1974 South American Junior Championships in Athletics

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X South American Junior Championships in Athletics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Host city Lima, Peru Peru
Date(s) October 9-13
Main stadium Estadio Nacional
Level Junior
Participation about 239 athletes from
9 nations
Events 33

The 10th South American Junior Championships in Athletics were held in Lima, Peru, at the Estadio Nacional between October 9-13, 1974.[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 239 athletes from about 9 countries: Argentina (44), Bolivia (11), Brazil (40), Chile (29), Colombia (17), Panama (10), Paraguay (11), Peru (45), Venezuela (32).

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  Diego Valencia (COL) 10.7  Jorge Baleche (BRA) 10.8  Hipólito Brown (VEN) 11.0
200 metres  Edgar Biojo (COL) 21.5  Diego Valencia (COL) 21.9  Jorge Baleche (BRA) 22.0
400 metres  Joelmerson de Carvalho (BRA) 49.2  Eduardo Gómez (PER) 49.6  Edgar Biojo (COL) 49.6
800 metres  Luis Gómez (PER) 1:55.7  José Desterro Silva (BRA) 1:55.9  Juan Holman (ARG) 1:56.1
1500 metres  Ángel Holman (ARG) 3:56.2  Raúl Riveros (CHI)  Gabriel Giraldo (COL) 3:58.8
3000 metres  Gabriel Giraldo (COL) 8:46.4  Octavio O'Neill (CHI) 8:47.5  Héctor Ramírez (COL) 8:51.2
1500 metres steeplechase  Raúl Rivero (CHI) 4:20.1  Ángel Holman (ARG) 4:21.0  Sérgio Soares (BRA) 4:27.7
110 metres hurdles  Geraldo Rodrigues (BRA) 15.6  Guillermo Gago (ARG) 15.9  Carlos Spraggón (ARG) 16.0
400 metres hurdles  Guillermo Gago (ARG) 54.9  Jesús Betancourt (COL) 55.0  Juan Betancourt (CHI) 55.1
High Jump  Azael Rivadeneyra (COL) 1.94  Renato Ferreira (BRA) 1.91  Geraldo Rodrigues (BRA) 1.91
Pole Vault  Renato Bortolocci (BRA) 4.35  Guillermo Chiaraviglio (ARG) 4.10  Fernando Mendes (BRA) 4.05
Long Jump  Hugo Meriano (ARG) 7.04  Gilmar dos Santos (BRA) 6.73  Hugo Martínez (PAN) 6.71
Triple Jump  Walter Herrero (ARG) 14.42  Carlos Penna (BRA) 14.06  Lucivaldo Romano (BRA) 13.86
Shot Put  Armando de Zorzi (BRA) 15.98  Modesto Barreto (COL) 15.66  Eduardo Galvão (BRA) 14.44
Discus Throw  Modesto Barreto (COL) 47.16  Ramón Ángel Garmendia (ARG) 40.80  Eduardo Galvão (BRA) 40.71
Hammer Throw  Armando de Zorzi (BRA) 53.46  José Rangel (COL) 53.02  Sergio Rodríguez (ARG) 51.56
Javelin Throw  Ramón Ángel Garmendia (ARG) 62.74  Daniel Scharzer (ARG) 59.46  Manoel Bezerra (BRA) 59.00
Pentathlon*  Geraldo Rodrigues (BRA) 3898  Roberto Steinmetz (ARG) 3838  Renato Bortolocci (BRA) 3687
4 x 100 metres relay  Brazil 41.9  Peru 42.5  Paraguay 42.9
4 x 400 metres relay  Brazil 3:18.5  Colombia 3:19.4  Peru 3:22.8

* = another source[2] rather states: Hexathlon

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Carmela Bolívar (PER) 11.8  Esmeralda Freitas (BRA) 11.8  Conceição Geremias (BRA) 12.0
200 metres  Belkis Fava (ARG) 24.4  Carmela Bolívar (PER) 24.6  Eucaris Caicedo (COL) 24.9
400 metres  Eucaris Caicedo (COL) 55.3  Adriana Marchena (VEN) 56.3  Alejandra Ramos (CHI) 56.4
800 metres  Alejandra Ramos (CHI) 2:12.6  Adriana Marchena (VEN) 2:13.3  Rita Femia (ARG) 2:17.4
100 metres hurdles  Conceição Geremias (BRA) 14.4  Simone Krauthausen (PER) 14.5  Gloria Barturen (CHI) 15.1
High Jump  Beatriz Arancibia (CHI) 1.66  Ana Rojas (VEN) 1.66  Rosemarie Boeck (PER) 1.60
Long Jump  Yvonne Neddermann (ARG) 5.97  Conceição Geremias (BRA) 5.84  Christa Sommersguter (ARG) 5.81
Shot Put  Verônica Brunner (BRA) 12.78  Luisa Tapia (CHI) 11.27  Lúcia Porto (BRA) 11.04
Discus Throw  Verônica Brunner (BRA) 43.46  Andrea Wilke (CHI) 37.62  Mónica Sholze (ARG) 35.72
Javelin Throw  Susana Sánchez (ARG) 40.14  Olga Verissimo (BRA) 39.40  Asunción Figueroa (CHI) 39.10
Pentathlon  Conceição Geremias (BRA) 3964  Simone Krauthausen (PER) 3688  Rosemarie Boeck (PER) 3649
4 x 100 metres relay  Argentina 47.3  Peru 47.7  Brazil 47.9
4 x 400 metres relay  Brazil 3:54.1  Argentina 3:56.8  Colombia 4:01.4


Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Brazil 13 8 12 33
2  Argentina 9 7 6 22
3  Colombia 6 6 5 17
4  Chile 3 3 4 10
5  Peru 2 6 3 11
6  Venezuela 0 3 1 4
7  Panama 0 0 1 1
 Paraguay 0 0 1 1


References[edit]

  1. ^ Suramericano atlético - Hoy, primeros campeones (in Spanish), El Tiempo, October 9, 1974, p. 11 (original page no.: 1C), 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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