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Sport in Lima

Sport in Lima is well supported by venues and clubs. The city of Lima has varied sports venues for association football, volleyball and basketball, many of which are located within private clubs. A popular sport among Limeans is fronton, a racquet sport similar to squash invented in Lima. The city is home to seven international-class golf courses. Equestrian is popular in Lima for which there are private clubs as well as horse racing which is centered on the Hipódromo de Monterrico. The most popular sport in Lima by far is association football with many club teams being located in the city.

Lima will host the 2019 Pan American Games.[1]

Sport clubs

Club Sport League Venue
Peruvian Institute of Sport Various Various Estadio Nacional
Universitario de Deportes Football Primera División Peruana Monumental "U" Stadium
Alianza Lima Football Primera División Peruana Alejandro Villanueva Stadium
Sporting Cristal Football Primera División Peruana San Martín de Porres Stadium
Regatas Lima Various Various Regatas Headquarters Chorrillos
Real Club Lima Basketball, Volleyball Various San Isidro

Sport venues

There are many sport venues in Lima including:

Football

Other sports

Other sports practiced in the city include surfing, equestrianism, karate, rugby, yachting, paragliding, badminton, squash, table football, mountain biking, bicycle racing, shooting, triathlon, futsal, table tennis and track.

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