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Lima Submits Bid For 2019 Pan Am Games

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The Peruvian Olympic Committee (COP) and government authorities announced they have officially submitted a bid from Lima for the 2019 Pan American Games.

COP President Jose Quinones said, while submitting the bid, that Lima is a welcoming city full of cultural diversity, great cuisine and rich heritage, reports Andina.

He was accompanied by Deputy Education Minister Martin Vegas, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism official Maria Soledad Acosta, Congresswoman Cenaida Uribe, and International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Ivan Dibos.

Lima is competing against La Punt Argentina, Santiago Chile, and Puerto Ordaz Venezuela.

Toronto will be hosting the 2015 Pan American Games.

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Bid Status: Lima, Peru wins 2019 Pan American Games
Bid Date: Pan Am: October 11, 2013
Bid Location: Pan Am: Toronto, Canada
Description: Lima, Peru wins 2019 Pan American Games
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