Opening date: 26 November 1982

Closing date: 5 December 1982

The seconds Games Southern Cross were carried out in Rosario, Argentina, from 26 November to 5 December 1982 and in the substations of Santa Fe, Buenos Aires and hope. The competition began to expand and counted with the participation of two more countries: Colombia and Venezuela, which joined the eight who had contested the first edition in Bolivia. Doubled the number of athletes: were 961 that disputed medals in the 19 modalities that comprised the program: athletics, basketball, baseball, boxing, cycling, Fencing, football, artistic gymnastics, judo, weightlifting, struggles, swimming, skating, rowing, tennis, table tennis, shooting Sailing and volleyball. The hosts dominated widely these games, with 114 gold medals and 272 medals in total, situating itself with great advantage compared to the second placed in the table of medals, Chile, which won 37 gold medals and 135 in total. The dispute over the third post was clos

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