Athletics at the 1981 Bolivarian Games

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Athletics at the IX Bolivarian Games
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Host city Barquisimeto, Venezuela Venezuela
Date(s) December 4-14
Level Senior
Events 38 (23 men, 15 women)


Athletics competitions at the 1981 Bolivarian Games were held in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, between December 4-14, 1996.

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 38 events were contested, 23 by men and 15 by women.


Medal summary[edit]

Medal winners were published.[3]


Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Alfonso Petters (PAN) 10.81  Hipólito Brown (VEN) 10.84  Florencio Aguilar (PAN) 10.87
200 metres (wind: 3.0 m/s)  Héctor Daley (PAN) 21.01 w  Alfonso Petters (PAN) 21.13 w  Florencio Aguilar (PAN) 21.24 w
400 metres  Héctor Daley (PAN) 45.78  Ramón Reyes (VEN) 48.97  Erick Phillips (VEN) 47.31
800 metres  Ángel Román (VEN) 1:50.11  Gonzalo Huggins (VEN) 1:50.14  Luis Romero Lizardi (VEN) 1:50.48
1500 metres  Gonzalo Huggins (VEN) 3:45.54  Sidro Aular (VEN) 3:46.92  Jacinto Navarrete (COL) 3:48.94
5000 metres  Silvio Salazar (COL) 14:13.93  Jacinto Navarrete (COL) 14:19.86  José Zapata (VEN) 14:21.81
10000 metres  Silvio Salazar (COL) 29:41.99  Luis Tipán (ECU) 30:09.93  Jesús Zapata (VEN) 30:39.89
Marathon  Eduardo Castellanos (VEN) 2:23:07  Otoniel Atehortua (COL) 2:24:08  Luis Camacho (ECU) 2:24:53
3000 metres steeplechase  Lucirio Garrido (VEN) 9:01.81  Johnny Pérez (BOL) 9:02.90  Regino Munello (VEN) 9:17.73
110 metres hurdles  Nelson Rodríguez (VEN) 14.42  Elvis Cedeño (VEN) 14.49  Roberto Gonzáles (PER) 14.91
400 metres hurdles  José Davis (VEN) 52.28  Jesús Betancourt (COL) 52.65  Ricardo Diojo (COL) 53.01
High Jump  Oscar Orta (VEN) 2.08  Flavio Figueroa (COL) 2.03  Roberto Salazar (VEN) 2.00
Pole Vault  Carlos Faneit (VEN) 4.50  Manuel Fuentes (VEN) 4.40  Freddy Aberdeen (VEN) 3.90
Long Jump  Oswaldo Torres (VEN) 7.42  Henry Pastorelli (PER) 7.07
Triple Jump  Esteban Copland (VEN) 14.87  Juan Marcovich (PER) 14.77  Flavio Figueroa (COL) 14.68
Shot Put  William Romero (VEN) 15.58  José Carreño (VEN) 15.33  Wilfredo Jaimes (VEN) 14.50
Discus Throw  Luis Palacios (VEN) 49.38  Wilfredo Jaimes (VEN) 47.70  Douglas Fernández (VEN) 46.32
Hammer Throw  Edgar Yarce (COL) 54.10  Raúl Ramón (ECU) 51.72  Rafael Aranaga (VEN) 51.12
Javelin Throw  Eustacio de León (PAN) 71.06  Luis Lucumí (COL) 70.22  Douglas Fernández (VEN) 68.28
Decathlon  Freddy Aberdeen (VEN) 6743  Juan Ríos (VEN) 6620  Félix Marrubo (COL) 6298
20 Kilometres Road Walk  Querubín Moreno (COL) 1:37:56  Héctor Moreno (COL) 1:38:07  Mario Rodríguez (PAN) 1:41:15
4 x 100 metres relay  Panama 40.21  Venezuela 40.46  Colombia 41.35
4 x 400 metres relay  Venezuela 3:08.50  Colombia 3:13.22  Peru 3:22.66

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres (wind: 2.4 m/s)  Carmela Bolívar (PER) 11.91 w  Martha Meléndez (COL) 12.31 w  Nancy Guevara (VEN) 12.33 w
200 metres  Eucaris Caicedo (COL) 24.10  Carmela Bolívar (PER) 24.59  Ángela Mancilla (COL) 24.66
400 metres  Eucaris Caicedo (COL) 53.64  Florencia Chilberry (VEN) 55.19  Ángela Mancilla (COL) 55.40
800 metres  Marisela de Díaz (VEN) 2:10.49  Luz Villa (COL) 2:11.26  Virginia Davis (VEN) 2:12.44
1500 metres  Marisela de Díaz (VEN) 4:29.80  Elida Rodríguez (VEN) 4:34.87  Nancy Chiliquinga (ECU) 4:42.03
3000 metres  Marisela de Díaz (VEN) 9:59.97  Nancy Chiliquinga (ECU) 10:02.59  Mery Rojas (BOL) 10:09.43
100 metres hurdles  Nancy Vallecilla (ECU) 13.83  Angie Marie Regis (VEN) 14.10  Ingrid Castillo (VEN) 16.52
High Jump  Iraima Parra (VEN) 1.65  Alix Castillo (VEN) 1.55  Miraida Piñango (VEN) 1.50
Long Jump  Nancy Guevara (VEN) 6.00  Sorelis Bohórquez (VEN) 6.00  Tania Sangronis (VEN) 5.84
Shot Put  Magdalena Gómez (COL) 14.51  María Isabel Urrutia (COL) 13.34  Patricia Guerrero (PER) 13.20
Discus Throw  María Isabel Urrutia (COL) 42.76  Yunaira Piña (VEN) 42.64  Selene Saldarriaga (COL) 41.10
Javelin Throw  Mariela Riera (VEN) 48.94  Patricia Guerrero (PER) 47.78  Yunaira Piña (VEN) 47.12
Heptathlon  Nancy Vallecilla (ECU) 5375  Alix Castillo (VEN) 4749  Ingrid Castillo (VEN) 4626
4 x 100 metres relay  Colombia 45.8  Peru 47.5
4 x 400 metres relay  Colombia 3:44.38  Venezuela 3:50.72  Peru 4:12.90


Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Venezuela 20 18 18 56
2  Colombia 10 10 8 28
3  Panama 5 1 3 9
4  Ecuador 2 3 2 7
5  Peru 1 4 5 10
6  Bolivia 0 1 1 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