1922 South American Championships in Athletics (unofficial)

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Unofficial South American Championships in Athletics
Host city Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Brazil
Level Senior
Events 22

Unofficial South American Championships in Athletics were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1922. They were part of the "Jogos Olímpicos Latino-Americanos" held in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Brazilian independence under the patronage of the IOC.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal winners are published.[2]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Augusto de Negri (ARG) 11.2  Luis Miguel (CHI) 11.4  Carlos Bastos (URU)
200 metres*
400 metres  Isabelino Gradín (URU) 50.6  Dionysio de Figueirêdo (BRA) 50.8  Félix Escobar (ARG)
800 metres  Luis Suárez (ARG) 2:05.2  Carlos Springer (ARG) 2:06.8  Rodolfo Etcheverry (ARG)
1500 metres  Luis Suárez (ARG) 4:05.6  Alfredo Gomes (BRA) 4:06.2  Raúl Amat (ARG)
3000 metres  Manuel Plaza (CHI) 9:08.8  Oscar Guajardo (CHI)  Pedro Arancibia (CHI)
5000 metres  Manuel Plaza (CHI) 16:06.6  Alfredo Gomes (BRA) 16:10.8  José Ribas (BRA)
10,000 metres  Manuel Plaza (CHI) 33:17.0  Juan Bravo (CHI)  José Ribas (BRA)
Marathon  Manuel Plaza (CHI)  Luis Celis (CHI)  Matheus Marcondes (BRA)
110 metres hurdles  Guillermo Newbery (ARG) 16.0  Aldo Travaglia (BRA)  Otto Dietsch (ARG)
400 metres hurdles  Enrique Thompson (ARG) 56.8  Andrés Mazzali (URU)  Agustín Garay (ARG)
High jump  Valerio Vallanía (ARG) 1.815  Enrico Falcão (BRA) 1.815  Carlos Patiño (URU) 1.75
Pole vault  José Amejeiras (URU) 3.40  Ernesto Kausel (CHI) 3.40  Ernesto Goycolea (CHI) 3.30
Long jump  Ramiro García (CHI) 6.695  Carlos Patiño (URU) 6.49  Emmanuel Bianchi (BRA) 6.455
Shot put  Benjamín Acevedo (CHI) 12.275  Jorge Llobet Cullen (ARG) 12.175  Fernando Capellini (URU) 11.835
Discus throw  David Martín Estévez (URU) 39.25  Jorge Llobet Cullen (ARG) 39.14  Benjamín Acevedo (CHI) 38.14
Hammer throw  Jorge Llobet Cullen (ARG) 41.29  Domingo Spirito (ARG) 39.24  Osvaldo Garay (ARG) 36.35
Javelin throw  Willy Seewald (BRA) 56.885  Arturo Medina (CHI) 50.30  Hernán Orrego (CHI) 44.76
Pentathlon  Emmanuel Bianchi (BRA)  Guillermo Newbery (ARG)
 Enrique Thompson (ARG)
4 × 100 metres relay  Argentina 44.0  Brazil 45.2  Chile
4 × 400 metres relay**
Cross country 10,000 metres  Manuel Plaza (CHI) 34:56.6  Florides Castillo (CHI)  Luis Celis (CHI)

* = race void as Chilean athletes refused to re-run after false start by winner whilst two other runners infringed lane; original result 1  Ramiro García (CHI) 22.8, 2  Eduardo Albe (ARG), 3  Carlos Bastos (URU)[2]

** = race void as crowd infringed on track; original result 1  Uruguay 3:31.2u, 2  Argentina, 3  Brazil[2]

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Argentina 8 6 6 20
2  Chile 7 7 6 20
3  Uruguay 3 2 3 8
4  Brazil 2 6 4 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ Torres, Cesar R., Jogos Olímpicos Latino-Americanos de 1922 – Rio de Janeiro (PDF) (in Portuguese), Atlas do Esporte no Brasil, retrieved October 29, 2011 
  2. ^ a b c "SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS (UNOFFICIAL)", Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 29, 2011 

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