Athletics at the Central American Games

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Athletics competitions have been held at the quadrennial Central American Games that are open for member federations of the Central American Sports Organization (Spanish: Organización Deportiva Centroamericana) ORDECA since the inaugural edition 1973 in Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala. The 1981 games was cancelled due to the unstable political situation in the region. In 2006 the athletics events were not contested by Costa Rica, El Salvador or Panamá.[1] In 2010, Guatemala did not participate.


Games Year Host city Country Events
Men Women
I 1973 (details) Ciudad de Guatemala  Guatemala 24 14
II 1977 (details) San Salvador  El Salvador 23 14
III 1986 (details) Ciudad de Guatemala  Guatemala 24 16
IV 1990 (details) Tegucigalpa  Honduras 24 19
V 1994 (details) San Salvador  El Salvador 24 21
VI 1997 (details) San Pedro Sula  Honduras 24 22
VII 2001 (details) Ciudad de Guatemala  Guatemala 22 21
VIII 2006 (details) Managua  Nicaragua 21 15
IX 2010 (details) Ciudad de Panamá  Panama 20 19
X 2013 (details) San José  Costa Rica 20 21
XI 2017 (details) Managua  Nicaragua


Gold medal winners for the athletics events of the Central American Games were published.[1][2]

See also[edit]

List of Central American Games records in athletics

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b CENTRAL AMERICAN GAMES, Athletics Weekly, retrieved July 25, 2012 
  2. ^ Centroamericanos - Resultados en la historia (in Spanish),, archived from the original on September 19, 2012, retrieved August 10, 2012