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The Bolivarian Games (Spanish: Juegos Bolivarianos, full name Juegos Deportivos Bolivarianos) are a regional multi-sport event held in honor of Simón Bolívar, organized by the Bolivarian Sports Organization (Organización Deportiva Bolivariana, ODEBO). The event is open to the countries liberated by Bolívar or those born from these. A multi-sport event is a competition in which athletes compete in a number of different sports. ... Simon Bolívar Monument, Sixth Avenue entrance to Central Park, New York City Simon Bolívar Memorial Monument, near Santa Marta, Colombia Equestrian statue of Bolívar on Bolívar Square, Caracas Simón Bolivar Park in Cúcuta, Colombia Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bol...


The first Games were held in 1938 in Bogotá, Colombia for the city's 400th anniversary. They have since been held irregularly, but every four years since 1973, with the last edition in Armenia and Pereira in Colombia in 2005. 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nickname: Athens of Latin America Motto: Y tú, ¿qué sabes de Bogotá? Municipalities of Bogotá Country Colombia Department Bogotá, D.C.* Foundation August 6, 1538 Mayor Luís Eduardo Garzón, PDA Area    - City 1,732 km² Elevation 2,640 m Population    - City (2005 est. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Latitude: 4°4955 North; Longitude: 75°4316West The city of Pereira is the capital city of the Colombian department of Risaralda. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Games

Year Games Host City Country Dates Nations Top Medalling
Nation
1938 I Bogotá Flag of Colombia Colombia 6 August - 22 August 6 Flag of Peru Peru
1947-48 II Lima Flag of Peru Peru 26 December - 8 January 6 Flag of Peru Peru
1951 III Caracas Flag of Venezuela Venezuela 5 December - 21 December 6 Flag of Peru Peru
1961 IV Barranquilla Flag of Colombia Colombia 3 December - 16 December 5 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela
1965 V Quito and
Guayaquil
Flag of Ecuador Ecuador December 6 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela
1970 VI Maracaibo Flag of Venezuela Venezuela December 6 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela
1973 VII Panama City  Panama December 5 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela
1977 VIII La Paz Flag of Bolivia Bolivia 15 October - 29 October 6 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela
1981 IX Barquisimeto Flag of Venezuela Venezuela 4 December - 14 December 6 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela
1985 X Ambato,
Cuenca and
Puerto Viejo
Flag of Ecuador Ecuador 9 November - 18 November 6 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela
1989 XI Maracaibo Flag of Venezuela Venezuela 14 January - 25 January 6 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela
1993 XII Santa Cruz and
Cochabamba
Flag of Bolivia Bolivia 24 April - 2 May 6 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela
1997 XIII Arequipa Flag of Peru Peru 17 October - 26 October 6 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela
2001 XIV Ambato Flag of Ecuador Ecuador 7 September - 16 September 6 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela
2005 XV Armenia and
Pereira
Flag of Colombia Colombia 12 August - 21 August 6 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela

1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nickname: Athens of Latin America Motto: Y tú, ¿qué sabes de Bogotá? Municipalities of Bogotá Country Colombia Department Bogotá, D.C.* Foundation August 6, 1538 Mayor Luís Eduardo Garzón, PDA Area    - City 1,732 km² Elevation 2,640 m Population    - City (2005 est. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ... August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Peru. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Lima is the capital and largest city in Peru, as well as the capital of Lima Province. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Peru. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Peru. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... City motto: Ave María Santísima, sin pecado concebida, en el primer instante de su ser natural. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Peru. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Barranquilla, an Industrial, Portuary, and Special District, is a city and municipality located in northern Colombia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ... December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Map of Ecuador showing location of Quito. ... Nickname: La Perla del Paficico Counties (Parroquias) Carbo Febres Cordero García Moreno Tarqui Tarqui Mayor Jaime Nebot Saadi (PSC) Area    - City 468. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ecuador. ... Look up December in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... City motto: Muy noble y leal (English: Very noble and loyal) City nickname: La Tierra del Sol Amada (Spanish: The Land of the Beloved Sun) Location of Maracaibo Municipalities Maracaibo Municipality Mayor Gian Carlo Di Martino (2004 – 2008) Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 393 km² N/A km² N/A km² Population... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... Look up December in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... This article is about the capital of Panama. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Panama_(bordered). ... Look up December in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... La Paz, Bolivia Central La Paz Panoramic sight of the city of La Paz La Paz or Chuquiyapu (chuqui, gold, yapu, farm) is the administrative capital of Bolivia, as well as the departmental capital of La Paz Department. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bolivia. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 63 days remaining. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Barquisimeto is the capital city of the State of Lara located in west central Venezuela, halfway between Caracas and Maracaibo on the Turbio River. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Monument of Juan Montalvo in Ambato, Ecuador Ambato (full form, San Juan de Ambato) is a city in the centre of Ecuador, lying on the banks of the Ambato River. ... Cuenca is the third largest city in Ecuador, capital of the Azuay province. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ecuador. ... November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 52 days remaining. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar with 43 days remaining. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... City motto: Muy noble y leal (English: Very noble and loyal) City nickname: La Tierra del Sol Amada (Spanish: The Land of the Beloved Sun) Location of Maracaibo Municipalities Maracaibo Municipality Mayor Gian Carlo Di Martino (2004 – 2008) Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 393 km² N/A km² N/A km² Population... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Santa Cruz de La Sierra, commonly known as simply Santa Cruz, is, with a population of roughly 1. ... A side street in Cochabamba, looking towards the Plaza 14 de Septiembre Cochabamba is a city in central Bolivia, located in a valley bearing the same name in the Andes mountain range. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bolivia. ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Plaza de Armas. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Peru. ... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Monument of Juan Montalvo in Ambato, Ecuador Ambato (full form, San Juan de Ambato) is a city in the centre of Ecuador, lying on the banks of the Ambato River. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ecuador. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Latitude: 4°4955 North; Longitude: 75°4316West The city of Pereira is the capital city of the Colombian department of Risaralda. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... August 21 is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ...

All-time medal count

The total medal count for all the Games until 2005 is tabulated below. This table is sorted by the number of gold medals earned by each country. The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next, and then the number of bronze medals. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gold Medal is an album by American band The Donnas, released in 2004. ... A silver medal is a medal awarded to the second place finisher of contests (typically athletics competitions) such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc. ... A bronze medal is a medal awarded to the third place finisher of contests (typically athletics competitions) such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc. ...

Bolivarian Games Medal Count
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela 1401 1055 807 3263
2 Flag of Colombia Colombia 877 911 757 2545
3 Flag of Peru Peru 463 518 607 1588
4 Flag of Ecuador Ecuador 255 438 685 1382
5  Panama 183 175 269 627
6 Flag of Bolivia Bolivia 76 140 296 512
Total 3265 3237 3421 9923

Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Peru. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ecuador. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Panama_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bolivia. ...

See also

  • Football at the Bolivarian Games

External links

  • (Spanish) 2005 Bolivarian Games Official site

 
 

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