At the request of the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, attends the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, from July 23 to 27, 2019.
Her Excellency attended Team Canada’s flag-raising ceremony. Afterwards, she met with Canadian athletes and coaching staff and toured the Athlete’s Village.
The Governor General met with His Excellency Martín Vizcarra, President of the Republic of Peru, to discuss the Games, as well as bilateral relations and exchanges between Canada and Peru. She also attended preliminary sporting events to cheer on Canadian athletes.
Her Excellency attended preliminary sporting events to cheer on Canadian athletes. In the evening, she attended the Opening Ceremony of the Pan American Games.
The Governor General cheered on Canadian athletes at the women’s squash singles, the men’s triathlon and the women’s modern pentathlon.