The continent’s biggest sporting event began with the opening ceremony Pan American Games Santiago 2023. 41 participating countries and more than four thousand athletesThey marched across the s Julio Martínez Pradanos National Stadium In the Andean capital.
The event started with a pleasant event The participants were shown a bit of the history of this South American country. A ten-second countdown began and the first concert of the night began, featuring a renowned local artist Juanita Barra Performed a drum solo with Andean rhythms Tens of thousands of fans in the stadium were thrilled.
All this happened in presence The President of Chile, Gabriel Boric, The leader was also with him Panam Sports, Neven Ilic, and the leader International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach.
At the four corners are aerial acrobats National Stadium, The atmosphere took on dreamlike overtones and diverse Chilean bird fauna was represented. Following this, men and women gathered on stage in elaborate costumes and make-up. 41 countries to parade Who will participate? Pan American Games.
In alphabetical order, the representatives left one by one. Tricolor flags They appeared when a Mexican delegation led by flag bearers went by. Karina Esquire and Carlos Sansource. Everyone is wearing a cute pink Mexican jacket.
Committee of Representatives Argentina The first to march paid homage to the chief panamerican games, were made in City of Buenos Aires, in 1951. The representatives of Chile appeared last, the host nation.
In the end Cauldron lamp was in the hands Lucy LopezThe medalist at the first Pan American Games in 1951 was escorted by former tennis players. Nicolas Masu and Fernando Gonzalez, Tennis doubles gold medalists Athens 2004. In the same Games, Masou won the gold medal and Gonzalez won the silver and bronze medals in singles. Beijing 2008 and Athens, respectively.