Athletics at the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games

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Athletics at the XIX CAC Games
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Host stadium in San Salvador.
Host city San Salvador El Salvador
Date(s) 1-6 December 2002
Main stadium Estadio Jorge "Mágico" González
Participation 282 athletes from
28 nations
Events 43
Records set 6 Games records


The track and field competition at the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games was held at the Estadio Jorge "Mágico" González in San Salvador, El Salvador, between 1 and 6 December 2002. Results were reported and discussed in detail on a day-by-day basis.[1][2][3][4][5]

Medal summary[edit]

Detailed results were published.[6]

For full event details see Athletics at the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games – Results

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Dion Crabbe
 British Virgin Islands
10.28w Jesús Carrión
 Puerto Rico
10.32w Rolando Blanco
 Guatemala
10.34w
200 metres Juan Pedro Toledo
 Mexico
20.97 Christopher Williams
 Jamaica
21.04 José Carabalí
 Venezuela
21.13
400 metres Carlos Santa
 Dominican Republic
45.83 Lansford Spence
 Jamaica
46.31 Juan Pedro Toledo
 Mexico
46.79
800 metres José Manuel González
 Venezuela
1:48.71 Jermaine Myers
 Jamaica
1:48.89 Marvin Watts
 Jamaica
1:49.11
1500 metres Juan Luis Barrios
 Mexico
3:43.71 Alex Greaux
 Puerto Rico
3:45.75 Michael Tomlin
 Jamaica
3:49.33
5000 metres Pablo Olmedo
 Mexico
14:07.82 Freddy González
 Venezuela
14:08.45 José David Galván
 Mexico
14:11.95
10000 metres Pablo Olmedo
 Mexico
28:36.67 Teodoro Vega
 Mexico
28:42.86 William Naranjo
 Colombia
29:12.23
Marathon Procopio Franco
 Mexico
02:17:38 Luis Fonseca
 Venezuela
02:20:13 Juan Carlos Cardona
 Colombia
02:21:27
3000 metre steeplechase Alex Greaux
 Puerto Rico
8:42.39 Salvador Miranda
 Mexico
8:48.18 Néstor Nieves
 Venezuela
8:53.56
110 metres hurdles Dudley Dorival
 Haiti
13.82w Paulo Villar
 Colombia
13.94w Ricardo Melbourne
 Jamaica
14.02w
400 metres hurdles Oscar Juanz
 Mexico
50.46 Miguel García
 Dominican Republic
51.05 Roberto Carvajal
 Mexico
51.62
High jump Gerardo Martínez
 Mexico
2.18 Omar Camacho
 Puerto Rico
2.15 Gilmar Mayo
 Colombia
2.15
Pole Vault Dominic Johnson
 Saint Lucia
5.41 Jorge Tienda
 Mexico
5.00 Oscar Hernández
 El Salvador
4.70
Long jump Sergio Sauceda
 Mexico
7.48 José Mercedes
 Dominican Republic
7.32 Kevin Arthurton
 Saint Kitts and Nevis
7.26
Triple jump Alvin Rentería
 Colombia
15.57 Jhonny Rodríguez
 Venezuela
15.42 Wayne McSween
 Grenada
15.12
Shot put Yojer Medina
 Venezuela
19.63 Manuel Repollet
 Puerto Rico
16.93 José Ventura
 Dominican Republic
16.46
Discus throw Héctor Hurtado
 Venezuela
55.43 Alfredo Romero
 Puerto Rico
52.87 Yojer Medina
 Venezuela
51.98
Hammer throw Raúl Rivera
 Guatemala
65.99 Santos Vega
 Puerto Rico
65.35 Aldo Bello
 Venezuela
65.35
Javelin throw Manuel Fuenmayor
 Venezuela
75.32 Noraldo Palacios
 Colombia
75.11 Ronald Noguera
 Venezuela
74.91
20 kilometre road walk Alejandro López
 Mexico
1:26:32 Luis Fernando García
 Guatemala
1:27:51 Fredy Hernández
 Colombia
1:28:48
4 x 100 metres relay  Dominican Republic
Leonardo Matos
Juan Sainfleur
Luis Morillo
Yoel Báez
39.41  Venezuela
Juan Morillo
José Carabalí
William Hernández
Hely Ollarves
39.87  Trinidad and Tobago
Alvin Henry
Shane Dyer
Andre Brown
Dion Rodriguez
40.08
4 x 400 metres relay  Dominican Republic
Leonardo Matos
Gerardo Peralta
Carlos Santa
Felix Sánchez
3:04.15  Jamaica
Germaine Myers
Michael McDonald
Michael Williams
Lansford Spence
3:05.40  Venezuela
Danny Núñez
Jonathan Palma
Luis Luna
William Hernández
3:05.71

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Liliana Allen
 Mexico
11.34w Heather Samuel
 Antigua and Barbuda
11.44w Melocia Clarke
 Jamaica
11.57w
200 metres Liliana Allen
 Mexico
23.34 Norma González
 Colombia
23.73 Heather Samuel
 Antigua and Barbuda
24.13
400 metres Ana Guevara
 Mexico
51.87 Eliana Pacheco
 Venezuela
53.18 Clara Hernández
 Dominican Republic
53.81
800 metres Letitia Vriesde
 Suriname
2:04.50 Lizaira Del Valle
 Puerto Rico
2:06.09 Gabriela Medina
 Mexico
2:06.55
1500 metres Dulce Rodríguez
 Mexico
4:18.91 Korene Hinds
 Jamaica
4:22.03 Bertha Sánchez
 Colombia
4:27.75
5000 metres Dulce Rodríguez
 Mexico
16:38.92 Bertha Sánchez
 Colombia
16:39.23 Nora Rocha
 Mexico
16:42.18
Marathon Isabel Orellana
 Mexico
2:54:14 Paola Cabrera
 Mexico
2:56:05 Lourdes Cruz
 Puerto Rico
2:59:46
100 metres hurdles Dionne Rose-Henley
 Jamaica
13.67 Princesa Oliveros
 Colombia
13.72 Nadine Faustin
 Haiti
13.84
400 metres hurdles Yvonne Harrison
 Puerto Rico
57.39 Yamelis Ortiz
 Puerto Rico
57.52 Princesa Oliveros
 Colombia
57.72
High jump Juana Arrendel
 Dominican Republic
1.97 Romary Rifka
 Mexico
1.85 Catherine Ibargüen
 Colombia
1.79
Pole Vault Milena Agudelo
 Colombia
3.90 Alejandra Meza
 Mexico
3.80 Andrea Zambrana
 Puerto Rico
3.80
Long Jump María Espencer
 Dominican Republic
6.20 Yuridia Bustamante
 Mexico
6.11 Yesenia Rivera
 Puerto Rico
6.03
Triple jump María Espencer
 Dominican Republic
13.57 Catherine Ibargüen
 Colombia
13.17 Jennifer Arveláez
 Venezuela
13.10
Shot put Fior Vásquez
 Dominican Republic
17.04 Luz Dary Castro
 Colombia
15.98 Isabella Charles
 Dominica
12.84
Discus throw Luz Dary Castro
 Colombia
55.11 Flor Acosta
 Mexico
48.12 Ana Lucía Espinoza
 Guatemala
46.61
Hammer throw Amarilys Alméstica
 Puerto Rico
60.39 Violeta Guzmán
 Mexico
58.48 Nancy Guillén
 El Salvador
57.10
Javelin throw Zuleima Araméndiz
 Colombia
56.63 Sabina Moya
 Colombia
55.73 Nereida Ríos
 Mexico
46.51
Heptathlon Francia Manzanillo
 Dominican Republic
5279 Yudith Méndez
 Dominican Republic
5261 Nyota Peters
 Guyana
4657
20 kilometre road walk Victoria Palacios
 Mexico
1:36:16 Rosario Sánchez
 Mexico
1:36:44 Teresita Collado
 Guatemala
1:42:07
4 x 100 metres relay  Colombia
Digna Murillo
Melisa Murillo
Mirtha Brock
Princesa Oliveros
45.34  El Salvador
Marcela Navarro
Karla Hernández
Verónica Quijano
Aura Amaya
46.95  Jamaica
Melocia Clarke
Dionne Rose-Henley
Jenice Daley
Winsome Howell
50.62
4 x 400 metres relay  Mexico
America Rangel
Magaly Yánez
Gabriela Medina
Ana Guevara
3:31.24  Puerto Rico
Beatriz Cruz
Sandra Moya
Yamelis Ortiz
Militza Castro
3:35.94  Venezuela
Yusmelis García
Ángela Alfonso
Yenny Mejías
Eliana Pacheco
3:37.86

: Lorena de la Rosa from the  Dominican Republic was tested positive for nandrolone, she and here teams were disqualified.[7][8][9] Initially, she was 2nd in the 400m event (53.09s), 1st as member of the 4x100m relay team (44.90s), and 2nd as member of the 4x400m relay team (3:32.88min).

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Mexico 17 10 6 33
2 Dominican Republic 8 3 2 13
3 Colombia 5 8 7 20
4 Venezuela 4 5 8 17
5 Puerto Rico 3 9 3 15
6 Jamaica 1 5 5 11
7 Guatemala 1 1 3 5
8 Haiti 1 0 1 2
9 British Virgin Islands 1 0 0 1
Suriname 1 0 0 1
Saint Lucia 1 0 0 1
12 El Salvador 0 1 2 3
13 Antigua and Barbuda 0 1 1 2
14 Dominica 0 0 1 1
Saint Kitts and Nevis 0 0 1 1
Grenada 0 0 1 1
Guyana 0 0 1 1
Trinidad and Tobago 0 0 1 1

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 282 athletes from 28 countries participated.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (December 2, 2002), Guevara qualifies easily in San Salvador , as good jumps and throws occur in Havana, IAAF, retrieved August 14, 2012 
  2. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (December 3, 2002), ‘Aztec Queen’ leads Golden spree in El Salvador, IAAF, retrieved August 14, 2012 
  3. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (December 4, 2002), First Jamaican gold at CAC Games, IAAF, retrieved August 14, 2012 
  4. ^ Vriesde takes Surinam’s first gold and Allen completes third 100-200 double in CAC Games, IAAF, December 6, 2002, retrieved August 14, 2012 
  5. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (December 7, 2002), Guevara and Sanchez relays provide golden end to CAC Games, IAAF, retrieved August 14, 2012 
  6. ^ ATLETISMO JUEGOS DEPORTIVOS CAC, SAN SALVADOR 2002 - RESULTADOS (Actualizados hasta el 16 de diciembre de 2002) (in Spanish), ODECABE, 16 December 2002, retrieved January 12, 2015 
  7. ^ Membreño, O.; Carbajal, J. (27 December 2002), Una docena de medallas - Doce atletas que participaron en la justa regional que finalizó el pasado siete de diciembre dieron positivo en las pruebas antidopaje (in Spanish), El Diario de Hoy, retrieved January 13, 2015 
  8. ^ Odecabe confirma que cada federación sancionará los casos de dopaje (in Spanish), Diario Co Latino, 28 December 2002, retrieved January 13, 2015 
  9. ^ Carbajal, Jorge (23 March 2003), Más nandrolona - La nandrolona es una de las sustancias que más veces se encontró en los casos de dopaje (in Spanish), El Diario de Hoy, retrieved January 13, 2015