Athletics was a sport at the inaugural Central American Games in 1926 (later renamed the Central American and Caribbean Games) and it has remained part of the event's sporting programme throughout its history.[1]

Editions

Games Year Host city Host country Main venue Events Best nation
Men Women
I 1926 Mexico City  Mexico Estadio Nacional 20  Mexico (MEX)
II 1930 Havana  Cuba 20  Cuba (CUB)
III 1935 San Salvador  El Salvador 20  Cuba (CUB)
IV 1938 Panama City  Panama Estadio J.D. Arosemena 21 6  Puerto Rico (PUR)
V 1946 Barranquilla  Colombia 21 7  Panama (PAN)
VI 1950 Guatemala City  Guatemala 21 7  Jamaica (JAM)
VII 1954 Mexico City  Mexico 22 6  Cuba (CUB)
VIII 1959 Caracas  Venezuela 22 6  Mexico (MEX)
IX 1962 Kingston  Jamaica 22 7  Cuba (CUB)
X 1966 San Juan  Puerto Rico 23 9  Cuba (CUB)
XI 1970 Panama City  Panama 23 12  Cuba (CUB)
XII 1974 Santo Domingo  Dominican Republic 23 12  Cuba (CUB)
XIII 1978 Medellín  Colombia 23 14  Cuba (CUB)
XIV 1982 Havana  Cuba 24 16  Cuba (CUB)
XV 1986 Santiago  Dominican Republic 24 19  Cuba (CUB)
XVI 1990 Mexico City  Mexico 24 19  Cuba (CUB)
XVII 1993 Ponce  Puerto Rico 24 19  Cuba (CUB)
XVIII 1998 Maracaibo  Venezuela 24 22  Cuba (CUB)
XIX 2002 San Salvador  El Salvador Estadio Nacional Flor Blanca 22 21  Mexico (MEX)
XX 2006 Cartagena  Colombia Estadio Pedro de Heredia 22 21  Cuba (CUB)
XXI 2010 Mayagüez  Puerto Rico Mayagüez Athletics Stadium 24 23  Jamaica (JAM)
XXII 2014 Veracruz  Mexico Estadio H.J. Corona 24 23  Cuba (CUB)
XXIII 2018 Barranquilla  Colombia Estadio Metropolitano 24 22  Colombia (COL)

See also

List of Central American and Caribbean Games records in athletics

References

  1. ^ Central American and Caribbean Games. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2010-07-31.