Pan American Junior Athletics Championships

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The Pan American Junior Athletics Championships are a biennial sports event for track and field organized by the Association of Panamerican Athletics (APA) open for junior (U20) athletes from member and associate member associations. They were first held in 1980.[1][2] The IAAF defines Junior as athletes who are 19 years of age or under.

Editions[edit]

Year City Country Date Venue
1 1980 Sudbury  Canada 29–31 August
2 1982 Barquisimeto  Venezuela 30 July – 1 August
3 1984 Nassau  Bahamas 23–25 August
4 1986 Winter Park  United States 4–6 July
5 1989 Santa Fe  Argentina 23–25 June Centro de Alto Rendimiento Deportivo Pedro Candioti
6 1991 Kingston  Jamaica 18–20 July
7 1993 Winnipeg  Canada 15–17 July
8 1995 Santiago  Chile 1–3 September
9 1997 Havana  Cuba 18–20 July
10 1999 Tampa  United States 9–11 July
11 2001 Santa Fe  Argentina 18–20 October Centro de Alto Rendimiento Deportivo Pedro Candioti
12 2003 Bridgetown  Barbados 18–20 July Barbados National Stadium
13 2005 Windsor  Canada 29–31 July University of Windsor Stadium
14 2007 São Paulo  Brazil 6–8 July Estádio Ícaro de Castro Melo
15 2009 Port of Spain  Trinidad and Tobago 31 July – 2 August Hasely Crawford Stadium
16 2011 Miramar  United States 22–24 July Ansin Sports Complex
17 2013 Medellin  Colombia 23–25 August Atanasio Girardot Sports Complex
18 2015 Edmonton  Canada 31 July–2 August Foote Field

Championship records[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.03 (+0.7 m/s) Marcus Rowland  United States 2009 2009 Championships Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
200 m 20.13 (+0.0 m/s) WYB Usain Bolt  Jamaica July 2003 2003 Championships Barbados Bridgetown, Barbados
400 m 45.14 WYB Obea Moore  United States September 1995 1995 Championships Chile Santiago, Chile
800 m 1:47.85 Joaquim Cruz  Brazil August 1980 1980 Championships Canada Greater Sudbury, Canada
1500 m 3:45.72 Mike Woods  Canada July 2005 2005 Championships Canada Windsor, Canada
5000 m 14:12.11 Mohammed Ahmed  Canada 2009 2009 Championships Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
10000 m 29:28.6 Alejandro Villanueva  Mexico June 1989 1989 Championships Argentina Santa Fe, Argentina
110 m hurdles (99.0 cm) 13.08 (+2.0 m/s) WJR Wayne Davis  United States 2009 2009 Championships Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
400 m hurdles 49.31 William Wynne  United States 2009 2009 Championships Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
3000 m steeplechase 8:43.96 José Alberto Sánchez  Cuba July 2005 2005 Championships Canada Windsor, Canada
High jump 2.27 m Javier Sotomayor  Cuba July 1986 1986 Championships United States Winter Park, United States
Pole vault 5.50 m Lawrence Johnson  United States July 1993 1993 Championships Canada Winnipeg, Canada
Long jump 8.16 m Dion Bentley  United States June 1989 1989 Championships Argentina Santa Fe, Argentina
Triple jump 16.93 m (−0.5 m/s) David Giralt  Cuba July 2003 2003 Championships Barbados Bridgetown, Barbados
Shot put (6 kg) 20.36 m Mason Finley  United States 2009 2009 Championships Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Discus throw (1.75 kg) 66.58 m Travis Smikle  Jamaica July 2011 2011 Championships United States Miramar, United States [3]
Hammer throw (6 kg) 80.21 m Humberto Mansilla  Chile 2 August 2015 2015 Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [4]
Javelin throw 76.40 m Braian Toledo  Argentina July 2011 2011 Championships United States Miramar, United States [5]
Decathlon 8037 pts Harrison Williams  United States 31 July – 1 August 2015 2015 Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [6]
10.67 (+2.9 m/s) (100 m), 6.98 m (+3.7 m/s) (long jump), 13.71 m (shot put), 2.03 m (high jump), 48.28 (400 m) /
14.41 (-1.0 m/s) (110 m hurdles), 39.68 m (discus), 5.00 m (pole vault), 51.77 m (javelin), 4:29.20 (1500 m)
10000 m walk (track) 39:50.73 Jefferson Pérez  Ecuador July 1993 1993 Championships Canada Winnipeg, Canada
4×100 m relay 39.06 Keyth Talley
D'Angelo Cherry
Trevante Rhodes
Marcus Rowland
 United States 2009 2009 Championships Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
4×400 m relay 3:02.88 Elzie Coleman
Jeremy Wariner
Kenneth Fergusson
Ashton Collins
 United States July 2003 2003 Championships Barbados Bridgetown, Barbados

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 11.22 (0.8 m/s) Chalonda Goodman  United States 2009 2009 Championships Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
200 m 22.70 (0.0 m/s) Anthonique Strachan  Bahamas July 2011 2011 Championships United States Miramar, United States [7]
400 m 51.72 Bobby-Gaye Wilkins  Jamaica July 2007 2007 Championships Brazil São Paulo, Brazil
800 m 2:03.70 Mairelín Fuentes  Cuba July 1997 1997 Championships Cuba Havana, Cuba
1500 m 4:16.07 Fabiana Da Silva  Brazil July 1997 1997 Championships Cuba Havana, Cuba
3000 m 9:16.05 Lisa Harvey  United States June 1989 1989 Championships Argentina Santa Fe, Argentina
5000 m 16:23.35 Rachael Reddy  United States 1 August 2015 2015 Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [8]
100 m hurdles 13.02 (-0.8 m/s) Kristi Castlin  United States July 2007 2007 Championships Brazil São Paulo, Brazil
400 m hurdles 56.25 Queen Harrison  United States July 2007 2007 Championships Brazil São Paulo, Brazil
3000 m steeplechase 10:04.71 Sabine Heitling  Brazil July 2005 2005 Championships Canada Windsor, Canada
High jump 1.96 m =WYB Vashti Cunningham  United States 1 August 2015 2015 Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [9]
Pole vault 4.40 m A Alysha Newman  Canada 25 August 2013 2013 Championships Colombia Medellín, Colombia [10]
Robeilys Peinado  Venezuela
Long jump 6.46 m (-0.4 m/s) Yudelkis Fernández  Cuba July 2003 2003 Championships Barbados Bridgetown, Barbados
Triple jump 14.08 m (0.0 m/s) Liadagmis Povea  Cuba 2 August 2015 2015 Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [11]
Shot put 18.27 m Raven Saunders  United States 31 July 2015 2015 Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [12]
Discus throw 57.88 m Seilala Sua  United States July 1997 1997 Championships Cuba Havana, Cuba
Hammer throw 64.80 m Arasay Tondike  Cuba July 2005 2005 Championships Canada Windsor, Canada
Javelin throw 63.86 m WJR Yuleimis Aguilar  Cuba 2 August 2015 2015 Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [13]
Heptathlon 5600 pts Regla Cárdenas  Cuba July 1993 1993 Championships Canada Winnipeg, Canada
(100 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (200 m) / (long jump), (javelin), (800 m)
10000 m walk (track) 47:05.11 Stefany Coronado  Bolivia 1 August 2015 2015 Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [14]
4×100 m relay 43.38 Alexis Joyce
Aleah Williams
Amber Robinson
Amaris Buchanan
 United States 11 July 1999 1999 Championships United States Tampa, United States
4×400 m relay 3:23.70 Winsome Cole
Tanya Jarrett
Ellen Grant
Claudine Williams
 Jamaica 17 July 1993 1993 Championships Canada Winnipeg, Canada

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pan American Junior Championships". USATF. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "PAN AMERICAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". www.gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "2011 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships Complete Results". USATF. 24 July 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Hammer Throw Results". deltatiming.com. 2 August 2015. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "2011 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships Complete Results". USATF. 24 July 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Decathlon Results". deltatiming.com. 1 August 2015. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 
  7. ^ "2011 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships Complete Results". USATF. 24 July 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "5000m Results". deltatiming.com. 1 August 2015. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 
  9. ^ "High Jump Results". deltatiming.com. 1 August 2015. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 
  10. ^ Eduardo Biscayart (26 August 2013). "Pole Vault highlights Pan-American Junior Championships". IAAF. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  11. ^ "Triple Jump Results". deltatiming.com. 2 August 2015. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  12. ^ "Shot Put Results". deltatiming.com. 31 July 2015. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  13. ^ "Javelin Throw Results". deltatiming.com. 2 August 2015. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  14. ^ "10000m Race Walk Results". deltatiming.com. 1 August 2015. Retrieved 2 August 2015.