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1991 Pan American Games

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Host city  Havana
Nations participating  39
Events  329 in 33 sports
Country  Cuba
Athletes participating  4,519
Opening ceremony  August 2
1991 Pan American Games

The 11th Pan American Games were held in Havana, Cuba from August 2 to August 18, 1991. There were 4,519 athletes from 39 countries of the PASO community, with events in 33 different sports. The main stadium was the Estadio Panamericano, a multi-use stadium in Havana that holds 50,000 people.


Host city election

Havana was awarded the 1991 Pan Am Games as a consolation for losing the 1987 edition to the U.S. city of Indianapolis, Indiana. London, Ontario had made a bid, but withdrew due to local opposition.


  • Bowling made its debut at the Pan American Games
  • Medal count

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


    The 1991 Games' mascot named Tocopan, was a combination of the country's national bird "Tocororo" and the first three letters of Panamerican.


    1991 Pan American Games Wikipedia

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