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2002 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships in Athletics

The 15th Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships were held in the National Stadium in Bridgetown, Barbados between 5–7 July 2002. A discussion of the results is given.[1] Usain Bolt of Jamaica set a total of 6 new championship records.

XV Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships
Host cityBridgetown, Barbados Barbados
Date(s)5–7 July
Main stadiumNational Stadium
LevelJunior and Youth
Participationabout 445
(275 junior,
170 youth) athletes from
32 nations
Events69
(38 junior,
31 youth)
Records set22 championship records

Contents

RecordsEdit

A total of 22 new championship records were set.[2][3][4][5] Moreover, during the Girls' U-20 Javelin Throw, there were probably a couple of intermediate records set: Yuneisy Rodríguez of Cuba 46.96m, Ana Gutiérrez of Mexico 46.98m, and again Yuneisy Rodríguez 48.48m, as well as in the Girls' U-20 Triple Jump: Arianna Martínez of Cuba 13.43m, and Mabel Gay of Cuba 13.65m.

Event Record Athlete Country Type
Boys Under 20 (Junior)
100 m 10.18s   (0.7 m/s) Darrel Brown   Trinidad and Tobago CR
1500 m 3:45.20 Juan Luis Barrios   Mexico CR
Girls Under 20 (Junior)
200 m 23.22s   (-0.9 m/s) Simone Facey   Jamaica CR
400 m 52.81s Sheryl Morgan   Jamaica CR
800 m 2:06.13 Yuneisy Santiusty   Cuba CR
1500 m 4:24.96 Yuneisy Santiusty   Cuba CR
100 m hurdles 12.93s   (0.0 m/s) Anay Tejeda   Cuba CR
400 m hurdles 57.84s Yusmelys García   Venezuela CR
Pole vault 3.70m Citlalli Huerta   Mexico CR
Triple jump 13.93m   (-0.6 m/s) Mabel Gay   Cuba CR
Javelin 48.53m Yuneisy Rodríguez   Cuba CR
Boys Under 17 (Youth)
200 m 21.34s (heat)   (0.3 m/s) Usain Bolt   Jamaica CR
20.61s   (-0.4 m/s)
400 m 48.00s (heat) Usain Bolt   Jamaica CR
47.12s
1500 m 3:56.60 Edgar Santoyo   Mexico CR
5000 m Race Walk 21:24.33 Éder Sánchez   Mexico CR
4 × 100 m relay 40.95s Dwain Bryden
Usain Bolt
Andre Wellington
Matthew Palmer
  Jamaica CR
4 × 400 m relay 3:16.61 Nasser Johnson
Josef Robertson
Davian Parker
Usain Bolt
  Jamaica CR
Girls Under 17 (Youth)
100 m 11.59s   (0.0 m/s) Anneisha McLaughlin   Jamaica CR
200 m 23.27s   (-1.0 m/s) Anneisha McLaughlin   Jamaica CR
4 × 100 m relay 45.33s Shelly-Ann Fraser
Anneisha McLaughlin
Latoya Greaves
Diane Dietrich
  Jamaica CR
Key
AR — Area record  • CR — Championship record  • NR — National record

Medal summaryEdit

The results are published.[6][7][8][9][10][11]

Male Junior A (under 20)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(0.7 m/s)
  Darrel Brown (TRI) 10.18 CR   Marc Burns (TRI) 10.42   Winston Hutton (JAM) 10.58
200 metres
(0.1 m/s)
  Grafton Ifill (BAH) 20.89   Sékou Clarke (JAM) 21.05   Orion Nicely (JAM) 21.19
400 metres   Jermaine Gonzales (JAM) 45.80   Wilan Louis (BAR) 46.04   Yhann Plummer (JAM) 46.38
800 metres   Jermaine Myers (JAM) 1:50.36   Juan Luis Barrios (MEX) 1:52.36   Shaun Smith (JAM) 1:52.77
1500 metres   Juan Luis Barrios (MEX) 3:45.20 CR   Isaías Haro (MEX) 3:49.00   Shaun Smith (JAM) 3:54.93
5000 metres   Isaías Haro (MEX) 15:15.87   Danny Cornieles (VEN) 15:18.82   Cleveland Forde (GUY) 15:21.71
10,000 metres   Danny Cornieles (VEN) 31:35.86   Edilberto Méndez (MEX) 31:42.80   Cleveland Forde (GUY) 31:51.13
110 metres hurdles
(-0.2 m/s)
  Sheldon Leith (JAM) 14.72   Shamar Sands (BAH) 14.79   Alleyne Lett (GRN) 14.83
400 metres hurdles   Greg Little (JAM) 50.95   Roberto García (MEX) 52.14   Richard Phillips (JAM) 52.36
High jump   Germaine Mason (JAM) 2.23   Damon Thompson (BAR) 2.20   Olutola Fakehinde (JAM) 2.15
Pole vault   Christián Sánchez (MEX) 4.80   Dany Pratt (MEX) 4.40   Pedro Fuentes (ESA) 4.20
Long jump   Sedain McDonald (JAM) 7.44
(0.1 m/s)
  Jairo Guibert (CUB) 7.42
(0.8 m/s)
  Irving Saladino (PAN) 7.39
(-0.2 m/s)
Triple jump   David Giralt (CUB) 16.75
(1.8 m/s)
  Osniel Tosca (CUB) 15.87
(1.0 m/s)
  Ayata Joseph (ATG) 15.56
(0.2 m/s)
Shot put   Kimani Kirton (JAM) 16.93   Shamir Thomas (GRN) 16.83   Juan Jaramillo (VEN) 16.72
Discus throw   Eric Mathias (IVB) 51.36   Jesús Sánchez (MEX) 51.21   Shamir Thomas (GRN) 50.97
Javelin throw   Yudel Moreno (CUB) 67.59   Jamal Forde (BAR) 63.27   Dayron Márquez (COL) 62.86
Decathlon   Alan Mitchell (TRI) 6637   Randy Gutiérrez (VEN) 6203   Adrian Griffith (BAH) 6123
10,000 metres track walk   Álvaro García (MEX) 44:58.30   José Pérez (MEX) 45:14.98   Ezequiel Nazario (PUR) 45:26.09
4 × 100 metres relay   Trinidad and Tobago 39.95   Jamaica
Winston Hutton
Orion Nicely
Adian Cephas
Yhann Plummer
40.19   Bahamas
Don Wood
Grafton Ifill
Michael Mathieu
Jerrel Forbes
40.57
4 × 400 metres relay   Jamaica
Jacques Smith
Sékou Clarke
Yhann Plummer
Jermaine Gonzales
3:07.61   Bahamas
Drameco Bridgewater
Michael Mathieu
André Williams
Andretti Bain
3:11.11   Venezuela
Ronald Amaya
Kevin Balzán
Ángel Rodríguez
Luis Luna
3:11.91

Female Junior A (under 20)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(0.0 m/s)
  Simone Facey (JAM) 11.46   Sherone Simpson (JAM) 11.60   Lyn-Marie Cox (BAR) 11.76
200 metres
(-0.9 m/s)
  Simone Facey (JAM) 23.22 CR   Lyn-Marie Cox (BAR) 23.86   Nickesha Anderson (JAM) 24.03
400 metres   Sheryl Morgan (JAM) 52.81 CR   Davita Prendergast (JAM) 54.10   Tiandra Ponteen (SKN) 54.17
800 metres   Yuneisy Santiusty (CUB) 2:06.13 CR   Carlene Robinson (JAM) 2:07.30   Gabriela Medina (MEX) 2:10.35
1500 metres   Yuneisy Santiusty (CUB) 4:24.96 CR   María Elena Valencia (MEX) 4:33.72   Janill Williams (ATG) 4:39.08
3000 metres   María Elena Valencia (MEX) 10:10.96   Yanelli Neri (MEX) 10:14.43   Nessa Paul (LCA) 10:25.23
100 metres hurdles
(0.0 m/s)
  Anay Tejeda (CUB) 12.93 CR   Keisha Brown (JAM) 13.94   Sandrine Legenort (VEN) 13.98
400 metres hurdles   Yusmelys García (VEN) 57.84 CR   Camille Robinson (JAM) 58.04   Veronia Patterson (JAM) 58.96
High jump   Levern Spencer (LCA) 1.81   Catherine Ibargüen (COL) 1.79   Peaches Roach (JAM) 1.79
Pole vault   Citlalli Huerta (MEX) 3.70 CR   Michelle Rivera (ESA) 3.55   Isadora García (MEX) 3.40
Long jump   Yargelis Savigne (CUB) 6.25
(-1.3 m/s)
  Peta-Gaye Beckford (JAM) 6.15
(1.1 m/s)
  Kedine Geddes (JAM) 6.12
(0.0 m/s)
Triple jump   Mabel Gay (CUB) 13.93 CR
(-0.6 m/s)
  Arianna Martínez (CUB) 13.43
(-2.2 m/s)
  Catherine Ibargüen (COL) 13.01
(-1.3 m/s)
Shot put   Mailín Vargas (CUB) 14.26   Kaia Durrant-Naire (JAM) 12.96   Kimet Sánchez (DOM) 12.10
Discus throw   Shernelle Nicholls (BAR) 44.23   Aymara Albury (BAH) 41.17   Natalee Pesoa (JAM) 40.86
Javelin throw   Yuneisy Rodríguez (CUB) 48.53 CR   Ana Gutiérrez (MEX) 46.98   Kimet Sánchez (DOM) 45.52
5000 metres track walk   Estela Hernández (MEX) 24:48.15   Karla Benavides (ESA) 24:53.21   Linett Bustamente (MEX) 25:56.12
4 × 100 metres relay   Jamaica
Sherone Simpson
Nadine Palmer
Nickesha Anderson
Simone Facey
44.30   Barbados
Katrina Carter
Genna Williams
Lyn-Marie Cox
Jade Bailey
45.48   Saint Kitts and Nevis
Julietta Johnson
Tiandra Ponteen
Nathandra John
Virgil Hodge
46.65
4 × 400 metres relay   Jamaica
Camille Robinson
Davita Prendergast
Carlene Robinson
Sheryl Morgan
3:34.76   Venezuela
Jenny Mejías
Sandrine Legenort
Angela Alfonso
Yusmelys García
3:44.69   Barbados
Jade Bailey
Genna Williams
Sharon Larrier
Lyn-Marie Cox
3:45.18

: Event marked as exhibition.

Male Junior B (under 17)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(0.3 m/s)
  Moroni Rubio (MEX) 10.73   Jaheed Smith (BIZ) 10.91   Tyrone Sawyer (BAH) 11.00
200 metres
(-0.4 m/s)
  Usain Bolt (JAM) 20.61 CR   Jaheed Smith (BIZ) 21.83   Moroni Rubio (MEX) 21.84
400 metres   Usain Bolt (JAM) 47.12 CR   Jamil James (TRI) 47.95   Rimardo Rolle (BAH) 49.12
800 metres   Salvador Mateo (DOM) 1:56.33   James Baird (ATG) 1:56.71   Chadrick Nelson (JAM) 1:57.90
1500 metres   Edgar Santoyo (MEX) 3:56.60 CR   James Baird (ATG) 4:05.14   Ricardo Estremera (PUR) 4:08.64
3000 metres   José Antonio Uribe (MEX) 8:46.68   Leonardo Trejo (MEX) 8:53.48   Ricardo Estremera (PUR) 8:55.25
100 metres hurdles
(0.0 m/s)
  Matthew Palmer (JAM) 13.27   Damian Farmer (BAR) 13.31   Rudolph Lowe (JAM) 13.55
400 metres hurdles   Damian Farmer (BAR) 53.65   José Paniagua (DOM) 54.19   Josef Robertson (JAM) 54.65
High jump   Alain Bailey (JAM) 2.02   Edgar Torres (MEX) 2.02   Jermaine Alphous Jackson (JAM) 1.99
Long jump   Alain Bailey (JAM) 6.77
(0.8 m/s)
  Delano Coakley (BAH) 6.70
(1.7 m/s)
  Irving Castro (MEX) 6.64
(0.1 m/s)
Triple jump   Ramon Farrington (BAH) 14.25
(0.1 m/s)
  Josell Ramírez (CRC) 13.95
(-0.8 m/s)
  Jermaine Alphous Jackson (JAM) 13.90
(-2.4 m/s)
Shot put   Adonson Shallow (VIN) 15.14   Carlix Román (PUR) 14.61   Aarón Valadez (MEX) 13.83
Discus throw   Aarón Valadez (MEX) 44.35   Neil Pinder (BAH) 41.93   Adonson Shallow (VIN) 40.60
Javelin throw   Ramon Farrington (BAH) 60.89   Adonson Shallow (VIN) 55.30   Murvine Charles (GRN) 55.17
5000 metres track walk   Éder Sánchez (MEX) 21:24.33 CR   Gerardo Chávez (MEX) 23:12.82   Marco Benavides (ESA) 24:36.28
4 × 100 metres relay   Jamaica
Dwain Bryden
Usain Bolt
Andre Wellington
Matthew Palmer
40.95 CR   Trinidad and Tobago 42.73   Barbados
Kareem Boyce
Ryan Smith
Ramon Gittens
Jamar Nurse
42.79
4 × 400 metres relay   Jamaica
Nasser Johnson
Josef Robertson
Davian Parker
Usain Bolt
3:16.61 CR   Trinidad and Tobago
Damon Douglas
Oshun Glasgow
Dante Carrington
Jamil James
3:19.13   Puerto Rico
Marcos Sánchez-Valle
Carlos Benítez
Miguel Ortíz
Joseph Rodríguez
3:22.39

Female Junior B (under 17)Edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(0.0 m/s)
  Anneisha McLaughlin (JAM) 11.59 CR   Diane Dietrich (JAM) 11.76   Afeisha O'Neil (TRI) 12.04
200 metres
(-1.0 m/s)
  Anneisha McLaughlin (JAM) 23.27 CR   Kelly Ann Baptiste (TRI) 24.82   Tavara Rigby (BAH) 24.90
400 metres   Kashain Page (JAM) 55.30   Kineke Alexander (VIN) 55.42   Abigail David (TRI) 56.32
800 metres   Jennifer Velázquez (PUR) 2:11.83   Arusha McKenzie (JAM) 2:12.06   Cadien Beckford (JAM) 2:13.40
1200 metres   Arusha McKenzie (JAM) 3:36.41   Beverly Ramos (PUR) 3:37.38   Cristina Guevara (MEX) 3:38.46
300 metres hurdles   Kashain Page (JAM) 42.26   Marty Phillips (GRN) 43.62   Trishana McGowan (JAM) 44.06
High jump   Marielys Rojas (VEN) 1.71   Rhonda Watkins (TRI) 1.71   Kimberley Cadogan (BAR) 1.68
Long jump   Rhonda Watkins (TRI) 5.56
(-0.4 m/s)
  Tamara Francis (JAM) 5.55
(0.0 m/s)
  Thonya Joseph (BAR) 5.33
(-0.1 m/s)
Triple jump   LaToya Heath (JAM) 11.60
(0.5 m/s)
  Latroya Darrell (BER) 11.31
(0.1 m/s)
  Shantal Maldonado (MEX) 11.27
(0.3 m/s)
Shot put   Ahymará Espinoza (VEN) 13.97   Tressa-Anne Charles (LCA) 12.22   Brittney Marshall (BER) 11.96
Discus throw   Brittney Marshall (BER) 38.46   María Padilla (MEX) 37.37   Keisha Walkes (BAR) 36.45
Javelin throw   Ilsa Rodríguez (MEX) 37.96   Anna Lovell (BAR) 36.62   Tracy Morrison (BAH) 35.81
4 × 100 metres relay   Jamaica
Shelly-Ann Fraser
Anneisha McLaughlin
Latoya Greaves
Diane Dietrich
45.33 CR   Barbados
Nakita Clarke
Keisha Walkes
Anna Lovell
Shadir Greene
46.83   Bahamas
Tamara Rigby
Cotrell Martin
Cristal Strachan
Eugenia Neely
47.08
4 × 400 metres relay   Trinidad and Tobago
Latasha Roach
Crystal Skeete
Sade St. Louis
Abigail David
3:41.83   Jamaica
Diedre Harrison
Cadien Beckford
Latoya Greaves
Kashain Page
3:42.45   Bahamas
Crystal Strachan
Tavara Rigby
Cristal Strachan
Tamara Rigby
3:49.76

Medal tableEdit

The medal count was published.[12]

TotalEdit

  *   Host nation (Barbados)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Jamaica (JAM)27131959
2  Mexico (MEX)1314835
3  Cuba (CUB)93012
4  Trinidad and Tobago (TTO)56213
5  Venezuela (VEN)43310
6  Bahamas (BAH)35816
7  Barbados (BAR)*28616
8  Puerto Rico (PUR)1247
9  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (VIN)1214
10  Dominican Republic (DOM)1124
11  Bermuda (BER)1102
  Saint Lucia (LCA)1102
13  British Virgin Islands (IVB)1001
14  Grenada (GRN)0235
15  Antigua and Barbuda (ATG)0224
  El Salvador (ESA)0224
17  Belize (BIZ)0202
18  Colombia (COL)0123
19  Costa Rica (CRC)0101
20  Guyana (GUY)0022
  Saint Kitts and Nevis (SKN)0022
22  Panama (PAN)0011
Totals (22 nations)696967205


Participation (unofficial)Edit

Detailed result lists can be found on the World Junior Athletics History website.[13] An unofficial count yields a number of about 443 athletes (257 junior (under-20) and 159 youth (under-17)) from about 32 countries, a new record number of participating nations:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (July 10, 2002), Caribbean athletes show good signs before the IAAF/Coca-Cola World Junior Championships, IAAF, retrieved November 21, 2011
  2. ^ Central American and Caribbean Athletic Confederation, 15th Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships 5/7/02 to 7/7/02 – National Stadium, Barbados – Results – Boys Under 20, C.F.P.I. Timing and Data Inc., retrieved May 9, 2012
  3. ^ Central American and Caribbean Athletic Confederation, 15th Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships 5/7/02 to 7/7/02 – National Stadium, Barbados – Results – Girls Under 20, C.F.P.I. Timing and Data Inc., retrieved May 9, 2012
  4. ^ Central American and Caribbean Athletic Confederation, 15th Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships 5/7/02 to 7/7/02 – National Stadium, Barbados – Results – Boys Under 17, C.F.P.I. Timing and Data Inc., retrieved May 9, 2012
  5. ^ Central American and Caribbean Athletic Confederation, 15th Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships 5/7/02 to 7/7/02 – National Stadium, Barbados – Results – Girls Under 17, C.F.P.I. Timing and Data Inc., retrieved May 9, 2012
  6. ^ "CENTRAL AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (UNDER 20 MEN)", Athletics Weekly, archived from the original on December 24, 2010, retrieved August 5, 2011
  7. ^ "CENTRAL AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (UNDER 20 WOMEN)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved August 5, 2011
  8. ^ "CENTRAL AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (UNDER 17)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved August 5, 2011
  9. ^ Nevis Amateur Athletic Association, CAC Result 02 Day1, retrieved August 5, 2011
  10. ^ Nevis Amateur Athletic Association, CAC Result 02 Day2, retrieved August 5, 2011
  11. ^ Nevis Amateur Athletic Association, CAC Result 02 Day3, retrieved August 5, 2011
  12. ^ Nevis Amateur Athletic Association, CAC Champs 2002, Medal Count, retrieved August 5, 2011
  13. ^ World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), retrieved October 6, 2011

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