Athletics at the 2003 Pan American Games – Men's discus throw

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Athletics at the
2003 Pan American Games

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The final of the Men's Discus Throw event at the 2003 Pan American Games took place on Friday August 8, 2003. Jason Tunks won the first discus gold for Canada in the history of the Pan American Games.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Jason Tunks
 Canada
Silver Frank Casañas
 Cuba
Bronze Lois Maikel Martínez
 Cuba

Records[edit]

World Record  Jürgen Schult (GDR) 74.08 m June 6, 1986 East Germany Neubrandenburg, East Germany
Pan Am Record  Luis Delís (CUB) 67.32 m August 25, 1983 Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela

Results[edit]

Rank Athlete Throws Final
1 2 3 4 5 6 Result
1  Jason Tunks (CAN) 63.70 63.14 62.12 61.93 61.68 63.67 63.70 m
2  Frank Casañas (CUB) 60.21 60.04 61.32 62.52 62.61 X 62.61 m
3  Lois Maikel Martínez (CUB) 60.78 60.12 X 60.33 61.36 60.10 61.36 m
4  Josh Ralston (USA) 54.14 56.48 X X 59.57 X 59.57 m
5  Jorge Balliengo (ARG) X 53.43 59.39 X X 59.39 m
6  Doug Reynolds (USA) X 56.10 58.49 58.60 58.39 58.60 m
7  Eric Forshaw (CAN) 56.74 56.27 57.42 56.84 55.49 X 57.42 m
8  Marcelo Pugliese (ARG) 55.39 55.13 X 55.88 55.18 X 55.88 m
9  Expedi Peña (DOM) 48.39 48.09 51.33 51.33 m
10  Alleyne Lett (GRN) X 47.22 40.84 47.22 m

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