1979 Central American and Caribbean Championships in Athletics

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Host venue in Guadalajara.

The 1979 Central American and Caribbean Championships in Athletics were held at the Estadio Revolución in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico between 15–17 June.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Guy Abrahams
 Panama
10.37A Gerardo Suero
 Dominican Republic
10.53A Esteban Briceño
 Venezuela
10.54A
200 metres Floyd Brown
 Jamaica
21.30A Rafael López
 Dominican Republic
21.33A Jesús Cabrera
 Puerto Rico
Tomás González
 Cuba
21.45A
400 metres Colin Bradford
 Jamaica
46.41A Michael Barnes
 Jamaica
46.84A Dean Greenaway
 British Virgin Islands
47.12A
800 metres Owen Hamilton
 Jamaica
1:48.2A Eduardo Castro
 Mexico
1:48.3A Víctor Ramos
 Puerto Rico
1:49.7A
1500 metres Ignacio Melecio
 Mexico
3:48.1A Osmán Escobar
 Venezuela
3:50.5A Modesto Comprés
 Dominican Republic
3:54.7A
5000 metres José Gómez
 Mexico
14:27.4A Jaime Vélez
 Puerto Rico
14:43.0A Lucirio Garrido
 Venezuela
14:50.4A
10000 metres Virgilio Herrera
 Guatemala
31:42.8A Luis Haro
 Mexico
32:04.6A Celso Garro
 Costa Rica
32:48.8A
30 km road race Mario Cuevas
 Mexico
1:26:24A CR Radamés González
 Cuba
1:27:35A Andrés Romero
 Mexico
1:27:38A
3000 metres steeplechase Demetrio Cabanillos
 Mexico
9:18.6A Lucirio Garrido
 Venezuela
9:18.7A Octavio Guadarrama
 Mexico
9:22.6A
110 metres hurdles Rafael Echavarría
 Mexico
13.93A Jorge Palacios
 Cuba
13.94A Mariano Reyes
 Dominican Republic
14.20A
400 metres hurdles Julio Ferrer
 Puerto Rico
51.4A Carlos Yambot
 Puerto Rico
51.4A Rafael Echavarría
 Mexico
51.5A
High jump Jorge Alfaro
 Cuba
2.25A CR Cristóbal de León
 Dominican Republic
2.17A Rodolfo Madrigal
 Costa Rica
2.12A
Pole vault Rubén Camino
 Cuba
5.05A CR Edgardo Rivera
 Puerto Rico
4.60A
Long jump Ray Quiñones
 Puerto Rico
7.70A Oswaldo Torres
 Venezuela
7.61A Ubaldo Duany
 Cuba
7.30A
Triple jump Ricardo Goitizolo
 Cuba
15.97A José Salazar
 Venezuela
15.81A Edgar Moreno
 Venezuela
15.54A
Shot put Nicolás Hernández
 Cuba
18.49A CR Bradley Cooper
 Bahamas
18.35A Humberto Calvario
 Cuba
17.46A
Discus throw José Santa Cruz
 Cuba
62.48A CR Bradley Cooper
 Bahamas
61.24A Luis Palacios
 Venezuela
49.70A
Hammer throw Alfredo Guillot
 Cuba
62.10A Ángel Cabrera
 Cuba
58.52A Luis Martínez
 Puerto Rico
54.44A
Javelin throw Reinaldo Patterson
 Cuba
82.24A CR Amado Morales
 Puerto Rico
77.70A Dionisio Quintana
 Cuba
76.58A
Decathlon Carlos Palacios
 Cuba
6882A Juan Ríos
 Venezuela
6716A Pedro Herrera
 Cuba
6525A
20 km road walk Félix Gómez
 Mexico
1:28:21A CR Ernesto Canto
 Mexico
1:28:53A Rigoberto Medina
 Cuba
1:34:41A
4 x 100 metres relay  Dominican Republic 40.02A  Jamaica 40.17A  Puerto Rico 40.72A
4 x 400 metres relay  Jamaica 3:05.0A CR  Venezuela 3:08.9A  Dominican Republic 3:11.9A

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Lelieth Hodges
 Jamaica
11.64A Rosie Allwood
 Jamaica
11.79A Darcy Bryant
 Costa Rica
11.96A
200 metres Merlene Ottey
 Jamaica
23.44A CR Elsa Antúnez
 Venezuela
24.34A Divina Estrella
 Dominican Republic
24.41A
400 metres Debbie Byfield-White
 Jamaica
54.29A Carol Cummings
 Jamaica
54.92A Nancy Calveart
 Cuba
55.02A
800 metres María Ribeaux
 Cuba
2:09.0A Eloína Kerr
 Cuba
2:09.3A Ana Orendaín
 Mexico
2:11.0A
1500 metres Melquises Fonseca
 Cuba
4:40.0A Sergia Martínez
 Cuba
4:41.2A Angelita Lind
 Puerto Rico
4:42.4A
3000 metres Melquises Fonseca
 Cuba
10:06.6A Rosa Domínguez
 Mexico
10:11.8A Irma Hernández
 Mexico
10:15.0A
100 metres hurdles Lorlee Giscombe
 Jamaica
14.28A Marisela Peralta
 Dominican Republic
14.44A Maritza de la Guardia
 Cuba
14.84A
400 metres hurdles Marcela Chivás
 Cuba
59.78A CR Stephanie Vega
 Puerto Rico
60.21A Divina Estrella
 Dominican Republic
62.43A
High jump Silvia Costa
 Cuba
1.80A Elisa Ávila
 Mexico
1.78A Reina Mateu
 Cuba
1.76A
Long jump Emilia Lenk
 Mexico
5.90A Madeline de Jesús
 Puerto Rico
5.87A Odalys Herrera
 Cuba
5.79A
Shot put Rosa Fernández
 Cuba
17.88A CR Marcelina Rodríguez
 Cuba
17.80A Patricia Andrus
 Venezuela
13.46A
Discus throw Salvadora Vargas
 Cuba
55.30A CR Maritza Martén
 Cuba
50.22A Laura Aguiñaga
 Mexico
44.90A
Javelin throw Ana María González
 Cuba
54.16A CR Mayra Vila
 Cuba
49.36A Martha Blanco
 Mexico
44.88A
Pentathlon María Ángeles Cato
 Mexico
3907A Elida Aveillé
 Cuba
3840A Ansis Salazar
 Cuba
3618A
4 x 100 metres relay  Jamaica 44.82A CR  Dominican Republic 46.79A  Puerto Rico 47.16A
4 x 400 metres relay  Cuba 3:41.8A  Jamaica 3:42.8A  Venezuela 3:45.9A

A = affected by altitude

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Cuba 17 9 10 36
2  Jamaica 9 5 0 14
3  Mexico 8 5 7 20
4  Puerto Rico 2 6 6 14
5  Dominican Republic 1 5 5 11
6  Guatemala 1 0 0 1
 Panama 1 0 0 1
8  Venezuela 0 7 6 13
9  Bahamas 0 2 0 2
10  Costa Rica 0 0 3 3
11  British Virgin Islands 0 0 1 1

External links[edit]