1978 South American Youth Championships in Athletics

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V South American Youth Championships in Athletics
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Host city Montevideo, Uruguay Uruguay
Date(s) November 11-13
Level Youth
Participation about 179 athletes from
7 nations
Events 33

The 5th South American Youth Championships in Athletics were held in Montevideo, Uruguay from November 11-13, 1978.

Medal summary[edit]

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

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres (wind: +1.0 m/s)  Hugo Alzamora (ARG) 10.89  Enrique Tapia (CHI) 10.93  Roberto Herrera (CHI) 11.27
200 metres (wind: +1.5 m/s)  Hugo Alzamora (ARG) 22.30  Enrique Tapia (CHI) 22.41  Norberto Cedeño (VEN) 22.84
400 metres  Joaquim Cruz (BRA) 50.15  Sergio Cárdenas (CHI) 51.69  Moisés del Castillo (PER) 51.82
800 metres  Joaquim Cruz (BRA) 1:56.1  Reinaldo Filho (BRA) 1:57.2  Sergio Cárdenas (CHI) 1:57.8
1500 metres  Marcelo Bancalari (CHI) 4:04.5  Carlos Alves (BRA) 4:06.2  Reinaldo Filho (BRA) 4:07.8
3000 metres  Mario Varela (CHI) 8:53.6  Ángel Román (VEN) 8:55.3  José dos Santos (BRA) 8:56.3
1500 metres steeplechase  Carlos Alves (BRA) 4:24.9  Reinaldo Filho (BRA) 4:28.8  Johnny Moreno (VEN) 4:37.9
110 metres hurdles (wind: +1.5 m/s)  Sidney dos Santos (BRA) 14.3  Ricardo de Oliveira (BRA) 14.9  Daniel Dubie (ARG) 14.9
300 metres hurdles  Ricardo de Oliveira (BRA) 38.94  Sidney dos Santos (BRA) 39.13  Daniel Dubie (ARG) 40.22
High Jump  Federico Cavalcante (BRA) 1.95  Cristián Bastías (CHI) 1.85  Daniel Wolfberg (CHI) 1.85
Pole Vault  Adolfo Trucco (ARG) 3.65  Francisco Cumplido (CHI) 3.50  Jaime Silva (CHI) 3.50
Long Jump  Márcio Macarini (BRA) 6.74  Marcelo Cárcamo (CHI) 6.67  Rubén Riguetti (URU) 6.49
Triple Jump  Valdir Sabino (BRA) 14.01  Newton Klauss (BRA) 13.75  Juan Marcovich (PER) 13.66
Shot Put  Mario Hornos (URU) 16.08  José Caldera (VEN) 15.59  Mario Junior (BRA) 15.50
Discus Throw  Luis Piasco (ARG) 43.44  Raúl Peralta (PAR) 41.92  Omar Civalero (ARG) 41.56
Hammer Throw  Wilson Batista (BRA) 48.76  Jorge Centurión (ARG) 44.70  Raúl Charadía (ARG) 39.62
Javelin Throw  Joel dos Santos (BRA) 51.92  Jorge Standen (CHI) 51.04  Ronaldo Alcaraz (BRA) 50.14
Hexathlon  Norberto Aimé (ARG) 4048  Ronaldo Alcaraz (BRA) 4023  Adolfo Marín (PAR) 3834
4 x 100 metres relay  Argentina
Alberto Alzamora
Ernesto Braun
Jorge Araya
Hugo Alzamora
43.27  Chile
Gerardo San José
Guillermo Puebla
Roberto Herrera
Enrique Tapía
43.61  Brazil
Roberto Lima
Ricardo de Oliveira
Erivaldino Souza
Pedro Souza
44.17
4 x 400 metres relay  Brazil
Ricardo de Oliveira
Sidney dos Santos
Pedro Souza
Joaquim Cruz
3:25.0  Chile
Gerardo San José
Marcelo Bancalari
Sergio Cárdenas
Guillermo Puebla
3:27.4  Venezuela
Douglas Murillo
Oswaldo Zea
Chaparro
Ramírez
3:30.1

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres (wind: +0.7 m/s)  Adriana Pero (ARG) 12.28  Beatriz Capotosto (ARG) 12.33  Fabiana Arizaga (URU) 12.70
200 metres (wind: +0.7 m/s)  Adriana Pero (ARG) 25.43  María Elena Labarca (CHI) 25.60  Fabiana Arizaga (URU) 26.12
400 metres  Marcela López Espinosa (ARG) 57.38  María Elena Labarca (CHI) 57.87  Alejandra Vives (ARG) 59.28
800 metres  Marcela López Espinosa (ARG) 2:13.7  Cláudia Adolfo (BRA) 2:14.7  Silvia Augsburger (ARG) 2:15.4
80 metres hurdles (wind: +1.5 m/s)  Beatriz Capotosto (ARG) 11.75  Célia Pereira (BRA) 12.65  Maria Lopes (BRA) 12.81
High Jump  Elina Urbano (ARG) 1.55  Ivonette Nascimento (BRA) 1.55  Carmen Garib (CHI) 1.50
Long Jump  Adriana Duarte (BRA) 5.53  Beatriz Capotosto (ARG) 5.52  Graciela Acosta (URU) 5.38
Shot Put  Alejandra Bevacqua (ARG) 12.14  María Calvetti (URU) 10.72  Patricia Pacheco (ARG) 10.40
Discus Throw  Solange Reimundo (BRA) 33.96  Alejandra Bevacqua (ARG) 32.76  Vera da Silva (BRA) 31.70
Javelin Throw  Carolina Kittsteiner (CHI) 39.68  Eugenia Urra (CHI) 39.28  Regina de Oliveira (BRA) 39.06
Pentathlon  Célia Pereira (BRA) 3223  Elina Urbano (ARG) 3183  Sonia Riffo (CHI) 3163
4 x 100 metres relay  Argentina
Adriana Pero
Beatriz Capotosto
Susana Crespo
Patricia Pedrazzi
48.27  Chile
Carolina Cox
Claudia Hoelzel
Isabel Kurth
María Labarca
49.57  Brazil
Suzete Montalvão
Cláudia Neves
Maria Lopes
Maria Figueirêdo
49.88
4 x 400 metres relay  Argentina
Adriana Pero
Silvia Augsburger
Marcela López
Alejandra Vives
3:56.3  Chile
Carolina Ojeda
Sara Cortés
Alexandra Pavletich
María Labarca
3:58.1  Brazil
Célia Pereira
Suzete Montalvão
Maria Figueirêdo
Cláudia Adolfo
4:10.0

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Argentina 15 5 7 27
2  Brazil 14 10 10 34
3  Chile 3 14 6 23
4  Uruguay 1 1 4 6
5  Venezuela 0 2 3 5
6  Paraguay 0 1 1 2
7  Peru 0 0 2 2

Participation (unofficial)[edit]

Detailed result lists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[3] An unofficial count yields the number of about 179 athletes from about 7 countries:

References[edit]

  1. ^ SOUTH AMERICAN YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS (BOYS), Athletics Weekly, retrieved November 11, 2011 
  2. ^ SOUTH AMERICAN YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS (GIRLS), Athletics Weekly, retrieved November 11, 2011 
  3. ^ a b World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), retrieved November 11, 2011 

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