The South American Youth Olympic Games (Spanish: Juegos Suramericanos de la Juventud; Portuguese: Jogos Sul-Americanos da Juventude) is a regional multi-sport event organized by the Organización Deportiva Suramericana (ODESUR). The games are held every four years consistent with the current Olympic Games format. The first edition was held in Lima, Perú, from 20 to 29 September 2013. The age limitation of the athletes is 14 to 18.[1]

South American Youth Olympic Games editions

Edition Year Host City Host Nation Start Date End Date Nations Competitors Sports Events Top Placed Team Ref.
1 2013 Lima  Peru 20 September 29 September 14 1,200 19 95  Brazil [citation needed]
2 2017 Santiago  Chile 29 September 8 October 14 1,279 20 198  Brazil [2]
3 2022 Rosario  Argentina 28 April 8 May 15 2,500 26  Brazil [3]
South American Youth Games is located in South America
Host cities of the South American Youth Games

Medal count

All-time Medal count as of 2017.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Brazil (BRA)1278073280
2 Colombia (COL)715357181
3 Argentina (ARG)494967165
4 Venezuela (VEN)335352138
5 Chile (CHL)293959127
6 Ecuador (ECU)274041108
7 Peru (PER)162956101
8 Uruguay (URU)6101228
9 Panama (PAN)651122
10 Paraguay (PAR)561223
11 Bolivia (BOL)36413
12 Guyana (GUY)14611
13 Aruba (ARU)1258
14 Suriname (SUR)0178
Totals (14 entries)3743774621213

Medal count

All-time Medal count as of Medals (2013-2017)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Brazil (BRA)1338377293
2 Colombia (COL)755559189
3 Argentina (ARG)504969168
4 Venezuela (VEN)335552140
5 Ecuador (ECU)294145115
6 Chile (CHL)293959127
7 Peru (PER)163059105
8 Uruguay (URU)6101228
9 Panama (PAN)651122
10 Paraguay (PAR)561223
11 Bolivia (BOL)36413
12 Aruba (ARU)2259
13 Guyana (GUY)14611
14 Suriname (SUR)0178
15 Curaçao (CUW)0000
Totals (15 entries)3883864771251

See also

References