1975 Central American Championships in Athletics

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VIII Central American Championships in Athletics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Host city San José, Costa Rica Costa Rica
Date(s) November 26–29
Main stadium Estadio Nacional
Level Senior
Participation 5 nations
Events 36
1980

The eighth Central American Championships in Athletics were held at the Estadio Nacional in San José, Costa Rica, between November 26–29, 1975.

A total of 36 events were contested.

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  Irving Weeks (PAN) 10.5  Carlos Jiménez (CRC) 10.6  Ricardo Dewitt (CRC) 10.6
200 metres
400 metres
800 metres  Venancio Ponce (HON)  Jesús Salazar (CRC)  Rafael Fonseca (CRC)
1500 metres  Venancio Ponce (HON) 4:06.0  Edgar Fournier (CRC) 4:09.2  Róger Zúñiga (CRC) 4:12.4
5000 metres  Rafael Ángel Pérez (CRC) 14:21.10
10000 metres  Rafael Ángel Pérez (CRC) 29:40.90
Marathon  Rafael Ángel Sandí (CRC) 2:36:30  Hugo Vargas (CRC) 2:38:13  Félix González (ESA) 2:44:06
3000 metres steeplechase
110 metres hurdles
400 metres hurdles  Rafael Fonseca (CRC) 55.6  Silvio Larios (NCA) 59.9  Walter Salazar (CRC) 67.
High Jump  Roberto McFarlane (CRC) 1.90  Arnoldo Monge (CRC) 1.83  Julio Cedeño (PAN)
Pole Vault
Long Jump
Triple Jump
Shot Put  E. Montiel (NCA) 14.49  Roberto Ibáñez (PAN) 14.42  Iván Turcios (NCA) 13.40
Discus Throw
Hammer Throw  René Lichi (PAN) 46.62  Gustavo Morales (NCA) 45.48  Francisco Argüello (NCA) 44.60
Javelin Throw  Eustacio de Léon (PAN) 64.45  Donald Vélez (PAN) 61.12  Rodolfo Méndez (PAN) 60.01
Decathlon
20 Kilometres Road Walk  Hipólito López (HON) 1:47:52  César Argüello (NCA) 1:51:42  Adolfo Vanegas (HON) 1:52:10
4 x 100 metres relay
4 x 400 metres relay  El Salvador 3:22.3  Nicaragua 3:24.1  Costa Rica 3;27.4

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Campbell (CRC) 12.1  Sandra Johnson (CRC) 12.1   (NCA)
200 metres
400 metres
800 metres  Thelma Zúñiga (CRC) 2:16.4 CR  Maritza Garita (CRC) 2:24.7  Eleonora Rodríguez (ESA) 2:28.7
1500 metres  Thelma Zúñiga (CRC) 4:52  Myriam Benavides (CRC) 5:22  Zumara Larios (NCA) 5:22
100 metres hurdles
High Jump
Long Jump  Rusel Carrero (NCA) 4.88  Elizabeth Aguilar (CRC) 4.19  Teresita Murillo (CRC) 4.01
Shot Put
Discus Throw  Ilse Sobrado (CRC) 28.69  Gené Clark (CRC) 27.71  Cinthia Porras (NCA) 27.67
Javelin Throw  Marta Velázquez (NCA) 35.48  Aida Wilson (CRC) 32.24  Gené Clark (CRC) 30.95
Pentathlon  Rusel Carrero (NCA) 2595  Elizabeth Aguilar (CRC) 2100  Teresita Murillo (CRC) 2075
4 x 100 metres relay  Costa Rica
Sandra Johnson
Myriam Benavides
Maritza Murillo
Thelma Zúñiga
4:09.1  Nicaragua 4:16.1  El Salvador 4:27.5

Medal table[edit]

A medal table was published.[2]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Costa Rica 18 18 13 49
2  Nicaragua 6 9 14 29
3 Panama Panamá 6 4 4 14
4  El Salvador 3 3 4 10
5  Honduras 3 2 1 6

Team Rankings[edit]

Costa Rica won the overall team ranking, the team ranking in the men's category and in the women's category[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Costa Rica puntero del centroamericano de atletismo (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 27, 1975, p. 18 (original page no.: 35A), retrieved September 22, 2012 
  2. ^ a b c Costa Rica ganó octavo centroamericano de atletismo (in Spanish), La Nación, Costa Rica, November 30, 1975, p. 33 (original page no.: 64A), retrieved September 22, 2012