1971 Central American Championships in Athletics

VI Central American Championships in Athletics
Host city San José, Costa Rica
Date(s) November 19-21
Main stadium Pista Eduardo Garnier
Level Senior
Participation 6 nations

The 6th Central American Championships in Athletics were held at the Pista Eduardo Garnier in San José, Costa Rica, between November 19-21, 1971.[1][2][3]

Medal summary

Some results and medal winners could be reconstructed from the archive of Costa Rican newspaper La Nación.[4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]

Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Carl Edmond (PAN) 10.3 Mario Shannon (PAN) 10.5 Rolando Mendieta (PAN) 10.8
200 metres Carl Edmond (PAN) 22.5 Carlos Abbot (CRC) 22.7 Juan Argüello (NCA) 23.1
400 metres Carlos Abbot (CRC) 49.0 Francisco Menocal (NCA) 49.8 Juan Ardines (PAN) 50.0
800 metres Martín Vargas (CRC) 1:56.2 Rogelio Valencia (PAN) 1:56.8 Venancio Ponce (HON) 1:58.7
1500 metres
5000 metres Rafael Ángel Pérez (CRC) 15:06.5 Victoriano López (GUA) 15:06.5 Hipólito López (HON) 16:11.1
10000 metres Rafael Ángel Pérez (CRC) 30:02.2 Victoriano López (GUA) 31:27.4 Julio Quevedo (GUA) 31:37.6
Half Marathon Fulgencio Hernández (GUA) 1:12:32.0 Clovis Morales (HON) 1:13:17.8 Carlos Cuque López (GUA) 1:13:38.2
3000 metres steeplechase
110 metres hurdles Richard Davis (PAN) 15.6 Donald Vélez (NCA) 16.2 Adán Hodson (NCA) 16.3
400 metres hurdles Ricardo Worrell (PAN) 54.1 Rodolfo Arellano (GUA) 56.3 Yury Peñalba (NCA) 56.6
High Jump
Pole Vault Sergio Rubí (NCA) 3.30 Javier Sobrado (CRC) 3.20 Reinaldo Vallecillo (NCA) 3.10
Long Jump Salomón Rowe (GUA) 7.12 Martín Douglas (CRC) 6.63 Roberto Fernández (PAN) 6.47
Triple Jump Martín Douglas (CRC) 14.83 Salomón Rowe (GUA) 13.90 Yodi Elizondo (NCA) 13.79
Shot Put Mauricio Jubis (ESA) 13.47 Enrique Montiel (NCA) 13.43 Iván Turcios (NCA) 13.22
Discus Throw Eduardo Hasbum (ESA) 36.02 Martín Douglas (CRC) 33.34 Donald Vélez (NCA) 32.24
Hammer Throw Gustavo Morales (NCA) 47.34 Francisco Argüello (NCA) 45.16 Roberto Silva (NCA) 41.44
Javelin Throw Donald Vélez (NCA) 66.10 Tauro Blake (PAN) 55.82 Adán Hodson (NCA) 55.60
Pentathlon
20 Kilometres Road Walk Hipólito López (HON) Raúl Lonzano (HON) Carlos Venegas (NCA)
4 x 100 metres relay Panama
Carl Edmond
Rolando Mendieta
Federico Herberth
Richard Davis
41.5 Guatemala
Rodolfo Arellana
Oscar Gallardo
Salomón Rowe
Roberto Contreras
42.3 Nicaragua
Juan Argüello
Ricardo Lario
Evaristo Palacios
Yodi Elizondo
42.6
4 x 400 metres relay Guatemala 3:23.8 Costa Rica 3:26.3 Nicaragua 3:28.3

Women

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Diva Bishop (PAN) 11.1 Sandra Johnson (CRC) 12.8 Clotilde Morales (PAN) 12.8
200 metres
400 metres
800 metres Rosalía Abadía (PAN) 2:22. Silvia Melgar (GUA) 2:23. Mirna Ambursley (PAN) 2:27.
1500 metres
100 metres hurdles Yolanda Knight (PAN) 16.3 Jean Robotham (CRC) 17.6 Patricia Meighan (GUA) 18.1
High Jump Brenda Charles (CRC) 1.42 Flora Torres (ESA) 1.40 Patricia Meighan (GUA) 1.35
Long Jump Rosa Aguilar (PAN) 5.22 Sandra Johnson (CRC) 5.11 Russel Carrero (NCA) 4.99
Shot Put Marta Ramos (ESA) 12.34 Amarilis Ortega (PAN) 10.89 Mercedes Carranza (GUA) 10.70
Discus Throw Mercedes Carranza (GUA) 33.16 Mery Streber (NCA) 32.12 María Victoria Malis (GUA) 32.12
Javelin Throw
Pentathlon
4 x 100 metres relay Panama
Diva Bishop
Clotilde Morales
Yolanda Knight
Rosalía Abadía
49.6 Costa Rica
Brenda Charles
Jean Robotham
Sandra Johnson
Rosa López
49.8 Guatemala
Ingrid Brenner
Patricia Meighan
Silvia Molina
Regina de Herrera
50.1


Medal table (incomplete)

Only medals from the 27 events with known results from above are counted.

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Panamá 10 4 5 19
2 Costa Rica 6 9 0 15
3 Guatemala 4 6 7 17
4 Nicaragua 3 5 13 21
5 El Salvador 3 1 0 4
6 Honduras 1 2 2 5

Team Rankings

Costa Rica won the overall team ranking, Nicaragua won the team ranking in the men's category, and Panamá won the team ranking in the women's category.[12]

References

  1. ^ Delegación atlética de Panamá llega hoy (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 18, 1971, p. 36 (original page no.: 71), retrieved September 24, 2012 
  2. ^ Ya están en Costa Rica los hondureños y salvadoreños (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 18, 1971, p. 36 (original page no.: 71), retrieved September 24, 2012 
  3. ^ Lujosa inauguración del VI Centroamericano de Atletismo (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 20, 1971, p. 33 (original page no.: 64), retrieved September 24, 2012 
  4. ^ Nuevo récord centroamericano implantó Rafael Ángel Pérez en 10.000 metros (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 20, 1971, p. 33 (original page no.: 64), retrieved September 24, 2012 
  5. ^ Programa atlético para hoy sábado (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 20, 1971, p. 33 (original page no.: 65), retrieved September 24, 2012 
  6. ^ Programa de cierre del tercer torneo atlético (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 21, 1971, p. 56 (original page no.: 111), retrieved September 24, 2012 
  7. ^ Tiempos finales de la primer jornada atlética (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 21, 1971, p. 57 (original page no.: 112-113), retrieved September 24, 2012 
  8. ^ Costa Rica con magnífica puntuación en el Centroamericano de atletismo (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 21, 1971, p. 57 (original page no.: 113), retrieved September 24, 2012 
  9. ^ Hipólito López de Honduras ganó la caminata de 20 km. (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 21, 1971, p. 59 (original page no.: 117), retrieved September 24, 2012 
  10. ^ Otro record del istmo fue roto anoche (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 21, 1971, p. 59 (original page no.: 117), retrieved September 24, 2012 
  11. ^ Costa Rica ganó en atletismo por equipos (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 22, 1971, p. 24 (original page no.: 49), retrieved September 24, 2012 
  12. ^ a b Costa Rica es el campeón atlético centroamericano (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 22, 1971, p. 25 (original page no.: 50-51), retrieved September 24, 2012 
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