1970 South American Junior Championships in Athletics

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VIII South American Junior Championships in Athletics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Host city Cali, Colombia Colombia
Date(s) October 9-12
Main stadium Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero
Level Junior
Participation about 194 athletes from
9 nations
Events 28

The 8th South American Junior Championships in Athletics were held in Cali, Colombia, at the Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero between October 9-12, 1970.[1]


Participation (unofficial)[edit]

Detailed result lists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[2] An unofficial count yields the number of about 194 athletes from about 9 countries: Argentina (35), Brazil (30), Chile (29), Colombia (33), Ecuador (16), Paraguay (2), Peru (21), Uruguay (5), Venezuela (23).

Medal summary[edit]

Medal winners are published for men[3] and women[4] Complete results can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[2]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Julio Escobar (COL) 10.9  Augusto Marchinaris (PER) 11.0  Abdala Bucaram (ECU) 11.0
200 metres  Julio Escobar (COL) 21.6  Rubén Paulo (ARG) 21.9  Jorge Villanueva (ARG) 22.1
400 metres  José Báez (ARG) 49.3  Demetrio Pérez (PER) 50.2  Augusto Marchinaris (PER) 50.3
800 metres  Héctor López (VEN) 1:49.9  José Báez (ARG) 1:53.6  Elio Carraveta (BRA) 1:54.9
1500 metres  Guillermo Martínez (COL) 4:01.8  Luis Castro (ECU) 4:04.7  Ernesto Barrantes (COL) 4:05.3
3000 metres  Guillermo Martínez (COL) 8:45.7  Luis Castro (ECU) 8:46.9  Jorge Pavón (ECU) 8:58.2
1500 metres steeplechase  José González (CHI) 4:29.4  Carlos Pinheiro (BRA) 4:31.7  Ernesto Barrantes (COL) 4:32.0
110 metres hurdles  Francisco Rosetto (ARG) 15.2  Antonio Varela (COL) 15.4  Fernando García (CHI) 15.7
400 metres hurdles  Eduardo Rodrigues (BRA) 55.6  Pelayo Arrieta (CHI) 56.2  Eduardo Pini (BRA) 56.3
High Jump  Darío Pignataro (ARG) 1.86  Oscar Rodríguez (CHI) 1.85  Paulo Pérez (CHI) 1.85
Pole Vault  Augusto León (PER) 4.00  Timoteo Buckwalter (ARG) 3.90  Eduardo Koike (BRA) 3.70
Long Jump  Márcio Lomónaco (BRA) 7.09  Ricardo Otazú (ARG) 7.07  Aníbal Cabrera (ARG) 6.94
Triple Jump  Aníbal Cabrera (ARG) 13.99  Ricardo Otazú (ARG) 13.92  Paulo Pinto (BRA) 13.73
Shot Put  Carlos Elías (ARG) 15.94  Jesús Ramos (VEN) 15.18  José Querubim (BRA) 14.77
Discus Throw  José Sarti (ARG) 41.74  Jaime Mathinson (VEN) 37.32  Alejandro Serrano (CHI) 36.32
Hammer Throw  Eduardo Mazzeo (ARG) 45.42  Jorge Cicery (ARG) 44.22  Cândido Maurício (BRA) 42.34
Javelin Throw  Jaime Mathinson (VEN) 60.46  Fernando Hoces (CHI) 57.52  Christian Kittsteiner (CHI) 55.60
Pentathlon*  Mário Grise (BRA) 3707  Darío Pignataro (ARG) 3658  Luis Díaz (CHI) 3629
4 x 100 metres relay
4 x 400 metres relay  Colombia 3:19.8  Venezuela 3:20.0  Argentina 3:20.8

* = another source[2] rather states: Hexathlon

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Irene Fitzner (ARG) 12.4  Edith Noeding (PER) 12.5  Lourdes Vargas (VEN) 12.6
200 metres  Irene Fitzner (ARG) 25.2  Beatriz Allocco (ARG) 25.3  Ana Maquilón (COL) 25.4
100 metres hurdles  Edith Noeding (PER) 14.7  Lucía Liria (ARG) 15.2  Amaya Barturen (CHI) 15.2
High Jump  Patricia Mantero (PER) 1.50  Verónica Justiniano (CHI) 1.45  Beatriz Arancibia (CHI) 1.45
Long Jump  Amaya Barturen (CHI) 5.60  Edith Noeding (PER) 5.55  Sofía Módica (ARG) 5.50
Shot Put  Sofía Módica (ARG) 11.45  Ana María Mellado (CHI) 11.44  Luz María Quiñonez (ECU) 11.34
Discus Throw  Ana María Mellado (CHI) 42.13  María Schutz (ARG) 36.60  Elvira Ulloa (VEN) 36.41
Javelin Throw  Verónica Díaz (CHI) 40.18  Irani Milani (BRA) 37.36  Mercedes Olivera (ARG) 36.58
4 x 100 metres relay  Argentina 47.9  Brazil 48.6  Venezuela 48.8


Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Argentina 11 10 5 26
2  Colombia 5 1 3 9
3  Chile 4 5 7 16
4  Peru 3 4 1 8
5  Brazil 3 3 6 12
6  Venezuela 2 3 3 8
7  Ecuador 0 2 3 5


References[edit]

  1. ^ Jiménez de Niño, Gilma (October 12, 1970), El desfile salvó el campeonato atlético (in Spanish), El Tiempo, p. 12 (original page no.: 23), retrieved November 1, 2012 
  2. ^ a b c World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), retrieved November 1, 2011 
  3. ^ SOUTH AMERICAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (MEN), Athletics Weekly, retrieved November 1, 2011 
  4. ^ SOUTH AMERICAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (WOMEN), Athletics Weekly, retrieved November 1, 2011 

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