The Pan American Games (Los Juegos Panamericanos): A Statistical History, 1951-1999

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The Pan American Games, second only to the Olympics as the biggest international sports competition in the world, are held every four years (during the year prior to the Summer Olympics) under the sponsorship of the International Olympic Committee. This book lists the results of the Pan American Games from their commencement in 1951 through 1999. It includes a chronology of each sport in the context of the Games; a list of the medal winners for each year; and lists of the medals by country, medals by sport, ...

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Overview

The Pan American Games, second only to the Olympics as the biggest international sports competition in the world, are held every four years (during the year prior to the Summer Olympics) under the sponsorship of the International Olympic Committee. This book lists the results of the Pan American Games from their commencement in 1951 through 1999. It includes a chronology of each sport in the context of the Games; a list of the medal winners for each year; and lists of the medals by country, medals by sport, sports by years contested, countries of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO), presidents of PASO, and a chronology of the Pan American Games.

Los Juegos Panamericanos, los segundos mas importantes del mundo tras los Olimpicos, se han venido celebrando cada cuatro anos desde 1951. Se incluye en el presente trabajo bilingue un recuento de los resultados reflejados en dichos juegos a lo largo de su historia, desde los comienzos hasta los mas recientes, celebrados en 1999. Igualmente se presta atencion individualizada a cada uno de los deportes que han ocupado un lugar en el seno de dicho evento, presentandose diversas estadisticas que detallan las medallas obtenidas por cada pais, ademas de informacion sobre la Organizacion de Deportes Panamericanos (ODPA), y una cronologia general de los juegos.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786412853
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/29/2003
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition description: Bilingual
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Award-winning author Steven Olderr is a professional librarian living in Oak Park, Illinois.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Preface
Results by Sport
Archery
Athletics
Badminton
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Boxing
Canoe-Kayak
Cycling
Diving
Equestrian
Fencing
Field Hockey
Gymnastics
Judo
Karate
Modern Pentathlon
Polo
Racquetball
Roller Skating
Rowing
Rhythmic Gymnastics
Sailing
Shooting
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming
Synchronized Swimming
Table Tennis
Taekwando
Team Handball
Tennis
Triathlon
Volleyball
Water Polo
Water Skiing
Weight Lifting
Wrestling

Appendix A: Medals by Country
Appendix B: Total Medals by Country, 1951-1999
Appendix C: Medals by Sport
Appendix D: Total Medals by Sport, 1951-1999
Appendix E: Sports by Years Contested
Appendix F: Countries of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO)
Appendix G: Presidents of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO)
Appendix H: General Chronology
Appendix I: Chronological Summary


CONTENIDO

Preámbulo
Abreviaturas
Prólogo
Atletismo
Bádminton
Baloncesto
Balonmano
Béisbol
Bolos
Boxeo
Canoa-Kayak
Ciclismo
Clavados
Equitación
Esgrima
Esquí Acuático
Fútbol
Gimnástica
Gimnasia Rítmica
Hockey
Judo
Karate
Levantamiento de Pesas
Lucha
Natación
Natación Sincronizada
Patinaje Sobre Ruedas
Pentatlón Moderno
Polo
Polo Acuático
Racquetbol
Remo
Softbol
Squash
Taekwondo
Tenis
Tenis de Mesa
Tiro
Tiro con Arco
Triatlón
Velas
Voleibol
Resultados por Deportes

Apéndice A: Medallas por País
Apéndice B: Total de Medallas por País, 1951-1999
Apéndice C: Medallas por Deporte
Apéndice D: Total de Medallas por Deporte, 1951-1999
Apéndice E: Deportes por Años Disputados
Apéndice F: Países de la Organización Deportiva Panamericana (ODEPA)
Apéndice G: Presidentes de la Organización Deportiva Panamericana (ODEPA)
Apéndice H: Cronología General
Apéndice I: Resumen Cronológico

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