1985 Central American and Caribbean Championships in Athletics

The 1985 Central American and Caribbean Championships in Athletics were held at the Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas between 25–27 July.

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Andrés Simón
  Cuba
10.22 Osvaldo Lara
  Cuba
10.30 Fabian Whymns
  Bahamas
10.41
200 metres Leandro Peñalver
  Cuba
20.56 CR Félix Stevens
  Cuba
20.70 David Smith
  Jamaica
20.82
400 metres Roberto Hernández
  Cuba
45.34 Bert Cameron
  Jamaica
45.44 Elvis Forde
  Barbados
45.74
800 metres Reuben Bayley
  Barbados
1:48.93 Steve Burgess
  Bermuda
1:49.48 Livingston Marshall
  Bahamas
1:49.77
1500 metres Rafael Martínez
  Mexico
3:43.81 Francisco Pacheco
  Mexico
3:44.75 Carlos Quiñones
  Puerto Rico
3:45.60
5000 metres Francisco Pacheco
  Mexico
13:53.30 CR Silvio Salazar
  Colombia
13:54.00 Mauricio González
  Mexico
14:11.50
10,000 metres Jesús Herrera
  Mexico
29:56.30 Martín Pitayo
  Mexico
29:58.20 Silvio Salazar
  Colombia
30:12.00
Marathon Claudio Cabán
  Puerto Rico
2:38:18 Anthony Williams
  Bahamas
2:43:25
110 metres hurdles Alejandro Casañas
  Cuba
13.68 Juan Saborit
  Cuba
13.83 Gary Bullard
  Bahamas
14.74
400 metres hurdles Jesús Aguilasocho
  Mexico
49.81 CR Greg Rolle
  Bahamas
51.01 Wilfredo Santiago
  Puerto Rico
51.30
3000 metres steeplechase Juan Ramón Conde
  Cuba
8:36.80 CR Juan Jesús Linares
  Cuba
8:39.20 Carmelo Ríos
  Puerto Rico
8:40.90
4 × 100 metres relay   Cuba
Osvaldo Lara
Leandro Peñalver
Félix Stevens
Andrés Simón
39.17 CR   Bahamas
Grey
Austin Albury
Fabian Whymns
Audrick Lightbourne
40.25   Puerto Rico 40.5
4 × 400 metres relay   Cuba
Félix Stevens
Julio Prado
Leandro Peñalver
Roberto Hernández
3:03.38 CR   Barbados
David Peltier
Richard Louis
Carter
Elvis Forde
3:03.69   Mexico
Luis Karim Toledo
Antonio Álvarez
Jorge Burgos
Jesús Aguilasocho
3:07.50
20 km road walk Ernesto Canto
  Mexico
1:28:26 Biliulfo Andablo
  Mexico
1:31:16 Héctor Moreno
  Colombia
1:32:52
50 km road walk Martín Bermúdez
  Mexico
4:22:33 Pedro Aroche
  Mexico
4:28:09 Edel Oliva
  Cuba
4:40:37
High jump Javier Sotomayor
  Cuba
2.30 CR Francisco Centelles
  Cuba
2.30 Clarence Saunders
  Bermuda
2.14
Pole vault Rubén Camino
  Cuba
5.20 =CR Manuel Fuentes
  Venezuela
4.70 Alberto Nieves
  Puerto Rico
4.60
Long jump Jaime Jefferson
  Cuba
8.13 CR Ubaldo Duany
  Cuba
8.07 Elmer Williams
  Puerto Rico
7.93w
Triple jump Steve Hanna
  Bahamas
17.07 CR Lázaro Balcindes
  Cuba
16.80 Ernesto Torres
  Puerto Rico
16.46w
Shot put Paul Ruiz
  Cuba
18.98 Luis Delís
  Cuba
18.52 James Dedier
  Trinidad and Tobago
16.37
Discus throw Luis Delís
  Cuba
66.50 CR Juan Martínez
  Cuba
64.78 Bradley Cooper
  Bahamas
60.10
Hammer throw Alejandro Labardesque
  Cuba
63.90 Francisco Soria
  Cuba
60.68 David Castrillón
  Colombia
59.42
Javelin throw Reinaldo Patterson
  Cuba
79.20 Ramón González
  Cuba
76.88 Juan de la Garza
  Mexico
74.90
Decathlon Sidney Cartwright
  Bahamas
7000 Brooke Onley
  Bermuda
6908 Ron McPhee
  Bahamas
6694

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Merlene Ottey
  Jamaica
11.18 CR Grace Jackson
  Jamaica
11.27 Pauline Davis
  Bahamas
11.47
200 metres Merlene Ottey
  Jamaica
22.39 CR Grace Jackson
  Jamaica
22.64 Pauline Davis
  Bahamas
23.37
400 metres Ana Fidelia Quirot
  Cuba
50.96 CR Andrea Thomas
  Jamaica
52.58 Jocelyn Joseph
  Antigua and Barbuda
53.25
800 metres Ana Fidelia Quirot
  Cuba
2:03.60 CR Nery McKeen
  Cuba
2:04.10 Norfalia Carabalí
  Colombia
2:05.40
1500 metres Angelita Lind
  Puerto Rico
4:23.35 Nery McKeen
  Cuba
4:25.03 Alicia Diffourt
  Cuba
4:25.84
3000 metres Santa Velázquez
  Mexico
9:35.10 CR Adriana Frausto
  Mexico
9:46.10 Sergia Martínez
  Cuba
9:47.90
10,000 metres Yolanda Veranes
  Cuba
36:56.40 CR Carmen Martínez
  Puerto Rico
37:28.30 Ileana Arroyo
  Puerto Rico
37:48.20
100 metres hurdles Grisel Machado
  Cuba
13.43w Sandra Taváres
  Mexico
13.78w Odalys Hernández
  Cuba
13.83w
400 metres hurdles Belkis Chávez
  Cuba
58.77 Odalys Hernández
  Cuba
59.50 Carmel Major
  Bahamas
59.90
4 × 100 metres relay   Bahamas 45.71   Mexico
Alejandra Flores
Sandra Taváres
Giomar Fernández
Alma Vázquez
46.04   Puerto Rico 47.25
4 × 400 metres relay   Cuba 3:34.47 CR   Mexico
Rocio Rohen
Alma Vázquez
Erendira Villagómez
Leticia García
3:40.75   Bahamas 3:43.33
High jump Silvia Costa
  Cuba
1.88 CR Cristina Fink
  Mexico
1.81 Laura Agront
  Puerto Rico
1.75
Long jump Shonel Ferguson
  Bahamas
6.47w Eloína Echevarría
  Cuba
6.41w Victoria Despaigne
  Cuba
5.97
Shot put Marcelina Rodríguez
  Cuba
17.16 Rosa Fernández
  Cuba
16.76 Laverne Eve
  Bahamas
14.54
Discus throw Maritza Martén
  Cuba
61.02 Hilda Ramos
  Cuba
60.78 María Isabel Urrutia
  Colombia
55.56
Javelin throw Mayra Vila
  Cuba
63.38 CR María Caridad Colón
  Cuba
62.78 Sonya Smith
  Bermuda
49.44
Heptathlon Victoria Despaigne
  Cuba
5323 Nadia Katich
  Colombia
5245 Leyda Castro
  Dominican Republic
4884

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Bahamas)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Cuba (CUB)2518548
2  Mexico (MEX)79319
3  Bahamas (BAH)*431017
4  Jamaica (JAM)2417
5  Puerto Rico (PUR)211013
6  Barbados (BAR)1113
7  Colombia (COL)0257
8  Bermuda (BER)0224
9  Venezuela (VEN)0101
10  Antigua and Barbuda (ATG)0011
  Dominican Republic (DOM)0011
  Trinidad and Tobago (TTO)0011
Totals (12 nations)414140122

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