2011 Pan American Games

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The 2011 Pan American Games, officially the XVI Pan American Games, was an international multi-sport event that was held from October 14–30, 2011, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.wikipedia
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The 2011 Pan American Games, officially the XVI Pan American Games, was an international multi-sport event that was held from October 14–30, 2011, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
This city was named the American Capital of Culture for 2005, and hosted the 2011 Pan American Games.

2011 Parapan American Games

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Both the Pan American and Parapan American Games were organized by the Guadalajara 2011 Organizing Committee (COPAG).
The Games were held 20 days after the 2011 Pan American Games began.

Cayman Islands at the 2011 Pan American Games

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Brett Fraser, a swimmer from the Cayman Islands, won the first Pan American Games gold medal for his country, while Saint Kitts and Nevis won its first ever Pan American Games medal of any kind.
The Cayman Islands will compete at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, October 14–30, 2011.

Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 2011 Pan American Games

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Brett Fraser, a swimmer from the Cayman Islands, won the first Pan American Games gold medal for his country, while Saint Kitts and Nevis won its first ever Pan American Games medal of any kind.
Saint Kitts and Nevis competed at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico from October 14 to 30, 2011, sending six athletes, all of whom competed in athletics.

2003 Pan American Games

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Guadalajara initially bid for the 2003 Pan American Games which were held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Guadalajara later went on to host the 2011 Pan American Games.

Panam Sports

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Following PASO tradition, Jalisco governor Emilio González Márquez and then Guadalajara mayor Alfonso Petersen Farah received the Pan American Sports Organization flag during the closing ceremony of the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Sailing at the 2011 Pan American Games

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Puerto Vallarta hosted sailing, marathon swimming, triathlon, and beach volleyball.
Sailing competitions at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara were held from October 17 to October 23 at the Vallarta Yacht Club in Puerto Vallarta.

Rowing at the 2011 Pan American Games

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Other cities that co-hosted the event are Tapalpa (mountain biking), Ciudad Guzmán (rowing and canoeing) and Lagos de Moreno (baseball).
Rowing competitions at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara took place from October 15 to October 19 at the Canoe & Rowing Course in Ciudad Guzman.

Cycling at the 2011 Pan American Games

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Other cities that co-hosted the event are Tapalpa (mountain biking), Ciudad Guzmán (rowing and canoeing) and Lagos de Moreno (baseball).
Cycling competitions at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara was held from October 15 to October 22 at the Pan American Velodrome (Track), Guadalajara Circuit (Road), Pan American Mountain Bike Circuit in Tapalpa and CODE San Nicolás (BMX).

Baseball at the 2011 Pan American Games

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Other cities that co-hosted the event are Tapalpa (mountain biking), Ciudad Guzmán (rowing and canoeing) and Lagos de Moreno (baseball).
Baseball at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara was held between October 19 and 25, 2011.

Canoeing at the 2011 Pan American Games

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Other cities that co-hosted the event are Tapalpa (mountain biking), Ciudad Guzmán (rowing and canoeing) and Lagos de Moreno (baseball).
Canoeing competitions at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara were held from October 26 to October 29 at the Rowing and Canoeing Course in Ciudad Guzmán.

2011 Pan American Games opening ceremony

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The opening and closing ceremonies were held at the Omnilife Stadium, which was constructed in 2010 for the Chivas football team.
The opening ceremony of the 2011 Pan American Games took place on October 14, 2011, beginning at 20:00 CDT (1:00 UTC, October 15) at Omnilife Stadium in Zapopan, a suburb of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

2011 Pan American Games closing ceremony

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The opening and closing ceremonies were held at the Omnilife Stadium, which was constructed in 2010 for the Chivas football team.
The Closing Ceremony of the 2011 Pan American Games took place on October 30, 2011, beginning at 6:00 pm CST (00:30 UTC, October 31) at Omnilife Stadium in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Pan American Games

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The 2011 Pan American Games, officially the XVI Pan American Games, was an international multi-sport event that was held from October 14–30, 2011, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Beach volleyball at the 2011 Pan American Games

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Puerto Vallarta hosted sailing, marathon swimming, triathlon, and beach volleyball.
Beach volleyball competitions at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara were held from October 17 to October 23 at the Pan American Beach Volleyball Stadium in Puerto Vallarta.

Brett Fraser

Brett Fraser, a swimmer from the Cayman Islands, won the first Pan American Games gold medal for his country, while Saint Kitts and Nevis won its first ever Pan American Games medal of any kind.
At the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, Fraser won the gold medal in the men's 200-meter freestyle with a time of 1:47.18.

Triathlon at the 2011 Pan American Games

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Puerto Vallarta hosted sailing, marathon swimming, triathlon, and beach volleyball.
The Triathlon competitions at the 2011 Pan American Games were held on Sunday, October 23 at the API Maritime Terminal in Puerto Vallarta.

Netherlands Antilles at the 2011 Pan American Games

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Athletes from the former Netherlands Antilles competed at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico from October 14 to 30, 2011, about 1 year after the dissolution of the country.

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The opening and closing ceremonies were held at the Omnilife Stadium, which was constructed in 2010 for the Chivas football team.
The stadium hosted its first major international event with the first leg of the 2010 Finals of the Copa Libertadores, and hosted the 2011 Pan American Games opening and closing ceremonies.

2007 Pan American Games

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Following PASO tradition, Jalisco governor Emilio González Márquez and then Guadalajara mayor Alfonso Petersen Farah received the Pan American Sports Organization flag during the closing ceremony of the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2015 Pan American Games

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As per tradition, the Pan American Sports Organization flag was handed over to the mayor of the next host city, Rob Ford of Toronto.
Then-Mayor of Toronto Rob Ford and Canadian Minister for Sport Bal Gosal received the Pan American Sports Organization flag during the closing ceremony of the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Pan American Games sports

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The discipline had been scheduled to be held at both the 2007 and 2011 Pan American Games, but had been dropped both times due to the small number of competing countries.

Netherlands Antilles Olympic Committee

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The Netherlands Antilles Olympic Committee, which had planned to continue functioning after the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles, had its membership withdrawn by the IOC Executive Committee at the IOC session on July 2011.
The executive board of the IOC proposed the withdrawal of the membership at the IOC session of July 2011 and took steps to allow athletes to compete at the 2011 Pan American Games (under the PASO flag) as well as the 2012 Olympic Games under the Olympic flag as Independent Olympic Athletes.

Multi-sport event

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The 2011 Pan American Games, officially the XVI Pan American Games, was an international multi-sport event that was held from October 14–30, 2011, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

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The 2011 Pan American Games, officially the XVI Pan American Games, was an international multi-sport event that was held from October 14–30, 2011, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.