Athletics at the 2011 Pan American Games – Women's discus throw

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Women's discus throw at the XVI Pan American Games
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Venue Telmex Athletics Stadium
Dates October 28
Competitors 11 from 8 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Cuba
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Cuba
Athletics at
the 2011 Pan American Games

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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The women's discus throw event of the athletics events at the 2011 Pan American Games was held the 28 of October at the Telmex Athletics Stadium.[1][2] The defending Pan American Games champion is Yarelys Barrios of the Cuba.

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:

World record  Gabriele Reinsch (GER) 76.80 Neubrandenburg, East Germany July 9, 1988
Pan American Games record  Maritza Martén (CUB) 65.58 Indianapolis, United States August 10, 1987

Qualification[edit]

Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) was able to enter up to two entrants providing they had met the minimum standard (48.50) in the qualifying period (January 1, 2010 to September 14, 2011).[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
October 28, 2011 15:00 Final

Results[edit]

All distances shown are in meters:centimeters

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Final[edit]

The final was held on October 28.

Rank Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Yarelys Barrios Cuba 66.40 62.88 x 63.13 63.41 61.39 66.40 PR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Aretha Thurmond United States 57.59 56.69 57.75 59.16 59.53 x 59.53
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Denia Caballero Cuba 58.63 x 57.42 x x 54.82 58.63
4 Gia Lewis-Smallwood United States x 51.92 52.08 57.34 x x 57.34
5 Karen Gallardo Chile 54.10 57.13 56.06 57.17 x x 57.17
6 Rocío Comba Argentina x 54.12 x 56.05 x 54.98 56.05 SB
7 Fernanda Raquel Borges Brazil x 52.75 52.53 x 54.56 53.75 54.56
8 Elisângela Adriano Brazil x x 54.08 x 53.46 x 54.08
9 Allison Randall Jamaica 45.96 49.42 50.90 50.90
10 Irais Estrada Mexico 44.66 47.58 49.52 49.52
11 Brittni Borrero Puerto Rico 46.87 x x 46.87

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