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Athletics at the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games

The track and field competition at the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games was held at the Estadio Jorge "Mágico" González in San Salvador, El Salvador, between 1 and 6 December 2002. Results were reported and discussed in detail on a day-by-day basis.[1][2][3][4][5]

Athletics at the XIX CAC Games
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Host stadium in San Salvador.
Host citySan Salvador El Salvador
Date(s)1–6 December 2002
Main stadiumEstadio Jorge "Mágico" González
Participation282 athletes from
28 nations
Events43
Records set6 Games records


Contents

Medal summaryEdit

Detailed results were published.[6]

For full event details see Athletics at the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games – Results

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Dion Crabbe
  British Virgin Islands
10.28w Jesús Carrión
  Puerto Rico
10.32w Rolando Blanco
  Guatemala
10.34w
200 metres Juan Pedro Toledo
  Mexico
20.97 Christopher Williams
  Jamaica
21.04 José Carabalí
  Venezuela
21.13
400 metres Carlos Santa
  Dominican Republic
45.83 Lansford Spence
  Jamaica
46.31 Juan Pedro Toledo
  Mexico
46.79
800 metres José Manuel González
  Venezuela
1:48.71 Jermaine Myers
  Jamaica
1:48.89 Marvin Watts
  Jamaica
1:49.11
1500 metres Juan Luis Barrios
  Mexico
3:43.71 Alex Greaux
  Puerto Rico
3:45.75 Michael Tomlin
  Jamaica
3:49.33
5000 metres Pablo Olmedo
  Mexico
14:07.82 Freddy González
  Venezuela
14:08.45 José David Galván
  Mexico
14:11.95
10000 metres Pablo Olmedo
  Mexico
28:36.67 Teodoro Vega
  Mexico
28:42.86 William Naranjo
  Colombia
29:12.23
Marathon Procopio Franco
  Mexico
02:17:38 Luis Fonseca
  Venezuela
02:20:13 Juan Carlos Cardona
  Colombia
02:21:27
3000 metre steeplechase Alex Greaux
  Puerto Rico
8:42.39 Salvador Miranda
  Mexico
8:48.18 Néstor Nieves
  Venezuela
8:53.56
110 metres hurdles Dudley Dorival
  Haiti
13.82w Paulo Villar
  Colombia
13.94w Ricardo Melbourne
  Jamaica
14.02w
400 metres hurdles Oscar Juanz
  Mexico
50.46 Miguel García
  Dominican Republic
51.05 Roberto Carvajal
  Mexico
51.62
High jump Gerardo Martínez
  Mexico
2.18 Omar Camacho
  Puerto Rico
2.15 Gilmar Mayo
  Colombia
2.15
Pole vault Dominic Johnson
  Saint Lucia
5.41 Jorge Tienda
  Mexico
5.00 Oscar Hernández
  El Salvador
4.70
Long jump Sergio Sauceda
  Mexico
7.48 José Mercedes
  Dominican Republic
7.32 Kevin Arthurton
  Saint Kitts and Nevis
7.26
Triple jump Alvin Rentería
  Colombia
15.57 Jhonny Rodríguez
  Venezuela
15.42 Wayne McSween
  Grenada
15.12
Shot put Yojer Medina
  Venezuela
19.63 Manuel Repollet
  Puerto Rico
16.93 José Ventura
  Dominican Republic
16.46
Discus throw Héctor Hurtado
  Venezuela
55.43 Alfredo Romero
  Puerto Rico
52.87 Yojer Medina
  Venezuela
51.98
Hammer throw Raúl Rivera
  Guatemala
65.99 Santos Vega
  Puerto Rico
65.35 Aldo Bello
  Venezuela
65.35
Javelin throw Manuel Fuenmayor
  Venezuela
75.32 Noraldo Palacios
  Colombia
75.11 Ronald Noguera
  Venezuela
74.91
20 kilometre road walk Alejandro López
  Mexico
1:26:32 Luis Fernando García
  Guatemala
1:27:51 Fredy Hernández
  Colombia
1:28:48
4 × 100 metres relay   Dominican Republic
Leonardo Matos
Juan Sainfleur
Luis Morillo
Yoel Báez
39.41   Venezuela
Juan Morillo
José Carabalí
William Hernández
Hely Ollarves
39.87   Trinidad and Tobago
Alvin Henry
Shane Dyer
Andre Brown
Dion Rodriguez
40.08
4 × 400 metres relay   Dominican Republic
Leonardo Matos
Gerardo Peralta
Carlos Santa
Felix Sánchez
3:04.15   Jamaica
Germaine Myers
Michael McDonald
Michael Williams
Lansford Spence
3:05.40   Venezuela
Danny Núñez
Jonathan Palma
Luis Luna
William Hernández
3:05.71

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Liliana Allen
  Mexico
11.34w Heather Samuel
  Antigua and Barbuda
11.44w Melocia Clarke
  Jamaica
11.57w
200 metres Liliana Allen
  Mexico
23.34 Norma González
  Colombia
23.73 Heather Samuel
  Antigua and Barbuda
24.13
400 metres Ana Guevara
  Mexico
51.87 Eliana Pacheco
  Venezuela
53.18 Clara Hernández
  Dominican Republic
53.81
800 metres Letitia Vriesde
  Suriname
2:04.50 Lizaira Del Valle
  Puerto Rico
2:06.09 Gabriela Medina
  Mexico
2:06.55
1500 metres Dulce Rodríguez
  Mexico
4:18.91 Korene Hinds
  Jamaica
4:22.03 Bertha Sánchez
  Colombia
4:27.75
5000 metres Dulce Rodríguez
  Mexico
16:38.92 Bertha Sánchez
  Colombia
16:39.23 Nora Rocha
  Mexico
16:42.18
Marathon Isabel Orellana
  Mexico
2:54:14 Paola Cabrera
  Mexico
2:56:05 Lourdes Cruz
  Puerto Rico
2:59:46
100 metres hurdles Dionne Rose-Henley
  Jamaica
13.67 Princesa Oliveros
  Colombia
13.72 Nadine Faustin
  Haiti
13.84
400 metres hurdles Yvonne Harrison
  Puerto Rico
57.39 Yamelis Ortiz
  Puerto Rico
57.52 Princesa Oliveros
  Colombia
57.72
High jump Juana Arrendel
  Dominican Republic
1.97 Romary Rifka
  Mexico
1.85 Catherine Ibargüen
  Colombia
1.79
Pole vault Milena Agudelo
  Colombia
3.90 Alejandra Meza
  Mexico
3.80 Andrea Zambrana
  Puerto Rico
3.80
Long jump María Espencer
  Dominican Republic
6.20 Yuridia Bustamante
  Mexico
6.11 Yesenia Rivera
  Puerto Rico
6.03
Triple jump María Espencer
  Dominican Republic
13.57 Catherine Ibargüen
  Colombia
13.17 Jennifer Arveláez
  Venezuela
13.10
Shot put Fior Vásquez
  Dominican Republic
17.04 Luz Dary Castro
  Colombia
15.98 Isabella Charles
  Dominica
12.84
Discus throw Luz Dary Castro
  Colombia
55.11 Flor Acosta
  Mexico
48.12 Ana Lucía Espinoza
  Guatemala
46.61
Hammer throw Amarilys Alméstica
  Puerto Rico
60.39 Violeta Guzmán
  Mexico
58.48 Nancy Guillén
  El Salvador
57.10
Javelin throw Zuleima Araméndiz
  Colombia
56.63 Sabina Moya
  Colombia
55.73 Nereida Ríos
  Mexico
46.51
Heptathlon Francia Manzanillo
  Dominican Republic
5279 Yudith Méndez
  Dominican Republic
5261 Nyota Peters
  Guyana
4657
20 kilometre road walk Victoria Palacios
  Mexico
1:36:16 Rosario Sánchez
  Mexico
1:36:44 Teresita Collado
  Guatemala
1:42:07
4 × 100 metres relay   Colombia
Digna Murillo
Melisa Murillo
Mirtha Brock
Princesa Oliveros
45.34   El Salvador
Marcela Navarro
Karla Hernández
Verónica Quijano
Aura Amaya
46.95   Jamaica
Melocia Clarke
Dionne Rose-Henley
Jenice Daley
Winsome Howell
50.62
4 × 400 metres relay   Mexico
America Rangel
Magaly Yánez
Gabriela Medina
Ana Guevara
3:31.24   Puerto Rico
Beatriz Cruz
Sandra Moya
Yamelis Ortiz
Militza Castro
3:35.94   Venezuela
Yusmelis García
Ángela Alfonso
Yenny Mejías
Eliana Pacheco
3:37.86

: Lorena de la Rosa from the   Dominican Republic was tested positive for nandrolone, she and here teams were disqualified.[7][8][9] Initially, she was 2nd in the 400m event (53.09s), 1st as member of the 4 × 100m relay team (44.90s), and 2nd as member of the 4 × 400m relay team (3:32.88min).

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Mexico1710633
2  Dominican Republic83213
3  Colombia58720
4  Venezuela45817
5  Puerto Rico39315
6  Jamaica15511
7  Guatemala1135
8  Haiti1012
9  British Virgin Islands1001
  Saint Lucia1001
  Suriname1001
12  El Salvador0123
13  Antigua and Barbuda0112
14  Dominica0011
  Grenada0011
  Guyana0011
  Saint Kitts and Nevis0011
  Trinidad and Tobago0011
Totals (18 nations)434343129

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 282 athletes from 28 countries participated.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (December 2, 2002), Guevara qualifies easily in San Salvador, as good jumps and throws occur in Havana, IAAF, retrieved August 14, 2012
  2. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (December 3, 2002), ‘Aztec Queen’ leads Golden spree in El Salvador, IAAF, retrieved August 14, 2012
  3. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (December 4, 2002), First Jamaican gold at CAC Games, IAAF, retrieved August 14, 2012
  4. ^ Vriesde takes Surinam's first gold and Allen completes third 100-200 double in CAC Games, IAAF, December 6, 2002, retrieved August 14, 2012
  5. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (December 7, 2002), Guevara and Sanchez relays provide golden end to CAC Games, IAAF, retrieved August 14, 2012
  6. ^ ATLETISMO JUEGOS DEPORTIVOS CAC, SAN SALVADOR 2002 – RESULTADOS (Actualizados hasta el 16 de diciembre de 2002) (in Spanish), ODECABE, 16 December 2002, retrieved January 12, 2015
  7. ^ Membreño, O.; Carbajal, J. (27 December 2002), Una docena de medallas – Doce atletas que participaron en la justa regional que finalizó el pasado siete de diciembre dieron positivo en las pruebas antidopaje (in Spanish), El Diario de Hoy, archived from the original on 2009-01-07, retrieved January 13, 2015
  8. ^ Odecabe confirma que cada federación sancionará los casos de dopaje (in Spanish), Diario Co Latino, 28 December 2002, archived from the original on 18 January 2015, retrieved January 13, 2015
  9. ^ Carbajal, Jorge (23 March 2003), Más nandrolona – La nandrolona es una de las sustancias que más veces se encontró en los casos de dopaje (in Spanish), El Diario de Hoy, archived from the original on 2005-01-03, retrieved January 13, 2015