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1967 Pan American Games

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Host city  Winnipeg
Nations participating  29
Events  169 in 19 sports
Country  Canada
Athletes participating  2361
Opening ceremony  July 23
1967 Pan American Games

The 5th Pan American Games were held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, from July 23 to August 6, 1967.

Contents

Winnipeg was chosen as host of the Pan American Games on its second try. It first bid for 1963 São Paulo at the 1959 PASO meeting in Chicago. It lost to São Paulo, Brazil. The Winnipeg Pan American Society then turned its sights to 1967 and was named host nation at the PASO meeting at the São Paulo Games.

Medal count

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Note

^ The medal counts for the United States, Canada and Argentina are disputed.

Venues

The games used 17 different venues with a few still in use after 1967:

  • Winnipeg Stadium – opened in 1953 it was used for the opening ceremonies; it was demolished in 2013 for re-development as retail and commercial site known as The Plaza at Polo Park
  • Pan Am Stadium, University of Manitoba – hosted track and field and used renamed University Stadium
  • Pan Am Pool – Swimming and diving; re-used for 1999 Pan Am Games and now in use as public pool
  • Winnipeg Velodrome – Cycling; demolished 1998 and now site of retail stores
  • Royal Alexandra Hotel - Press Centre; built in 1908 it closed shortly after the Games ended and demolished in 1971
  • Broadcast

  • CBC Television
  • References

    1967 Pan American Games Wikipedia


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