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Haiti Map

Official Language: French and Creole
Anthem: La Dessalinienne
Websites: olympic.org/haitiparalympic.org/haiti

Parapan Am

Haiti first appeared at the Parapan Am Games at Rio de Janeiro 2007, competing in athletics, powerlifting and table tennis.

At Guadalajara 2011, Haiti sent four athletes to compete in two sports: athletics and cycling.

Haiti has yet to win a medal at the Parapan Am Games.

Pan Am

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Haiti has participated in every Pan Am Games since the start at Buenos Aires 1951, where the country won a bronze medal.

At Guadalajara 2011, Haiti sent 12 athletes who competed in five sports: athletics, judo, tennis, weightlifting and taekwondo. Among them was US-born and Harvard-educated Samyr Laine, who placed fifth in the triple jump.

Haiti has won seven medals, placing the country thirty-first on the all-time Pan Am Games medals list. The country has yet to win a gold medal coming into TORONTO 2015.

One up-and-coming athlete to watch is Pierre François, looking to surpass Laine in the triple jump.