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Get Ready for Team USA: A Closer Look at the 631 Athletes Heading to the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games

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For the upcoming Pan American Games in Santiago, the United States has confirmed a team of 631 athletes.

Ninety-three Olympians make up the squad, which consists of 318 women and 313 men.

There are 32 Olympic medalists and 24 military personnel among the athletes.

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Except for 5×5 basketball, baseball, and volleyball, the US is expected to compete in 43 of the 46 sports on the programme.

Six members of the women’s water polo squad that won gold at Tokyo 2020 are on the team – Maggie Steffens, Maddie Musselman, Ashleigh Johnson, Kaleigh Gilchrist, Rachel Fattal, and Amanda Longan.

Others selected include fencer Lee Kiefer, shooter Vincent Hancock, swimmer Brooks Curry, wrestlers Helen Maroulis and Kyle Snyder, and equestrian athletes Laura Kraut and McClain Ward.

There will be 94 medallists from Lima 2019, including 45 champions.

“I am thrilled to welcome these incredible athletes to Team USA for the 2023 Pan American Games,” said United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) chief executive Sarah Hirshland. 

“Not only do these Games bring our region together to celebrate sport, but they also provide a vital pathway for many athletes to qualify for the Olympic Games Paris 2024. 

“It’s an opportunity for all competitors to realise their dreams of representing their country in a premier sporting event. 

“The USOPC and our partner federations extend our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the organisers at Santiago 2023 and Panam Sports for graciously hosting Team USA and organising a remarkable event.”

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