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image located by Erik Bell, February 25, 2008
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
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):
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:
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): ∞.
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
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
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