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1963 Pan American Games

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Host city  São Paulo
Nations participating  22
Events  160 in 19 sports
Country  Brazil
Athletes participating  1,665
Opening ceremony  April 20
1963 Pan American Games

The 4th Pan American Games were held from April 20 to May 5, 1963, in São Paulo, Brazil.


Medal count

To sort this table by nation, total medal count, or any other column, click on the icon next to the column title.


A The medal counts for the United States, Canada and Argentina are disputed. (details)


For the first time in the Pan American Games, two cities bid for the right of hosting the games. São Paulo was chosen as the host city after beating Winnipeg, Canada by 18 votes against 5. Winnipeg later went on to host the following 1967 Winnipeg.

Participating nations

According to the Brazilian Olympic Committee, twenty-two nations sent competitors to São Paulo, but only twenty-one were listed. Barbados took part in the Pan American Games for the first time. Costa Rica, Haiti, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic competed in 1959 but did not participate in the 1963 Games.


The games used 11 different venues:


1963 Pan American Games Wikipedia

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