Athletics at the 1965 Bolivarian Games

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Athletics at the V Bolivarian Games
Athletics pictogram.svg
Host city Quito, Ecuador Ecuador
Main stadium Estadio Universitario
Level Senior
Participation 6 nations
Events 30 (21 men, 9 women)


Athletics competitions at the 1965 Bolivarian Games were held at the Estadio Universitario[1] in Quito, Ecuador.

A detailed history of the early editions of the Bolivarian Games between 1938 and 1989 was published in a book written (in Spanish) by José Gamarra Zorrilla, former president of the Bolivian Olympic Committee, and first president (1976-1982) of ODESUR.[2] Gold medal winners from Ecuador were published by the Comité Olímpico Ecuatoriano.[3]

A total of 30 events were contested, 21 by men and 9 by women.

Medal summary[edit]

Medal winners were published.[4]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Arquímedes Herrera (VEN) 10.4 A  Manuel Planchart (VEN) 10.7 A  Gerardo Di Tolla (PER) 10.7 A
200 metres  Pedro Grajales (COL) 20.9 A  Manuel Planchart (VEN) 21.2 A  Arquímedes Herrera (VEN) 21.5 A
400 metres  Pedro Grajales (COL) 46.9 A  Manuel Planchart (VEN) 47.7 A  Miguel Villacres (ECU) 48.0 A
800 metres  Hugo Burgos (COL) 1:52.3 A  Mario Zambrano (ECU) 1:55.7 A  Alejandro Arroyo (ECU) 1:56.7 A
1500 metres  Álvaro Mejía (COL) 3:57.2 A  Hugo Burgos (COL) 4:03.2 A  Mario Zambrano (ECU) 4:04.2 A
5000 metres  Álvaro Mejía (COL) 15:00.9 A  Manuel Cabrera (COL) 16:08.4 A  Fernando Sevilla (ECU) 16:20.6 A
10000 metres  Álvaro Mejía (COL) 32:22.5 A  Manuel Cabrera (COL) 33:16.7 A  José Peredo (BOL) 34:03.6 A
Half Marathon  Manuel Cabrera (COL) 1:11:14 A  Gustavo Gutiérrez (ECU) 1:12:25 A  Pedro Cárdenas (COL) 1:13:17 A
110 metres hurdles  Hernando Arrechea (COL) 14.5 A  Bob Lancelot (VEN) 14.9 A  Juan Muñoz (VEN) 15.4 A
400 metres hurdles  Arístides Pineda (VEN) 53.2 A  Antonio Medina (VEN) 55.1 A  Jorge Almeida (ECU) 55.8 A
High Jump  Roberto Abugattás (PER) 1.95 A  Oscar Canqui (PER) 1.90 A  Luis Planchart (VEN) 1.90 A
Pole Vault  Parmenio Restrepo (COL) 4.10 A  César Quintero (COL) 4.10 A  Héctor Thomas (VEN) 4.10 A
Long Jump  Héctor Thomas (VEN) 7.48 A  Juan Muñoz (VEN) 7.07 A  Roberto Caravaca (VEN) 6.93 A
Triple Jump  Clevis Fuentes (VEN) 14.91 A  Iván Baldayo (VEN) 14.88 A  José López (VEN) 14.41 A
Shot Put  Dagoberto González (COL) 14.75 A  Héctor Thomas (VEN) 14.12 A  Jaime Paz (ECU) 13.64 A
Discus Throw  Dagoberto González (COL) 49.75 A  Héctor Thomas (VEN) 42.57 A  Wenceslao Lamas (ECU) 42.35 A
Hammer Throw  Daniel Cereali (VEN) 51.89 A  Marcelino Borrero (COL) 51.18 A  Paul Hurtado (PER) 48.79 A
Javelin Throw  Jesús Rodríguez (VEN) 62.62 A  Ramón Rodríguez (VEN) 61.99 A  Héctor Thomas (VEN) 60.56 A
Pentathlon  Héctor Thomas (VEN) 3376 A  Roberto Carbalo (VEN) 3262 A  Ramón Iriarte (VEN) 3075 A
4 x 100 metres relay  Colombia 40.8 A  Panama 41.6 A  Venezuela 41.6 A
4 x 400 metres relay  Colombia 3:09.4 A  Venezuela 3:12.3 A  Peru 3:14.0 A

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Sandra Sealy (PAN) 12.3 A  Omaira Villalobos (VEN) 12.5 A  Gisela Vidal (VEN) 12.5 A
200 metres  Sandra Sealy (PAN) 25.3 A  Gisela Vidal (VEN) 25.6 A  Fabiola Quiñónez (ECU) 26.1 A
80 metres hurdles  Gisela Vidal (VEN) 11.8 A  Elvira Quiñonez (ECU) 12.1 A  Gloria Aguirre (COL) 12.9 A
High Jump  Julia Barrera (PER) 1.45 A  Flora Cosier (VEN) 1.45 A  Patricia Montero (PER) 1.45 A
Long Jump  Gisela Vidal (VEN) 5.67 A  Omaira Villalobos (VEN) 5.47 A  Cristina Infante (ECU) 5.42 A
Shot Put  Francisca Roberts (VEN) 12.26 A  María Luz Cabezas (ECU) 11.52 A  Delia Vera (PER) 11.46 A
Discus Throw  Isolina Vergara (COL) 38.60 A  Beverly Eloisa Oglivie de James (PAN)[5][6][7] 33.36 A  Patricia Andrus (VEN) 32.45 A
Javelin Throw  Delia Vera (PER) 39.08 A  Flor Umaña (COL) 38.04 A  Patricia Andrus (VEN) 34.21 A
4 x 100 metres relay  Venezuela 48.8 A  Colombia 49.8 A  Ecuador 49.8 A

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Colombia 14 7 2 23
2  Venezuela 11 16 12 39
3  Peru 3 1 5 9
4  Panama 2 2 0 4
5  Ecuador 0 4 10 14
6  Bolivia 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jaimes C., Humberto (November 21, 1965), Programa (in Spanish), El Tiempo, p. 9 (original page no.: 17), retrieved January 13, 2013 
  2. ^ Gamarra Zorrilla, José, Bolivia Olímpica Capítulos VI al VIII (in Spanish), ANDES Academia del Conocimiento y el Desarrollo "Fernando Diez de Medina", retrieved June 28, 2012 
  3. ^ CUADRO DE MEDALLISTAS ECUATORIANOS EN LA HISTORIA DE LOS J. D. B. POR EDICIÓN (in Spanish), Comité Olímpico Ecuatoriano, retrieved June 28, 2012 
  4. ^ BOLIVARIAN GAMES, Athletics Weekly, retrieved June 27, 2012 
  5. ^ Anthony C. MacLean H., La Historia Paralela: Cronologia Antillana Panameña 1821-1999, pp. 18–20 in Presencia Panameña 11/15, November 2009. Also available at [1].
  6. ^ N.N. (November 22, 1965), Resultados de Atletismo (in Spanish), El Tiempo, p. 17, retrieved December 17, 2013 
  7. ^ N.N. (November 29, 1965), Subcampeones en Femenino (in Spanish), El Tiempo, p. 17, retrieved December 17, 2013 . Photo of the podium with Isolina Vergara the gold medalist and the silver medalist from Panama.