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Athletics at the 1998 Central American and Caribbean Games

The track and field competition in the 1998 Central American and Caribbean Games was held in Maracaibo, Venezuela.

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Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Obadele Thompson
  Barbados
10.20 Dwight Ferguson
  Bahamas
10.43 Luis Pérez
  Cuba
10.44
200 metres Juan Pedro Toledo
  Mexico
20.46 Misael Ortíz
  Cuba
20.75 Iván García
  Cuba
20.81
400 metres Troy McIntosh
  Bahamas
44.84 Roxbert Martin
  Jamaica
45.11 Alejandro Cárdenas
  Mexico
45.22
800 metres Norberto Téllez
  Cuba
1:49.71 Ereisis Torres
  Cuba
1:51.39 Mark Olivo
  Venezuela
1:51.68
1500 metres Héctor Torres
  Mexico
3:46.06 Emigdio Delgado
  Venezuela
3:47.71 Pablo Olmedo
  Mexico
3:48.19
5000 metres Pablo Olmedo
  Mexico
14:01.85 Freddy González
  Venezuela
14:04.77 Germán Beltrán
  Venezuela
14:05.15
10000 metres Germán Beltrán
  Venezuela
29:49.06 Julio César Valle
  Mexico
29:53.40 Gabino Apolonio
  Mexico
30:11.29
Marathon Juan Camacho
  Mexico
02:25:25 William Ramírez
  Colombia
02:25:33 Rubén Maza
  Venezuela
02:27:46
3000 metre steeplechase Salvador Miranda
  Mexico
8:41.70 Néstor Nieves
  Venezuela
8:43.34 Daniel Torres
  Mexico
8:46.44
110 metres hurdles Anier García
  Cuba
13.27 Steve Brown
  Trinidad and Tobago
13.56 Erik Batte
  Cuba
13.84
400 metres hurdles Dinsdale Morgan
  Jamaica
48.87 Emilio Valle
  Cuba
49.66 Kemel Thompson
  Jamaica
49.67
High jump Javier Sotomayor
  Cuba
2.37 Gilmar Mayo
  Colombia
2.30 Julio Luciano
  Dominican Republic
2.21
Pole vault Edgar Díaz
  Puerto Rico
5.30 Ricardo Diez
  Venezuela
5.30 Jorge Tienda
  Mexico
5.10
Long jump Iván Pedroso
  Cuba
8.45 James Beckford
  Jamaica
8.16 Joan Lino Martínez
  Cuba
8.09
Triple jump Yoelbi Quesada
  Cuba
17.18 Aliecer Urrutia
  Cuba
16.53 Iván Salcedo
  Mexico
16.10
Shot put Yojer Medina
  Venezuela
19.42 Yosvany Obregón
  Cuba
18.30 Orlando Ibarra
  Colombia
17.52
Discus throw Alexis Elizalde
  Cuba
65.00 Frank Casañas
  Cuba
59.38 Alfredo Romero
  Puerto Rico
50.83
Hammer throw Alberto Sánchez
  Cuba
74.25 Yosvany Suárez
  Cuba
69.35 Guillermo Guzmán
  Mexico
63.78
Javelin throw Emeterio González
  Cuba
80.92 Isbel Luaces
  Cuba
78.96 Edwin Cuesta
  Venezuela
75.41
Decathlon Raúl Duany
  Cuba
8118 Eugenio Balanqué
  Cuba
8090 Diógenes Estévez
  Venezuela
7237
20 kilometre road walk Daniel García
  Mexico
1:23:32 Bernardo Segura
  Mexico
1:24:31 Julio Martínez
  Guatemala
1:25:31
50 kilometre road walk Ignacio Zamudio
  Mexico
3:58:15 Hugo López
  Guatemala
4:06:55 Jorge Luis Pino
  Cuba
4:07:52
4 × 100 metres relay   Cuba 38.79   Jamaica 39.04   Bahamas 39.54
4 × 400 metres relay   Cuba 3:03.18   Jamaica 3:03.26   Bahamas 3:04.16

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Chandra Sturrup
  Bahamas
11.14 Beverly McDonald
  Jamaica
11.36 Tayna Lawrence
  Jamaica
11.53
200 metres Beverly McDonald
  Jamaica
22.30w Juliet Cuthbert
  Jamaica
22.63w Felipa Palacios
  Colombia
23.07w
400 metres Sandie Richards
  Jamaica
51.27 Ana Guevara
  Mexico
51.32 Norfalia Carabalí
  Colombia
51.52
800 metres Letitia Vriesde
  Suriname
2:00.24 Ana Guevara
  Mexico
2:01.12
(NR)
Mardrea Hyman
  Jamaica
2:01.46
1500 metres Mardrea Hyman
  Jamaica
4:27.03 Nora Rocha
  Mexico
4:27.74 Yanelis Lara
  Cuba
4:29.43
5000 metres Nora Rocha
  Mexico
16:43.48 Adriana Fernández
  Mexico
16:44.60 Bertha Sánchez
  Colombia
16:51.89
10000 metres Adriana Fernández
  Mexico
34:04.16 Lucía Mendiola
  Mexico
35:27.63 Yailén García
  Cuba
36:12.72
Marathon Emma Cabrera
  Mexico
2:57:49 Marisol Vargas
  Mexico
2:58:34 Kriscia García
  El Salvador
3:00:21
100 metres hurdles Dionne Rose
  Jamaica
12.64 Gillian Russell
  Jamaica
12.66 Dainelky Pérez
  Cuba
13.23
400 metres hurdles Deon Hemmings
  Jamaica
54.30 Andrea Blackett
  Barbados
54.61 Debbie-Ann Parris
  Jamaica
55.15
High jump Juana Arrendel
  Dominican Republic
1.90 Natasha Gibson
  Trinidad and Tobago
1.82 Niurka Lussón
  Cuba
1.79
Pole vault Alejandra Meza
  Mexico
3.70 Mariana McCarthy
  Cuba
3.50 Agueda Jerez
  Guatemala
2.90
Long jump Flora Hyacinth
  U.S. Virgin Islands
6.57 Jackie Edwards
  Bahamas
6.50 Lacena Golding
  Jamaica
6.49
Triple jump Yamilé Aldama
  Cuba
14.34 Suzette Lee
  Jamaica
13.77 Olga Cepero
  Cuba
13.74
Shot put Yumileidi Cumbá
  Cuba
17.31 Herminia Fernández
  Cuba
17.31 María Isabel Urrutia
  Colombia
14.25
Discus throw Bárbara Hechevarría
  Cuba
58.14 Hilda Ramos
  Cuba
55.42 María Isabel Urrutia
  Colombia
50.44
Hammer throw Aldenay Vasallo
  Cuba
61.46 María Eugenia Villamizar
  Colombia
57.69 Norbi Balantén
  Cuba
57.30
Javelin throw Sonia Bisset
  Cuba
66.67 Osleidys Menéndez
  Cuba
62.06 Laverne Eve
  Bahamas
60.66
Heptathlon Magalys García
  Cuba
5888 Marsha Mark
  Trinidad and Tobago
5706 Lisa Wright
  Jamaica
5566
10000 metre track walk Graciela Mendoza
  Mexico
46:30.16 Rosario Sánchez
  Mexico
47:12.74 Oslaidis Cruz
  Cuba
47:14.85
4 × 100 metres relay   Cuba 43.89   Colombia 44.39   Jamaica 44.89
4 × 400 metres relay   Cuba 3:29.65   Jamaica 3:30.03   Barbados 3:31.91

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Cuba19131244
2  Mexico129728
3  Jamaica69722
4  Venezuela24511
5  Bahamas2237
6  Barbados1113
7  Dominican Republic1012
  Puerto Rico1012
9  Suriname1001
  U.S. Virgin Islands1001
11  Colombia04610
12  Trinidad and Tobago0303
13  Guatemala0123
14  El Salvador0011
Totals (14 nations)464646138

See alsoEdit

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.