1997 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships

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IX Pan American Junior Athletics Championships
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Host city Havana, Cuba Cuba
Date(s) July 18–20
Level Junior
Participation about 437 athletes from
25 nations
Events 43

The 9th Pan American Junior Athletics Championships were held in Havana, Cuba, on July 18–20, 1997.

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 437 athletes from about 25 countries: Argentina (11), Bahamas (14), Barbados (16), Brazil (31), Canada (40), Cayman Islands (4), Chile (10), Colombia (7), Costa Rica (2), Cuba (71), Dominican Republic (13), Ecuador (6), El Salvador (3), Guatemala (8), Guyana (2), Jamaica (41), Mexico (47), Panama (3), Paraguay (3), Peru (2), Puerto Rico (9), Trinidad and Tobago (7), United States (73), Uruguay (4), Venezuela (10).

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  Ja'Warren Hooker (USA) 10.39  Josiah Howard (USA) 10.48  Misael Ortíz (CUB) 10.60
200 metres  Geno White (USA) 21.05  Bryan Harrison (USA) 21.10  Juan Pedro Toledo (MEX) 21.31
400 metres  Shane Niemi (CAN) 45.83  Avard Moncur (BAH) 46.56  Carlos Santa (DOM) 46.59
800 metres  Moses Washington (USA) 1:51.38  Shawn Gray (USA) 1:51.43  John Chávez (COL) 1:52.46
1500 metres  Michael Stember (USA) 3:49.81  Gabe Jennings (USA) 3:50.07  Claudinei Vítor (BRA) 3:51.17
5000 metres  Steve Lawrence (CAN) 14:23.65  Cristián Rosales (URU) 14:26.09  Gonzalo Gutiérrez (MEX) 14:27.01
10000 metres  Edegar Lobo (BRA) 30:45.73  Adelmir Maier (BRA) 30:49.03  Gonzalo Gutiérrez (MEX) 30:54.70
3000 metres steeplechase  Yasser Noa (CUB) 8:59.50  Yunier González (CUB) 9:05.80  Raúl Mora (CHI) 9:09.38
110 metres hurdles  John McAfee (USA) 14.18  Stephen Jones (BAR) 14.34  Carlos Patterson (CUB) 14.49
400 metres hurdles  Angelo Taylor (USA) 50.03  Jeff Ellis (CAN) 51.62  John McAfee (USA) 51.66
High Jump  Mike Ponikvar (CAN) 2.24  Fabrício Romero (BRA) 2.18  Wagner Príncipe (BRA) 2.12
Pole Vault  Robison Pratt (MEX) 5.00  Ina Bashnik (CAN) 4.80  Gustavo Rehder (BRA) 4.70
Long Jump  Joan Lino Martínez (CUB) 8.06  Dwight Barrett (JAM) 7.87  Cameron Howard (USA) 7.80
Triple Jump  Lenton Herring (USA) 16.00  Etién Hernández (CUB) 15.74  Yowalbis Rodríguez (CUB) 15.48
Shot Put  Scott Denbo (USA) 16.76  Jhonny Rodríguez (COL) 16.56  Shawn Cormier (CAN) 16.30
Discus Throw  Frank Casañas (CUB) 56.28  Sheddrick Gurley (USA) 54.12  Steve McCown (USA) 52.12
Hammer Throw  Matthew Kavanagh (USA) 60.68  Abdul Munguía (CUB) 59.54  Cristian Fernández (ARG) 56.00
Javelin Throw  Elier Duharte (CUB) 70.88  Pablo Gallardo (CUB) 70.08  Patrick Ramsey (USA) 67.14
Decathlon  Rashad Stafford (USA) 6762  Santiago Lorenzo (ARG) 6738  Michel Hernández (CUB) 6586
10000 metres Track Walk  Saúl Méndez (MEX) 43:55.90  Loisel Gutiérrez (CUB) 44:39.75  Yoandri Álvarez (CUB) 44:39.80
4 x 100 metres relay  United States 39.87  Cuba 40.21  Bahamas 40.77
4 x 400 metres relay  United States 3:05.34  Bahamas 3:09.11  Jamaica 3:09.48

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Angela Williams (USA) 11.34  Aleisha Latimer (USA) 11.39  Cydonie Mothersill (CAY) 11.68
200 metres  Kinshasa Davis (USA) 23.90  Dewana Wright (BAH) 24.10  Cydonie Mothersill (CAY) 24.13
400 metres  Mairelín Fuentes (CUB) 53.50  Yudalis Díaz (CUB) 53.88  Keisha Downer (JAM) 53.98
800 metres  Mairelín Fuentes (CUB) 2:03.70  Yanelis Lara (CUB) 2:06.21  Chantee Earl (USA) 2:07.67
1500 metres  Fabiana Cristine da Silva (BRA) 4:16.07  Niuvis Pie (CUB) 4:18.22  Yahyma Millares (CUB) 4:22.48
3000 metres  Fabiana Cristine da Silva (BRA) 9:42.05  Julia Stamps (USA) 9:45.97  Yoenny Mayacen (CUB) 9:46.04
5000 metres  Yaremis Torres (CUB) 16:34.59  Erin Jones (USA) 16:35.68  Yailén García (CUB) 16:35.75
100 metres hurdles  Charmaine Walker (USA) 13.61  Nicole Hoxie (USA) 13.83  Katia Brito (CUB) 14.32
400 metres hurdles  Peta-Gaye Gayle (JAM) 57.50  Yasnay Lescay (CUB) 58.26  Nasha Neal (USA) 58.27
High Jump  Niurka Lussón (CUB) 1.85  Whitney Evans (CAN) 1.82  Jessica Thompson (USA) 1.76
Pole Vault  Karina Elstrom (USA) 3.70  Mari Lou Badillo (USA) 3.50  Alejandra Meza (MEX) 3.35
Long Jump  Elva Goulbourne (JAM) 6.10  Keyon Soley (USA) 6.02  Shanelle Marshall (JAM) 5.98
Triple Jump  Christine Simmons (USA) 13.22  Yuliana Pérez (CUB) 13.01  Yaquelín Iglesias (CUB) 12.85
Shot Put  Seilala Sua (USA) 16.25  Antuanett Depreste (CUB) 15.28  Nicole Hicks (USA) 14.87
Discus Throw  Seilala Sua (USA) 57.88  Krista Keir (USA) 50.00  Yuneidis Bonne (CUB) 49.88
Hammer Throw  Yipsi Moreno (CUB) 55.74  Maureen Griffin (USA) 55.28  Dubraska Rodríguez (CUB) 47.48
Javelin Throw  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 61.76  Emily Carlsten (USA) 53.10  Marisela Robles (DOM) 49.80
Heptathlon  Miroslava Ibarra (CUB) 5094  Judy Anderson (USA) 4950  Nicole Bethel (USA) 4892
5000 metres Track Walk  Aura Morales (MEX) 24:36.53  Lisa Kutzing (USA) 24:36.69  Gladys Criollo (ECU) 25:01.15
4 x 100 metres relay  United States 44.02  Jamaica 44.63  Bahamas 45.49
4 x 400 metres relay  Jamaica 3:36.75  Cuba 3:36.96  United States 3:38.97

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 20 16 10 46
2  Cuba 11 13 12 36
3  Canada 3 3 1 7
4  Brazil 3 2 3 8
 Jamaica 3 2 3 8
6  Mexico 3 0 4 7
7  Bahamas 0 3 2 5
8  Argentina 0 1 1 2
 Colombia 0 1 1 2
10  Barbados 0 1 0 1
 Uruguay 0 1 0 1
12  Cayman Islands 0 0 2 2
 Dominican Republic 0 0 2 2
14  Chile 0 0 1 1
 Ecuador 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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