2007 Pan American Games

The 15th Pan American Games were held in 2007 from July 13 to 29 in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. It was attended by some 5,600 athletes from 42 different countries competed in 34 sports against each other.

Choice of venue

On 24 August 2002, the choice fell on the PASO Rio de Janeiro. The only opponent was the Texan city of San Antonio. 30 of the 51 members elected the Brazilian city in a secret ballot.


The mascot was a sun called Cauê.


  • Badminton
  • Football

Medal Tally

Sports facilities

  • Marapendi Country Club
  • Speedway Sports Complex
  • Outeiro Hill
  • Riocentro Sports Complex
  • Cidade do Rock Sports Complex
  • Barra Bowling Center
  • Miécimo da Silva Sports Complex
  • Deodoro Sports Complex
  • Ginásio do Maracanazinho
  • Olympic Stadium João Havelange
  • Maracanã Stadium
  • Sambódromo
  • Glória Marina
  • Flamengo Park
  • Copacabana Beach
  • Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas
  • Parque AquatiCo Maria Lenk