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Athletics at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games

The athletics competition at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games took place at the Estadio Pedro de Heredia in Cartagena, Colombia and lasted from July 25 to July 29. There were 23 events for men and 21 for women. A total of ten Games records were broken at the competition, in addition to a number of national records.

Athletics at the XX CAC Games
Estadio cartagena.jpg
The host stadium
Host cityCartagena, Colombia Colombia
Date(s)July 25–29
Main stadiumEstadio Pedro de Heredia
Participation444 athletes from
31 nations
Events44
Records set10 Games records


The events were dominated by Cuban athletes, whereas teams like Jamaica did not send their strongest athletes. With 21 gold medals, Cuba won nearly half of the events and 45 medals were won by the country's athletes. Mexico was the next most successful nation, winning eight golds and fourteen medals overall. The hosts Colombia took third place on the medal tally, having won four golds, but also had the second greatest medal haul with nineteen in total. Jamaica, the Netherlands Antilles and Panama were the only other nations at the competition to win two golds or more.

Contents

ResultsEdit

For full event details see Athletics at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games – Results

MenEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Churandy Martina
  Netherlands Antilles
10.06 GR Derrick Atkins
  Bahamas
10.13 Jacey Harper
  Trinidad and Tobago
10.33
200 metres Xavier Brown
  Jamaica
20.74 Hawar Murillo
  Colombia
20.78 Andrew Hinds
  Barbados
20.83
400 metres Yeimer López
  Cuba
45.28 Alleyne Francique
  Grenada
45.44 Arismendy Peguero
  Dominican Republic
45.55
800 metres Andy González
  Cuba
1:46.26 Sherridan Kirk
  Trinidad and Tobago
1:46.55 Maury Castillo
  Cuba
1:47.60
1500 metres Juan Luis Barrios
  Mexico
3:42.52 David Freeman
  Puerto Rico
3:43.84 Maury Castillo
  Cuba
3:43.93
5000 metres Juan Luis Barrios
  Mexico
14:09.08 Alejandro Suárez
  Mexico
14:10.58 Norbert Gutiérrez
  Cuba
14:13.50
10,000 metres José David Galván
  Mexico
29:40.08 Javier Alexander Guarín
  Colombia
29:41.51 Norbert Gutiérrez
  Cuba
29:50.53
110 m hurdles Dayron Robles
  Cuba
13.12 GR Paulo César Villar
  Colombia
13.29 NR/AR= Yoel Hernández
  Cuba
13.51
400 m hurdles Bayano Kamani
  Panama
49.44 Ian Weakley
  Jamaica
49.74 Bryan Steele
  Jamaica
50.12
3000 m steeplechase Alex Greaux
  Puerto Rico
8:44.51 Néstor Nieves
  Venezuela
8:44.86 José Alberto Sánchez
  Cuba
8:46.05
Marathon Procopio Franco
  Mexico
2:24:35 Juan Carlos Cardona
  Colombia
2:27:43 Alfredo Arevalo
  Guatemala
2:28:27
4 × 100 m relay   Netherlands Antilles
Brian Mariano
Prince Kwidama
Jairo Duzant
Churandy Martina
39.29   Bahamas
Adrian Griffith
Derrick Atkins
Rodney Green
Dominic Demeritte
39.44   Jamaica
Lerone Clarke
Xavier Brown
Herbert McGregor
Carl Barrett
39.45
4 × 400 m relay   Jamaica
Sanjay Ayre
Leford Green
Ricardo Chambers
Bryan Steele
3:01.78 GR   Trinidad and Tobago
Renny Quow
Kevon Pierre
Jamil James
Damion Barry
3:02.65   Dominican Republic
Félix Sánchez
Arismendi Peguero
Carlos Santa
Yoel Tapia
3:03.25
20 km race walk Luis Fernando López
  Colombia
1:24:20 Eder Sánchez
  Mexico
1:26:30 Luis Fernando García
  Guatemala
1:29:50
High jump Gilmar Mayo
  Colombia
2.19 Trevor Barry
  Bahamas
2.16 Gerardo Martínez
  Mexico
2.16
Pole vault Robinson Pratt
  Mexico
5.50 NR Dominic Johnson
  Saint Lucia
5.20 David Rojas
  Colombia
4.60
Long jump Irving Saladino
  Panama
8.29 Iván Pedroso
  Cuba
7.92 Ibrahim Camejo
  Cuba
7.83
Triple jump Yoandri Betanzos
  Cuba
17.46 GR Alexis Copello
  Cuba
16.85 Wilbert Walker
  Jamaica
16.35
Shot put Dorian Scott
  Jamaica
20.34 NR[1] Alexis Paumier
  Cuba
18.26 Reynaldo Proenza
  Cuba
18.03
Discus throw Yunior Lastre
  Cuba
57.00 Jason Morgan
  Jamaica
56.56 Héctor Hurtado
  Venezuela
52.60
Hammer throw Noleysi Bicet
  Cuba
69.56 Iosvany Suárez
  Cuba
67.62 Aldo Bello
  Venezuela
62.55
Javelin throw Guillermo Martínez
  Cuba
84.91 GR Yudel Moreno
  Cuba
78.44 Noraldo Palacios
  Colombia
74.10
Decathlon Alexis Chivas
  Cuba
7551 Carlos Paterson
  Cuba
7203 Andrés Horacio Mantilla
  Colombia
7157
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

WomenEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Tahesia Harrigan
  British Virgin Islands
11.15 Laverne Jones
  U.S. Virgin Islands
11.50 Virgil Hodge
  Saint Kitts and Nevis
11.52
200 metres Roxana Díaz
  Cuba
22.76 GR Virgil Hodge
  Saint Kitts and Nevis
23.09 Jade Bailey
  Barbados
23.32
400 metres Ana Guevara
  Mexico
50.99 Hazel-Ann Regis
  Grenada
51.16 Kineke Alexander
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
52.04
800 metres Zulia Calatayud
  Cuba
2:05.26 Rosibel García
  Colombia
2:05.78 Gabriela Medina
  Mexico
2:06.15
1500 metres Rosibel García
  Colombia
4:18.29 GR Yuneisy Santiusty
  Cuba
4:19.32 Lysaira del Valle
  Puerto Rico
4:21.84
5000 metres Bertha Sánchez
  Colombia
16:17:13 Dulce Maria Rodriguez
  Mexico
16:18.15 Madaí Pérez
  Mexico
16:19.38
Marathon María Elena Valencia
  Mexico
2:45:49 Yailén García
  Cuba
2:51:43 Iglandini González
  Colombia
2:54:05
100 m hurdles Anay Tejeda
  Cuba
12.86 Nadine Faustin
  Haiti
12.91 Toni-Ann D'Oyley
  Jamaica
13.10
400 m hurdles Daimí Pernía
  Cuba
55.32 Josanne Lucas
  Trinidad and Tobago
55.60 Melaine Walker
  Jamaica
55.97
4 × 100 m relay   Cuba
Virgen Benavides
Misleidys Lazo
Roxana Díaz
Anay Tejeda
43.29   Colombia
Yomara Hinestroza
Felipa Palacios
Darlenys Obregón
Norma González
44.32   Bahamas
Savatheda Fynes
Shandra Brown
Tamica Clarke
T-Shonda Webb
44.34
4 × 400 m relay   Mexico
Ruth Grajeda
Ana Guevara
Gabriela Medina
Mayra González
3:29.92   Jamaica
Clora Williams
Shevon Stoddart
Melaine Walker
Althea Chambers
3:32.86   Cuba
Ana Peña
Daimi Pernía
Yenima Arencibia
Zulia Calatayud
3:36.34
20 km race walk Cristina López
  El Salvador
1:38:26 Evelyn Núñez
  Guatemala
1:39:37 Sandra Zapata
  Colombia
1:41.37
High jump Juana Arrendel
  Dominican Republic
1.93 Catherine Ibargüen
  Colombia
1.88 Levern Spencer
  Saint Lucia
1.88
Pole vault Maryoris Sánchez
  Cuba
4.10 GR Yarisley Silva
  Cuba
3.95 Keisa Monterola
  Venezuela
3.85
Long jump Yudelkis Fernández
  Cuba
6.37 Catherine Ibargüen
  Colombia
6.36 Tanika Liburd
  Saint Kitts and Nevis
6.23
Triple jump Mabel Gay
  Cuba
14.20 Yudelkis Fernández
  Cuba
13.87 Johana Triviño
  Colombia
13.71
Shot put Yumileidi Cumbá
  Cuba
19.31 Misleydis González
  Cuba
18.80 Cleopatra Borel
  Trinidad and Tobago
18.33
Discus throw Yania Ferrales
  Cuba
59.70 Yarelis Barrios
  Cuba
58.22 Keisha Walkes
  Barbados
48.10
Hammer throw Yipsi Moreno
  Cuba
70.22 GR Yunaika Crawford
  Cuba
67.88 Johana Moreno
  Colombia
65.51 NR
Javelin throw Sonia Bisset
  Cuba
63.30 NR Osleidys Menéndez
  Cuba
59.94 Laverne Eve
  Bahamas
57.29
Heptathlon Yuleidis Limonta
  Cuba
5952 GR Juana Castillo
  Dominican Republic
5664 Gretchen Quintana
  Cuba
5584
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Medal tableEdit

 
Cuban hurdler Dayron Robles broke a games record to win his gold medal.
 
Ana Guevara of Mexico retained her 400 m title from 2002.
 
Churandy Martina won both golds for the Netherlands Antilles.

  *   Host nation (Colombia)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Cuba21141045
2  Mexico83314
3  Colombia*48719
4  Jamaica23510
5  Netherlands Antilles2002
  Panama2002
7  Dominican Republic1124
8  Puerto Rico1113
9  British Virgin Islands1001
  El Salvador1001
11  Bahamas0325
  Trinidad and Tobago0325
13  Grenada0202
14  Venezuela0134
15  Guatemala0123
  Saint Kitts and Nevis0123
17  Saint Lucia0112
18  Haiti0101
  U.S. Virgin Islands0101
20  Barbados0033
21  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0011
Totals (21 nations)434444131
  • Note: Medal count excludes Dorian Scott's gold in the men's shot put as he was disqualified from the competition after a positive test for marijuana.[1]

Participating nationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Doping Rule Violation. IAAF (2007-04-24). Retrieved on 2010-08-30.
Results
  • Official site - results at the Wayback Machine (archived 2007-10-06) (in Spanish)
  • Montesinos, Enrique (2013). "The Oldest Regional Games: Central American & Caribbean Sports Games" (PDF). CACSO.
  • "Full results". AthleCAC.org. CACAC.
Reports