Athletics at the 1985 Bolivarian Games

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Athletics at the X Bolivarian Games
Estadiocuenca.JPG
Estadio Alejandro Serrano Aguilar (2011)
Host city Cuenca, Ecuador Ecuador
Date(s) November 9-18
Main stadium Estadio Alejandro Serrano Aguilar
Level Senior
Events 37 (21 men, 16 women)


Athletics competitions at the 1985 Bolivarian Games were held at the Estadio Alejandro Serrano Aguilar in Cuenca, Ecuador, between November 9-18, 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 37 events were contested, 21 by men and 16 by women.


Medal summary[edit]

Medal winners were published.[3]


Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Luis Smith (PAN) 10.99 A  Juan Villamizar (COL) 11.02 A  Juan Romero (VEN) 11.08 A
200 metres  Nelson Oquendo (VEN) 21.88 A  Iván Romero (VEN) 22.11 A  Luis Smith (PAN) 22.16 A
400 metres  Henry Aguiar (VEN) 48.99 A  Javier Bermúdez (COL) 49.77 A  Norman Popo (COL) 49.95 A
800 metres  José López (VEN) 1:55.4 A  Félix Inado (PER) 1:57.0 A  Héctor Saavedra (COL) 1:57.2 A
1500 metres  José López (VEN) 4:06.5 A  José Manjarret (VEN) 4:07.6 A  Herder Vásquez (COL) 4:08.1 A
5000 metres  Herder Vásquez (COL) 16:08.5 A  Ricaurte Oviedo (COL) 16:10.7 A  Juan José Castillo (PER) 16:15.2 A
2000 metres steeplechase  Juan José Castillo (PER) 6:08.99 A  Félix Inado (PER) 6:09.94 A  Oscar Díaz (COL) 6:15.19 A
110 metres hurdles  Miguel Saldarriaga (COL) 15.0 A  José Duque (VEN) 15.2 A  Roberto Sensi (PAN) 15.5 A
400 metres hurdles  Luis Bello (VEN) 54.81 A  Gonzalo González (VEN) 55.58 A  Alberto Izu (PER) 55.88 A
High Jump  Santiago Lozada (PER) 2.10 A  Adolfredo Jiménez (VEN) 1.96 A  Valery Abugattás (PER) 1.96 A
Pole Vault  Miguel Saldarriaga (COL) 4.50 A  Dean Torres (ECU) 4.40 A  Javier Parra (COL) 4.20 A
Long Jump  Ángel Tovar (VEN) 7.40 A  Javier Castañeda (COL) 7.16 A  Nelson Covis (VEN) 7.04 A
Triple Jump  Sergio Saavedra (VEN) 15.27 A  Miguel Padrón (VEN) 15.17 A  Ricardo Valiente (PER) 15.16 A
Shot Put  Alberto Farías (VEN) 15.29 A  Alberto Auad (ECU) 14.59 A  Efrén Sánchez (VEN) 14.51 A
Discus Throw  Oswaldo Benamu (VEN) 40.96 A  William Márquez (VEN) 39.64 A  Guido Rossi (PER) 37.20 A
Hammer Throw  Carlos Gamboa (VEN) 54.06 A  José Rivas (VEN) 52.80 A  Roberto Lozano (COL) 52.48 A
Javelin Throw  Luis Carrasco (VEN) 61.28 A  Roberto Espinoso (VEN) 60.82 A  Pedro Cortez (COL) 56.42 A
Decathlon  Dionisio Lugo (VEN) 6002 A  Víctor Rojas (VEN) 5838 A  Dean Torres (ECU) 5518 A
10000 metres Track Walk  Álvaro López (COL) 46:24.1 A  José Moreno (COL) 46:24.4 A  Juan Rojas (ECU) 47:40.6 A
4 x 100 metres relay  Venezuela 41.48 A  Colombia 42.73 A  Peru 42.79 A
4 x 400 metres relay  Colombia 3:18.9 A  Venezuela 3:20.9 A  Ecuador 3:24.4 A

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Elia Mera (COL) 12.45 A  Susana Mentor (VEN) 12.55 A  Zuleika Beard (PAN) 12.56 A
200 metres  Ximena Restrepo (COL) 24.93 A  Zuleika Beard (PAN) 25.66 A  Audrey González (VEN) 25.87 A
400 metres  Valeria López (ECU) 58.16 A  Esthela Kelly (PAN) 58.67 A  Elke Borodt (BOL) 59.38 A
800 metres  Milexa Figueroa (VEN) 2:18.71 A  Elvia Lopera (COL) 2:20.22 A  Mihusa Mancilla (BOL) 2:22.91 A
1500 metres  Martha Palomino (PER) 5:00.38 A  Wilma Guerra (ECU) 5:02.09 A  Elvia Aucancela (ECU) 5:05.01 A
3000 metres  Martha Palomino (PER) 11:03.90 A  Wilma Guerra (ECU) 11:08.90 A  Esperanza Sierra (COL) 11:15.69 A
100 metres hurdles  Mirtha Blanco (VEN) 15.25 A  Susana Letts (PER) 15.34 A  Xiomara Hernández (VEN) 16.38 A
200 metres hurdles  Adriana Martínez (ECU) 30.03 A  Magaly Flores (VEN) 30.14 A  Xiomara Hernández (VEN) 30.47 A
High Jump  Fernanda Mosquera (COL) 1.71 A  Ilon Bohman (ECU) 1.61 A  Mary Brito (VEN) 1.61 A
Long Jump  Deborah de Souza (PER) 5.49 A  Carmen Rodríguez (VEN) 5.41 A  Audrey González (VEN) 5.39 A
Shot Put  Jenny Quintero (VEN) 12.73 A  Lila Morales (VEN) 11.32 A  Samara Buenaños (COL) 11.14 A
Discus Throw  Jenny Quintero (VEN) 44.92 A  Magaly Centeno (VEN) 44.34 A  Elvira Yufra (PER) 41.34 A
Javelin Throw  Dorelis Quiñónez (VEN) 41.40 A  Deisy Córdova (VEN) 40.06 A  Janeth Vazques (COL) 37.22 A
Heptathlon  Mary Brito (VEN) 3942 A  Maureen Reyes (VEN) 3621 A  Malú Crousillat (PER) 3275 A
4 x 100 metres relay  Colombia 47.89 A  Venezuela 48.59 A  Peru 49.69 A
4 x 400 metres relay  Colombia 3:58.22 A  Venezuela 4:02.26 A  Ecuador 4:02.88 A


Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Venezuela 19 20 8 47
2  Colombia 10 7 10 27
3  Peru 5 3 9 17
4  Ecuador 2 5 5 12
5  Panama 1 2 3 6
6  Bolivia 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