2012 Central American Championships in Athletics

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XXIII Central American Championships in Athletics
Central american championships in athletics 2012.jpg
Host city Managua, Nicaragua Nicaragua
Date(s) June 15-17
Main stadium Estadio de Atletismo del Instituto Nicaragüense de Deportes
Level Senior
Participation 7 nations
Events 44 (22 men, 22 women)

The 23rd Central American Championships in Athletics were held at the Estadio de Atletismo del Instituto Nicaragüense de Deportes in Managua, Nicaragua, between June 15-17, 2012.

A total of 44 events were contested, 22 by men and 22 by women.

Medal summary[edit]

Complete results and medal winners were published.[1][2][3][4]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres (wind: NWI)  Mateo Edward (PAN) 10.46  Kemner Watson (CRC) 10.66  Josef Norales (HON) 10.72
200 metres (wind: 0.3 m/s)  Alonso Edward (PAN) 21.23  Andrés Rodríguez (PAN) 21.35  Gary Robinson (CRC) 21.48
400 metres  Gary Robinson (CRC) 47.84  Kessel Campbell (HON) 48.43  César Andrey Vásquez (CRC) 48.89
800 metres  Edgar Cortés (NCA) 1.53.03  Mario Guerrero (NCA) 1.55.05  Álvaro Vásquez (NCA) 1.55.14
1500 metres  Álvaro Vásquez (NCA) 3.54.66  Irving Sánchez (PAN) 3.55.70  Wilson Solano (CRC) 3.59.53
5000 metres  José Francisco Chaves (CRC) 14.55.94  Estuardo Palacios (GUA) 14.57.17  Edwin Pirir (GUA) 15.02.58
10000 metres  Edwin Pirir (GUA) 31.32.3  César Lizano (CRC) 31.38.1  José Francisco Chaves (CRC) 31.39.4
3000 metres steeplechase  Álvaro Vásquez (NCA) 9.06.88  Miguel Ángel Chan (GUA) 9.41.19  Douglas Aguilar (ESA) 9.55.50
110 metres hurdles (wind: 1.2 m/s)  Ronald Bennett (HON) 13.82 CR  Esteban Guzman (HON) 14.40  Luis Carlos Bonilla (GUA) 14.56
400 metres hurdles  Kenneth Medwood (BIZ) 49.81  Gerald Drummond (CRC) 53.33  Gerber Blanco (GUA) 53.95
High Jump  Henry Linton (CRC) 2.05  Henry Edmon (PAN) 2.05  William Figueroa (CRC) 1.93
Pole Vault  Pedro Figueroa (ESA) 4.71 CR  Mario Meza (CRC) 3.80
Long Jump  Juan Mosquera (PAN) 7.24  Brandon Jones (BIZ) 7.20  Emetrio Gamboa (GUA) 6.80
Triple Jump  Brandon Jones (BIZ) 15.47  Jason Castro (HON) 14.78  Juan Carlos Nájera (GUA) 14.50
Shot Put  José Miguel Estrada (GUA) 14.97  Roberto Sawyers (CRC) 14.64  Juan José Alvarez (HON) 14.45
Discus Throw  Winston Campbell (HON) 50.51 CR  Roberto Sawyers (CRC) 49.54  Juan Galdamez (ESA) 42.14
Hammer Throw  Roberto Sawyers (CRC) 67.71 CR  Edgar Florián (GUA) 59.73  Diego Berríos (GUA) 57.20
Javelin Throw  Luis Mario Taracena (GUA) 62.45  Erick Méndez (CRC) 57.96  Javier Ugarte (NCA) 57.95
Decathlon  Edwin Campos (CRC) 5443  José Roberto Carballo (CRC) 5079  Alen Calderon (NCA) 5013
20 Kilometres Road Walk  Mario Bran (GUA) 1:26:41.18  Bernardo Calvo (CRC) 1:31:36.92  Allan Segura (CRC) 1:33:23.96
4 x 100 metres relay  Costa Rica
Gary Robinson
César Andrey Vásquez
Jorge Luis Jiménez
Kemner Watson
41.44  Panama
Williams Ríos
Juan Mosquera
Andrés Rodríguez
Mateo Edward
42.45  Honduras
Esteban Guzman
Ronald Bennett
Josef Norales
Helson Pitillo
42.51
4 x 400 metres relay  Costa Rica
Gary Robinson
César Andrey Vásquez
Jarlex Lynch
Gerald Drummond
3:12.42 CR  Belize
Brandon Jones
Kenneth Medwood
Chavis Lopez
Mark Anderson
3.19.33  Nicaragua
Mario Guerrero
Humberto Lugo
Jeffry Arcia
Edgar Cortés
3.19.56

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres (wind: NWI)  Ruth-Cassandra Hunt (PAN) 11.97  Sharolyn Joseph (CRC) 12.25  Tricia Flores (BIZ) 12.34
200 metres (wind: 1.5 m/s)  Ruth-Cassandra Hunt (PAN) 24.30  Shaneve Swift (BIZ) 24.82  Heidy Palacios (HON) 25.02
400 metres  Andrea Ferris (PAN) 55.17  Heidy Palacios (HON) 55.24  Shaneve Swift (BIZ) 56.93
800 metres  Andrea Ferris (PAN) 2.03.91 CR  Gladys Landaverde (ESA) 2.07.87  Jacqueline Montoya (CRC) 2.17.11
1500 metres  Andrea Ferris (PAN) 4.20.00 CR  Gladys Landaverde (ESA) 4.22.28  Zuna Portillo (ESA) 4.28.95
5000 metres  Mónica Vargas (CRC) 18.03.44  Cristina Marín (CRC) 18.06.04  Delbin Cartagena (ESA) 18.22.94
10000 metres  Cristina Marín (CRC) 38.24.03  Delbin Cartagena (ESA) 39.21.02  Alicia Zorrilla (PAN) 43.20.06
3000 metres steeplechase  Zuna Portillo (ESA) 10.49.82 CR  Evonne Marroquín (GUA) 11.20.92  Yelka Mairena (NCA) 11.41.67
100 metres hurdles (wind: -0.1 m/s)  Jeimmy Bernárdez (HON) 13.99 CR  Naomi Smith (CRC) 15.63  Alexia Neal (BIZ) 15.87
400 metres hurdles  Jessica Aguilera (NCA) 63.66  Alexia Neal (BIZ) 67.47  Naomi Smith (CRC) 69.14
High Jump  Kashani Ríos (PAN) 1.84 CR  Alejandra Gómez (CRC) 1.60  Ana María Martínez (PAN) 1.60
Pole Vault  María José Rodas (GUA) 2.90  Meelany Jaén (PAN) 2.20
Long Jump  Tricia Flores (BIZ) 5.67  Nathalee Aranda (PAN) 5.41  Estefany Cruz (GUA) 5.40
Triple Jump  Estefany Cruz (GUA) 12.08  Shantel Swift (BIZ) 11.53  Jéssica Sánchez (CRC) 11.34
Shot Put  Gisela Henríquez (PAN) 12.32  Aixa Middleton (PAN) 11.63  Silvia Piñar (CRC) 11.51
Discus Throw  Aixa Middleton (PAN) 43.71  Silvia Piñar (CRC) 37.87  Génova Arias (CRC) 37.42
Hammer Throw  Ana Harry (HON) 41.87  Marisol Zeledón (NCA) 41.00  Silvia Piñar (CRC) 39.84
Javelin Throw  Dalila Rugama (NCA) 48.59  Rocío Navarro (PAN) 40.70  Génova Arias (CRC) 40.05
Heptathlon  Ana María Porras (CRC) 4715 CR  Ruth Eugenia Morales (GUA) 4285  Katy Sealy (BIZ) 4201
10 Kilometres Walk  Francisca Ferris (PAN) 55:29.03  Glenda Úbeda (NCA) 59:12.94  Gissel Rodríguez (PAN) 63:45.84
4 x 100 metres relay  Costa Rica
Diana Garita
Shantely Scott
Dessiré Bermúdez
Sharolyn Joseph
47.68  Panama
Gabriela Guevara
Ruth-Cassandra Hunt
Nathalee Aranda
Kashani Ríos
47.79  Belize
Shantel Swift
Shaneve Swift
Irice Reyes
Charnelle Enríquez
50.29
4 x 400 metres relay  Costa Rica
Diana Garita
Shantely Scott
Dessiré Bermúdez
Glenda Davis
3.55.71  Nicaragua
Jessica Aguilera
Ingrid Narváez
Emilia Palma
Ana Granados
4.00.46  Panama
Yilibeth Stephens
Gabriela Guevara
Nathalee Aranda
Andrea Ferris
4.00.99


Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Costa Rica 12 14 13 39
2  Panama 12 9 4 25
3  Guatemala 6 5 7 18
4  Nicaragua 5 4 5 14
5  Honduras 4 4 4 12
6  Belize 3 5 5 13
7  El Salvador 2 3 4 9

Team trophies[edit]

Costa Rica won the overall team trophy and the team trophy in the men's category. Panama won the team trophy in the women's category[4]

References[edit]