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									1955 Pan American Games
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The 2nd Pan American Games opened on March 12, 1955 in the University
                                                                                              II Pan American Games
Stadium (now Olympic Stadium) in Mexico City, Mexico, in front of a capacity
crowd of 100,000 spectators.
A total number of 2,583 athletes from 22 nations marched in review and formed
ranks upon the infield. [1] The nations paraded into the stadium in Spanish
alphabetical order: Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica,
Cuba, Chile, Curaçao, El Salvador, United States, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica,
Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago,
Uruguay, Venezuela, and Mexico. The hot sun, combined with the high altitude,
caused two members of the U.S. team to collapse. Both quickly recovered.

Medal count
    For a more comprehensive list, see 1955 Pan American Games medal table.

1        Host nation

To sort this table by nation, total medal count, or any other column, click on the                   Official logo of the
    icon next to the column title.                                                         Mexico City 1955 Pan American Games.

                                                                                     Host city             Mexico City, Mexico
Rank          Nation            Gold       Silver        Bronze            Total
                                                                                     Nations               22
             United                                                                  participating
    1                           81/88        58              38           177/184
        States (USA) a                                                               Athletes              2,583
                                                                                     participating
    2   Argentina (ARG)          27         31/33          15/20           73/80     Events                146 in 17 sports
        a                                                                            Opening               March 12
                                                                                     ceremony
    3                            17          11              30             58
        Mexico (MEX) 1                                                               Closing ceremony March 26

    4        Chile (CHI) a       4           7/8             13            24/25     Officially opened     President Adolfo Ruiz
                                                                                     by                    Cortines
    5                            4            4              3              11       Stadium               Estadio Olímpico
        Canada (CAN)
                                                                                                           Universitario

Note
^ The medal counts for the United States, Argentina and Chile are disputed.

Sports
    Athletics (29) ( details)                 Equestrian (5) ( details)                Swimming (21) ( details)
    Baseball (1) ( details)                   Fencing (7) ( details)                   Synchronized swimming (3) ( details)
    Basketball (2) ( details)                 Football (1) ( details)                  Tennis (5) ( details)
    Boxing (10) ( details)                    Gymnastics ( details)                    Volleyball (2) ( details)
    Cycling ( details)                                Artistic Gymnastics (12)         Water polo (1) ( details)
            Road (2)                          Modern pentathlon (2) ( details)         Weightlifting (7) ( details)
            Track (3)                         Rowing (5) ( details)                    Wrestling (8) ( details)
    Diving (8) ( details)                     Shooting (16) ( details)
References
  1. ^ "II Pan American Games"        . la84foundation.org. Retrieved 2009-10-31.

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