1972 Central American Championships in Athletics

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VII Central American Championships in Athletics
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Host city Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá Panama
Date(s) November 24-26
Main stadium Estadio Revolución
Level Senior

The 7th Central American Championships in Athletics were held at the Estadio Revolución in Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá, between November 24-26, 1972.

Medal summary[edit]

Some results and medal winners could be reconstructed from the archive of Costa Rican newspaper La Nación.[1][2]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
200 metres
400 metres
800 metres
1500 metres  Rafael Ángel Pérez (CRC) 3:54.4  Julio Quevedo (GUA) 3:56.5  Luís Gamboa (CRC) 3:59.1
5000 metres  Rafael Ángel Pérez (CRC) 15:17.8  Clovis Morales (HON) 15:22.5  Gonzao Bonilla (CRC) 15:26.9
10000 metres
Marathon
3000 metres steeplechase
110 metres hurdles
400 metres hurdles  Milwood Amos (PAN) 52.6   (PAN)  Santiago Vargas (CRC) 58.9
High Jump
Pole Vault
Long Jump  Salomón Rowe (GUA) 7.10   (PAN)  Martín Douglas (CRC) 6.69
Triple Jump
Shot Put  Mauricio Jubis (ESA) 13.06   (PAN)   (PAN)
Discus Throw  J. Rodas (ESA) 39.71  Eduardo Hasbun (ESA) 38.98  Mauricio Jubis (ESA) 38.96
Hammer Throw
Javelin Throw
Pentathlon
20 Kilometres Road Walk  Hipólito López (HON) 1:56  Raúl Ianza (HON) 1:58  Oscar Díaz (ESA) 1:59
4 x 100 metres relay  Panama  Costa Rica 42.8  Guatemala 43.1
4 x 400 metres relay

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
200 metres
400 metres
800 metres
1500 metres  Rosalía Abadía (PAN) 5:05.2  Silvia Molina (GUA) 5:05.7   (PAN)
100 metres hurdles
High Jump  Diva Bishop (PAN) 1.44   (PAN)  Flora Torres (ESA) 1.35
Long Jump
Shot Put
Discus Throw  Marta Ramos (ESA) 11.71   (PAN)  Celia de Martínez (GUA) 10.12
Hammer Throw
Javelin Throw  Gené Clark (CRC) 32.00   (PAN)  Evelina Mona (ESA) 30.26
Pentathlon
4 x 100 metres relay  Panama
Martínez
Diva Bishop
Clotilde Morales
Rosalía Abadía
46.8  Costa Rica 51.7  El Salvador 52.5

Medal table (after two days)[edit]

The table below displays the medal count after 2 of 3 competition days.[1][2]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Panama Panamá 12 13 9 34
2  Costa Rica 3 2 4 9
3  El Salvador 3 1 5 9
4  Guatemala 1 2 2 5
5  Honduras 1 2 0 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dos medallas de oro y dos de bronce para Costa Rica en el atletismo (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 23, 1972 (original date: November 25, 1972), p. 170 (original page no.: 98), retrieved September 22, 2012 
  2. ^ a b Cinco medallas ganó Costa Rica en centroamericano de atletismo (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 26, 1972, p. 65 (original page no.: 124), retrieved September 22, 2012