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1991 Pan American Games

XI Pan American Games
1991 Pan American Games logo.svg
Official logo of the
Havana 1991 Pan American Games.
Host cityHavana
Nations participating39
Athletes participating4,519
Events329 in 33 sports
Opening ceremonyAugust 2
Closing ceremonyAugust 18
Officially opened byPres. Fidel Castro
Main venueEstadio Panamericano
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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[citation needed]. London, Ontario had made a bid, but withdrew due to local opposition.[1]

Participating nations


Medal count

1 Host nation

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  *   Host nation (Cuba)

1 Cuba (CUB)*1406263265
2 United States (USA)13012597352
3 Canada (CAN)224659127
4 Brazil (BRA)21213779
5 Mexico (MEX)14233875
Totals (5 nations)327277294898


Mascotte Tocopan Pan Am Games 1991

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