Athletics at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games

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Athletics at the XX CAC Games
Estadio cartagena.jpg
The host stadium
Host city Cartagena, Colombia Colombia
Date(s) July 25–29
Main stadium Estadio Pedro de Heredia
Participation 444 athletes from
31 nations
Events 44
Records set 10 Games records


The athletics competition at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games took place at the Estadio Pedro de Heredia in Cartagena, Colombia and lasted from July 25 to July 29. There were 23 events for men and 21 for women. A total of ten Games records were broken at the competition, in addition to a number of national records.

The events were dominated by Cuban athletes, whereas teams like Jamaica did not send their strongest athletes. With 21 gold medals, Cuba won nearly half of the events and 45 medals were won by the country's athletes. Mexico was the next most successful nation, winning eight golds and fourteen medals overall. The hosts Colombia took third place on the medal tally, having won four golds, but also had the second greatest medal haul with nineteen in total. Jamaica, the Netherlands Antilles and Panama were the only other nations at the competition to win two golds or more.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Churandy Martina
 Netherlands Antilles
10.06 GR Derrick Atkins
 Bahamas
10.13 Jacey Harper
 Trinidad and Tobago
10.33
200 metres
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Xavier Brown
 Jamaica
20.74 Hawar Murillo
 Colombia
20.78 Andrew Hinds
 Barbados
20.83
400 metres
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Yeimer López
 Cuba
45.28 Alleyne Francique
 Grenada
45.44 Arismendy Peguero
 Dominican Republic
45.55
800 metres
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Andy González
 Cuba
1:46.26 Sherridan Kirk
 Trinidad and Tobago
1:46.55 Maury Castillo
 Cuba
1:47.60
1500 metres
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Juan Luis Barrios
 Mexico
3:42.52 David Freeman
 Puerto Rico
3:43.84 Maury Castillo
 Cuba
3:43.93
5000 metres
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Juan Luis Barrios
 Mexico
14:09.08 Alejandro Suárez
 Mexico
14:10.58 Norbert Gutiérrez
 Cuba
14:13.50
10,000 metres
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José David Galván
 Mexico
29:40.08 Javier Alexander Guarín
 Colombia
29:41.51 Norbert Gutiérrez
 Cuba
29:50.53
110 m hurdles
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Dayron Robles
 Cuba
13.12 GR Paulo César Villar
 Colombia
13.29 NR/AR= Yoel Hernández
 Cuba
13.51
400 m hurdles
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Bayano Kamani
 Panama
49.44 Ian Weakley
 Jamaica
49.74 Bryan Steele
 Jamaica
50.12
3000 m steeplechase
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Alex Greaux
 Puerto Rico
8:44.51 Néstor Nieves
 Venezuela
8:44.86 José Alberto Sánchez
 Cuba
8:46.05
20 km race walk
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Luis Fernando López
 Colombia
1:24:20 Eder Sánchez
 Mexico
1:26:30 Luis Fernando García
 Guatemala
1:29:50
Marathon
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Procopio Franco
 Mexico
2:24:35 Juan Carlos Cardona
 Colombia
2:27:43 Alfredo Arevalo
 Guatemala
2:28:27
4 × 100 m relay
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 Netherlands Antilles
Brian Mariano
Prince Kwidama
Jairo Duzant
Churandy Martina
39.29  Bahamas
Adrian Griffith
Derrick Atkins
Rodney Green
Dominic Demeritte
39.44  Jamaica
Lerone Clarke
Xavier Brown
Herbert McGregor
Carl Barrett
39.45
4 × 400 m relay
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 Jamaica
Sanjay Ayre
Leford Green
Ricardo Chambers
Bryan Steele
3:01.78 GR  Trinidad and Tobago
Renny Quow
Kevon Pierre
Jamil James
Damion Barry
3:02.65  Dominican Republic
Félix Sánchez
Arismendi Peguero
Carlos Santa
Yoel Tapia
3:03.25
High jump
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Gilmar Mayo
 Colombia
2.19 Trevor Barry
 Bahamas
2.16 Gerardo Martínez
 Mexico
2.16
Pole vault
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Robinson Pratt
 Mexico
5.50 NR Dominic Johnson
 Saint Lucia
5.20 David Rojas
 Colombia
4.60
Long jump
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Irving Saladino
 Panama
8.29 Iván Pedroso
 Cuba
7.92 Ibrahim Camejo
 Cuba
7.83
Triple jump
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Yoandri Betanzos
 Cuba
17.46 GR Alexis Copello
 Cuba
16.85 Wilbert Walker
 Jamaica
16.35
Shot put
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Dorian Scott
 Jamaica
20.34 NR[1] Alexis Paumier
 Cuba
18.26 Reynaldo Proenza
 Cuba
18.03
Discus throw
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Yunior Lastre
 Cuba
57.00 Jason Morgan
 Jamaica
56.56 Héctor Hurtado
 Venezuela
52.60
Hammer throw
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Noleysi Bicet
 Cuba
69.56 Iosvany Suárez
 Cuba
67.62 Aldo Bello
 Venezuela
62.55
Javelin throw
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Guillermo Martínez
 Cuba
84.91 GR Yudel Moreno
 Cuba
78.44 Noraldo Palacios
 Colombia
74.10
Decathlon
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Alexis Chivas
 Cuba
7551 Carlos Paterson
 Cuba
7203 Andrés Horacio Mantilla
 Colombia
7157

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Women[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Tahesia Harrigan
 British Virgin Islands
11.15 Laverne Jones
 U.S. Virgin Islands
11.50 Virgil Hodge
 Saint Kitts and Nevis
11.52
200 metres
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Roxana Díaz
 Cuba
22.76 GR Virgil Hodge
 Saint Kitts and Nevis
23.09 Jade Bailey
 Barbados
23.32
400 metres
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Ana Guevara
 Mexico
50.99 Hazel-Ann Regis
 Grenada
51.16 Kineke Alexander
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
52.04
800 metres
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Zulia Calatayud
 Cuba
2:05.26 Rosibel García
 Colombia
2:05.78 Gabriela Medina
 Mexico
2:06.15
1500 metres
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Rosibel García
 Colombia
4:18.29 GR Yuneisy Santiusty
 Cuba
4:19.32 Lysaira del Valle
 Puerto Rico
4:21.84
5000 metres
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Bertha Sánchez
 Colombia
16:17:13 Dulce Maria Rodriguez
 Mexico
16:18.15 Madaí Pérez
 Mexico
16:19.38
Marathon
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Maria Elena Valencia
 Mexico
2:45:49 Yailén García
 Cuba
2:51:43 Iglandini González
 Colombia
2:54:05
100 m hurdles
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Anay Tejeda
 Cuba
12.86 Nadine Faustin
 Haiti
12.91 Toni-Ann D'Oyley
 Jamaica
13.10
400 m hurdles
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Daimí Pernía
 Cuba
55.32 Josanne Lucas
 Trinidad and Tobago
55.60 Melaine Walker
 Jamaica
55.97
20 km race walk
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Cristina López
 El Salvador
1:38:26 Evelyn Núñez
 Guatemala
1:39:37 Sandra Zapata
 Colombia
1:41.37
4 × 100 m relay
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 Cuba
Virgen Benavides
Misleidys Lazo
Roxana Díaz
Anay Tejeda
43.29  Colombia
Yomara Hinestroza
Felipa Palacios
Darlenys Obregón
Norma González
44.32  Bahamas
Savatheda Fynes
Shandra Brown
Tamica Clarke
T-Shonda Webb
44.34
4 × 400 m relay
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 Mexico
Ruth Grajeda
Ana Guevara
Gabriela Medina
Mayra González
3:29.92  Jamaica
Clora Williams
Shevon Stoddart
Melaine Walker
Althea Chambers
3:32.86  Cuba
Ana Peña
Daimi Pernía
Yenima Arencibia
Zulia Calatayud
3:36.34
High jump
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Juana Arrendel
 Dominican Republic
1.93 Catherine Ibargüen
 Colombia
1.88 Levern Spencer
 Saint Lucia
1.88
Pole vault
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Maryoris Sánchez
 Cuba
4.10 GR Yarisley Silva
 Cuba
3.95 Keisa Monterola
 Venezuela
3.85
Long jump
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Yudelkis Fernández
 Cuba
6.37 Catherine Ibargüen
 Colombia
6.36 Tanika Liburd
 Saint Kitts and Nevis
6.23
Triple jump
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Mabel Gay
 Cuba
14.20 Yudelkis Fernández
 Cuba
13.87 Johana Triviño
 Colombia
13.71
Shot put
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Yumileidi Cumbá
 Cuba
19.31 Misleydis González
 Cuba
18.80 Cleopatra Borel
 Trinidad and Tobago
18.33
Discus throw
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Yania Ferrales
 Cuba
59.70 Yarelis Barrios
 Cuba
58.22 Keisha Walkes
 Barbados
48.10
Hammer throw
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Yipsi Moreno
 Cuba
70.22 GR Yunaika Crawford
 Cuba
67.88 Johana Moreno
 Colombia
65.51 NR
Javelin throw
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Sonia Bisset
 Cuba
63.30 NR Osleidys Menéndez
 Cuba
59.94 Laverne Eve
 Bahamas
57.29
Heptathlon
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Yuleidis Limonta
 Cuba
5952 GR Juana Castillo
 Dominican Republic
5664 Gretchen Quintana
 Cuba
5584

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Medal table[edit]

Cuban hurdler Dayron Robles broke a games record to win his gold medal.
Ana Guevara of Mexico retained her 400 m title from 2002.
Churandy Martina won both golds for the Netherlands Antilles.
Key
  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Cuba 21 14 10 45
2  Mexico 8 3 3 14
3  Colombia 4 8 7 19
4  Jamaica 2 3 5 9
5=  Netherlands Antilles 2 0 0 2
5=  Panama 2 0 0 2
7  Dominican Republic 1 1 2 4
8  Puerto Rico 1 1 1 3
9=  British Virgin Islands 1 0 0 1
9=  El Salvador 1 0 0 1
11=  Bahamas 0 3 2 5
11=  Trinidad and Tobago 0 3 2 5
13  Grenada 0 2 0 2
14  Venezuela 0 1 3 4
15=  Guatemala 0 1 2 3
15=  Saint Kitts and Nevis 0 1 2 3
17  Saint Lucia 0 1 1 2
18=  Haiti 0 1 0 1
18=  U.S. Virgin Islands 0 1 0 1
20  Barbados 0 0 3 3
21  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0 0 1 1
Total 43 44 44 131
  • Note: Medal count excludes Dorian Scott's gold in the men's shot put as he was disqualified from the competition after a positive test for marijuana.[1]

Participating nations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Doping Rule Violation. IAAF (2007-04-24). Retrieved on 2010-08-30.
Reports

External links[edit]