Argentina at the South American Games

Argentina at the South American Games

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IOC code: ARG
NOC: Comité Olímpico Argentino
South American Games appearances

Argentina was one of the founding members of the South American Games participating in the very first edition held in La Paz, Bolivia in 1978. It is the most successful country in the competition having a total of 2044 medals and has led the medal table seven times in nine editions.

Argentina is represented by the Argentine Olympic Committee and have host this event twice in 1982 and 2006 in the cities of Rosario and Buenos Aires respectively

Medal count

Medals by games

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1978 La Paz 91 53 45 189
1982 Rosario 114 92 66 272
1986 Santiago 80 40 45 169
1990 Lima 68 73 46 187
1994 Valencia 105 61 52 218
1998 Cuenca 101 60 74 235
2002 Brazil 76 89 80 245
2006 Buenos Aires 107 96 93 296
2010 Medellin 54 76 107 237
Total 796 644 608 2044

Medals by sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 60 48 34 142
Boxing 20 21 31 72
Handball 3 1 0 4
Basketball 2 1 0 3
Baseball 0 1 2 3
Football 2 0 0 2
Field Hockey 2 0 0 2
Volleyball 2 0 0 2
Futsal 0 1 1 2
Roller Hockey 0 1 0 1
Total NC NC NC NC

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