1950 South American Championships in Athletics (unofficial)

Unofficial South American Championships in Athletics were held in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1950. It is stated that the event was held in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Uruguayan Athletics Federation.[1] However, the foundation date of the Confederación Atlética del Uruguay (CAU) was already two years earlier on March 1, 1918.[2]

Unofficial South American Championships in Athletics
Host cityMontevideo, Uruguay Uruguay
LevelSenior
Events30

Medal summaryEdit

Medal winners are published.[1]

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Walter Pérez (URU) 10.5   Fernando Salas (CHI) 10.7   Enrique Falco (URU) 11.1
1922   Walter Pérez (URU) 21.9   Jörn Gevert (CHI) 22.7   Enrique Falco (URU) 23.0
400 metres   Pedro Laborde (URU) 52.1   Nelson García (URU) 52.1   Carlos Pereira (URU)
800 metres   Emir Miller (URU) 1:58.9   Pedro Laborde (URU) 1:59.0   Nelson García (URU) 2:00.3
1500 metres   Raúl Inostroza (CHI) 4:02.4   Horst Knüppel (URU) 4:05.3   Emir Miller (URU) 4:09.5
3000 metres   Oscar Moreira (URU) 8:42.8   Raúl Inostroza (CHI) 8:43.4   Horst Knüppel (URU) 9:01.2
5000 metres   Oscar Moreira (URU) 14:51.6   Raúl Inostroza (CHI) 15:15.2   Gilberto Sánzhez (URU) 15:47.6
10,000 metres   Oscar Moreira (URU) 31:08.7   Gilberto Sánzhez (URU) 32:53.4   Juan Gau (URU) 34:07.2
110 metres hurdles   Jörn Gevert (CHI) 15.2   Mario Recordón (CHI) 15.3   Nelson Coitiño (URU)
400 metres hurdles   Nelson Coitiño (URU) 56.0   Juan Torinotti (URU) 58.6
High jump   Hércules Azcune (URU) 1.95   Jörn Gevert (CHI) 1.85   Pedro Listur (URU) 1.85
Pole vault   Napoleon Araujo (BOL) 3.40   Hernán Ortiz (PAR) 3.40   Ubaldo Busconi (URU) 3.30
Long jump   Eduardo Julve (PER) 6.52   Alcides Rodríguez (URU) 6.47   Hernán Figueroa (CHI) 6.45
Triple jump   Alcides Rodríguez (URU) 13.71   Jörn Gevert (CHI) 13.59   Edgar Andrade (ECU) 13.35
Shot put   Eduardo Julve (PER) 13.77   Mario Recordón (CHI) 12.80   Enrique Vázquez (URU) 12.43
Discus throw   Eduardo Julve (PER) 47.50   Hernán Haddad (CHI) 44.29   Enrique Vázquez (URU) 41.92
Hammer throw   Rubén Carrerou (URU) 50.29   Edmundo Zúñiga (CHI) 48.80   Enrique Vázquez (URU) 46.61
Javelin throw   Janis Stendzenieks (CHI) 59.90   Raúl Cóccaro (URU) 51.44   Juan Sastre (URU) 48.76
4 × 100 metres relay   Uruguay 43.1   Chile 43.6   Paraguay 45.4
4 × 400 metres relay   Uruguay 3:25.9   Chile 3:35.8   Paraguay 3:45.0
Cross Country 12000 metres   Oscar Moreira (URU) 38:43.8   Juan Gau (URU) 41:51.8   Álvaro Donángelo (URU)

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Eliana Gaete (CHI) 12.5   Adriana Millard (CHI) 12.6   Perla Anza (URU) 12.7
200 metres   Adriana Millard (CHI) 26.2   Beatriz Daher (URU) 27.0   Mirtha Ibarra (URU) 27.2
80 metres hurdles   Eliana Gaete (CHI) 11.8   Popelka Sosa (URU) 13.1   Juana Cal (URU) 13.3
High jump   Norma Morales (URU) 1.45   Carmela Antezana (BOL) 1.45   Adriana Millard (CHI) 1.45
Long jump   Adriana Millard (CHI) 5.35   Eliana Gaete (CHI) 5.11   Carmela Antezana (BOL) 4.85
Shot put   Ursula Holle (CHI) 10.59   Sara Rosello (URU) 10.37   Eler Goffer (CHI) 9.68
Discus throw   Ursula Holle (CHI) 30.01   Sara Rosello (URU) 28.72
Javelin throw   Estrella Puente (URU) 41.14   Ursula Holle (CHI) 39.05
4 × 100 metres relay   Uruguay 52.0   Chile 52.9

Medal table (unofficial)Edit

  *   Host nation (Uruguay)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Uruguay (URU)*17121948
2  Chile (CHI)916328
3  Peru (PER)3003
4  Bolivia (BOL)1113
5  Paraguay (PAR)0123
6  Ecuador (ECU)0011
Totals (6 entries)30302686


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS (UNOFFICIAL)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 29, 2011
  2. ^ ¿Que es la CAU? (in Spanish), Confederación Atlética del Uruguay, archived from the original on 2012-10-17, retrieved October 29, 2011

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