1996 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships in Athletics

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XII Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships
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Host city San Salvador, El Salvador El Salvador
Date(s) 14–16 July
Level Junior and Youth
Participation about 524
(293 junior,
231 youth) athletes from
20 nations
Events 78
(41 junior,
37 youth)

The 12th Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships was held in San Salvador, El Salvador, between 14–16 July, 1996.


Medal summary[edit]

Medal winners are published by category: Junior A, Male,[1] Junior A, Female,[2] and Junior B.[3] Complete results can be found on the World Junior Athletics History website.[4]


Male Junior A (under 20)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(1.4 m/s)
 Roy Bailey (JAM) 10.52  Oscar Meneses (GUA) 10.69  Dominic Demeritte (BAH) 10.73
200 metres
(1.0 m/s)
 Misael Ortíz (CUB) 21.04  Dominic Demeritte (BAH) 21.23  Roy Bailey (JAM) 21.25
400 metres  Rohan McDonald (JAM) 46.67  Avard Moncur (BAH) 47.09  Carlos Santa (DOM) 47.19
800 metres  Rubén Ortiz (MEX) 1:53.05  Johan Valdéz (CUB) 1:53.91  Dwayne Miller (JAM) 1:54.28
1500 metres  Mauricio Zapata (MEX) 3:55.63  Luis Arias (MEX) 3:55.73  Johan Valdéz (CUB) 4:00.73
5000 metres  David Galindo (MEX) 14:23.66  Juan Peralta (MEX) 14:41.32  Roy Vargas (CRC) 15:41.27
10,000 metres  David Galindo (MEX) 29:59.00  Francisco Mondragón (MEX) 30:25.20  Roy Vargas (CRC) 31:49.80
3000 metres steeplechase  Yacel Noa (CUB) 9:18.78  Alexander Greaux (PUR) 9:25.72  Abel Medina (MEX) 9:28.32
110 metres hurdles
(1.8 m/s)
 Yoel Hernández (CUB) 14.16  Carlos Patterson (CUB) 14.22  Stephen Jones (BAR) 14.26
400 metres hurdles  Kurt Duncan (JAM) 52.90  Robín Osorio (CUB) 53.79  Edwin Esparra (PUR) 54.01
High jump  Ryan Chambers (JAM) 2.05  Luis Soto (PUR) 2.05  Joel López (MEX) 2.00
Pole vault  Amaury Fernández (CUB) 4.80  Makirk Ramos (PUR) 4.70  Arturo Perea (PUR) 4.30
Long jump  Joan Lino Martínez (CUB) 7.46  René Hernández (CUB) 7.38  Luis Soto (PUR) 7.25
Triple jump  Michael Calvo (CUB) 16.47  Allen Mortimer (BAH) 16.40  René Hernández (CUB) 15.78
Shot put  Ahville Black (JAM) 14.20  Ricardo Despaigne (CUB) 13.73  Jesús Martínez (MEX) 13.56
Discus throw  Frank Casañas (CUB) 53.08  Daikel Flores (CUB) 51.96  Ahville Black (JAM) 47.26
Hammer throw  Yosmel Montes (CUB) 65.88  Abdul Munguía (CUB) 55.32  Carlos Valencia (MEX) 53.24
Javelin throw  Yoverlandi Suárez (CUB) 66.92  Coyotito Gray (BAH) 59.42  Jonathan Ramírez (MEX) 56.40
Decathlon  José Moreno (CUB) 6481  Alexander Copello (CUB) 6102  Rolando Ubarri (PUR) 5964
10000 metres Track Walk  Arturo Chora (MEX) 43:59.23  Loisel Gutiérrez (MEX) 45:49.11  David Reyes (GUA) 47:33.56
4 x 100 metres relay  Cuba
Joan Lino Martínez
Grabiel González
Martínez
Misael Ortíz
40.11  Jamaica
Roy Bailey
David Spencer
S. Newton
Russell Brown
41.00  Bahamas
Dominic Demeritte
Agarette Evans
Osbourne Moxey
Avard Moncur
41.51
4 x 400 metres relay  Jamaica
Ainsley Waugh
Michael Campbell
Kurt Duncan
Rohan McDonald
3:09.67  Dominican Republic
Carlos Santa
Charly Reyes
Didris Contreras
Oscar Valdés
3:13.99  Puerto Rico
Luis Daniel Soto
Brian Arden
Jesús Feliciano
Miguel Cosme
3:15.83


Female Junior A (under 20)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(0.7 m/s)
 Sonia Williams (ATG) 11.49  Saran Patterson (JAM) 11.56  Yoryet Frómeta (CUB) 11.68
200 metres
(0.6 m/s)
 Sonia Williams (ATG) 23.96  Yoryet Frómeta (CUB) 24.28  Tanya Oxley (BAR) 24.56
400 metres  Mairelín Fuentes (CUB) 54.63  Yudalis Díaz (CUB) 54.87  Sherlene Williams (BAR) 55.45
800 metres  Mairelín Fuentes (CUB) 2:08.80  Ana Guevara (MEX) 2:09.80  Yanelis Lara (CUB) 2:10.70
1500 metres  Yanelis Lara (CUB) 4:30.10  Mónica Martell (MEX) 4:30.61  Karla Betancourt (MEX) 4:30.67
5000 metres  Mónica Martell (MEX) 17:28.53  Evelyn Rojas (CRC) 17:36.03  Fanny González (DOM) 17:47.47
100 metres hurdles
(0.8 m/s)
 Katia Brito (CUB) 14.00  Nohadis Ferrera (CUB) 14.54  Ayanna Buchannon (JAM) 14.77
400 metres hurdles  Yasnay Lescay (CUB) 58.62  Tanya Jarrett (JAM) 59.51  Nerelis Rodríguez (CUB) 60.16
High jump  Yasnay Lescay (CUB) 1.80  Yanisleidi Fernández (CUB) 1.77  Keisha Spencer (JAM) 1.71
Long jump  Dolette Blake (JAM) 6.07  Michelle Baptiste (LCA) 5.99  Niurka Barthelemy (CUB) 5.76
Triple jump  Rachel Spencer (CUB) 12.89  Yaquelín Iglesias (CUB) 12.51  Christine Brown (JAM) 12.44
Shot put  Misleydis González (CUB) 14.54  Antuanett Depestre (CUB) 14.22  Doris Thompson (BAH) 13.98
Discus throw  Yania Ferrales (CUB) 48.54  Yuneidis Bonne (CUB) 46.26  Doris Thompson (BAH) 41.86
Hammer throw  Violeta Guzmán (MEX) 51.46  Alberta González (MEX) 40.00  Selene Girón (DOM) 33.22
Javelin throw  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 59.98  Nora Bicet (CUB) 53.64  Marisela Robles (DOM) 49.06
Heptathlon  Sheila Acosta (PUR) 4749  Yudelis Castañeda (CUB) 4699  Yamilé Paumier (CUB) 4605
5000 metres Track Walk  Abigail Sáenz (MEX) 23:30.88  Misleidis Vargas (CUB) 24:36.12  Mayra Estrada (PUR) 27:21.33
4 x 100 metres relay  Cuba
Yudalis Díaz
Nohadis Ferrera
Katia Brito
Prometa
46.25  Puerto Rico
Colón
Heysha Ortíz
Jennifer Caraballo
Zuleika Almodovar
47.05  Dominican Republic
Peña
Pérez
Santa Medina
Nivar
47.37
4 x 400 metres relay  Jamaica
Mashire Harrison
Michelle Burgher
Tamara Edgar
Aleen Bailey
3:41.99  Mexico
Ana Guevara
Dulce Maria Cruz
Renata Pérez
Sheila Ramírez
3:47.96  Barbados
Tanya Oxley
Nathalie Smith
Julia Lewis
Sherlene Williams
3:48.76

Male Junior B (under 17)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(1.3 m/s)
 Joseph Colville (CRC) 10.92  José Meneses (GUA) 11.00  Yoel Baéz (DOM) 11.12
200 metres
(-0.6 m/s)
 Joseph Colville (CRC) 22.09  Jesús Torres (PUR) 22.20  José Meneses (GUA) 22.22
400 metres  Carlon Harrison (JAM) 48.62  O'Neil Wright (JAM) 49.38  Santos Mercado (DOM) 49.44
800 metres  Carlon Harrison (JAM) 1:55.64  Heleodoro Navarro (MEX) 1:56.45  Presley Cherubin (BAR) 1:57.70
1500 metres  Heleodoro Navarro (MEX) 4:05.39  Omar Hermes (MEX) 4:06.97  Billy de Jesús (PUR) 4:11.85
3000 metres  Marcelo Neri (MEX) 9:07.30  Freddy Velázquez (GUA) 9:13.95  Michel Sarría (CUB) 9:14.86
2000 metres steeplechase  Omar Hermes (MEX) 6:19.04  Lenín Blanco (MEX) 6:27.58  Ángel Rivera (PUR) 6:28.58
100 metres hurdles
(2.0 m/s)
 Quayne Baccas (JAM) 13.52  Dwight Thomas (JAM) 13.69  Danny Menjivar (ESA) 14.17
400 metres hurdles  O'Neil Wright (JAM) 54.03  Miguel García (DOM) 54.81  Carlos Sánchez (MEX) 54.95
High jump  Kevin Cumberbatch (BAR) 1.95  Jürgen Hagerdorn (MEX) 1.95  Ariel Cintras (CUB) 1.90
Pole vault  William Gutiérrez (CUB) 3.70
Long jump  Maurice Clarke (BAR) 7.21  Aundre Edwards (JAM) 7.10  Dwight Barrett (JAM) 7.09
Triple jump  Maurice Clarke (BAR) 13.90  Alexis Fernández (CUB) 13.87  Julio Gloria (DOM) 13.51
Shot put  Manuel Repollet (PUR) 15.60  Luis Lora (MEX) 15.24  Víctor Bisbal (PUR) 15.21
Discus throw  Loy Martínez (CUB) 47.58  Juan Martínez (MEX) 42.38  Víctor Bisbal (PUR) 40.48
Hammer throw  Karel Falls (CUB) 49.52  Maikel Vidal (CUB) 46.90  Luis Vega (PUR) 46.14
Javelin throw  Elier Duharte (CUB) 55.00  Ruslan Salcedo (CUB) 54.90  Richard Rock (BAR) 51.30
Heptathlon  Alejandro Maldonado (PUR) 4105  Karim Baray (MEX) 4023  Jorge Galván (MEX) 3948
5000 metres Track Walk  César Cuel (MEX) 23:02.98  Alejandro Reséndiz (MEX) 23:04.34  William Portillo (ESA) 25:04.18
4 x 100 metres relay  Jamaica
Christopher McKenzie
Clarke
Dwight Thomas
Dwight Barrett
42.39  Puerto Rico
Luis Flores
Ayala
Jesús Torres
Gybson
43.05  Dominican Republic
Yoel Baéz
de la Cruz
Miguel García
Rutinel
43.36
4 x 400 metres relay  Jamaica
Carlon Harrison
Montique
O'Neil Wright
Aldwyn Sappleton
3:20.59  Puerto Rico
Luis Flores
Jairo Velázquez
Zayas
Jesús Torres
3:26.24  El Salvador
Francisco Yosihara
Juan Pablo Tutila
Manuel Umaña
Danny Menjivar
3:34.68

Female Junior B (under 17)[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(0.7 m/s)
 Aleen Bailey (JAM) 11.75  Marcia Dorsett (BAH) 11.95  Lucyann Richards (BAR) 12.18
200 metres  Aleen Bailey (JAM) 24.50  Lucyann Richards (BAR) 24.78  Keisha Robb (JAM) 24.95
400 metres  Keisha Downer (JAM) 55.53  Ronetta Smith (JAM) 56.13  Zolveik Ruíz (PAN) 57.35
800 metres  Niuvis Pie (CUB) 2:14.34  Yaima Millares (CUB) 2:16.31  Fabiola Sáenz (MEX) 2:16.48
1200 metres  Niuvis Pie (CUB) 3:31.04  Yaima Millares (CUB) 3:34.96  Fabiola Sáenz (MEX) 3:40.04
100 metres hurdles
(-0.2 m/s)
 Yusleidis Chacón (CUB) 14.25  Natalie Dawkins (JAM) 14.29  Yanina Semanat (CUB) 14.47
300 metres hurdles  Yaniuska Pérez (CUB) 42.71  Andrea Bliss (JAM) 43.28  Jaeli Najar (MEX) 44.70
High jump  Lizette Castillo (MEX) 1.65  Celly Martínez (MEX) 1.65  Shelly-Ann Gallimore (JAM) 1.65
Long jump  Andrea Bliss (JAM) 5.49  Mauralis Tachel (CUB) 5.41  Erika Escalante (MEX) 5.25
Shot put  Yaima Castro (CUB) 12.55  Tania Bell (CUB) 11.70  Rocío González (MEX) 11.64
Discus throw  Yaima Castro (CUB) 38.02  Mitzel Pérez (MEX) 34.92  Nahomy Pérez (PUR) 34.80
Javelin throw  Tania Bell (CUB) 42.06  Leida Paulino (DOM) 39.70  Karina Castañeda (MEX) 35.28
Pentathlon  Solángel Rubio (MEX) 3243  Damaris Diana (PUR) 3158  Dianelis Delís (CUB) 3145
4000 metres Track Walk  Natalia García (MEX) 21:31.1  Vianey Pedraza (MEX) 22:03.4  Alejandra León (ESA) 23:15.5
4 x 100 metres relay  Jamaica
Aleen Bailey
Keisha Robb
Kareecia Thompson
Veronica Campbell
46.31  Cuba
Yaniuska Pérez
Yusleidis Chacón
Yaniro
Miladis Lazo
47.98  Mexico
Amiel Ruíz
Erika Escalante
Ruth Grajeda
Astrid Stoopen
48.21
4 x 400 metres relay  Jamaica
Keasha Downer
Robathon
Andrea Bliss
Ronetta Smith
3:45.51  Barbados
Sheena Gooding
Renee Layne
Lucy-Ann Richards
Letitia Gilkes
3:55.00  Mexico
Fabiola Sáenz
Michelle Barraza
Jaeli Najar
Ana Medina
3:57.53

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Cuba 33 26 11 70
2  Jamaica 20 9 9 38
3 Mexico México 15 19 16 50
4  Puerto Rico 3 8 12 23
5  Barbados 3 2 7 12
6  Costa Rica 2 1 2 5
7  Antigua and Barbuda 2 0 0 2
8  Bahamas 0 5 4 9
9  Dominican Republic 0 3 9 12
10  Guatemala 0 3 2 5
11  Saint Lucia 0 1 0 1
12  El Salvador 0 0 4 4
13 Panama Panamá 0 0 1 1


Participation (unofficial)[edit]

Anguilla and Aruba competed for the first time at the championships. Detailed result lists can be found on the World Junior Athletics History website.[4] An unofficial count yields a new record number of about 524 athletes (293 junior (under-20) and 231 youth (under-17)) from about 20 countries:


References[edit]

  1. ^ Athletics Weekly, CENTRAL AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (UNDER 20 MEN), retrieved August 7, 2011 
  2. ^ Athletics Weekly, CENTRAL AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (UNDER 20 WOMEN), retrieved August 7, 2011 
  3. ^ Athletics Weekly, CENTRAL AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (UNDER 17), retrieved August 7, 2011 
  4. ^ a b World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), retrieved October 6, 2011 


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