Pan American Junior Athletics Championships

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The Pan American Junior Athletics Championships are a biennial sports event for track and field athletes from the Americas. They were first held in 1980.[1][2] The IAAF defines Junior as athletes who are 19 years of age or under.

Editions[edit]

Year City Country Date Venue
1 1980 Sudbury  Canada 29–31 August
2 1982 Barquisimeto  Venezuela 30 July – 1 August
3 1984 Nassau  Bahamas 23–25 August
4 1986 Winter Park  United States 4–6 July
5 1989 Santa Fe  Argentina 23–25 June
6 1991 Kingston  Jamaica 18–20 July
7 1993 Winnipeg  Canada 15–17 July
8 1995 Santiago  Chile 1–3 September
9 1997 Havana  Cuba 18–20 July
10 1999 Tampa  United States 9–11 July
11 2001 Santa Fe  Argentina 18–20 October Centro de Alto Rendimiento Deportivo Pedro Candioti
12 2003 Bridgetown  Barbados 18–20 July Barbados National Stadium
13 2005 Windsor  Canada 29–31 July University of Windsor Stadium
14 2007 São Paulo  Brazil 6–8 July Estádio Ícaro de Castro Melo
15 2009 Port of Spain  Trinidad and Tobago 31 July – 2 August Hasely Crawford Stadium
16 2011 Miramar  United States 22–24 July Ansin Sports Complex
17 2013 Medellin  Colombia 23–25 August Estadio Alfonso Galvis Duque
18 2015 Edmonton  Canada to be announced Foote Field

Championship records[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Meet Ref
100 m 10.03 (+0.7 m/s) Marcus Rowland  United States Trinidad and Tobago 2009 Port of Spain
200 m 20.13 (+0.0 m/s) WYB Usain Bolt  Jamaica Barbados 2003 Bridgetown
400 m 45.14 WYB Obea Moore  United States Chile 1995 Santiago
800 m 1:47.85 Joaquim Cruz  Brazil Canada 1980 Sudbury
1500 m 3:45.72 Mike Woods  Canada Canada 2005 Windsor
5000 m 14:12.11 Mohammed Ahmed  Canada Trinidad and Tobago 2009 Port of Spain
10000 m 29:28.6 Alejandro Villanueva  Mexico Argentina 1989 Santa Fe
110 m hurdles (99.0 cm) 13.08 (+2.0 m/s) WJR Wayne Davis  United States Trinidad and Tobago 2009 Port of Spain
400 m hurdles 49.31 William Wynne  United States Trinidad and Tobago 2009 Port of Spain
3000 m steeplechase 8:43.96 José Alberto Sánchez  Cuba Canada 2005 Windsor
High jump 2.27 m Javier Sotomayor  Cuba United States 1986 Winter Park
Pole vault 5.50 m Lawrence Johnson  United States Canada 1993 Winnipeg
Long jump 8.16 m Dion Bentley  United States Argentina 1989 Santa Fe
Triple jump 16.93 m (−0.5 m/s) David Giralt  Cuba Barbados 2003 Bridgetown
Shot put (6 kg) 20.36 m Mason Finley  United States Trinidad and Tobago 2009 Port of Spain
Discus throw (1.75 kg) 66.58 m Travis Smikle  Jamaica United States 2011 Miramar [3]
Hammer throw (6 kg) 78.38 m Reinier Mejías Cabrera  Cuba Trinidad and Tobago 2009 Port of Spain
Javelin throw 76.40 m Braian Toledo  Argentina United States 2011 Miramar [4]
Decathlon 7979 pts Kevin Lazas  United States United States 2011 Miramar [5]
10.92 (+2.8 m/s) (100 m), 7.30 m (+1.6 m/s) (long jump), 15.40 m (shot put), 1.91 m (high jump), 51.10 (400 m) /
14.35 (+2.2 m/s) (110 m hurdles), 43.90 m (discus), 4.90 m (pole vault), 60.34 m (javelin), 4:50.50 (1500 m)
10000 m walk (track) 39:50.73 Jefferson Pérez  Ecuador Canada 1993 Winnipeg
4×100 m relay 39.06 Keyth Talley
D'Angelo Cherry
Trevante Rhodes
Marcus Rowland
 United States Trinidad and Tobago 2009 Port of Spain
4×400 m relay 3:02.88 Elzie Coleman
Jeremy Wariner
Kenneth Fergusson
Ashton Collins
 United States Barbados 2003 Bridgetown

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Ref
100 m 11.22 (0.8 m/s) Chalonda Goodman  United States 2009 Trinidad and Tobago 2009 Port of Spain
200 m 22.70 (0.0 m/s) Anthonique Strachan  Bahamas 2011 United States 2011 Miramar [6]
400 m 51.72 Bobby-Gaye Wilkins  Jamaica 2007 Brazil 2007 São Paulo
800 m 2:03.70 Mairelín Fuentes  Cuba 1997 Cuba 1997 Havana
1500 m 4:16.07 Fabiana Da Silva  Brazil 1997 Cuba 1997 Havana
3000 m 9:16.05 Lisa Harvey  United States 1989 Argentina 1989 Santa Fe
5000 m 16:34.59 Yaremis Torres  Cuba 1997 Cuba 1997 Havana
100 m hurdles 13.02 (-0.8 m/s) Kristi Castlin  United States 2007 Brazil 2007 São Paulo
400 m hurdles 56.25 Queen Harrison  United States 2007 Brazil 2007 São Paulo
3000 m steeplechase 10:04.71 Sabine Heitling  Brazil 2005 Canada 2005 Windsor
High jump 1.90 m Ioamnet Quintero  Cuba 1991 Jamaica 1991 Kingston
Pole vault 4.40 m Alysha Newman  Canada 25 August 2013 Colombia 2013 Medellín [7]
Long jump 6.46 m (-0.4 m/s) Yudelkis Fernández  Cuba 2003 Barbados 2003 Bridgetown
Triple jump 13.89 m (0.0 m/s) Yudelkis Fernández  Cuba 2003 Barbados 2003 Bridgetown
Shot put 17.55 m Yumileidi Cumbá  United States 2009 Trinidad and Tobago 2009 Port of Spain
Discus throw 57.88 m Seilala Sua  United States 1997 Cuba 1997 Havana
Hammer throw 64.80 m Arasay Tondike  Cuba 2005 Canada 2005 Windsor
Javelin throw 53.93 m Megan Glasmann  United States 25 August 2013 Colombia 2013 Medellin [8]
Heptathlon 5600 pts Regla Cárdenas  Cuba 1993 Canada 1993 Winnipeg
(100 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (200 m) / (long jump), (javelin), (800 m)
10000 m walk (track) 48:15.78 Lorena Arenas  Colombia 2011 United States 2011 Miramar [9]
4×100 m relay 43.38  United States 1999 United States 1999 Tampa
4×400 m relay 3:23.70  Jamaica 1993 Canada 1993 Winnipeg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pan American Junior Championships". USATF. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "PAN AMERICAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". www.gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "2011 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships Complete Results". USATF. 24 July 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "2011 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships Complete Results". USATF. 24 July 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "2011 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships Complete Results". USATF. 24 July 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "2011 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships Complete Results". USATF. 24 July 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  7. ^ Eduardo Biscayart (26 August 2013). "Pole Vault highlights Pan-American Junior Championships". IAAF. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "2013 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships Results". www.americasathletics.org. 25 August 2013. Retrieved 25 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "2011 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships Complete Results". USATF. 24 July 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2011.