Parapan American Games 2015

Parapan American Games began in the year 1999 in Mexico for the first time. The event of games was organized for the athletes with Physical Disabilities. This is a multi-sport event and held once in every four years after every Pan American Games. Parapan American Games are a part of the Pan American Sport Organization and governed by it. The games would begin after commencing of Pan American Games every four years. The Parapan American Games were introduced to establish strong relationships among the nations of America and to encourage the physically disabled athletes. The games were organized to encourage the injured person in the war and been a practice since the London Olympic's 1948. The event was huge success an increase in participants to the event raised every year to take part in Parapan American Games.The 5th Parapan American Games starts on August 2015, in Toronto, Canada. 

Host city Toronto, Canada
Events 281 in 15 sports 
Opening ceremony  August 7
Closing ceremony  August 14
Athletes Participating 1500
Stadium Varsity Stadium

Parapan American Games 2015 Venues

Venue Location Sports Capacity Status
York University Athletics Stadium Toronto Athletics 6,000 New
Varsity Stadium Toronto Ceremonies 10,000 Existing (Expansion)
Variety Village Toronto Goalball
Powerlifting
1,000 Existing
TBD TBD Football 5-a-side
Football 7-a-side
TBD TBD
Pan American Aquatics Centre Toronto Swimming 10,000 New
Iroquois Sports Park Whitby Wheelchair tennis 2,000 Existing
Hershey Centre Mississauga Judo 5,400 Existing
Durham College Oshawa Boccia 2,000 Existing
Centennial Community Centre Markham Table tennis 2,500 Existing
Canadian Sport Institute Ontario Toronto Sitting volleyball 3,000 New
Abilities centre Whitby Wheelchair basketball 3,000 New

Parapan American Games Editions

Year Games Host City Country
1999 I Mexico City Mexico
2003 II Mar del Plata Argentina
2007 III Rio de Janeiro Brazil
2011 IV Guadalajara Mexico
2015 V Toronto Canada

Parapan American Games All-Time Medal Count 

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Mexico 259 222 163 644
2 Brazil 256 176 141 573
3 Argentina 118 112 118 348
4 USA 71 79 25 175
5 Canada 66 47 32 145
6 Cuba 48 40 19 107
7 Venezuela 44 40 48 132
8 Uruguay 15 14 10 39
9 Colombia 9 18 22 49
10 Puerto Rico 9 4 8 21
11 Peru 8 7 6 21
12 Chile 5 8 10 23
13 Costa Rica 5 3 5 13
14 Jamaica 4 5 4 13
15 Ecuador 2 1 1 3
16 El Salvador 1 1 1 3
17 Bolivia 0 1 1 2
18 Panama 0 1 0 1
19 Paraguay 0 0 1 1

Edition:

Year Games Country
1999 I Mexico
2003 II Argentina
2007 III Brazil
2011 IV Mexico
2015 V Canada
2019 VI Peru