Bolivarian Games

Bolivarian Games

The Bolivarian Games (Spanish: "Juegos Bolivarianos", full name "Juegos Deportivos Bolivarianos") are a regional multi-sport event held in honor of Simón Bolívar, organized by the Bolivarian Sports Organization ("Organización Deportiva Bolivariana", ODEBO). The event is open to the countries liberated by Bolívar or those born from these.

The first Games were held in 1938 in Bogotá, Colombia for the city's 400th anniversary. They have since been held irregularly, but every four years since 1973, with the last edition in Armenia and Pereira in Colombia in 2005.


All-time medal count

The total medal count for all the Games until 2005 is tabulated below. This table is sorted by the number of gold medals earned by each country. The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next, and then the number of bronze medals.

ee also

*Football at the Bolivarian Games

External links

*es [ 2005 Bolivarian Games] Official site

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