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Lima, Peru named host of 2019 Pan American Games

The Canadian Press
10/11/2013 3:43:19 PM
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TORONTO - Lima, Peru, will host the 2019 Pan American Games.

A body of 41 national sports organizations voted on Friday, with countries that have hosted previous Pan Am Games getting two votes.

The Peruvian capital won with 31 votes, beating out Santiago, Chile, La Punta, Argentina, and Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela.

Lima is hosting the Games for the first time. It was beaten out by Toronto for the rights to the 2015 Games.

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