2008 South American Cross Country Championships

The 2008 South American Cross Country Championships took place on March 2, 2008. The races were held at the Parque Ñu Guazú in Asunción, Paraguay. A detailed report of the event was given for the IAAF.[1]

2008 South American Cross Country Championships
OrganisersCONSUDATLE
Edition23rd
DateMarch 2
Host cityAsunción, Paraguay Paraguay
VenueParque Ñu Guazú
Events6
Distances12 km – Senior men
8 km – Junior men (U20)
4 km – Youth men (U18)
8 km – Senior women
6 km – Junior women (U20)
3 km – Youth women (U18)
Participation91 athletes from
7 nations

Complete results[2][3] and results for junior and youth competitions[4] were published.

MedallistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(12 km)
Marilson Gomes dos Santos
  Brazil
37:28 Jorge Cabrera
  Paraguay
37:58 Giovanny Amador
  Colombia
38:12
Junior (U20) men
(8 km)
Gilberto Silvestre Lopes
  Brazil
26:22 Derlis Ramón Ayala
  Paraguay
26:30 Éderson Vilela Pereira
  Brazil
26:48
Youth (U18) men
(4 km)
Antonio Ribeiro Barbosa Filho
  Brazil
12:29 René Champi
  Perú
12:39 Miguel Angel Amador
  Colombia
12:46
Senior women
(8 km)
Inés Melchor
  Perú
28:19 Zenaide Vieira
  Brazil
28:51 Maria Zeferina Rodrigues Baldaia
  Brazil
29:12
Junior (U20) women
(6 km)
Yoni Ninahuamán
  Perú
23:10 Rosario Romero
  Perú
23:18 Yessica Huamán
  Perú
23:37
Youth (U18) women
(3 km)
Soledad Torre
  Perú
10:37 Florencia Borelli
  Argentina
10:49 Lucrecia Ortíz
  Argentina
11:00
Team
Senior men   Brazil 15   Colombia 18   Venezuela 22
Junior (U20) men   Brazil 9   Argentina 23   Paraguay 25
Youth (U18) men   Brazil 5   Paraguay 13
Senior women   Brazil 11   Argentina 25   Venezuela 32
Junior (U20) women   Perú 6   Brazil 19   Argentina 22
Youth (U18) women   Argentina 5   Perú 6   Paraguay 13

Race resultsEdit

Senior men's race (12 km)Edit

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Marilson Gomes dos Santos   Brazil 37:28
  Jorge Cabrera   Paraguay 37:58
  Giovanny Amador   Colombia 38:12
4 Cosme Anselmo de Souza   Brazil 38:32
5 José Cicero Eloy   Brazil 38:35
6 Jean Carlos Calzadilla   Venezuela 38:40
7 José Gregorio Peña   Venezuela 38:47
8 Herder Vásquez   Colombia 39:11
9 Jhon Tello   Colombia 39:13
10 Rolando Pillco   Bolivia 39:14
11 José Gutemberg Ferreira   Brazil 39:29
12 Robert Lugo   Venezuela 39:38
13 Matías Juan José Roth   Argentina 39:50
14 John Jairo Vargas   Colombia 40:09
15 Ulises Pedro Sanguinetti   Argentina 40:22
16 Didimo Armando Sánchez   Venezuela 41:13
17 Mauro Carrasco   Argentina 41:29
18 Roberto Carlos González   Paraguay 42:21
19 Gustavo Alberto López   Paraguay 42:33
20 Orlando Javier Elizeche   Paraguay 47:18
Roberto Carlos Balcedo   Argentina DNF
Raúl Cardozo   Paraguay DNF
Damiao Anselmo de Souza   Brazil DNF
Oscar Robayo   Colombia DNF
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Brazil
Marilson Gomes dos Santos 1
Cosme Anselmo de Souza 4 or (n/s)
José Cicero Eloy 4 or (n/s)
José Gutemberg Ferreira 10
15
    Colombia
Giovanny Amador 3
Herder Vásquez 7
Jhon Tello 8
(John Jairo Vargas) (n/s)
(Oscar Robayo) (DNF)
18
    Venezuela
Jean Carlos Calzadilla 5
José Gregorio Peña 6
Robert Lugo 11
(Didimo Armando Sánchez) (n/s)
22
4   Paraguay
Jorge Cabrera 2
Roberto Carlos González 15
Gustavo Alberto López 16
(Orlando Javier Elizeche) (n/s)
(Raúl Cardozo) (DNF)
33
5   Argentina
Matías Juan José Roth 12
Ulises Pedro Sanguinetti 13
Mauro Carrasco 14
(Roberto Carlos Balcedo) (DNF)
39
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.. (n/s: nonscorer)

: One of two athletes was a nonscorer.

Junior (U20) men's race (8 km)Edit

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Gilberto Silvestre Lopes   Brazil 26:22
  Derlis Ramón Ayala   Paraguay 26:30
  Éderson Vilela Pereira   Brazil 26:48
4 Luis Alberto Orta   Venezuela 27:13
5 José Marcio Leao da Silva   Brazil 27:16
6 Sergio Daniel Pérez   Argentina 27:27
7 Matías Martín Schiel   Argentina 27:42
8 Alexander Rojas   Colombia 28:00
9 Esteban Franco Quispe   Perú 28:26
10 Joaquín Arbe   Argentina 28:30
11 Walter Corbalán   Argentina 29:10
12 Iván Guillermo González   Paraguay 29:33
13 Carlos Roberto Báez   Paraguay 31:09
14 José Francisco Bordón   Paraguay 31:11
15 Claudio Nicolás Gómez   Paraguay 33:00
Paulo Sergio dos Reis Carvalho   Brazil DNF
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Brazil
Gilberto Silvestre Lopes 1
Éderson Vilela Pereira 3
José Marcio Leao da Silva 5
(Paulo Sergio dos Reis Carvalho) (DNF)
9
    Argentina
Sergio Daniel Pérez 6
Matías Martín Schiel 7
Joaquín Arbe 10
(Walter Corbalán) (n/s)
23
    Paraguay
Derlis Ramón Ayala 2
Iván Guillermo González 11
Carlos Roberto Báez 12
(José Francisco Bordón) (n/s)
(Claudio Nicolás Gómez) (n/s)
25
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result. (n/s: nonscorer)

Youth (U18) men's race (4 km)Edit

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Antonio Ribeiro Barbosa Filho   Brazil 12:29
  René Champi   Perú 12:39
  Miguel Angel Amador   Colombia 12:46
4 Cleiton Pedro Machado   Brazil 13:08
5 Evandro Maciel   Brazil 13:10
6 Jorge Burgos   Argentina 14:13
7 Carlos Alejandro González   Paraguay 14:39
8 Diego José Cabrera   Paraguay 14:45
9 Edulfo David Forcado   Paraguay 15:45
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Brazil
Antonio Ribeiro Barbosa Filho 1
Cleiton Pedro Machado 4
(Evandro Maciel) (n/s)
5
    Paraguay
Carlos Alejandro González 6
Diego José Cabrera 7
(Edulfo David Forcado) (n/s)
13
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result. (n/s: nonscorer)

Senior women's race (8 km)Edit

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Inés Melchor   Perú 28:19
  Zenaide Vieira   Brazil 28:51
  Maria Zeferina Rodrigues Baldaia   Brazil 29:12
4 Nelbi Sánchez   Bolivia 29:12
5 Sandra Amarillo   Argentina 29:13
6 Isabel Cristina Feliciano da Silva   Brazil 29:38
7 Julia Rivera   Perú 29:51
8 Nadia Rodríguez   Argentina 29:58
9 Yeisy Álvarez   Venezuela 30:16
10 Rosângela Raimunda Pereira Faria   Brazil 30:59
11 Zuleima Amaya   Venezuela 31:19
12 Rosa Elizabeth Ramos   Paraguay 31:26
13 Rosa Capurro   Argentina 31:30
14 Mileidys Jaimes   Venezuela 31:40
15 Andrea Latapie   Argentina 32:21
16 Carmen Patricia Martínez   Paraguay 34:15
17 María Verónica Domínguez   Paraguay 35:02
18 Cristina Ramona Ramos   Paraguay 36:57
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Brazil
Zenaide Vieira 2
Maria Zeferina Rodrigues Baldaia 3
Isabel Cristina Feliciano da Silva 6
(Rosângela Raimunda Pereira Faria) (n/s)
11
    Argentina
Sandra Amarillo 5
Nadia Rodríguez 8
Rosa Capurro 12
(Andrea Latapie) (n/s)
25
    Venezuela
Yeisy Álvarez 9
Zuleima Amaya 10
Mileidys Jaimes 13
32
4   Paraguay
Rosa Elizabeth Ramos 11
Carmen Patricia Martínez 14
María Verónica Domínguez 15
(Cristina Ramona Ramos) (n/s)
40
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result. (n/s: nonscorer)

Junior (U20) women's race (6 km)Edit

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Yoni Ninahuamán   Perú 23:10
  Rosario Romero   Perú 23:18
  Yessica Huamán   Perú 23:37
4 Viviane Amorim Figueiredo   Brazil 24:02
5 Nadia Fernanda Aguilera Conceição   Brazil 24:42
6 Etelvina Bagolin   Argentina 25:00
7 Erika Gómez   Argentina 25:12
8 Angie Rocío Orjuela   Colombia 25:21
9 Gladis Rodríguez   Argentina 25:38
10 Marta Raquel Pino   Argentina 25:53
11 Poliana Oliveira Borges   Brazil 26:28
12 Fátima Viviane Romero   Paraguay 28:35
Damiana Batista Seles   Brazil DNF
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Perú
Yoni Ninahuamán 1
Rosario Romero 2
Yessica Huamán 3
6
    Brazil
Viviane Amorim Figueiredo 4
Nadia Fernanda Aguilera Conceição 5
Poliana Oliveira Borges 10
19
    Argentina
Etelvina Bagolin 6
Erika Gómez 7
Gladis Rodríguez 9
(Marta Raquel Pino) (10)
(Damiana Batista Seles) (DNF)
22
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result. (n/s: nonscorer)

Youth (U18) women's race (3 km)Edit

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Soledad Torre   Perú 10:37
  Florencia Borelli   Argentina 10:49
  Lucrecia Ortíz   Argentina 11:00
4 Juana Paniagua   Paraguay 11:18
5 Danitza Crisóstomo   Perú 11:30
6 Jéssica Pelario Bueno   Brazil 11:33
7 Keila Cristina Rodrigues   Brazil 11:47
8 Diana Melo   Colombia 12:04
9 Valdilene dos Santos Silva   Brazil 12:08
10 Elena Victoria Fernández   Paraguay 12:34
11 Selva Florentin   Paraguay 12:47
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Argentina
Florencia Borelli 2
Lucrecia Ortíz 3
5
    Perú
Soledad Torre 1
Danitza Crisóstomo 5
6
    Paraguay
Juana Paniagua 4
Elena Victoria Fernández 9
(Selva Florentin) (n/s)
13
4   Brazil
Jéssica Pelario Bueno 6
Keila Cristina Rodrigues 7
(Valdilene dos Santos Silva) (n/s)
13
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result. (n/s: nonscorer)

Medal table (unofficial)Edit

  *   Host nation (Brazil)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Brazil*72211
2  Peru4318
3  Argentina1326
4  Paraguay0325
5  Colombia0123
6  Venezuela0022
Totals (6 entries)12121135
  • Note: Totals include both individual and team medals, with medals in the team competition counting as one medal.

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 91 athletes from 7 countries participated. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biscayart, Eduardo (March 4, 2008), Marílson dos Santos on course for Edinburgh – South American XC Champs, IAAF, retrieved January 4, 2014
  2. ^ CAMPEONATO SUDAMERICANO DE CROSS COUNTRY (in Spanish), Confederación Atlética del Uruguay, archived from the original on January 4, 2014, retrieved January 4, 2014
  3. ^ a b CAMPEONATOS SUL–AMERICANOS DE CROSS COUNTRY - 02/03/2008 – Assunção – PAR (PDF) (in Portuguese), Confederação Brasileira de Atletismo, March 2, 2008, retrieved January 4, 2014
  4. ^ Peters, Lionel; Magnusson, Tomas (October 27, 2012), SOUTH AMERICAN CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - SAXC - 2008 Asuncion PAR Mar 2, World Junior Athletics History (WJAH), archived from the original on January 4, 2014, retrieved January 4, 2014