1980 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships

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I Pan American Junior Athletics Championships
Host city Sudbury, Canada Canada
Date(s) August 29–31
Level Junior
Participation about 217 athletes from
17 nations
Events 38

The 1st Pan American Junior Athletics Championships were held in Sudbury, Ontario, on August 29–31, 1980.

Participation (unofficial)[edit]

Detailed result lists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1] An unofficial count yields the number of about 217 athletes from about 17 countries: Argentina (3), Bahamas (7), Barbados (2), Bermuda (4), Brazil (15), Canada (58), Chile (4), Dominican Republic (12), Guatemala (6), Guyana (2), Jamaica (7), Mexico (8), Panama (1), Suriname (2), Trinidad and Tobago (6), United States (67), Venezuela (13).

Medal summary[edit]

Medal winners are published.[2] Complete results can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Carl Lewis (USA) 10.43  Calvin Smith (USA) 10.51  Tony Sharpe (CAN) 10.56
200 metres  Carl Lewis (USA) 20.72w  Calvin Smith (USA) 20.94w  Héctor Daley (PAN) 20.98w
400 metres  Héctor Daley (PAN) 46.12  Bill Hartson (USA) 47.12  Tim Bethune (CAN) 47.22
800 metres  Joaquim Cruz (BRA) 1:47.85  John Marshall (USA) 1:48.44  Doug Wournell (CAN) 1:49.34
1500 metres  Joaquim Cruz (BRA) 3:49.96  Doug Wournell (CAN) 3:50.93  Vince Draddy (USA) 3:51.39
5000 metres  Arturo Barrios (MEX) 14:53.30  John Zishka (USA) 14:53.78  Dennis Stark (CAN) 15:02.51
2000 metres steeplechase  Rich Garcia (USA) 5:43.2  Rafael Colmenares (VEN) 5:44.6  Arturo Barrios (MEX) 5:46.0
110 metres hurdles  Rodney Wilson (USA) 13.71  Cletus Clark (USA) 14.13  Mark McKoy (CAN) 14.42
400 metres hurdles  Elías de Fonseca (BRA) 50.70  Don Ward (USA) 52.14  Eric Spence (CAN) 53.37
High jump  Lee Balkin (USA) 2.21  Noel McIntyre (CAN) 2.10  Ron Jones (USA)
 Delroy Poyser (JAM)
2.05
Pole vault  Dave Woolley (CAN) 4.60  Marcelo Cibié (CHI) 4.45  Bob Ferguson (CAN) 4.30
Long jump  Larry Clemons (USA) 7.52  Jake Howard (USA) 7.12  Michel Boutet (CAN) 7.00
Triple jump  Simon Ware (USA) 15.28  Dwayne Rudd (USA) 15.18  Lyndon Sands (BAH) 15.05
Shot put  Scott Jennings (USA) 17.05  Johnny Neilsen (CAN) 16.99  John Brenner (USA) 16.57
Discus throw  Lance Deal (USA) 56.18  Alan Baginski (USA) 51.14  Kevin Tait (CAN) 45.60
Hammer throw  Pedro Rivail Atílio (BRA) 57.56  Alan Baginski (USA) 53.96  Rogério Karpinski (BRA) 50.28
Javelin throw  Mike Barnett (USA) 73.04  John Udvari (CAN) 68.00  Juan de la Garza (MEX) 66.96
Decathlon  Steve Erickson (USA) 6639  Ronaldo Alcaraz (BRA) 6443  Keith Stewart (USA) 6252
10,000 metres track walk  Marcelino Colín (MEX) 43:32.20  Guillaume Leblanc (CAN) 43:39.45  François Lapointe (CAN) 46:55.88
4 × 100 metres relay  United States
Carl Lewis
Ken Robinson
Calvin Smith
Raymond Threatt
39.61  Jamaica
Al Lawrence
Earle Laing
Richard Lee
Leroy Reid
40.95  Canada
Michael Dwyer
Ben Johnson
Tony Sharpe
Chris Brandy
41.11
4 × 400 metres relay  United States
Bill Hartson
Jeffrey White
Zeke Jefferson
Jeff Hill
3:08.60  Canada
Clement Grant
Tim Bethune
Tom Hinds
Eric Spence
3:13.17  Venezuela
Douglas Murillo
Oswaldo Zea
Aaron Phillips
Luis Lizardi
3:16.59

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Angela Bailey (CAN) 11.55  Michele Glover (USA) 11.61  Sharon Ware (USA) 11.82
200 metres  Angela Bailey (CAN) 23.44w  Michele Glover (USA) 23.56w  Diane Jefferson (USA) 24.22w
400 metres  Charmaine Crooks (CAN) 53.61  Faye Paige (USA) 53.97  Cathy Rattray (JAM) 54.01
800 metres  Joetta Clark (USA) 2:05.65  Kim Gallagher (USA) 2:06.52  Nancy Rettie (CAN) 2:07.88
1500 metres  Nancy Rettie (CAN) 4:24.21  Mónica Regonessi (CHI) 4:25.79  Birgit Otto (CAN) 4:31.32
3000 metres  Vickie Cook (USA) 9:24.8  Sylvia Ruegger (CAN) 9:25.6  Kate Wiley (CAN) 9:27.0
100 metres hurdles  Sherifa Sanders (USA) 14.44  Carol Lewis (USA) 14.62  Karen Nelson (CAN) 14.93
400 metres hurdles  Felicia Candelario (DOM) 60.13  Peggy Sweeney (CAN) 60.85  Tracy Nelson (USA) 60.96
High jump  Liliana Arigoni (ARG) 1.82  Linda McCurdy (CAN) 1.76  Sue Lind (USA) 1.73
Long jump  Jackie Joyner (USA) 6.18  Karen Nelson (CAN) 6.04  Yvonne Coelho (CAN) 5.86
Shot put  Susie Ray (USA) 13.82  Cindy Crapper (CAN) 13.46  Cindy Johnson (USA) 13.02
Discus throw  Leslie Deniz (USA) 49.64  Carol Cady (USA) 49.04  Liz Polyak (CAN) 44.40
Javelin throw  Lynda Hughes (USA) 51.68  Martha Hart (CAN) 51.62  Sonya Smith (BER) 49.50
Heptathlon  Theresa Lenardon (CAN) 5297  Sharon Hatfield (USA) 5143  Connie Polman-Tuin (CAN) 4879
3000 metres Track Walk  Ann Peel (CAN) 14:39.47  Hélène Daviau (CAN) 15:07.09  Susan Ruiz (USA) 15:41.29
4 × 100 metres relay  United States 44.61  Dominican Republic 48.63
4 × 400 metres relay  United States 3:38.95  Canada 3:44.98  Dominican Republic 4:12.95

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 22 18 10 50
2  Canada 7 14 18 39
3  Brazil 4 1 1 6
4  Mexico 2 0 2 4
5  Dominican Republic 1 1 1 3
6  Panama 1 0 1 2
7  Argentina 1 0 0 1
8  Chile 0 2 0 2
9  Jamaica 0 1 2 3
10  Venezuela 0 1 1 2
11  Bahamas 0 0 1 1
12  Bermuda 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), retrieved October 24, 2011 
  2. ^ "PAN AMERICAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 24, 2011 

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