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Lima 2019 Pan American Games to Give Athletes the 'games they deserve' in Exactly One Year - Around the Rings

Since 2007, the city that is chosen to host the Pan American Games also organizes the Parapan American Games for athletes with different abilities. The Parapan Am Games are held immediately after the completion of their respective Pan American Games.

2018 USEA Eventing Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced - The Chronicle of the Horse (press release) (blog)

In the early 2000s, O'Connor found success with Joker's Wild, winning the individual silver medal at the 2003 Pan American Games (Dominican Republic), and with Upstage, whom she competed with at the 2006 World Equestrian Games in Aachen, Germany. O ...

Sagacious HF Moves On To New Rider - The Chronicle of the Horse (press release) (blog)

Guden's 19-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding (Welt Hit II—Judith, Cocktail) rose to recognition with Lauren Sammis when they won team gold and individual silver in the 2007 Pan American Games (Brazil). He did Grand Prix with Sammis before Caroline ...

Collins reaches World Equestrian Games - Royal Gazette

Riding her 10-year-old stallion, Joyero VG, Bermuda's Annabelle Collins has qualified for the FEI 2018 World Equestrian Games, to be held at the Tryon International Equestrian Center, in Mill Spring, North Carolina from September 11th to the 23rd. The ...

Show Jumping Hall of Fame Announces New Inductees - TAPinto.net

HH horses also carried Pessoa to success including HH Rebozo, which he rode in the 2012 Olympics and 2010 World Equestrian Games, and HH Rufus, which he rode in the 2008 Olympics and 2007 Pan American Games where he won team Gold and ...

2018 USEA's Eventing Hall of Fame: Karen O'Connor - United States Eventing Association (press release) (blog)

In the early 2000s, O'Connor found international success with her mount Joker's Wild, winning the individual silver medal at the 2003 Pan American Games, and with Upstage, whom she competed with at the 2006 World Equestrian Games in Aachen, Germany. O ...

Area Sports Notes: Lee adds Kristen Michaelis to volleyball coaching staff - Chattanooga Times Free Press

She was a libero on the United States team that earned a bronze medal in the 2007 Pan American Games. "Kristen was already a resident of Cleveland but working with the UTC program," Hudson said in a release, noting a quick need to fill the position.

WWE News: Undefeated UFC fighter Arjan Bhullar open to join the WWE - Sportskeeda

Arjan Bhullar is a former Olympian who represented Canada in wrestling, besides also boasting a bronze medal at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil and a gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. Bhullar transitioned ...

The Benefits of Bidding and Hosting the Olympic Games are Difficult to Justify Due to the Overall Costs - United States Sports Academy Sports Journal

Subjects of the study used the 2007 Pan American Games as a predictor of the Olympic effect on the community. When examining the results, the Brazilian culture was taken into consideration as most of the responses reflected the influence of ...

Boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux on Cuba, Lomachenko and that 'boring' label - The Undefeated

On July 22, 2007, at the Pan American Games in Brazil, Rigondeaux did not appear for his scheduled bout. Eleven days later, he was taken into police custody and was on his way back to Cuba as a disgraced, failed defector. What happened? “En los juego ...

The New Mayor of Minneapolis Would Destroy You in a Marathon - Men's Journal

On Tuesday evening, Jacob Frey won yet another race. As a former professional runner, winner of the 2008 Austin Marathon, and Team USA member in the 2007 Pan American Games, it's something he's used to. Except this week, he couldn't rely on his legs, ...

Jacob Frey - KARE

Education: College of William and Mary, Villanova Law School. Work experience: Professional long-distance runner who finished fourth for Team USA at the 2007 Pan American games; moved to Minneapolis to be a Faegre Baker Daniels attorney; later ...

In Conversation With UFC Heavyweight Arjan Singh Bhullar - Cageside Press

The former BFL heavyweight champion had a decorated wrestling career in which he managed to win a gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and a bronze at the 2007 Pan American Games. A former Olympian as well, he made the switch to MMA in ...

Burlington rower turns in double-gold performance at Canada Games - InsideHalton.com

Like his cousin, who won a gold medal at the 2007 Pan Am Games, Amesbury is also enjoying success by pushing his limits. A week ago, he teamed up with long-time Leander Boat Club teammate Luke Gadsdon to win the men's pairs gold at the Canada ...

MMA to boxing? 'Minotouro' Nogueira details struggles in transitioning sports - MMA Fighting

The 2007 Pan-American Games would take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Nogueira decided to try out for the national team. “Minotouro,” who stopped Overeem via TKO the previous year, earned a spot in the Brazilian team to compete at the Games.

Jamaican sporting greats over the years - Jamaica Observer

She carried the flag for her country at the opening ceremony of the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she set the Jamaican record in the 100-metre butterfly; and the 2006 Commonwealth Games. She also competed at the 2010 ...

10 Years of Rio 2007 Pan-Am Games - Around the Rings

To celebrate the 10 years of the Rio 2007 Pan-American Games, the Brazil Olympic Committee (COB) promoted a commemorative photo in one of the most beautiful postcards of the Rio, the Aterro do Flamengo, with the Sugarloaf in the background.

Maria Lenk Aquatics Center Will Host 2017 Maria Lenk Trophy - SwimSwam

The facility, built in 2007 for the 2007 Pan American games, is an outdoor facility with the seating capacity for 8,000 spectators. The facility gained notoriety last year when the Olympic diving pool turned a bright green just days before the start of ...

How brilliant is Marta? - UEFA.com

Additionally she helped her country win South American titles in 2003 and 2010 as well as 2003 and 2007 Pan American Games gold, converting two penalties in a 5-0 final triumph over the US in the latter tournament. • At her fourth World Cup in 2015 ...

The Cuban Heavyweights Professional and Amateur! - BoxingInsider.com

OSMAY ACOSTA DUARTE won the 2007 Pan Am Games Gold Medal and was the 2008 Olympic heavyweight Bronze Medalist. In 2009 he was the Silver Medalist in the World Amateur championships. At the 2006 National Senior championships he lost to ...

The 2007 Pan American Games, officially known as the XV Pan American Games, were a major continental multi-sport event that took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from July 13 to July 29, 2007. A total of 5,633 athletes from 42 National Olympic Committees competed in 332 events in 34 sports and in 47 disciplines. During the Games, 95 new Pan American records were set; 2,196 medals were awarded; 1,262 doping control tests were performed and about 15,000 volunteers participated in the organization of the event, which was an Olympic qualification for 13 International Federations .

XV Pan American Games
Rio de Janeiro logo for the 2007 Pan American Games.svg
The official logo of the
Rio de Janeiro 2007 Pan American Games.
Host city Rio de Janeiro
Country Brazil
Motto Viva essa energia!
¡Vive esa energía!
Live this energy!
Nations participating 42 NOCs
Athletes participating 5,633
Events 334 in 34 sports
Opening ceremony July 13
Closing ceremony July 29
Officially opened by Carlos Arthur Nuzman,
Athlete's Oath Natália Falavigna
Judge's Oath Yumi Yamamoto
Pan American torch Joaquim Cruz
Main venue Maracanã Stadium
2003 Santo Domingo 2011 Guadalajara  >

The 2007 Pan American Games, officially known as the XV Pan American Games, were a major continental multi-sport event that took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from July 13 to July 29, 2007. A total of 5,633 athletes from 42 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) competed in 332 events in 34 sports and in 47 disciplines. During the Games, 95 new Pan American records were set; 2,196 medals were awarded; 1,262 doping control tests were performed and about 15,000 volunteers participated in the organization of the event, which was an Olympic qualification for 13 International Federations (IFs).

Rio de Janeiro was awarded the Games over San Antonio, Texas, United States, on August 24, 2002, having won an absolute majority of votes (30-21) from the 51 members of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) in the first round of voting during the XL PASO General Assembly held in Mexico City, Mexico. This was the first Games held in Brazil since the 1963 Pan American Games that took place in São Paulo. According to the Rio de Janeiro Organizing Committee, the Games called for the implementation of the country's largest organizational and logistic operation ever.


Opening Ceremony - Cerimônia de Abertura | Rio 2007 Pan American Games [COMPLETE]

To remember: From 13 to 29 July 2007, happened in the city of Rio de Janeiro - Brazil, the XV Pan American Games. The opening ceremony took place at the ...

Gymnastics Artistic Women's Individual All-Around | Pan American Games 2007

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Brazil vs USA - Final 2007 Pan American Games (26th July 2007)

Closing Ceremony / Cerimônia de Encerramento I Rio 2007 Pan American Games

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2007 Pan American Games Torch Relay

Day 1 on the Pan American Games Torch Relay route.

2007 Pan American Games - Gymnastics BB Women Medal Ceremony

Cerimônia de Entrega de Medalhas Medal Ceremony Ceremônia de Entrega de Medallas 15º Jogos Panamericanos RIO 2007 Arena Multiuso 17 JUL 2007 ...