1968 South American Junior Championships in Athletics

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VII South American Junior Championships in Athletics
Host city São Paulo, Brazil Brazil
Date(s) September 8–14
Main stadium Estadio Atlético de São Bernardo do Campo
Level Junior
Participation about 176 athletes from
8 nations
Events 29

The seventh South American Junior Championships in Athletics were held in São Paulo, Brazil, at the Estadio Atlético de São Bernardo do Campo between September 8–14, 1968.[1]

Participation (unofficial)[edit]

Detailed result lists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[2] An unofficial count yields the number of about 176 athletes from about 8 countries: Argentina (39), Brazil (34), Chile (38), Colombia (5), Ecuador (5), Paraguay (17), Peru (23), Uruguay (15).

Medal summary[edit]

Medal winners are published for men[3] and women[4] Complete results can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[2]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Jimmy Sierra (COL) 10.8  Carlos Ripoli (ARG) 10.8  Paulo Matschinske (BRA) 11.0
200 metres  Jimmy Sierra (COL) 21.7  Carlos Bertotti (ARG) 22.2  Julio Torres (CHI) 22.4
400 metres  Carlos Bertotti (ARG) 49.4  Iván Varas (CHI) 49.8  Ricardo Rovira (URU) 50.1
800 metres  Atílio Alegre (BRA) 1:55.7  Iván Varas (CHI) 1:56.0  Ricardo Rovira (URU) 1:58.5
1500 metres  Víctor Ríos (CHI) 3:57.5  Atílio Alegre (BRA) 3:57.5  Abel Córdoba (ARG) 4:02.4
3000 metres  Víctor Ríos (CHI) 8:45.7  Rafael Baracaldo (COL) 8:49.9  David Sandoval (PER) 8:55.2
1500 metres steeplechase  Atílio Alegre (BRA) 4:18.7  Rafael Baracaldo (COL) 4:24.3  Ricardo Montero (CHI) 4:24.6
110 metres hurdles  Márcio Lomónaco (BRA) 15.7  Alfredo Guzmán (CHI) 16.1  Kiyoshi Mizukawa (BRA) 16.1
400 metres hurdles  Carlos Saavedra (CHI) 55.9  Alfredo Guzmán (CHI) 56.3  Jarbas Benck (BRA) 56.5
High jump  Luis Barrionuevo (ARG) 2.00  Luis Arbulú (PER) 2.00  Alberto Calio (ARG) 1.90
Pole vault  Ciro Valdés (COL) 3.70  Pedro Aratzabala (CHI) 3.60  Fernando Hoces (CHI) 3.60
Long jump  Eduardo Labalta (ARG) 7.14  Joel Dias (BRA) 6.93  Meberi Cuello (URU) 6.48
Triple jump  Joel Dias (BRA) 14.95  Miguel Zapata (COL) 14.13  Emilio Mazzeo (ARG) 13.88
Shot put  Juan Turri (ARG) 16.94  Cláudio Leal (BRA) 16.84  Paulo Matschinske (BRA) 15.42
Discus throw  Ronaldo Rascher (BRA) 39.62  Celso de Moraes (BRA) 39.12  José Deustua (PER) 38.52
Hammer throw  Celso de Moraes (BRA) 61.24  Tulio Tebaldi (PER) 49.68  Armando Fusaro (ARG) 49.54
Javelin throw  Álvaro Maururi (ECU) 52.24  Luis Cortina (ARG) 50.64  Oscar Raggio (ARG) 50.36
Pentathlon*  Jarbas Benck (BRA) 3694  Alberto Calio (ARG) 3476  Oscar Raggio (ARG) 3475
4 × 100 metres relay  Argentina 43.5  Chile 43.7  Brazil 43.7
4 × 400 metres relay  Argentina 3:20.9  Chile 3:22.0  Brazil 3:28.1

* = another source[2] rather states: Hexathlon

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Josefa Vicent (URU) 11.9  Victoria Roa (CHI) 12.0  Juana Mosquera (COL) 12.2
200 metres  Josefa Vicent (URU) 25.0  Victoria Roa (CHI) 25.5  Juana Mosquera (COL) 25.7
80 metres hurdles  Ana Akiko Omote (BRA) 11.8  Alicia Cantarini (ARG) 11.8  Paz Gallo (CHI) 12.3
High jump  Carolina Roche (ARG) 1.45  Sonia Neubauer (CHI) 1.45  Maria Custódio (BRA) 1.45
Long jump  Ana Akiko Omote (BRA) 5.65  Silvia Kinzel (CHI) 5.62  Patricia Morone (ARG) 5.25
Shot put  Gladys Ortega (ARG) 11.53  Neide Nakatsukasa (BRA) 11.05  Ana Julieta Scursoni (ARG) 10.60
Discus throw  Mirtha Salas (ARG) 35.98  Gladys Ortega (ARG) 35.96  Verónica Díaz (CHI) 32.18
Javelin throw  Ana Julieta Scursoni (ARG) 35.67  Gladys Ortega (ARG) 35.48  Irani Milani (BRA) 35.00
4 × 100 metres relay  Argentina 48.2  Chile 49.7  Uruguay 50.0

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Argentina 11 7 8 26
2  Brazil 9 5 8 22
3  Chile 3 12 5 20
4  Colombia 3 3 2 8
5  Uruguay 2 0 4 6
6  Ecuador 1 0 0 1
7  Peru 0 2 2 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Comienza Suramericano Atlético - Colombia disputa hoy las primeras competencias en el torneo de Sao Paolo", El Tiempo (in Spanish), p. 10 (original page no.: 19), September 8, 1968, retrieved November 1, 2012 
  2. ^ a b c World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), retrieved November 1, 2011 
  3. ^ SOUTH AMERICAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (MEN), Athletics Weekly, retrieved November 1, 2011 
  4. ^ SOUTH AMERICAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (WOMEN), Athletics Weekly, retrieved November 1, 2011 

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