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Toronto 2015 PanAm Parapan Games Welcome Athletes

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Kanye West, Pitbull, Serena Ryder performed at closing Toronto 2015 PanAm Parapan Games.

Toronto 2015 PanAm Parapan Games Welcome Athletes.

The Toronto 2015 PanAm Parapan Games.

This is a once in a lifetime event for your wedding guests to attend if your wedding is between July 10 to 26. And August 7 to 15, 2015.

This summer Canada is the center of elite international athletic competitions. More than 7,000 athletes from across the Americas and Caribbean are putting their years of intense training, perseverance and sacrifice to the test.

The athletes are competing against world-class competition in 36 Pan Am sports. And 15 Parapan Am sports at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

The Pan Am Games take place from July 10 to 26. The Parapan Am Games from August 7 to 15, 2015.

Canada’s Serena Ryder was part of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Closing Ceremony on July 26. Along with international stars Kanye West and Pitbull. Tickets started from $90.

The party-like closing ceremony will feature the Parade of Nations. And the official handover of the Pan American Sports Organization flag to the next Host City, Lima. Ending with the extinguishing of the Pan Am flame from the Pan Am Games cauldron at the foot of the CN Tower.

Some facts about the Toronto 2015 PanAm Parapan Games.
• The PanAm and Parapan Am Games games are the third most important multi-sport games in the world. Surpassed only in size and scope by the Olympic Summer Games and the Asian Games.
• It is the largest multi-sport event ever hosted in Canada.
• The first Pan Am Games took place in Buenos Aires in 1951. Canada previously hosted the games in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1967 and 1999.
• Over 7,000 athletes from 41 countries are represented at this year’s event. And 20,000 volunteers.
• Thirty venues are located in 16 municipalities across southern Ontario.

Interesting facts about the Athletes Village:

Toronto 2015 PanAm Parapan Games Welcome Athletes.

Toronto 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games.

The newly-constructed Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes’ Village is located on an 80-acre site next to the Don River in Toronto’s waterfront district.

• The Village is the home for 10,000 athletes, coaches and team officials.

It incorporates a full range of conveniences and amenities including:

• The Village Polyclinic that offers a full range of health care services and professionals.

• Athletes and officials have access to quality health and wellness products as well.

This includes over the counter medication, multivitamins and sun care provided by atoma, the Official Pharmacy of the Games. Through its banners Guardian, I.D.A. and The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy and PROXIM.

• 24-hour service will be available throughout the Village for athletes and team officials

After the Games, the Village will become a mixed-use neighborhood. With affordable housing, new condominiums, a YMCA and a dormitory for George Brown College students.

For more information on the Games visit toronto2015.org.

Files from www.newscanada.com and toronto2015.org/news.

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