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Central American and Caribbean Championships in Athletics

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Central American and Caribbean Championships in Athletics

The Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Championships is an international Central American and Caribbean Athletic Confederation (CACAC). Only athletes representing a member nation of the confederation may compete. Started in 1967, the event has been held every two years except for the 2007 edition which was held in 2008 instead. The last edition of the Championships was held between 3–5 July 2009.[1]


An overview of the early editions of the championships together with a list of the top three performing countries and the outstanding athletes was published.[2]

Edition Year City Country Date Venue No. of
No. of
No. of
1 1967 Xalapa  Mexico 5–7 May Estadio Heriberto Jara Corona
2 1969 Havana  Cuba 17–19 August Estadio Juan Abrantes
3 1971 Kingston  Jamaica 14–17 July National Stadium
4 1973 Maracaibo  Venezuela 26–29 July Estadio José Pachencho Romero
5 1975 Ponce  Puerto Rico 6–10 August Estadio Paquito Montaner
6 1977 Xalapa  Mexico 5–7 August Estadio Heriberto Jara Corona
7 1979 Guadalajara  Mexico 15–17 June Estadio Revolución
8 1981 Santo Domingo  Dominican Republic 10–12 July Estadio Juan Pablo Duarte
9 1983 Havana  Cuba 22–24 July Estadio Pedro Marrero
10 1985 Nassau  Bahamas 25–27 July Thomas Robinson Stadium
11 1987 Caracas  Venezuela 24–26 July Estadio Olímpico
12 1989 San Juan  Puerto Rico 27–29 July Estadio Sixto Escobar
13 1991 Xalapa  Mexico 26–28 July Estadio Heriberto Jara Corona
14 1993 Cali  Colombia 30 July - 1 August Estadio Pascual Guerrero
15 1995 Guatemala City  Guatemala 14–16 July Estadio La Pedrera
16 1997 San Juan  Puerto Rico 26–28 June Estadio Sixto Escobar
17 1999 Bridgetown  Barbados 25–27 June Barbados National Stadium
18 2001 Guatemala City  Guatemala 20–22 July Estadio Mateo Flores
19 2003  Grenada 4–6 July National Stadium
20 2005 Nassau  Bahamas 8–11 July Thomas Robinson Stadium 44 29 374
21 2008 Cali  Colombia 4–6 July Estadio Pedro Grajales 44 30 383
22 2009 Havana  Cuba 3–7 July Estadio Panamericano 46 27 420[3]
23 2011 Mayagüez  Puerto Rico 15–17 July Estadio Jose Antonio Figueroa 46 35 449
24 2013 Morelia  Mexico 5–7 July Estadio Venustiano Carranza 44 28 338

See also


  1. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (2009-02-02). Preparations continue for the 2009 CAC Championships in Cuba. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-06-25.
  2. ^ XXII Central American and Caribbean Track and Field Championships, Havana - Cuba, 2009, History of Athletics in Central American and Caribbean Championships, retrieved July 17, 2011 
  3. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (2009-07-06). Culson prevails over Sanchez as six more records fall – CAC Champs Final Day. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-07-14.

External links

  • CACAC website
  • CAC website
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