2007 South American Championships in Athletics

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45th South American Championships
2007 South American Championships in Athletics Logo.png
Host city São Paulo, Brazil Brazil
Date(s) 7 June – 9 June
Main stadium Estádio Ícaro de Castro Mello
Level Senior
Participation At least 249 athletes from
13 nations
Events 44
Records set 7 Championship records
2 Area records

Lucimar de Moura (above) won triple gold at the championships

The 2007 South American Championships in Athletics were held at the Estádio Ícaro de Castro Mello in São Paulo, Brazil from 7 June to 9 June 2007. A total of 44 events were contested, of which 22 by male and 22 by female athletes.

Continuing in their traditional dominant role, the hosts Brazil easily topped both the medal and points tables, having won 28 gold medals and 61 medals in total. The next best team was Colombia who had a haul of seven golds and 26 overall, while Argentina took third with 13 medals of which 4 were gold.[1]

In addition to the seven Championship records which were broken during the three-day event, two South American records were broken: Keila Costa jumped 14.57 m in the women's triple jump while Fábio Gomes da Silva broke the men's pole vault record with a clearance of 5.77 m.[1][2][3] A total of thirteen national records in athletics were broken by medal winning athletes.

Lucimar de Moura of Brazil was the stand out performer in the medals, winning the 100/200 metres double before taking the national team to a gold in the 4×100 metres relay. Felipa Palacios of Colombia took three silver medals in the same events, finishing behind de Moura each time, and also won silver in the 4×400 metres relay. Germán Lauro won both the men's shot put and discus throw events while Elisângela Adriano completed the same feat on the women's side. Hugo Chila won silver in the long jump and triple jump, and Keila Costa scored a long jump silver as well as her triple jump gold.[1][2] In one of the more dramatic moments of the championships, Rosibel García looked set to complete a 800/1500 metres double but she fell in the last 50 m of the 800 m race, allowing 1500 m silver medallist Marian Burnett of Guyana to win the gold.[3]

Records[edit]

Name Event Country Record Type
Javier Guarín 5000 metres  Colombia 13:51.19 CR
Fábio Gomes da Silva Pole vault  Brazil 5.77 m CR AR
Zenaide Vieira 3000 metres steeplechase  Brazil 10:07.93 CR
Sandra Zapata 20,000 metres track walk  Colombia 1:37:46.0 CR
Fabiana Murer Pole vault  Brazil 4.50 m CR
Keila Costa Triple jump  Brazil 14.57 m CR AR
Lucimara da Silva Heptathlon  Brazil 5803 pts CR
Key:0000WR — World record  • AR — Area record  • CR — Championship record  • NR — National record

In addition, 15 national records were set.

Medal summary[edit]

For full event details see 2007 South American Championships in Athletics – Results

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Vicente de Lima (BRA) 10.36  Franklin Nazareno (ECU) 10.37  Álvaro Gómez (COL) 10.66
200 metres  Sandro Viana (BRA) 20.54  Heber Viera (URU) 20.59  Daniel Grueso (COL) 20.66 =NR
400 metres  Andrés Silva (URU) 45.89  Rodrigo Bargas (BRA) 46.15  Fernando de Almeida (BRA) 46.38
800 metres  Kléberson Davide (BRA) 1:49.61  Gustavo Aguirre (ARG) 1:49.98  André de Santana (BRA) 1:50.10
1500 metres  Byron Piedra (ECU) 3:42.53  Leandro de Oliveira (BRA) 3:43.26  Eduar Villanueva (VEN) 3:43.40
5000 metres  Javier Guarín (COL) 13:51.19 CR  Javier Carriqueo (ARG) 13:55.37  William Naranjo (COL) 13:56.99
10,000 metres  Sérgio da Silva (BRA) 29:57.80  Ubiratan dos Santos (BRA) 30:12.36  Didimo Sánchez (VEN) 31:15.30
110 metre hurdles  Anselmo da Silva (BRA) 13.56  Éder Antônio de Souza (BRA) 13.58  Francisco Castro (CHI) 14.31
400 metre hurdles  Raphael Fernandes (BRA) 49.81  Maurício Teixeira (BRA) 50.39  José Céspedes (VEN) 50.62
3000 metre steeplechase  Sergio Lobos (CHI) 8:37.83 PB  Gládson Barbosa (BRA) 8:43.69  José Peña (VEN) 8:54.43
4×100 metre relay  Brazil (BRA)
Vicente de Lima
Nilson André
Basílio de Morães
Sandro Viana
38.77  Colombia (COL)
Harlin Hechevarría
Yeimer Mosquera
Álvaro Gómez
Daniel Grueso
39.80  Argentina (ARG)
José Manuel Garaventa
Mariano Jiménez
Miguel Wilken
Iván Altamirano
39.91 NR
4×400 metre relay  Brazil (BRA)
Raphael Fernandes
Eduardo Vasconcelos
Rodrigo Bargas
Fernando de Almeida
3:04.36  Venezuela (VEN)
José Céspedes
Simoncito Silvera
Wilmer Rivas
Josner Rodríguez
3:05.88  Panama (PAN)
Jonathan Gibson
Anghelo Edmund
Andrés Rodríguez
Alonso Edward
3:09.67 NR
20,000 m track walk  James Rendón (COL) 1:24:25.4  Rolando Saquipay (ECU) 1:25:55.2  Juan Manuel Cano (ARG) 1:28:28.5
High jump  Jessé de Lima (BRA) 2.24 m  Fábio Baptista (BRA) 2.21 m  Gilmar Mayo (COL) 2.21 m
Pole vault  Fábio Gomes da Silva (BRA) 5.77 m CR AR  Germán Chiaraviglio (ARG) 5.40 m  Javier Benítez (ARG)
 João Gabriel Sousa (BRA)
5.20 m
Long jump  Rogério Bispo (BRA) 7.94 m  Hugo Chila (ECU) 7.81 m  Rodrigo de Araújo (BRA) 7.77 m
Triple jump  Jefferson Dias Sabino (BRA) 16.68 m  Hugo Chila (ECU) 16.37 m  Leonardo Elisiário dos Santos (BRA) 15.89 m
Shot put  Germán Lauro (ARG) 19.65 m  Marco Antonio Verni (CHI) 19.22 m  Yojer Medina (VEN) 18.44 m
Discus throw  Germán Lauro (ARG) 57.12 m  Ronald Julião (BRA) 56.53 m  Julián Angulo (COL) 54.68 m
Hammer throw  Juan Ignacio Cerra (ARG) 72.96 m  Patricio Palma (CHI) 66.56 m  Wagner Domingos (BRA) 65.15 m
Javelin throw  Pablo Pietrobelli (ARG) 76.52 m NR  Víctor Fatecha (PAR) 75.95 m  Júlio César de Oliveira (BRA) 74.56 m
Decathlon  Gonzalo Barroilhet (CHI) 7504 pts NR  Danilo Mendes Xavier (BRA) 7288 pts  Sinval de Oliveira (BRA) 7243 pts

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Lucimar de Moura (BRA) 11.20  Felipa Palacios (COL) 11.43  Thaíssa Barbosa Presti (BRA) 11.63
200 metres  Lucimar de Moura (BRA) 23.00  Felipa Palacios (COL) 23.10  Thaíssa Barbosa Presti (BRA) 23.58
400 metres  Josiane Tito (BRA) 52.67  Sheila Ferreira (BRA) 53.19  Lucy Jaramillo (ECU) 53.44 NR
800 metres  Marian Burnett (GUY) 2:03.57  Muriel Coneo (COL) 2:08.99  Marcela Britos (URU) 2:10.30
1500 metres  Rosibel García (COL) 4:20.36  Marian Burnett (GUY) 4:20.69 NR  Zenaide Vieira (BRA) 4:22.08
5000 metres  Ednalva Laureano da Silva (BRA) 16:09.96  Lucélia Peres (BRA) 16:16.07  Bertha Sánchez (COL) 16:21.17
10,000 metres  Lucélia Peres (BRA) 34:11.95  Inés Melchor (PER) 34:13.23  Bertha Sánchez (COL) 34:23.89
100 metre hurdles  Brigitte Merlano (COL) 13.27  Gilvaneide Parrela (BRA) 13.40  Lucimara da Silva (BRA) 13.48
400 metre hurdles  Lucimar Teodoro (BRA) 57.36  Luciana França (BRA) 58.38  Lucy Jaramillo (ECU) 58.81
3000 metre steeplechase  Zenaide Vieira (BRA) 10:07.93 CR  Ángela Figueroa (COL) 10:13.88 NR  Michelle Costa (BRA) 10:24.35
4×100 metre relay  Brazil (BRA)
Thaíssa Barbosa Presti
Luciana Alves dos Santos
Lucimar de Moura
Thatiana Regina Ignâcio
43.54  Colombia (COL)
Felipa Palacios
Brigitte Merlano
Mirtha Brock
Yomara Hinestroza
44.68  Chile (CHI)
Daniela Pavez
Carolina Díaz
María Fernanda Mackenna
Daniela Riderelli
45.34 NR
4×400 metre relay  Brazil (BRA)
Lucimar Teodoro
Maria Laura Almirão
Sheila Ferreira
Josiane Tito
3:33.34  Colombia (COL)
Felipa Palacios
Rosibel García
Mirtha Brock
Maria Alejandra Idrobo
3:43.52  Chile (CHI)
Daniela Riderelli
Daniela Pavez
Carolina Díaz
María Fernanda Mackenna
3:55.13
20,000 m track walk  Sandra Zapata (COL) 1:37:46.0 CR NR  Miriam Ramón (ECU) 1:38:26.3 NR  Tânia Spindler (BRA) 1:38:49.3
High jump  Caterine Ibargüen (COL) 1.84 m  Solange Witteveen (ARG) 1.81 m  Marielys Rojas (VEN) 1.78 m
Pole vault  Fabiana Murer (BRA) 4.50 m CR  Alejandra García (ARG) 4.20 m  Joana Ribeiro Costa (BRA) 4.20 m
Long jump  Maurren Maggi (BRA) 6.91 m  Keila Costa (BRA) 6.83 m  Caterine Ibargüen (COL) 6.18 m
Triple jump  Keila Costa (BRA) 14.57 m CR AR  Fernanda Procópio Delfino (BRA) 13.63 m  Jennifer Arveláez (VEN) 13.52 m
Shot put  Elisângela Adriano (BRA) 17.41 m  Luz Dary Castro (COL) 16.35 m  Natalia Ducó (CHI) 16.20 m
Discus throw  Elisângela Adriano (BRA) 59.85 m  Luz Dary Castro (COL) 52.23 m  Renata de Figueirêdo (BRA) 51.69 m
Hammer throw  Eli Johana Moreno (COL) 61.93 m  Katiuscia de Jesus (BRA) 61.57 m  Johana Ramírez (COL) 61.10 m
Javelin throw  Alessandra Resende (BRA) 57.75 m  Zuleima Araméndiz (COL) 57.55 m  Leryn Franco (PAR) 53.80 m
Heptathlon  Lucimara da Silva (BRA) 5803 pts CR  Elizete da Silva (BRA) 5727 pts PB  Daniela Crespo (ARG) 4856 pts

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Medal table[edit]

Maurren Maggi took the long jump gold for Brazil
Key
  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Brazil 28 17 16 61
2  Colombia 7 10 9 26
3  Argentina 4 5 4 13
4  Chile 2 2 4 8
5  Ecuador 1 5 2 8
6  Uruguay 1 1 1 3
7  Guyana 1 1 0 2
8  Venezuela 0 1 7 8
9  Paraguay 0 1 1 2
10  Peru 0 1 0 1
11  Panama 0 0 1 1
Total 44 44 45 133

Points table[edit]

Brazilian pole vaulter Fabiana Murer broke the championship record
  • Totals are calculated by awarding a country points for each time an athlete finishes in the top six of an event.[1]
Rank Country Total Men Women
1  Brazil 547.5 252.5 295
2  Colombia 228 79 149
3  Argentina 158.5 99.5 59
4  Chile 91 60 31
5  Ecuador 85 50 37
6  Venezuela 69 49 20
7  Peru 23 7 16
8  Uruguay 21 16 5
9  Guyana 16 0 16
10  Panama 15 15 0
11  Paraguay 13 6 7
12  Bolivia 7 4 3
13  Suriname 0 0 0

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, at least 249 athletes from 13 countries participated.[4][5][6]

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