1982 Southern Cross Games

1982 Southern Cross Games

II Southern Cross Games
The official logo of the 1982 Southern Cross Games
The official logo of the 1982 Southern Cross Games
Host city Rosario
Country  Argentina
Nations participating 10
Athletes participating 961
Events 20 sports
Opening ceremony November 26, 1982 (1982-11-26)
Closing ceremony December 5, 1982 (1982-12-05)
Torch Lighter Gerardo Constantini
Main venue Estadio Gigante de Arroyito
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The II Southern Cross Games (Spanish: Juegos Cruz del Sur) were a multi-sport event held in 1982 in Rosario, Argentina, with some events in Santa Fe, Buenos Aires (sailing) and Esperanza. This was the second and last edition under this name of what would be renamed the South American Games, organized by the South American Sports Organization (ODESUR).[1] An appraisal of the games and detailed medal lists were published elsewhere,[2] emphasizing the results of the Argentinian teams. Torch lighter was rower Gerardo Constantini.

Colombia and Venezuela had their first appearance at the games resulting in a total of 10 teams participating.

Medal count

The medal count for these Games is tabulated below. This table is sorted by the number of gold medals earned by each country. The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next, and then the number of bronze medals.

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Argentina 114 92 66 272
2  Chile 37 51 47 135
3  Peru 30 18 27 75
4  Brazil 29 34 12 75
5  Uruguay 13 17 21 51
6  Ecuador 11 14 12 37
7  Venezuela 8 3 13 24
8  Colombia 6 2 6 14
9  Bolivia 1 1 8 10
10  Paraguay 0 3 3 6
Total 249 235 215 699

Sports

A total number of 961 athletes from 10 countries competed for medals in twenty sports:

Notes

: Competition reserved to junior representatives (U-20).

: Equestrian is not explicitly listed in the overview of the competitions held at the 1982 games.[1] However, medal winners are published for individual and team show jumping events.[2]

References

External links

  • Rosario 82 ODESUR page