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Encyclopedia > 2007 Pan American Games
XV Pan American Games
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Host city Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nations participating 42
Athletes participating 5,634 [1]
Events 332 in 38 sports
Opening ceremony 13 July 2007
Closing ceremony 29 July 2007
Officially opened by Carlos Arthur Nuzman
Athlete's Oath Natália Falavigna
Judge's Oath Yumi Yamamoto
Torch Joaquim Cruz
Stadium Maracanã

The 2007 Pan American Games were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from July 13 to July 29, 2007. It is the largest sporting event to be staged in Rio de Janeiro, eclipsing the 1950 FIFA World Cup in terms of the number of teams competing, athletes competing, and events being held; an estimated 5,500 athletes [2] from 42 countries [3] participated in 38 sports. [4] This article is about the Brazilian city. ... is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Carlos Arthur Nuzman is a former Brazilian Volleyball player and former CBV (Confederação Brasileira de Voleibol) president and he is currently the president of COB (Comitê Olímpico Brasileiro). ... Natália Falavigna da Silva (born on September 5, 1984[1] in Maringá, Paraná state [2]) is a taekwondo athlete from Brazil. ... Joaquim Carvalho Cruz (born March 12, 1963) is a former Brazilian athlete, winner of the 800 m at the 1984 Summer Olympics. ... The Maracanã stadium (official name: Estádio Mário Filho, Maracanã being its neighborhoods name) in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) is one of the biggest football stadiums of the world, and it is home of the four biggest football teams of Rio: Flamengo, Botafogo, Vasco da Gama and Fluminense. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... The Pan American Games are a multi-sport event, held every four years between competitors from all nations of the Americas. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Qualifying countries The 1950 FIFA World Cup was the only one not decided by a knockout final. ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ...


The site for the opening and closing ceremonies was the Maracanã Stadium [5] which was also used during 1950 FIFA World Cup final match. [6] The Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, commonly called Estádio do Maracanã (Maracanã stadium), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the largest football stadiums in the world. ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the club competition, see FIFA Club World Cup. ...


The mascot for the games was Cauê, a little sun. The name was chosen through popular voting. [7] Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... Sol redirects here. ...

Contents

Medal count

Main article: 2007 Pan American Games medal count

In the table below are top ten nations in the medal counts. This is the full table of the medal count of the 2007 Pan American Games. ...


(IOC country code in parentheses, host country is highlighted, greatest number of medals in each category is in bold) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) allocates three-letter country codes to all National Olympic Committees and other groups competing in the Olympic Games. ...

Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Flag of the United States United States (USA) 97 88 52 237
2 Flag of Cuba Cuba (CUB) 59 35 41 135
3 Flag of Brazil Brazil (BRA) 54 40 67 161
4 Flag of Canada Canada (CAN) 39 43 55 137
5 Flag of Mexico Mexico (MEX) 18 24 31 73
6 Flag of Colombia Colombia (COL) 14 21 13 48
7 Flag of Argentina Argentina (ARG) 11 15 33 59
8 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela (VEN) 10 25 34 69
9 Flag of the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic (DOM) 6 6 17 29
10 Flag of Chile Chile (CHI) 6 5 9 20

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Bidding process

PASO voted the host city for the 15th Pan American Games on Saturday 24 August 2002. The two candidates, the U.S. city of San Antonio (which beat Raleigh to become the U.S. candidate) and Rio de Janeiro each had one hour to make their case for hosting the games. Then the 51 members of PASO present voted 30-21 by secret ballot to award the 15th Pan American Games to Rio de Janeiro. The Pan American Sports Organisation (acronym: PASO; Spanish: , ODEPA) is an international organization which represents the current 42 national Olympic committees of the American continents. ... is the 236th day of the year (237th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... San Antonio redirects here. ... For other uses of this name, see Raleigh. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... The Pan American Games are a multi-sport event, held every four years between competitors from all nations of the Americas. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ...

Bidding results
Rank City NOC Name Votes
1 Rio de Janeiro Flag of Brazil Brazil 30
2 San Antonio Flag of the United States United States 21

Fulfilled the requirements of the PASO for the accomplishment of the games, Rio de Janeiro was elect host city of the Fifteenth Pan Americans Games with 30 of the 51 possible votes. One of the facts that helped in the choice of Rio was the project of that all the competitions are being carried through in a radius of 25 km, spread for four polar regions in the city. [8] This article is about the Brazilian city. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... San Antonio redirects here. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A Paso [ Spanish > Pace or Step] is an elaborate float made for religious parades. ...


Amongst the projects that had been constructed, João Havelange Olympic Stadium is the more detached, with capacity for 45,000 spectators and possibility of expansion for 60,000. Popularly known as Engenhão. In it they are being carried through the competitions of athletics and football. [9] Estádio Olímpico João Havelange, also known as Engenhão, is a multi-use stadium located in the Engenho de Dentro neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... The Athletics competition at the 2007 Pan American Games are held on the Flamengo Park and Estádio Olímpico João Havelange in Rio de Janerio between 22 July and 29 July 2007. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ...


Mascot

Cauê

The organization of the Rio 2007 Games has chosen the figure of the Sun to represent the event. And, in a decision never taken before, it has defined it as the single mascot of the Pan American and Parapan American Games, reinforcing thus the principles against prejudice and that, like the sun, sport is for all. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Sol redirects here. ... For with(out) prejudice in law, see Prejudice (law). ...


The character reflects the characteristics of the host city and harmonizes with the graphic work developed for the logo and the visual identity of both Games. The name was chosen through popular voting by Internet, cellular phone messages and public ballot boxes placed around the main Brazilian cities, causing great commotion. Over 1.2 million people participated in the election, and the name Cauê received almost half of the votes. São Paulo Rio de Janeiro Brazil has a relatively high reported level of urbanization, with 8 out of 10 Brazilians living in cities (144 million out of 180 million). ...


Cauê innovates in comparison to other Pan American Games mascots. The little sun is a pioneer because it is also the symbol of the Parapan American Games, focusing on the ideals of equality and on the principle that, just like the sun, sports are for all. Traditionally used in large sport events, the mascot figure serves the purpose of cheering the event, enforcing the ludic aspect of sports and captivating spectators and athletes. The mascot's main choice is to transmit messages of peace, respect to the environment, friendship and brotherhood, which are intrinsic values to the Olympic Movement. [10] The Pan American Games are a multi-sport event, held every four years between competitors from all nations of the Americas. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


Opening ceremony

The Opening ceremony.
Main article: 2007 Pan American Games Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony of the XV Pan American Games took place on July 14, 2007. Approximately 97,000 people packed Rio de Janeiro's Maracanã Stadium for the occasion. The ceremony included a cast of 7,000 and a multi-million dollar budget, being produced by Scott Givens. Over 800 people were part of the creative and production teams working on the Opening Ceremony, Team Welcome Ceremonies, Sports Production, the presentation of 2,252 medals, Sports Production, the Closing Ceremony and ParaPan ceremonies. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (3506 × 2337 pixel, file size: 2. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (3506 × 2337 pixel, file size: 2. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into 2007 Pan American Games. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into 2007 Pan American Games. ... is the 195th day of the year (196th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... The Maracanã stadium (official name: Estádio Mário Filho, Maracanã being its neighborhoods name) in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) is one of the biggest football stadiums of the world, and it is home of the four biggest football teams of Rio: Flamengo, Botafogo, Vasco da Gama and Fluminense. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


The show began at 05:30 pm (local time, UTC-3) and lasted for two and a half hours. The theme of the show will be based on the theme of the Rio 2007 Games: Viva Esta Energia (Live this Energy) and the oath of the athletes was performed by Brazilian Taekwondo athlete Natália Falavigna. [11] The 12-hour clock is a timekeeping convention in which the 24 hours of the day are divided into two periods called ante meridiem (a. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Taekwondo (also, Tae Kwon Do, Taekwon-Do, or Tae Kwon-Do) is a martial art and combat sport originating in Korea. ... Natália Falavigna da Silva (born on September 5, 1984[1] in Maringá, Paraná state [2]) is a taekwondo athlete from Brazil. ...


Contrary to plan, the games were not opened by Brazil's head of state, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, but by the head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, Carlos Nuzman. Prior to the official opening, Lula had been constantly booed whenever the in-stadium camera showed his image or when his name was mentioned. [12] This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Brazilian Olympic Committee or BOC (Portuguese: Comitê Olímpico Brasileiro – COB) is the highest authority in Brazilian sport and the governing body of Brazilian Olympic sport. ...


Venues

The competitions are being carried through in a ray of 25 km, spread for four polar regions in the city. [13]

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Marapendi Club
City of Sports Complex
Outeiro Hill
Riocentro Complex
City of Rock
Barra Bowling
Zico Football Center
Miécimo da Silva Complex
Deodoro Military Club
João Havelange Stadium
Maracanã Stadium
Marina da Glória
Flamengo Park
Copacabana Arena
Rowing Stadium
Caiçaras Club

Main construction work of the 2007 Pan American Games, the João Havelange Olympic Stadium will host the athletics and football competitions. The stadium is one of the major Games' legacies to the city of Rio de Janeiro, which can now count on a modern stadium with full capacity to be used for sports and cultural events. [14] The City of Sports Complex counts on modern constructions such as the Rio Olympic Arena, where the Games' basketball and artistic gymnastics competitions will be held; the Maria Lenk Aquatic Park, venue for the swimming, synchronized swimming and diving competitions; and the Barra Velodrome, where the cycling (track) and speed skating events will take place. [15] Riocentro Convention Center is the largest expositions and fairs center of Latin America, for the 2007 Games, the complex holds temporary facilities for staging several sport disciplines, including in the Parapan American Games. [16] The Miécimo da Silva Sports Complex is the largest sports complex that is owned by a City Government (City Hall) in Brazil. Several large sports events have taken place at this venue, such as the basketball exhibition game between the teams of American Magic Johnson and Brazilian Oscar Schmidt, in addition to several matches of the Brazilian Futsal team. [17] The Deodoro Military Club is a traditional Brazilian Army sport facility in Rio de Janeiro, will host the Rio 2007 Games equestrian, field hockey, modern pentathlon, sport shooting and archery competitions. [18] The Marapendi Club in Rio de Janeiro was the tennis venue during the 2007 Pan American Games. ... To host the 2007 Pan American Games, the City of Sports Complex, administered by Rio de Janeiro City Hall and an arena of important international motor sport races such as the Formula 1 Grand Prix, Formula Indy and Motorcycle Speed Races, was turned into a mega sports complex with the... In the vicinity of the City of Sports Complex and the Riocentro Convention Center Sports Complex, the Morro do Outeiro holds the temporary venue to stage the Mountain Bike and BMX Cycling competitions. ... Riocentro Sports Complex is an indoor sporting arena and convention center located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... This City of Rock, which became internationally known as the stage of rock music mega festivals like Rock in Rio I and III in 1985 and 2001, holding crowds of up to 250,000 people in one night, now also becomes a city for Pan American sports. ... The Pan American Games Rio 2007 bowling tournament will be played at the Barra Bowling Center, located inside the Barra Shopping Mall. ... The Zico Football Center (ZFC) is the great achievement by one of the greatest football players in Brazilian football history. ... Miécimo da Silva Sports Complex is an indoor sporting arena located in Campo Grande neighborhood, Rio de Janeiro city, Brazil. ... A traditional Brazilian Army sport facility in Rio de Janeiro, the Deodoro Military Circle at the Military Village, West Side of the city, will host the Pan American Games Rio 2007 Equestrian (Dressage, Eventing, and Jumping), Field Hockey, Modern Pentathlon (shooting, fencing, swimming, equestrian – jumping and race), Sport Shooting (bullet... Estádio Olímpico João Havelange, also known as Engenhão, is a multi-use stadium located in the Engenho de Dentro neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... The Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, commonly called Estádio do Maracanã (Maracanã stadium), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the largest football stadiums in the world. ... , The main entrance of sea vessels arriving at Rio de Janeiro, the Guanabara Bay impresses for its size and beauty, having the Sugar Loaf as one of its dazzling references. ... Also known as Aterro do Flamengo, the Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes Park is the largest leisure area of Rio de Janeiro. ... One of the most famous beaches in the world and Rios best known postcards, Copacabana will hold the Games Beach Volleyball, Triathlon and Aquatic Marathon competitions, keeping with the tradition of staging national and international sports events. ... In the heart of the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon is one of the most beautiful postcards in Rio. ... Caiçaras Club is a club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... The Marapendi Club in Rio de Janeiro was the tennis venue during the 2007 Pan American Games. ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... To host the 2007 Pan American Games, the City of Sports Complex, administered by Rio de Janeiro City Hall and an arena of important international motor sport races such as the Formula 1 Grand Prix, Formula Indy and Motorcycle Speed Races, was turned into a mega sports complex with the... This article is about the sport. ... Police officer on a bicycle Cycling is a means of transport, a form of recreation, and a sport. ... Artistic Gymnastics is a discipline of gymnastics in which competitors perform short routines (ranging from approximately 30 to 90 seconds) on different apparatus, obviously less for vaulting (see lists below). ... Swimmer redirects here. ... Russian synchronized swimming team, May 2007 Synchronized swimming is a hybrid of swimming, gymnastics, and dance. ... “Roller Skater” redirects here. ... In the vicinity of the City of Sports Complex and the Riocentro Convention Center Sports Complex, the Morro do Outeiro holds the temporary venue to stage the Mountain Bike and BMX Cycling competitions. ... Police officer on a bicycle Cycling is a means of transport, a form of recreation, and a sport. ... Riocentro Sports Complex is an indoor sporting arena and convention center located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... This article is about the sport. ... For other senses of these words, see boxing (disambiguation) or boxer (disambiguation). ... This article is about the sport, which is distinguished from stage fencing and academic fencing (mensur). ... Futsal in Germany Futsal is an indoor version of football (soccer). ... Rhythmic gymnasts from Greece in the 2000 Sydney Olympics Rhythmic gymnastics is a sport in which single competitors or pairs, trios or even more manipulate one or two apparatuses: Ball, Clubs, Hoop, Ribbon, and Rope. ... For other uses, see Trampoline (disambiguation). ... Handball is the name of several different sports: Team handball, or Olympic/European Handball is a game somewhat similar to association football, but the ball is played with the hand, not the foot. ... This article is about the martial art and sport. ... This article is about the sport of weightlifting. ... Ancient Greek wrestlers (Pankratiasts) Wrestling is the act of physical engagement between two unarmed persons, in which each wrestler strives to get an advantage over or control of their opponent. ... Taekwondo (also, Tae Kwon Do, Taekwon-Do, or Tae Kwon-Do) is a martial art and combat sport originating in Korea. ... “Ping Pong” redirects here. ... This City of Rock, which became internationally known as the stage of rock music mega festivals like Rock in Rio I and III in 1985 and 2001, holding crowds of up to 250,000 people in one night, now also becomes a city for Pan American sports. ... This article is about the sport. ... Soft ball is also a sugar stage Softball is a team sport popular around the world but especially in the United States. ... The Pan American Games Rio 2007 bowling tournament will be played at the Barra Bowling Center, located inside the Barra Shopping Mall. ... A bowler releases the ball. ... The Zico Football Center (ZFC) is the great achievement by one of the greatest football players in Brazilian football history. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... Miécimo da Silva Sports Complex is an indoor sporting arena located in Campo Grande neighborhood, Rio de Janeiro city, Brazil. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... For other uses, see Karate (disambiguation). ... “Roller Skater” redirects here. ... Squash racquet and ball Players in a glass-backed squash court International Squash Singles Court, as specified by the World Squash Federation Squash is an indoor racquet sport that was formerly called Squash racquets, a reference to the squashable soft ball used in the game (compared with the harder ball... A traditional Brazilian Army sport facility in Rio de Janeiro, the Deodoro Military Circle at the Military Village, West Side of the city, will host the Pan American Games Rio 2007 Equestrian (Dressage, Eventing, and Jumping), Field Hockey, Modern Pentathlon (shooting, fencing, swimming, equestrian – jumping and race), Sport Shooting (bullet... Look up equestrian in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A game of field hockey in progress Field hockey is a popular sport for men and women in many countries around the world. ... Competitors in the final round of the Mens Modern Pentathlon pull for the finish line at the Goudi Sports Complex on August 26, 2004. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Archery is the practice of using a bow to shoot arrows. ... Estádio Olímpico João Havelange, also known as Engenhão, is a multi-use stadium located in the Engenho de Dentro neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... A womens 400m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... The Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, commonly called Estádio do Maracanã (Maracanã stadium), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the largest football stadiums in the world. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... Water polo is a team water sport. ... For the ball used in this sport, see Volleyball (ball). ... , The main entrance of sea vessels arriving at Rio de Janeiro, the Guanabara Bay impresses for its size and beauty, having the Sugar Loaf as one of its dazzling references. ... For either of the songs named Sailing, see Sailing (song). ... Also known as Aterro do Flamengo, the Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes Park is the largest leisure area of Rio de Janeiro. ... A womens 400m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ... For other senses of this word, see Marathon (disambiguation). ... Mens 20 km walk during the 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, Finland. ... Police officer on a bicycle Cycling is a means of transport, a form of recreation, and a sport. ... One of the most famous beaches in the world and Rios best known postcards, Copacabana will hold the Games Beach Volleyball, Triathlon and Aquatic Marathon competitions, keeping with the tradition of staging national and international sports events. ... Swimming at the 2007 Pan American Games consists of 34 events. ... The three components of triathlon: Swimming, Cycling, Running A triathlon is an athletic event consisting of swimming, cycling and running over various distances. ... For the ball used in this sport, see Volleyball (ball). ... In the heart of the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon is one of the most beautiful postcards in Rio. ... Canoeing is the recreational or sporting activity of paddling a canoe or kayak. ... A coxless pair which is a sweep-oar boat. ... Caiçaras Club is a club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... Recreational skiiers typically use two skis — other techniques abound. ... Estádio Olímpico João Havelange, also known as Engenhão, is a multi-use stadium located in the Engenho de Dentro neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... A womens 400m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ... Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... To host the 2007 Pan American Games, the City of Sports Complex, administered by Rio de Janeiro City Hall and an arena of important international motor sport races such as the Formula 1 Grand Prix, Formula Indy and Motorcycle Speed Races, was turned into a mega sports complex with the... Rio Olympic Arena is an indoor sporting arena located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... This article is about the sport. ... Artistic Gymnastics is a discipline of gymnastics in which competitors perform short routines (ranging from approximately 30 to 90 seconds) on different apparatus, obviously less for vaulting (see lists below). ... Maria Emma Hulga Lenk (January 15, 1915, São Paulo - April 16, 2007, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) was a Brazilian swimmer and to date is considered one of the best Brazilian female swimmers. ... Swimmer redirects here. ... Russian synchronized swimming team, May 2007 Synchronized swimming is a hybrid of swimming, gymnastics, and dance. ... For other uses, see Dive. ... Police officer on a bicycle Cycling is a means of transport, a form of recreation, and a sport. ... Speed skating, or long track speedskating, long track speed skating, is an Olympic sport where competitors are timed while crossing a set distance. ... Riocentro Sports Complex is an indoor sporting arena and convention center located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... 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A traditional Brazilian Army sport facility in Rio de Janeiro, the Deodoro Military Circle at the Military Village, West Side of the city, will host the Pan American Games Rio 2007 Equestrian (Dressage, Eventing, and Jumping), Field Hockey, Modern Pentathlon (shooting, fencing, swimming, equestrian – jumping and race), Sport Shooting (bullet... The Brazilian Army is the land arm of the Brazilian Military. ... Look up equestrian in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A game of field hockey in progress Field hockey is a popular sport for men and women in many countries around the world. ... Competitors in the final round of the Mens Modern Pentathlon pull for the finish line at the Goudi Sports Complex on August 26, 2004. ... The shooting sports include those competitive sports involving tests of accuracy and speed when shooting various types of guns, including airguns. ... Archery is the practice of using a bow to shoot arrows. ...


The Maracanã Stadium was built for the 1950 FIFA World Cup, the Mario Filho Stadium (internationally known as Maracanã) is one of the most famous stadiums in the world, receiving a great number of Brazilian and foreign tourists annually. The stadium will play an outstanding role at the Games, staging the Opening and Closing Ceremonies and football matches, including the finals. The Maracanãzinho Gymnasium is the house of the Rio 2007 volleyball competitions. The Julio Delamare Water Park is the stage for the water polo tournament in the Games. The Maracanã Sports Complex also includes the Celio de Barros Athletics Stadium, and it is administered by the Rio de Janeiro State Government. [19] The Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, commonly called Estádio do Maracanã (Maracanã stadium), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the largest football stadiums in the world. ... Qualifying countries The 1950 FIFA World Cup was the only one not decided by a knockout final. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into 2007 Pan American Games. ... For the ball used in this sport, see Volleyball (ball). ... Water polo is a team water sport. ...


Also known as Aterro do Flamengo, the Flamengo Park is the largest leisure area of the city. Besides Marina da Glória, the main venue for the Rio 2007 sailing competitions. During the Games, the marathon (men’s and women’s) arrival points will be set up at the Flamengo Park, which will also stage the race walking and cycling road competitions. [20] Also known as Aterro do Flamengo, the Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes Park is the largest leisure area of Rio de Janeiro. ... , The main entrance of sea vessels arriving at Rio de Janeiro, the Guanabara Bay impresses for its size and beauty, having the Sugar Loaf as one of its dazzling references. ... For either of the songs named Sailing, see Sailing (song). ... For other senses of this word, see Marathon (disambiguation). ... Mens 20 km walk during the 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, Finland. ... Police officer on a bicycle Cycling is a means of transport, a form of recreation, and a sport. ...


Sports

Main article: Events at the 2007 Pan American Games

332 events will be contested in 38 sports, being 178 for men, 141 for women and 12 mixed or open. This is a list of the events that will take place at the 2007 Pan American Games, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, from July 13-29, 2007. ...

  • Archery (2/2)
  • Artistic Gymnastics (8/6)
  • Athletics (24/23)
  • Badminton (2/2/1)
  • Baseball (1/0)
  • Basketball (1/1)
  • Beach Volleyball (1/1)
  • Bowling (2/2)
  • Boxing (11/0)
  • Canoe Flatwater (9/3)
  • Cycling (10/7)
  • Diving (4/4)
  • Equestrian (0/0/6)
  • Fencing (5/5)
  • Football (1/1)
  • Futsal (1/0)
  • Handball (1/1)
  • Hockey (1/1)
  • Judo (7/7)
  • Karate (6/3)
  • Modern Pentathlon (1/1)
  • Rhythmic Gymnastic (0/8)
  • Roller Skating (2/2)
  • Rowing (8/4)
  • Sailing (2/2/5)
  • Shooting (9/6)
  • Softball (0/1)
  • Squash (2/2)
  • Synchronized Swimming (0/2)
  • Swimming (16/16)
  • Table Tennis (2/2)
  • Taekwondo (4/4)
  • Tennis (2/2)
  • Trampoline (1/1)
  • Triathlon (1/1)
  • Volleyball (1/1)
  • Water Polo (1/1)
  • Water Skiing (4/3)
  • Weightlifting (8/7)
  • Wrestling (14/4)

The numbers following the sports refer to the number of men's, women's and mixed events in each sport. The Archery competitions at the 2007 Pan American Games were held on the Deodoro Military Club from July 24 to July 28, 2007. ... Gymnastics at the Pan American games consisted of three separate sets of events - Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, and Trampoline. ... The Athletics competition at the 2007 Pan American Games are held on the Flamengo Park and Estádio Olímpico João Havelange in Rio de Janerio between 22 July and 29 July 2007. ... Badminton at the 2007 Pan American Games was played at the Riocentro Sports Complex, Pavillion 4B. The competition was held between July 14 and July 19. ... Baseball at the 2007 Pan American Games will take place at Cidade do Rock which has received temporary facilities for Baseball competitions, with a stadium and training fields. ... Basketball at the 2007 Pan American Games will take place at the indoor arena in the Autódromo de Jacarépagua built specially for the Games. ... // Categories: | ... Canoeing at the 2007 Pan American Games took place at the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, the same venue that hosted the Rowing and Water Skiing. ... The Equestrian events included three disciplines: dressage, eventing, and show jumping, and were held at the Deodoro Military Club. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... Futsal at the 2007 Pan American Games will take place at the Rio Centro Complex in a temporary facility. ... Handball at the 2007 Pan American Games took place at the Rio Centro Complex in a temporary facility. ... Field Hockey at the 2007 Pan American Games took place at the Field Hockey Centre at the Círculo Militar Deodoro. ... ... Rowing at the 2007 Pan American Games took place at the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, the same venue that hosted the Canoe and Kayak and Water Skiing events. ... Softball at the 2007 Pan American Games took place at a temporary stadium for 2,000 spectators in the City of Rock, at Barra da Tijuca, the same place that hosted the Rock in Rio 3. ... The synchronized swimming at the 2007 Pan American Games will take place at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Park . ... Swimming at the 2007 Pan American Games consists of 34 events. ... Taekwondo at the 2007 Pan American Games were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from July 14 to July 17, 2007, at Pavilhão 4A of the Riocentro Sports Complex. ... Tennis at the 2007 Pan American Games will be played at the Marapendi Country Club, which hosted for many times Davis Cup events. ... The speedy deletion of this page is contested. ... // Category: ...


Participating nations

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Schedule

Opening ceremony Event competitions Event finals Closing ceremony
July 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th T
Ceremonies
Archery 1 1 2 4
Aquatics Diving 2 2 2 2 8
Swimming 2 4 7 4 6 4 7 34
Synchronized Swimming 1 1 2
Water polo 1 1 2
Athletics Track and Field 5 6 9 10 12 42
Road Walking 2 1 3
Marathon 1 1 2
Badminton 2 3 5
Baseball 1 1
Basketball 1 1 2
Beach Volleyball 1 1 2
Bowling 2 2 4
Boxing 5 6 11
Canoeing 6 6 12
Cycling BMX 2 2
Mountain Bike 2 2
Road 2 2 4
Track 1 5 4 10
Equestrian Dressage 1 1 2
Eventing 2 2
Jumping 1 1 2
Fencing 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 10
Field Hockey 1 1 2
Football 2
Futsal 1 1
Gymnastics Artistic 2 1 1 10 14
Rhythmic 2 6 8
Trampoline 2 2
Handball 1 1 2
Judo 2 4 4 4 14
Karate 3 3 3 9
Modern Pentathlon 1 1 2
Roller Skating Figure Skating 2 2
Speed Skating 4 4
Rowing 5 4 4 13
Sailing 9 9
Shooting 3 3 3 1 3 2 15
Softball 1 1
Squash 2 2 4
Table Tennis 1 1 1 1 4
Taekwondo 2 2 2 2 8
Tennis 2 2 4
Triathlon 2 2
Volleyball 1 1 2
Water Skiing 3 4 7
Weightlifting 3 3 3 3 3 15
Wrestling Greco-roman 4 3 7
Freestyle 4 3 7
Female 4 4
Total 12 17 12 29 24 26 12 15 21 9 20 23 13 37 55 4 330
July 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th T

It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into 2007 Pan American Games. ... The Archery competitions at the 2007 Pan American Games were held on the Deodoro Military Club from July 24 to July 28, 2007. ... Swimming at the 2007 Pan American Games consists of 34 events. ... The synchronized swimming at the 2007 Pan American Games will take place at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Park . ... // Category: ... The Athletics competition at the 2007 Pan American Games are held on the Flamengo Park and Estádio Olímpico João Havelange in Rio de Janerio between 22 July and 29 July 2007. ... The Athletics competition at the 2007 Pan American Games are held on the Flamengo Park and Estádio Olímpico João Havelange in Rio de Janerio between 22 July and 29 July 2007. ... The Athletics competition at the 2007 Pan American Games are held on the Flamengo Park and Estádio Olímpico João Havelange in Rio de Janerio between 22 July and 29 July 2007. ... The Athletics competition at the 2007 Pan American Games are held on the Flamengo Park and Estádio Olímpico João Havelange in Rio de Janerio between 22 July and 29 July 2007. ... Badminton at the 2007 Pan American Games was played at the Riocentro Sports Complex, Pavillion 4B. The competition was held between July 14 and July 19. ... Baseball at the 2007 Pan American Games will take place at Cidade do Rock which has received temporary facilities for Baseball competitions, with a stadium and training fields. ... Basketball at the 2007 Pan American Games will take place at the indoor arena in the Autódromo de Jacarépagua built specially for the Games. ... // Categories: | ... Canoeing at the 2007 Pan American Games took place at the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, the same venue that hosted the Rowing and Water Skiing. ... The Equestrian events included three disciplines: dressage, eventing, and show jumping, and were held at the Deodoro Military Club. ... The Equestrian events included three disciplines: dressage, eventing, and show jumping, and were held at the Deodoro Military Club. ... The Equestrian events included three disciplines: dressage, eventing, and show jumping, and were held at the Deodoro Military Club. ... The Equestrian events included three disciplines: dressage, eventing, and show jumping, and were held at the Deodoro Military Club. ... Field Hockey at the 2007 Pan American Games took place at the Field Hockey Centre at the Círculo Militar Deodoro. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... 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The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ... Futsal at the 2007 Pan American Games will take place at the Rio Centro Complex in a temporary facility. ... Gymnastics at the Pan American games consisted of three separate sets of events - Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, and Trampoline. ... Gymnastics at the Pan American games consisted of three separate sets of events - Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, and Trampoline. ... Gymnastics at the Pan American games consisted of three separate sets of events - Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, and Trampoline. ... Handball at the 2007 Pan American Games took place at the Rio Centro Complex in a temporary facility. ... ... Rowing at the 2007 Pan American Games took place at the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, the same venue that hosted the Canoe and Kayak and Water Skiing events. ... Softball at the 2007 Pan American Games took place at a temporary stadium for 2,000 spectators in the City of Rock, at Barra da Tijuca, the same place that hosted the Rock in Rio 3. ... Taekwondo at the 2007 Pan American Games were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from July 14 to July 17, 2007, at Pavilhão 4A of the Riocentro Sports Complex. ... Tennis at the 2007 Pan American Games will be played at the Marapendi Country Club, which hosted for many times Davis Cup events. ... The speedy deletion of this page is contested. ...

Complexo do Alemão's massacre

Complexo do Alemão is a favela which suffers high influence from the drug traffic. The place is always in conflict with the police. Just a few days before the opening cerimony of the Pan-American Games, an operation led by the PM in Complexo do Alemão executed nineteen people [1]. According to sources, most of them had no relations with the traffic whatsoever [2]. After the massacre, the police opened a siege in the favela, which some claiming that it was done to prevent any conflict that might have happened during the Pan-American Games [3]. The people that lived in Complexo do Alemão was frightened that with the end of the Pan American Games, the police would once again start its war against the dealeas and that more innocents would be killed as a result. [4] Complexo do Alemão (Portuguese for German complex) is a group of favelas in northern Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... Vidigal, a Rio de Janeiro favela A favela is the Brazilian equivalent of a shanty town, which are generally found on the edge of the city. ... A group of Polícia Militar troops from São Paulo The Military Police (Portuguese: Polícia Militar, or PM) is the name of the preventive state police forces in Brazil. ...


References

  1. ^ Co-Rio Evaluates the organization of the XV Pan American Games Rio 2007. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-31.
  2. ^ Athlets by Country. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-28.
  3. ^ Countries. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-28.
  4. ^ Sports. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-28.
  5. ^ Ceremonies. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-28.
  6. ^ World Cup 1950. Planet World Cup. Retrieved on 2007-07-28.
  7. ^ Mascot of the Games. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-28.
  8. ^ Venues. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-28.
  9. ^ João Havelange Stadium. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-28.
  10. ^ Mascot of the Games. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-29.
  11. ^ Cerimônia de abertura para ficar na história. Gazeta Esportiva. Retrieved on 2007-07-18.
  12. ^ Pan American Games open with extravaganza in Rio. International Herald Tribune. Retrieved on 2007-07-15.
  13. ^ Venues. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-29.
  14. ^ João Havelange Stadium. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-29.
  15. ^ City of Sports Complex. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-29.
  16. ^ Riocentro Complex (IBC/MPC). Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-29.
  17. ^ Miécimo da Silva Complex. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-29.
  18. ^ Deodoro Military Club. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-29.
  19. ^ Maracanã Stadium. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-29.
  20. ^ Flamengo Park. Rio 2007 Games official website. Retrieved on 2007-07-29.

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