2002 Central American Championships in Athletics

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XIV Central American Championships in Athletics
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Host city San José, Costa Rica Costa Rica
Date(s) October 12-13
Main stadium Estadio Nacional
Level Senior
Participation 7 nations
Events 38 (20 men, 18 women)

The 14th Central American Championships in Athletics were held at the Estadio Nacional in San José, Costa Rica, between October 12-13, 2002.

A total of 38 events were contested, 20 by men and 18 by women.

Participation[edit]

A total of 180 athletes from 7 countries were reported to participate:[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Results and medal winners were published.[2][3]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Bob Colville (CRC) 10.25 CR  Rolando Blanco (GUA) 10.61  Enrique Colville (CRC) 10.66
200 metres  Rolando Blanco (GUA) 22.01  Andrés Leonel Rodríguez (PAN) 22.29  Víctor Cantillano (CRC) 22.37
400 metres  Jonathan Gibson (PAN) 48.71  Selvin Henry (GUA) 48.96  Roberto Cortés (ESA) 49.28
800 metres  Kenneth Otarola (CRC) 1:52.78  Roberto Arroyo (CRC) 1:54.98  Carmen Daniel Hernández (NCA) 1:56.73
1500 metres  Kenneth Otarola (CRC) 3:58.03  José Francisco Chávez (CRC) 4:00.90  Said Gómez (PAN) 4:06.25
5000 metres  Francisco Gómez (CRC) 14:29.72  José Amado García (GUA) 14:30.14  Andres Rizo (CRC) 14:45.96
10000 metres  José Amado García (GUA) 30:05.31  José Chinchilla (CRC) 32:36.88
3000 metres steeplechase  Francisco Gómez (CRC) 8.54.50 CR  Erick Bonilla (ESA) 9.30.63  César Lizano (CRC) 9.34.05
110 metres hurdles  David Umaña (CRC) 15.65  Anthony Rugama (CRC) 15.81  Edgar Esquina (PAN) 16.26
400 metres hurdles  Jonathan Gibson (PAN) 52.95  Roberto Cortés (ESA) 53.54  David Umaña (CRC) 55.46
High Jump  Henry Linton (CRC) 1.95  Emerson Cruz (GUA) 1.80  Jonathan Romero (PAN) 1.80
Long Jump  Irving Saladino (PAN) 7.18  Julio González (CRC) 6.88  Juan Carlos Nájera (GUA) 6.57
Triple Jump  Álvaro Paiz (GUA) 14.58  Irving Saladino (PAN) 14.51  Juan Carlos Nájera (GUA) 14.42
Shot Put  Edson Monzón (GUA) 15.28  Henry Santos (GUA) 14.63  Esteban Caballero (PAN) 13.68
Discus Throw  Nelson Chavarría (CRC) 44.20  Raúl Rivera (GUA) 43.16  Raúl Squirre (PAN) 41.59
Hammer Throw  Raúl Rivera (GUA) 59.29  Vicente Franco (ESA) 51.97  Nelson Chavarría (CRC) 50.26
Javelin Throw  Javier Ugarte (NCA) 62.28  Iván Sibaja (NCA) 58.07  Luis Brenes (CRC) 52.71
20 Kilometres Walk  Allan Segura (CRC) 1:37:51.67  Salvador Mira (ESA) 1:39:14.27  Sergio Gutiérrez (CRC) 1:46:19.23
4 x 100 metres relay  Costa Rica
Oscar Barzuna
Roberto Arroyo
Bob Colville
Antonio Ramírez
41.37  Guatemala
Rolando Blanco
Juan Carlos Nájera
Selvin Henry
Jorge Solórzano
42.83  Panama
Joseph Reynaldo
Andrés Leonel Rodríguez
Irving Saladino
Levyn Hansell
42.86
4 x 400 metres relay  Costa Rica 3.19.88  Panama 3.27.16  Nicaragua
Emilio Morales
Jorge Conde
Jimy Galeano
Carlos Abaunza
3.34.16

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Gabriela Patterson (CRC) 12.01  Mónica Campos (CRC) 12.08  Adasa Padmore (PAN) 12.31
200 metres (wind:  m/s)  Gabriela Patterson (CRC) 25.42  Sigrid Gutiérrez (CRC) 25.83  Amada Martínez (ESA) 26.32
400 metres  Verónica Quijano (ESA) 55.89  Ana Hurtado (GUA) 56.58  Sigrid Gutiérrez (CRC) 58.25
800 metres  Ana Hurtado (GUA) 2:11.47 CR  Raquel Barquero (CRC) 2:16.74  Karen Arce (CRC) 2:16.94
1500 metres  Dina Cruz (GUA) 4:42.30  Elsa Monterroso (GUA) 4:47.72  Reina Obando (NCA) 4:50.22
5000 metres  Elsa Campos (ESA) 17:56.76  Dina Cruz (GUA) 17:57.23  Elsa Monterroso (GUA) 18:01.34
100 metres hurdles (wind:  m/s)  Gabriela Carrillo (ESA) 15.72  Migdalia Morgan (PAN) 15.82  Farina Murillo (CRC) 16.05
400 metres hurdles  Verónica Quijano (ESA) 60.87  Cindy Castro (CRC) 64.45  Marcela González (CRC) 65.50
High Jump  Gabriela Carrillo (ESA) 1.60  Gabriela Cuellar (ESA) 1.60  Alejandra Gómez (CRC) 1.60
Long Jump  Mónica Campos (CRC) 5.50  Sabrina Asturias (GUA) 5.44  Adasa Padmore (PAN) 5.42
Triple Jump  María José Paiz (GUA) 13.01 CR  Gabriela Carrillo (ESA) 11.95  Gabriela Cuellar (ESA) 11.24
Shot Put  Ismara Francis (PAN) 10.90  María Lourdes Ruiz (NCA) 10.41  Silvia Piñar (CRC) 9.80
Discus Throw  Ana Lucía Espinoza (GUA) 43.28 CR  Aixa Middleton (PAN) 38.06  María Lourdes Ruiz (NCA) 37.77
Hammer Throw  Ana Lucía Espinoza (GUA) 46.28  Silvia Piñar (CRC) 36.29  Raquel Sanchez (CRC) 31.60
Javelin Throw  Dalila Rugama (NCA) 46.62  Karen Villafuerte (ESA) 43.95  Janys Ramírez (NCA) 41.38
10,000 metres Walk  Ivis Martínez (ESA) 50:38.33  María Reinolds (CRC) 1:00:52.32  María Ferris (PAN) 1:02:43.16
4 x 100 metres relay  Costa Rica
Mónica Campos
Indra Hansen
Gabriela Patterson
Sigrid Gutiérrez
47.91  El Salvador
Marcela Navarro
Amada Martínez
Karla Hernández
Verónica Quijano
48.11  Nicaragua
Irma Navarrete
Mayra Alvarez
Auxiliadora Bonilla
Jenny Pérez
50.08
4 x 400 metres relay  El Salvador
Verónica Quijano
Elsa Campos
Amada Martínez
Marcela Navarro
4:05.78  Nicaragua
Jenny Pérez
Denia Mongalo
Reina Obando
Irma Navarrete
4:10.23


Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Costa Rica 15 11 15 41
2  Guatemala 10 11 2 23
3  El Salvador 7 8 3 18
4  Panama 4 5 9 18
5  Nicaragua 2 3 6 11

Team Ranking[edit]

Costa Rica won the overall team ranking.[4]

Total[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Points
1  Costa Rica 310.5
2 Panama Panamá 159
3  Guatemala 158,5
4  El Salvador 114
5  Nicaragua 114

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deportistas del istmo compiten a partir de hoy en torneo de atletismo en Costa Rica (in Spanish), La Nación, San José, Costa Rica, October 11, 2002, retrieved September 15, 2012 
  2. ^ Centroamericanos de Mayores (in Spanish), CADICA, August 29, 2012, retrieved September 12, 2012 
  3. ^ CAMPEONATO CENTROAMERICANO MAYOR - COSTA RICA 2002 (in Spanish), CADICA, retrieved September 15, 2012 
  4. ^ Marín C., Andrea (October 13, 2002), Campeonato Centroamericano de Atletismo - El título se quedó en casa • Torneo cerró con pocas sorpresas y mucho entusiasmo (in Spanish), La Nación, San José, Costa Rica, retrieved September 15, 2012