ALBA Games

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The ALBA Games (Spanish: Juegos Deportivos del ALBA) are a multi-sport event organized by the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas (ALBA). The games are held once every two years.[1] It was originally intended only for athletes of the ALBA member states but it has expanded to other countries in the Americas.

The first edition was held in 2005 in Havana, Cuba. Since then it was decided that Cuba and Venezuela will be switching editions every two year. However there is a possibility that other countries may host the games in future editions.[2]


Year Games Host City Country Dates Athletes Nations Sports Top Medalling
2005 I Havana  Cuba 17 June – 30 June 441 8 31  Cuba
2007 II Caracas  Venezuela 27 April – 12 May 1,659 30 38  Cuba
2009 III Havana  Cuba 15 April – 18 April 691 28 38  Cuba
2011 IV Barquisimeto  Venezuela 17 July – 30 July ~2,500 ~23 35  Venezuela
2013 V Quito Template:EQU June – July
2015 VI Cochabamba  Bolivia August – September

See also


  1. ALBA - ALBA Sports Games. Retrieved May 10, 2015.
  2. "Reseña Histórica". Retrieved 16 July 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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