1982 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships

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II Pan American Junior Athletics Championships
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Host city Barquisimeto, Venezuela Venezuela
Date(s) July 30-August 1
Level Junior
Participation about 211 athletes from
12 nations
Events 38

The 2nd Pan American Junior Athletics Championships were held in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, on July 30-August 1, 1982.

Participation (unofficial)[edit]

Detailed result lists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1] An unofficial count yields the number of about 211 athletes from about 12 countries: Antigua and Barbuda (1), Argentina (8), Bermuda (1), Brazil (8), Canada (55), Chile (5), Colombia (16), Cuba (16), Dominican Republic (1), Puerto Rico (6), United States (63), Venezuela (31).

Medal summary[edit]

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

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Robson da Silva (BRA) 10.34w  John Parker (USA) 10.42w  Luis Morales (USA) 10.43w
200 metres  Clinton Davis (USA) 20.39 WYB  John Parker (USA) 20.78  Courtney Brown (CAN) 20.93
400 metres  David Timmons (USA) 46.89  Chris Bernard (CAN) 48.21  Oswaldo Zea (VEN) 48.23
800 metres  John Marshall (USA) 1:50.12  Pablo Squella (CHI) 1:50.34  John Borgese (USA) 1:52.16
1500 metres  Dave Reid (CAN) 3:49.5  Marc Oleson (CAN) 3:50.3  Geraldo de Assis (BRA) 3:51.9
5000 metres  Marc Oleson (CAN) 14:22.0  Mauricio Cadavid (COL) 14:25.7  Tom Ansberry (USA) 14:30.13
2000 metres steeplechase  Alain Boucher (CAN) 5:48.5  Mark Smith (USA) 5:49.1  Carey Nelson (CAN) 5:55.8
110 metres hurdles  Ángel Bueno (CUB) 14.00  Jeff Powell (USA) 14.05  Elvis Cedeño (VEN) 14.62
400 metres hurdles  Leander McKenzie (USA) 51.41  Pablo Squella (CHI) 51.70  John Thomas (USA) 52.64
High Jump  Alain Metellus (CAN) 2.20  Natty Crooks (CAN) 2.15  Nathaniel Braxton (USA)
 Nick Saunders (BER)
2.10
Pole Vault  Kasey Lewis (USA) 4.75  Rudy Buntic (CAN) 4.75  Chet Clotfelder (USA) 4.75
Long Jump  Vance Johnson (USA) 7.93  Ed Tave (USA) 7.86  André Metivier (CAN) 7.53
Triple Jump  Oscar Harris (USA) 16.00  Lázaro Balcindes (CUB) 15.98  Lester Benjamin (ATG) 15.96
Shot Put  John Frazier (USA) 17.11  Arnold Campbell (USA) 16.43  Mike Spiritoso (CAN) 15.92
Discus Throw  Tim Brandt (USA) 52.52  Martin Davenport (USA) 50.22  Vladimir Isaac (CUB) 46.42
Hammer Throw  Francisco Soria (CUB) 60.12  David Castrillón (COL) 53.38  Les Szoke (CAN) 51.10
Javelin Throw  Scott Moon (USA) 67.20  Wilson Pachalski (BRA) 66.24  Todd Murdock (USA) 60.08
Decathlon  Rob Muzzio (USA) 6902  Jay Thorson (USA) 6753  Álvaro Mena (COL) 6267
10000 metres Track Walk  Héctor Moreno (COL) 42:34.3  Marcos Hernández (COL) 45:34.5  Omar Guerrero (VEN) 47:39.2
4 × 100 metres relay  United States
Luis Morales
Jeff Jackson
Clinton Davis
John Parker
39.42  Canada
Robert Dalton
George Wright
Courtney Brown
Atlee Mahorn
40.24  Venezuela 41.01
4 × 400 metres relay  United States
Jeff Jackson
Clinton Davis
Calvin Brooks
David Timmons
3:07.70  Canada
Chris Bernard
Robert Dalton
Warren Lee
John Hastings
3:16.70  Venezuela
Mervin Solarte
Mario Rondon
Luis García
Oswaldo Zea
3:20.20

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Donna Dennis (USA) 11.70  Denise Phipps (CAN) 11.86  Janet Davis (USA) 11.87
200 metres  Donna Dennis (USA) 23.83  Tonya Stevens (USA) 23.94  Jillian Richardson (CAN) 24.08
400 metres  Jillian Richardson (CAN) 52.74  Maxine Underwood (USA) 53.00  Gervaise McGraw (USA) 53.42
800 metres  Patricia Wellmann (CAN) 2:06.10  Trescia Palmer (USA) 2:06.84  Camille Catto (CAN) 2:07.16
1500 metres  Polly Plumer (USA) 4:23.78  Michelle Rowen (USA) 4:25.24  Jill Purola (CAN) 4:25.99
3000 metres  Vickie Cook (USA) 9:46.65  Carol Howe (CAN) 9:50.30  Katie Ishmael (USA) 9:51.38
100 metres hurdles  Arnita Epps (USA) 13.95  Connie Polman-Tuin (CAN) 14.22  Kelly Graham (USA) 14.27
400 metres hurdles  Gayle Kellon (USA) 58.18  Isabelle Boute (CAN) 59.84  Gwen Wall (CAN) 60.25
High Jump  Mary Moore (USA) 1.87  Carol Ann Lesley (CAN) 1.81  Shari Collins (USA) 1.78
Long Jump  Sharon Clarke (CAN) 6.06  Deborah Larsen (USA) 5.95  Bárbara Martín (CUB) 5.90
Shot Put  Natalie Kaaiawahia (USA) 15.48  Regina Cavanaugh (USA) 14.80  Luz Bohórquez (VEN) 14.32
Discus Throw  Maritza Martén (CUB) 55.20  Hilda Ramos (CUB) 50.90  Natalie Kaaiawahia (USA) 47.08
Javelin Throw  Iris de Grasse (CUB) 53.98  Marieta Riera (VEN) 49.46  Martha Hart (CAN) 49.42
Heptathlon  Connie Polman-Tuin (CAN) 5496  Annie Potvin (CAN) 5258  Sharon Hatfield (USA) 5232
3000 metres Track Walk  Joan Bender (CAN) 14:21.3  Alison Baker (CAN) 14:47.7  Jamie Melfi (USA) 15:23.9
4 × 100 metres relay  United States 44.07  Canada 46.02  Venezuela 48.00
4 × 400 metres relay  United States 3:34.68  Canada 3:43.12  Venezuela 4:03.64

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 23 14 15 52
2  Canada 9 15 10 34
3  Cuba 4 2 2 8
4  Colombia 1 3 1 5
5  Brazil 1 1 1 3
6  Chile 0 2 0 2
7  Venezuela 0 1 8 9
8  Antigua and Barbuda 0 0 1 1
9  Bermuda 0 0 1 1


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), retrieved October 24, 2011 
  2. ^ Athletics Weekly, PAN AMERICAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, retrieved October 24, 2011 

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