Athletics at the 1963 Pan American Games

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The Athletics Competition at the 1963 Pan American Games was held in São Paulo, Brazil.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Enrique Figuerola
 Cuba
10.46 Arquímedes Herrera
 Venezuela
10.59 Ira Murchison
 United States
10.62
200 metres Rafael Romero
 Venezuela
21.23 Ollan Cassell
 United States
21.23 Arquímedes Herrera
 Venezuela
21.23
400 metres James Johnson
 United States
46.80 Mel Spence
 Jamaica
46.94 Clifton Bertrand
 Trinidad and Tobago
47.43
800 metres Don Bertoia
 Canada
1:48.46 Siegmar Ohlemann
 Canada
1:48.63 Ernie Cunliffe
 United States
1:48.92
1500 metres Jim Grelle
 United States
3:43.62 Jim Beatty
 United States
3:43.88 Don Bertoia
 Canada
3:55.19
5000 metres Osvaldo Suárez
 Argentina
14:25.81 Charley Clark
 United States
14:27.16 Bob Schul
 United States
14:29.21
10000 metres Pete McArdle
 United States
29:52.22 Osvaldo Suárez
 Argentina
30:26.56 Eligio Galicia
 Mexico
30:27.90
Marathon Fidel Negrete
 Mexico
2:27:56 Gordon McKenzie
 United States
2:31:18 Pete McArdle
 United States
2:34:14
3000 metre steeplechase Jeff Fishback
 United States
9:07.9 Sebastião Mendes
 Brazil
9:12.8 Albertino Etchechury
 Uruguay
9:17.3
110 metres hurdles Blaine Lindgren
 United States
13.8w Willie May
 United States
14.0w Lázaro Betancourt
 Cuba
14.3w
400 metres hurdles Juan Carlos Dyrzka
 Argentina
50.32 Willie Atterberry
 United States
50.49 Russ Rogers
 United States
51.19
High jump Gene Johnson
 United States
2.11 Teodoro Palacios
 Guatemala
2.04 Anton Norris
 Barbados
2.04
Pole vault Dave Tork
 United States
4.90 Henry Wadsworth
 United States
4.75 Rubén Cruz
 Puerto Rico
4.30
Long jump Ralph Boston
 United States
8.11 Darrell Horn
 United States
8.02 Juan Muñoz
 Venezuela
7.46
Triple jump Bill Sharpe
 United States
15.15 Ramón López
 Mexico
15.08 Mário Gomes
 Brazil
14.97
Shot put Dave Davis
 United States
18.52 Billy Joe
 United States
17.77 Cosme Di Cursi
 Argentina
16.26
Discus throw Bob Humphreys
 United States
57.82 Dave Davis
 United States
51.05 Ben Rebel Bout
 Netherlands Antilles
49.78
Hammer throw Al Hall
 United States
62.74 Jim Pryde
 United States
58.56 Roberto Chapchap
 Brazil
57.92
Javelin throw Dan Studney
 United States
75.60 Nick Kovalakides
 United States
73.71 Walter de Almeida
 Brazil
64.61
Decathlon J.D. Martin
 United States
7335 Bill Gairdner
 Canada
6812 Héctor Thomas
 Venezuela
6751
20 kilometre road walk Alex Oakley
 Canada
1:42:44 Nicole Marrone
 Canada
1:46:35 Ron Zinn
 United States
1:49:45
4 x 100 metres relay  United States
Earl Young
Ollan Cassell
Brooks Johnson
Ira Murchison
40.40  Venezuela 40.71  Trinidad and Tobago
Clifton Bertrand
Anthony Jones
Irving Joseph
Cipriani Phillip
40.87
4 x 400 metres relay  United States
Ollan Cassell
James Johnson
Richard Edmunds
Earl Young
3:09.62  Venezuela 3:12.20  Jamaica 3:12.61

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Edith McGuire
 United States
11.65 Miguelina Cobián
 Cuba
11.69 Marilyn White
 United States
11.85
200 metres Vivian Brown
 United States
23.9 Miguelina Cobián
 Cuba
24.0 Lorraine Dunn
 Panama
24.7
800 metres Abby Hoffman
 Canada
2:10.27 Leah Bennett Ferris
 United States
2:13.79 Noreen Deuling
 Canada
2:14.98
80 metres hurdles Jo Ann Terry
 United States
11.37 Jenny Wingerson
 Canada
11.48 Wanda dos Santos
 Brazil
11.50
High jump Eleanor Montgomery
 United States
1.68 Diane Gerace
 Canada
1.65 Patsy Callender
 Barbados
1.62
Long jump Willye White
 United States
6.15 Iris dos Santos
 Brazil
5.65 Edith McGuire
 United States
5.48
Shot put Nancy McCredie
 Canada
15.32 Cynthia Watt
 United States
14.27 Sharon Sheppard
 United States
14.10
Discus throw Nancy McCredie
 Canada
50.18 Ingeborg Pfüller
 Argentina
47.83 Sharon Sheppard
 United States
47.29
Javelin throw Marlene Ahrens
 Chile
49.93 Frances Davenport
 United States
47.22 Iris dos Santos
 Brazil
35.51
4 x 100 metres relay  United States
Marilyn White
Vivian Brown
Willye White
Norma Harris
45.72  Cuba
Fulgencia Romay
Miguelina Cobián
Irene Martínez
Nereida Borges
46.44  Brazil 48.18

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 22 15 10 47
2  Canada 5 5 2 12
3  Argentina 2 2 1 5
4  Venezuela 1 3 3 7
5  Cuba 1 3 1 5
6  Mexico 1 1 1 3
7  Chile 1 0 0 1
8  Brazil 0 2 6 8
9  Jamaica 0 1 1 2
10  Guatemala 0 1 0 1
11  Trinidad and Tobago 0 0 2 2
 Barbados 0 0 2 2
13  Panama 0 0 1 1
 Puerto Rico 0 0 1 1
 Uruguay 0 0 1 1
 Netherlands Antilles 0 0 1 1

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