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South-American Games Organization

Organización Deportiva Suramericana - ODESUR

Last modified: 2014-05-29 by zoltán horváth
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[ODESUR flag]
image located by Erik Bell, February 25, 2008

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ODESUR symbols

The South American Games Flag. The shades of blue of the logo may vary - sometimes its a darker shade and sometimes its this lighter shade. The continent of South America should be visible in against the blue globe. The first 2 editions of these games were known as Los Juegos de Cruz del Sur (The Southern Cross Games).
Erik Bell, February 25, 2008.

The full list of all the editions of the South American Games is as follows (sources http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juegos_ODESUR and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_American_Games):

  1. Games 1978, La Paz, November 3-12
  2. Games 1982, Rosario (flag here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bandera_de_la_Ciudad_de_Rosario.svg) November 26-December 5
  3. Games 1986, Santiago November 28-December 8
  4. Games 1990, Lima December 1-10
  5. Games 1994, Valencia November 19-28
  6. Games 1998, Cuenca, October 21-31
  7. Games 2002, Rio de Janeiro, Săo Paulo, Curitiba, and Belém, August 1-11
  8. Games 2006 Buenos Aires, November 9-19
  9. IX Games 2010 Medellin, March 17-30 (even though the games were officially hosted by Medellin, several events took place in nearby Municipalities: Bello, Copacabana, Envigado, Guarne, Guatapé, Itagüí, Rionegro and Sabaneta.

Source: http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juegos_Suramericanos_de_2010#Subsedes

Flag of the IX Games, Medellin

[ODESUR flag]
image by Zoltan Horvath, 13 March 2014

The flag of the IX Games held in Medellín, is a white horizontal flag with the logo (http://2.bp.blogspot.com) on the middle, as seen in this image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Medellin-2010.jpg
The Games logo was a proposal among 120 that were submitted, and it was officially awarded on December 3, 2009 to María Paulina Escobar Soto, 22, who was at the time studying her 8th Semester of Graphic Communication and Publicity at the Universidad de Medellín. She was awarded a prize of $15 million pesos (USD 7,500). The design was based on the infinity symbol (called lemniscate in math): ∞.
Source: http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juegos_Suramericanos_de_2010#Logotipo_de_los_Juegos
Also, even though the games were officially inaugurated on March 19, 2010 (as the poster in this image shows: http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archivo:Seminario_Periodismo_Deportivo.jpg) there were some events that were held as early as March 17.
Picture of its flag taken on March 23, 2010, outside a hotel where some athletes were staying.
Esteban Ribera, 6 September 2010

Flag of the X Games, Santiago (Chile)

[ODESUR flag]
image by Zoltan Horvath, 11 March 2014

The 10th Edition of the ODESUR South American Games, X Games 2014 Santiago are being held on March 7-18 (even though the games are officially hosted by Santiago, several events take place in nearby Municipalities: Valparaíso, Viña del Mar, Curauma, Quillota and Concón). The city was elected as the host of the games on November 7, 2006 (the decision was that the runner-up candidate city for the 2010 edition would hold the 2014 edition). It is the second time Santiago holds the games (the first time being in 1986).
Source: http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juegos_Suramericanos_de_2014
The flag is the logo on a white horizontal flag as seen here (second flag from left to right) and here. (Full gallery)
For additional information please visit: XI Juegos Suramericanos Samtiago 2014 (official website)
Esteban Rivera, 11 March 2014

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