1961 South American Junior Championships in Athletics

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III South American Junior Championships in Athletics
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Host city Santa Fe, Argentina Argentina
Date(s) October 15-16
Level Junior
Participation about 56 athletes from
5 nations
Events 18

The 3rd South American Junior Championships in Athletics were held in Santa Fe, Argentina from October 15-16, 1961.

Participation (unofficial)[edit]

Detailed result lists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1] An unofficial count yields the number of about 56 athletes from about 5 countries: Argentina (21), Brazil (13), Chile (14), Peru (5), Uruguay (3).

Medal summary[edit]

Medal winners are published for men[2] and women[3] Complete results can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Iván Moreno (CHI) 10.7  Juan Byers (CHI) 10.7  Juan Hasegawa (PER) 10.8
200 metres  Iván Moreno (CHI) 22.1  Gerardo Di Tolla (PER) 22.2  Juan Byers (CHI) 22.2
400 metres  López Medrano (ARG) 50.7  Jaime Vega (CHI) 50.9  Jorge Vilaboa (URU) NTT
800 metres  Jaime Vega (CHI) 1:58.8  Luis Alarcón (CHI) 1:59.6  Rogelio Rodríguez (ARG) 1:59.8
1500 metres  Luis Alarcón (CHI) 4:07.8  Hugo Roldán (ARG) 4:10.5  Mario Cutropia (ARG) 4:11.8
3000 metres  Mario Cutropia (ARG) 9:07.2  Horácio Ferreira (BRA) 9:17.2  José Pincheire (BRA) 9:27.0
110 metres hurdles  Hildemar Cimolini (ARG) 15.2  Guillermo Vallanía (ARG) 15.3  João Gonzales (BRA) 15.7
400 metres hurdles  João Gonzales (BRA) 57.4  Manuel Jordán (CHI) 58.5  Santiago Gordon (CHI) 58.8
High Jump  Roberto Abugattás (PER) 1.85  José Barros (BRA) 1.80  Luis Cornaglia (ARG) 1.75
Pole Vault  Geraldo Morandé (CHI) 3.60  Daniel Argoitía (ARG) 3.60  Eduardo Nakayama (BRA) 3.40
Long Jump  Julián Méndez (ARG) 6.78  Carlos Ermter (CHI) 6.57  Jauro Koga (BRA) 6.51
Triple Jump  Iván Moreno (CHI) 14.33  Herbert da Silva (BRA) 13.94  Arturo Arancibia (ARG) 13.50
Shot Put  José Vallejo (ARG) 12.91  Cláudio Romanini (BRA) 12.59  Ramón García (CHI) 12.28
Discus Throw  Gilberto Matusiak (BRA) 47.98  Cláudio Romanini (BRA) 46.67  Miguel Gesto (URU) 44.28
Hammer Throw  Hugo Grazioli (ARG) 49.77  José Vallejo (ARG) 48.97  Hugo Peña (CHI) 47.84
Javelin Throw  José Denis (PER) 53.92  Héctor Ramos (ARG) 51.50  Patricio Etcheverry (CHI) 49.90
4 x 100 metres relay  Argentina 43.4  Peru 43.9  Brazil 44.2
4 x 400 metres relay  Chile 3:29.0  Argentina 3:29.8  Brazil 3:32.0


Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Argentina 7 6 4 17
2  Chile 7 5 5 17
3  Brazil 2 5 6 13
4  Peru 2 2 1 5
5  Uruguay 0 0 2 2


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), retrieved November 1, 2011 
  2. ^ SOUTH AMERICAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (MEN), Athletics Weekly, retrieved November 1, 2011 
  3. ^ SOUTH AMERICAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (WOMEN), Athletics Weekly, retrieved November 1, 2011 

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