Athletics at the 1975 Pan American Games

The athletics competition at the 1975 Pan American Games was held in Mexico City, Mexico between 13 and 20 October.

Athletics at the
1975 Pan American Games
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Dates13–20 October
Host cityMexico City, Mexico Mexico
VenueEstadio Olímpico Universitario
LevelSenior
Events37
Participation377 athletes from
29 nations


Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(wind: -0.4 m/s)
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Silvio Leonard
  Cuba
10.15A =GR Hasely Crawford
  Trinidad and Tobago
10.21A Hermes Ramírez
  Cuba
10.34A
200 metres
(wind: -2.4 m/s)
details
James Gilkes
  Guyana
20.43A Larry Brown
  United States
20.69A Mike Sands
  Bahamas
20.98A
400 metres
details
Ronnie Ray
  United States
44.45A GR Alberto Juantorena
  Cuba
44.80A Delmo da Silva
  Brazil
45.53A
800 metres
details
Luis Medina
  Cuba
1:47.98A Leandro Civil
  Cuba
1:48.75A Carlos Martínez
  Mexico
1:48.78A
1500 metres
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Tony Waldrop
  United States
3:45.09A Carlos Martínez
  Mexico
3:45.98A Luis Medina
  Cuba
3:49.84A
5000 metres
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Domingo Tibaduiza
  Colombia
14:02.00A Theodore Castaneda
  United States
14:03.20A Rodolfo Gómez
  Mexico
14:05.25A
10,000 metres
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Luis Hernández
  Mexico
29:19.28A Rodolfo Gómez
  Mexico
29:21.22A Domingo Tibaduiza
  Colombia
29:25.45A
Marathon
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Rigoberto Mendoza
  Cuba
2:25:03A Charles "Chuck" Smead
  United States
2:25:32A Tom Howard
  Canada
2:25:46A
110 metres hurdles
(wind: 0.0 m/s)
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Alejandro Casañas
  Cuba
13.44A Danny Smith
  Bahamas
13.72A Arnaldo Bristol
  Puerto Rico
13.74A
400 metres hurdles
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James King
  United States
49.60A Ralph Mann
  United States
50.04A Dámaso Alfonso
  Cuba
50.19A
3000 metres steeplechase
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Mike Manley
  United States
9:04.29A José Romão da Silva
  Brazil
9:05.31A Octavio Guadarrama
  Mexico
9:15.00A
4 × 100 metres relay
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  United States
Clancy Edwards
Larry Brown
Donald Merrick
Bill Collins
38.31A GR   Cuba
Hermes Ramírez
Alejandro Casañas
Pablo Montes
José Triana
38.46A   Canada
Hugh Fraser
Marvin Nash
Albin Dukowski
Robert Martin
38.86A
4 × 400 metres relay
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  United States
Herman Frazier
Robert Taylor
Maurice Peoples
Ronnie Ray
3:00.76A   Cuba
Eddy Gutiérrez
Carlos Álvarez
Dámaso Alfonso
Alberto Juantorena
3:02.82A   Canada
Glenn Bogue
Randy Jackson
Brian Saunders
Don Domansky
3:03.92A
20 kilometres walk
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Daniel Bautista
  Mexico
1:33:06A Domingo Colín
  Mexico
1:33:59A Larry Young
  United States
1:37:54A
High jump
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Tom Woods
  United States
2.25A John Beers
  Canada
2.17A Rick Cuttell
  Canada
2.17A
Pole vault
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Earl Bell
  United States
5.40A GR Bruce Simpson
  Canada
5.20A Roberto Moré
  Cuba
5.20A
Long jump
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João Carlos de Oliveira
  Brazil
8.19A Arnie Robinson
  United States
7.94A Al Lanier
  United States
7.91A
Triple jump
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João Carlos de Oliveira
  Brazil
17.89A WR Tommy Haynes
  United States
17.20A Milan Tiff
  United States
16.98A
Shot put
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Bruce Pirnie
  Canada
19.28A Bishop Dolegiewicz
  Canada
19.18A Terry Albritton
  United States
19.18A
Discus throw
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John Powell
  United States
62.36A Julián Morrinson
  Cuba
59.88A Jay Silvester
  United States
59.82A
Hammer throw
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Larry Hart
  United States
66.56A GR Ángel Cabrera
  Cuba
65.24A Scott Neilson
  Canada
64.56A
Javelin throw
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Sam Colson
  United States
83.82A Juan Jarvis
  Cuba
82.30A Raúl Fernández
  Cuba
72.90A
Decathlon
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Bruce Jenner[a]
  United States
8045A GR Fred Dixon
  United States
8019A Jesús Mirabal
  Cuba
7582A

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(wind: -1.6 m/s)
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Pamela Jiles
  United States
11.38A Patty Loverock
  Canada
11.41A Marjorie Bailey
  Canada
11.42A
200 metres
(wind: 0.0 m/s)
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Chandra Cheeseborough
  United States
22.77A Pamela Jiles
  United States
22.81A Silvina Pereira
  Brazil
23.17A
400 metres
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Joyce Yakubowich
  Canada
51.62A GR Debra Sapenter
  United States
52.22A Lorna Forde
  Barbados
52.36A
800 metres
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Kathy Weston
  United States
2:04.93A Abby Hoffman
  Canada
2:06.93A Joan Wenzel
  Canada
2:06.93A
1500 metres
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Jan Merrill
  United States
4:18.32A GR Thelma Wright
  Canada
4:22.32A Abby Hoffman
  Canada
4:26.25A
100 metres hurdles
(wind: -0.3 m/s)
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Edith Noeding
  Peru
13.56A
NR
Deby LaPlante
  United States
13.68A Marlene Elejalde
  Cuba
13.80A
4 × 100 metres relay
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  United States
Martha Watson
Brenda Morehead
Chandra Cheeseborough
Pamela Jiles
42.90A GR   Cuba
Marlene Elejarde
Silvia Chivás
Carmen Valdés
Fulgencia Romay
43.65A   Canada
Marjorie Bailey
Patty Loverock
Joanne McTaggart
Joyce Yakubowich
43.68A
4 × 400 metres relay
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  Canada
Margaret McGowen
Joanne McTaggart
Rachelle Campbell
Joyce Yakubowich
3:30.36A GR   United States
Sharon Dabney
Pat Helms
Debra Sapenter
Kathy Weston
3:30.64A   Cuba
Eia Cabreja
Rosa López
Asunción Acosta
Aurelia Pentón
3:31.65A
High jump
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Joni Huntley
  United States
1.89A Louise Walker
  Canada
1.86A Andrea Bruce
  Jamaica
1.83A
Long jump
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Ana Alexander
  Cuba
6.63A GR Martha Watson
  United States
6.57A Kathy McMillan
  United States
6.49A
Shot put
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María Elena Sarría
  Cuba
18.03A =GR Hilda Ramírez
  Cuba
17.28A Lucette Moreau
  Canada
16.98A
Discus throw
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Carmen Romero
  Cuba
60.16A María Cristina Betancourt
  Cuba
58.52A Jane Haist
  Canada
53.12A
Javelin throw
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Sherry Calvert
  United States
54.70A María Beltrán
  Cuba
54.36A Lynn Cannon
  United States
48.64A
Pentathlon
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Diane Jones
  Canada
4673A Gale Fitzgerald
  United States
4486A Andrea Bruce
  Jamaica
4391A

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)1913739
2  Cuba (CUB)711826
3  Canada (CAN)471122
4  Mexico (MEX)2338
5  Brazil (BRA)2125
6  Colombia (COL)1012
7  Guyana (GUY)1001
  Peru (PER)1001
9  Bahamas (BAH)0112
10  Trinidad and Tobago (TTO)0101
11  Jamaica (JAM)0022
12  Barbados (BAR)0011
  Puerto Rico (PUR)0011
Totals (13 nations)373737111

Participating nationsEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Jenner is now known as Caitlyn due to gender transition in 2015.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Buzz Bissinger (June 1, 2015). "Introducing Caitlyn Jenner". Vanity Fair. Retrieved June 1, 2015.