1959 South American Junior Championships in Athletics

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I South American Junior Championships in Athletics
Host cityArgentina Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date(s)April 18–19
LevelJunior
Participationabout 59 athletes from
2 nations
Events17

The first South American Junior Championships in Athletics were held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from April 18–19, 1959.

Participation (unofficial)[edit]

Detailed result lists can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1] An unofficial count yields the number of about 59 athletes from about 2 countries: Argentina (28), Chile (31)

Medal summary[edit]

Medal winners are published for men[2] and women[3] Complete results can be found on the "World Junior Athletics History" website.[1]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Eduardo Krumm (CHI) 10.7  Hervé Dillan (CHI) 10.9  Alberto Keitel (CHI) 10.9
200 metres  Hervé Dillan (CHI) 22.2  Juan Salom (ARG) 22.7  Juan Mouat (CHI) 22.8
400 metres  Fernando Zapeda (CHI) 51.1  Juan Carlos Dyrzka (ARG) 51.7  Jordi Radmilovic (CHI) 51.9
800 metres  Ernesto Díaz (CHI) 1:58.8  Mario Luengo (CHI) 2:00.1  Carlos Crespo (ARG) 2:01.6
1500 metres  Daniel Cortez (CHI) 4:07.1  Enrique Rodríguez (CHI) 4:09.7  Dagoberto Hernández (CHI) 4:12.4
3000 metres  Enrique Rodríguez (CHI) 9:05.8  Isay Ramírez (CHI) 9:06.0  Daniel Cortez (CHI) 9:06.2
110 metres hurdles  Juan Carlos Dyrzka (ARG) 16.0  Jorge Wagner (ARG) 16.1  Guillermo Vallanía (ARG) 16.3
High jump  Eugenio Velasco (CHI) 1.80  José Ugarte (CHI) 1.75  Julio Verno (ARG) 1.75
Pole vault  Sergio Opazo (CHI) 3.60  Germán Goddard (CHI) 3.50  Luis Meza (CHI) 3.50
Long jump  Carlos Tornquist (CHI) 6.74  Eduardo Krumm (CHI) 6.56  Jorge Wagner (ARG) 6.29
Shot put  Horacio Beluardo (ARG) 16.53  Juan Faist (ARG) 15.49  Leonardo Lee (CHI) 15.44
Discus throw  Orlando Guaita (CHI) 40.86  Horacio Beluardo (ARG) 39.41  Juan Faist (ARG) 38.40
Hammer throw  Juan Miranda (CHI) 49.80  Héctor Núñez (CHI) 49.23  Mario Cáceras (CHI) 45.83
Javelin throw  Claudio Reinke (ARG) 52.55  Juan Pacella (ARG) 47.37  Alberto Kraeft (ARG) 46.89
Pentathlon  Eduardo Krumm (CHI) 2122  Domingo Valenzuela (CHI) 1901  Werner Wischia (CHI) 1884
4 × 100 metres relay  Chile 42.9
1000 metres Medley relay (100m x 200m x 300m x 400m)  Chile 2:02.2  Argentina 2:03.4

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  *   Host nation (Argentina)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Chile (CHI)149932
2 Argentina (ARG)*37616
Totals (2 nations)17161548


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b World Junior Athletics History, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), retrieved November 1, 2011
  2. ^ SOUTH AMERICAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (MEN), Athletics Weekly, retrieved November 1, 2011
  3. ^ SOUTH AMERICAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (WOMEN), Athletics Weekly, retrieved November 1, 2011

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