The commission of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) that inspects the progress of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, headed by its President, Dr. Julio C. Maglione (Uruguay), left a “to do” list the Peruvians should solve by next November 17th in Doha, Qatar. 

The Organizing Committee of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games (COPAL) presented on Friday a copy of a detailed budget; afterwards it will submit the 2017 – 2019 plan and will determine and inform on their financing sources, number of persons appointed to each area and will hire key staff. 

Likewise, the Organizing Committee will inform on the number of athletes and spectators Lima will be able to welcome; details on the venues’ projects, the list of services that will be provided at the Pan American Village, will review the number of buses needed, analyze working schedules and the training plan for drivers, who should be reliable, punctual and speak basic English. 

COPAL, chaired by Carlos Neuhaus, also includes in its “to do” list presenting a plan for a previous control of accreditations, volunteers and general staff, as well as the plan to enter each site and technological services, considering, among others, services like Wi-fi at the Village, venues and stadiums. 

Lastly, the Peruvian hosts will provide an information station at the office of each of the National Olympic Committees members of PASO; as well as the TIC and TV contracts, which should be ready no later than the first trimester of 2017 and for which PASO will provide assistance and advice. 

The PASO delegates present at the inspection visits, to supervise progress of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, were the President, Dr. Julio Cesar Maglione; the First Vice President, Ivar Sisniga; the Secretary General, Jimena Saldaña and Vocal Nicole Hoevertsz.


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