinidad and Tobago (TTO)2024
17 El Salvador (ESA)1113
18 Bermuda (BER)1001
19 Dominican Republic (DOM)0123
20 Bolivia (BOL)0112
21 Panama (PAN)0101
22 Nicaragua (NIC)0044
23 Paraguay (PAR)0011
Totals (23 nations)1513136812264107

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Parapan American Games". Americas Paralympic Committee. 2007. Retrieved 2009-08-20.

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