Athletics at the 1950 Central American and Caribbean Games

The athletics competition in the 1950 Central American and Caribbean Games were held in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Rafael Fortún
  Cuba
10.3Aw Herb McKenley
  Jamaica
10.4Aw Lloyd La Beach
  Panama
10.5Aw
200 metres Herb McKenley
  Jamaica
20.9Aw Rafael Fortún
  Cuba
21.2Aw Lloyd La Beach
  Panama
21.2Aw
400 metres Herb McKenley
  Jamaica
47.8A George Rhoden
  Jamaica
48.3A Cirilo McSween
  Panama
49.3A
800 metres George Rhoden
  Jamaica
1:59.4A Frank Prince
  Panama
1:59.5A Frank Rivera
  Puerto Rico
2:01.1A
1500 metres Frank Prince
  Panama
4:13.0A Ken Hyland
  Trinidad and Tobago
4:14.8A Guillermo Rojas
  Guatemala
4:15.0A
5000 metres Francisco Hernández
  Mexico
16:05.8A Doroteo Flores
  Guatemala
16:10.6A Isidoro Reséndiz
  Mexico
16:24.7A
10,000 metres Luis Velásquez
  Guatemala
34:33.6A Isidoro Reséndiz
  Mexico
34:50.7A Cruz Serrano
  Mexico
34:52.5A
Half marathon Luis Velásquez
  Guatemala
1:14:44A Doroteo Flores
  Guatemala
1:15:41A Gustavo Ramírez
  Colombia
1:17:14A
110 metres hurdles Julio Sabater
  Puerto Rico
14.9A Samuel Anderson
  Cuba
15.2A Vicente Tavárez
  Mexico
15.2A
400 metres hurdles Jaime Aparicio
  Colombia
54.9A Relín Sosa
  Puerto Rico
56.6A Carlos Monges
  Mexico
57.3A
4 × 100 metres relay   Cuba
Rafael Fortún
Jesús Farrés
Raúl Mazorra
Dioscórides Wilson
41.5A   Jamaica
George Rhoden
Lancelot Thompson
Leslie Laing
Herb McKenley
41.6A   Panama
Lloyd LaBeach
Samuel LaBeach
Felipe Malcoln
Cirilo McSween
42.0A
4 × 400 metres relay   Panama
Samuel LaBeach
Cirilo McSween
Frank Prince
Lloyd LaBeach
3:17.2A   Cuba
Hermes L. Riverí
Juan A. Sáez
Ángel García
Evelio Planas
3:19.0A   Jamaica
Benson Ford
Leslie Laing
Egbert McNeil
George Rhoden
3:19.0A
High jump Gilberto Torres
  Puerto Rico
1.89A Oswald Lyon
  Jamaica
1.89A Benjamín Casado
  Puerto Rico
1.85A
Pole vault José Vincente
  Puerto Rico
4.10A José Barbosa
  Puerto Rico
3.78A José Fontanés
  Puerto Rico
3.63A
Long jump Francisco Castro
  Puerto Rico
7.01A Benjamín Casado
  Puerto Rico
6.95A Claudio Cabreja
  Cuba
6.94A
Triple jump Reinaldo Salamo
  Puerto Rico
14.20A Francisco Castro
  Puerto Rico
14.10A Benjamín Casado
  Puerto Rico
13.57A
Shot put Israel Capavete
  Puerto Rico
13.78A Eduardo Adriana
  Netherlands Antilles
13.67A Gerardo de Villiers
  Cuba
13.23A
Discus throw Eduardo Parera
  Cuba
40.54A Manuel Seoane
  Puerto Rico
38.88A Juan Luyanda
  Puerto Rico
37.75A
Hammer throw Jaime Annexy
  Puerto Rico
45.87A Vicente Lagoyete
  Colombia
42.64A Julio Bordás
  Cuba
42.08A
Javelin throw Enrique Pizarro
  Puerto Rico
56.67A Mario Salas
  Cuba
55.74A Emilio Romero
  Puerto Rico
55.57A
Pentathlon Amador Terán
  Mexico
2944A Víctor Castañeda
  El Salvador
2779A Enrique Salazar
  Guatemala
2560A

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 metres Hyacinth Walters
  Jamaica
6.7A Cynthia Thompson
  Jamaica
6.8A Graviola Ewing
  Guatemala
6.9A
100 metres Hyacinth Walters
  Jamaica
12.3A Cynthia Thompson
  Jamaica
12.4A Graviola Ewing
  Guatemala
12.5A
80 metres hurdles Karleen Searchwell
  Jamaica
12.1Aw Vinton Beckett
  Jamaica
12.5Aw Kathleen Russell
  Jamaica
12.6Aw
4 × 100 m relay   Jamaica
Kathleen Russell
Karleen Searchwell
Hyacinth Walters
Cynthia Thompson
48.9A   Guatemala
Elia Bolaños
María C. Resinos
Judith Andrade
Graviola Ewing
52.0A   Mexico
Esther Villalón
Elia Galván
Concepción Sánchez
Teresa Bobadilla
52.2A
High jump Vinton Beckett
  Jamaica
1.61A Carmen Phipps
  Jamaica
1.59A Lili Schluter
  Mexico
1.30A
Discus throw Concepción Villanueva
  Mexico
33.96A Alejandrina Herrera
  Cuba
31.78A Ana Campos
  El Salvador
30.91A
Javelin throw Judith Caballero
  Panama
36.20A Berta Chiú
  Mexico
34.33A Ana Campos
  El Salvador
33.40A

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Jamaica (JAM)88218
2  Puerto Rico (PUR)85619
3  Cuba (CUB)35311
4  Mexico (MEX)32611
5  Panama (PAN)3148
6  Guatemala (GUA)2349
7  Colombia (COL)1113
8  El Salvador (ESA)0123
9  Netherlands Antilles (AHO)0101
  Trinidad and Tobago (TTO)0101
Totals (10 nations)28282884

ReferencesEdit

  • Montesinos, Enrique (2013). "The Oldest Regional Games: Central American & Caribbean Sports Games" (PDF). CACSO.
  • "Central American and Caribbean Games (Men)". GBR Athletics.
  • "Central American and Caribbean Games (Women)". GBR Athletics.