The Olympic Channel Supplies Daily Live Streaming of the 2019 Pan American Games
The Olympic Channel will present more than 280 hours of coverage from the XVIII Pan American Games, which take place from July 26 to August 11 in Lima, Peru. The global digital platform’s daily streaming coverage will include live competition and highlights on olympicchannel.com and its mobile apps, and will be available in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Oceania.
The Pan American Games are a summer sports competition held every four years for countries in North, South and Central America. Held in Peru for the first time, Lima 2019 will feature approximately 6,700 athletes from 41 member nations competing in 39 sports, 22 of which offer qualification opportunities for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Thirteen of the sports have direct qualifying places on-the-line for next summer’s Games including archery, diving, equestrian, field hockey, karate, modern pentathlon, sailing, shooting, surfing, synchronized swimming, team handball, tennis and water polo.
“We are excited to showcase the 2019 Pan American Games on the Olympic Channel ensuring global distribution of the event,” said Mark Parkman, General Manager, IOC’s global Olympic Channel. “Lima 2019 offers sports and Olympic fans world-class competitions from a variety of sports along with a preview of the thrilling action set to take place at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 one year from now.”
The Olympic Channel provides fans with a dedicated media platform to follow the stories behind the sports and athletes before, during and after the Olympic Games. Through inspirational stories, athlete interviews, breaking news, live events, original programming, and exclusive behind-the-scenes content, the Olympic Channel provides comprehensive coverage of the road to Tokyo 2020.