By the numbers

The Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games are the largest multi-sporting event in our nation’s history. What does that look like?

1.4 million tickets for sale

$730 million invested in sporting infrastructure

7,700 athletes competing

41 nations attending

36 Pan Am sports

15 Parapan Am sports

500 sporting sessions

$3.7 billion — projected amount that Ontario’s GDP will rise between 2009 and 2017 as a result of the Games

 

A little history about our country’s participation:

1955 — the year Canada began competing in the Pan Am Games

3 — Canada’s all-time place in winning medals (behind the United States and Cuba)

1,696 — total medals won by Canada in Pan Am history

For more information about the Games, visit toronto2015.org.