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2023 Pan American Games: Game Info, How to Watch Live Stream and History

2023 Pan American Games: Game Info, How to Watch Live Stream and History

2023 Pan American Games: Game Info, How to Watch Live Stream and History

The 2023 Pan American Games are a quadrennial international multi-sport event that will be held in Santiago, Chile, from October 20 to November 5, 2023. The Games will feature over 6,000 athletes from 41 countries competing in 37 sports.

Game Info

The Opening Ceremony of the 2023 Pan American Games will be held on October 20, 2023, at the National Stadium of Chile. The Closing Ceremony will be held on November 5, 2023, at the same venue.

The Games will be held at a variety of venues throughout Santiago, including the National Stadium of Chile, the Movistar Arena, the Santiago Indoor Arena, and the Cerro San Cristóbal Aquatic Center.

How to Watch Live Stream

The 2023 Pan American Games will be broadcast live on a variety of channels and streaming services, depending on your location.

In the United States, the Games will be broadcast live on the Olympic Channel, Fubo TV, and the PanAm Sports Channel.

In Canada, the Games will be broadcast live on the Olympic Channel and Fubo TV.

In Jamaica, the Games will be broadcast live on the PanAm Sports Channel.

In Chile, the Games will be broadcast live on Chilevision, TVN, and Canal 13.

You can also watch the Games live on the Panam Sports Channel website and the Panam Sports Channel app.

History of the Pan American Games

The Pan American Games were first held in 1951 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Games were created to promote sportsmanship and friendship among the countries of the Americas.

The Pan American Games are held every four years, two years before the Summer Olympics. The Games are open to athletes from all 41 countries of the Americas.

The United States has won the most medals at the Pan American Games, with over 9,000 medals. Cuba is second with over 6,000 medals, and Canada is third with over 5,000 medals.

Sports at the 2023 Pan American Games

The 2023 Pan American Games will feature 37 sports, including:

  • Aquatics (swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, water polo)
  • Archery
  • Artistic gymnastics
  • Athletics (track and field)
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Beach volleyball
  • Bowling
  • Boxing
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Field hockey
  • Football (soccer)
  • Futsal
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Modern pentathlon
  • Roller sports (artistic roller skating, speed roller skating)
  • Rowing
  • Rugby sevens
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Skateboarding
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Surfing
  • Table tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling

Athletes to Watch

Some of the top athletes to watch at the 2023 Pan American Games include:

  • Simone Biles (artistic gymnastics, United States)
  • Caeleb Dressel (swimming, United States)
  • Allyson Felix (athletics, United States)
  • Lionel Messi (football, Argentina)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (football, Portugal)
  • Neymar (football, Brazil)
  • Kevin Durant (basketball, United States)
  • Stephen Curry (basketball, United States)
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (basketball, Greece)
  • Novak Djokovic (tennis, Serbia)
  • Rafael Nadal (tennis, Spain)
  • Serena Williams (tennis, United States)
  • Usain Bolt (athletics, Jamaica)

Conclusion

The 2023 Pan American Games are set to be a thrilling event, with over 6,000 athletes from 41 countries competing in 37 sports. Be sure to tune in to watch the Games live on TV or online.

Additional Information

The 2023 Pan American Games will be the first time that the Games have been held in Chile. The Games are expected to attract over 500,000 spectators and generate over $1 billion in economic activity for Chile.

The 2023 Pan American Games will also be the first time that the Games have featured surfing, skateboarding, and sport climbing. These three sports were added to the Games program in order to attract a younger audience and to reflect the growing popularity of these sports in the Americas.