Athletics at the 1970 Bolivarian Games

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Athletics at the VI Bolivarian Games
Athletics pictogram.svg
Host city Maracaibo, Venezuela Venezuela
Date(s) August 25 - September 6
Main stadium Estadio Olímpico
Level Senior
Events 32 (22 men, 10 women)


Athletics competitions at the 1970 Bolivarian Games were held at the Estadio Olímpico in Maracaibo, Venezuela, between August 25 - September 6, 1970.

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.[1] Gold medal winners from Ecuador were published by the Comité Olímpico Ecuatoriano.[2]

A total of 32 events were contested, 22 by men and 10 by women.


Medal summary[edit]

Medal winners were published.[3]


Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Fernando Acevedo (PER) 10.2  Arquímedes Herrera (VEN) 10.4  Alberto Marchán (VEN) 10.4
200 metres  Fernando Acevedo (PER) 21.1  Arquímedes Herrera (VEN) 21.5  Jimmy Sierra (COL) 21.5
400 metres  Fernando Acevedo (PER) 46.1  Midonio Palacios (COL) 48.2  Raúl Dome (VEN) 48.3
800 metres  Wilfredo León (VEN) 1:50.9  Ricardo Bailey (PAN) 1:52.7  Jofre Camacho (VEN) 1:52.9
1500 metres  Félix Mantilla (COL) 3:56.9  José Valdivia (PER) 3:57.7  Julio Orense (VEN) 3:57.37
5000 metres  Víctor Mora (COL) 14:08.1  Miguel Hernández (COL) 14:50.8  Lucirio Garrido (VEN) 14:51.0
10000 metres  Domingo Tibaduiza (COL) 31:23.8  Miguel Hernández (COL) 31:25.3  Luis Castro (ECU) 31:42.2
Marathon  José Moreno (PAN) 2:51:49  Uis Romero (VEN) 2:53:08  Martín Pavón (COL) 2:56:17
3000 metres steeplechase  Víctor Mora (COL) 8:54.6  Rafael Baracaldo (COL) 9:16.2  Lucirio Garrido (VEN) 9:23.1
110 metres hurdles  Jesús Villegas (COL) 14.5  Alfredo Deza (PER) 14.5  Jacobo Bucaram (ECU) 14.8
400 metres hurdles  Víctor Maldonado (VEN) 51.0  Alfredo Deza (PER) 51.7  Amos Milwood (PAN) 52.6
High Jump  Fernando Abugattás (PER) 2.10  Roberto Abugattás (PER) 2.05  Luis Arbulú (PER) 2.00
Pole Vault  Héctor Thomas (VEN) 4.15  Ciro Valdés (COL) 4.15  Luis Mejía (PER) 4.15
Long Jump  Miguel Zapata (COL) 7.50  Juan Muñoz (VEN) 7.18  Alexis Landaeta (VEN) 7.18
Triple Jump  Iván Baldayo (VEN) 15.17  Jaime Pautt (COL) 14.90  Clevis Fuentes (VEN) 14.80
Shot Put  Héctor Thomas (VEN) 14.91
Discus Throw  Dagoberto González (COL) 52.08  Gustavo Gutiérrez (COL) 5?.36  Ceferino Andar (VEN) 42.70
Hammer Throw  Marcelino Borrero (COL) 52.60  Carlos Menchelli (PER) 50.04  Paul Hurtado (PER) 49.72
Javelin Throw  Gustavo Gutiérrez (COL) 71.28  Ramón Rodríguez (VEN) 69.42  Dante Yorges (PER) 62.73
Decathlon  Héctor Thomas (VEN) 7091  Néstor Villegas (COL) 6644  Luis Planchart (VEN) 6554
4 x 100 metres relay  Venezuela 40.5  Peru 40.6  Colombia 40.9
4 x 400 metres relay  Venezuela 3:08.0  Peru 3:08.7  Colombia 3:08.8

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Juana Mosquera (COL) 11.9  María Luisa Vilca (PER) 12.0  Elsa Antúnez (VEN) 12.1
200 metres  Elsa Antúnez (VEN) 24.7  Diva Bishop (PAN) 24.7  Juana Mosquera (COL) 24.9
100 metres hurdles  Lucía Vaamonde (VEN) 14.8  Edith Noeding (PER) 15.1  Alicia Barrera (PER) 15.3
High Jump  Mery Flor Cozier (VEN) 1.54  Patricia Montero (PER) 1.54  Sheila Guerrero (PAN) 1.52
Long Jump  Lucía Vaamonde (VEN) 5.78  María Luisa Vilca (PER) 5.56  Edith Noeding (PER) 5.48
Shot Put  Delia Vera (PER) 12.33  Francisca Gooding (VEN) 12.09  Patricia Andrus (VEN) 11.82
Discus Throw  Isolina Vergara (COL) 40.12  Dalia Quintero (VEN) 35.44  Patricia Andrus (VEN) 35.25
Javelin Throw  Gladys González (VEN) 43.72  Ana López (PAN) 43.10  Nora Rodríguez (COL) 42.62
Pentathlon  Lucía Vaamonde (VEN) 4403  Edith Noeding (PER) 3834  Alicia Barrera (PER) 3544
4 x 100 metres relay  Panama 47.1  Venezuela 47.5  Colombia 48.1

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Venezuela 14 8 13 35
2  Colombia 11 8 7 26
3  Peru 5 12 7 24
4  Panama 2 3 2 7
5  Ecuador 0 0 2 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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 
  2. ^ CUADRO DE MEDALLISTAS ECUATORIANOS EN LA HISTORIA DE LOS J. D. B. POR EDICIÓN (in Spanish), Comité Olímpico Ecuatoriano, retrieved June 28, 2012 
  3. ^ BOLIVARIAN GAMES, Athletics Weekly, retrieved June 27, 2012