The Pan American U20 Athletics Championships are a biennial sports event for track and field organized by the Association of Panamerican Athletics (APA) open for junior (U20) athletes from member and associate member associations. They were first held in 1980.[1][2] Before the 2017 edition, the event was known as Pan American Junior Athletics Championships.

Editions

# Year City Country Events Date Venue
1 1980 Sudbury  Canada 38 29–31 August
2 1982 Barquisimeto  Venezuela 38 30 July – 1 August
3 1984 Nassau  Bahamas 38 23–25 August
4 1986 Winter Park  United States 38 4–6 July
5 1989 Santa Fe  Argentina 40 23–25 June Centro de Alto Rendimiento Deportivo Pedro Candioti
6 1991 Kingston  Jamaica 41 18–20 July
7 1993 Winnipeg  Canada 41 15–17 July
8 1995 Santiago  Chile 42 1–3 September
9 1997 Havana  Cuba 43 18–20 July
10 1999 Tampa  United States 43 9–11 July
11 2001 Santa Fe  Argentina 43 18–20 October Centro de Alto Rendimiento Deportivo Pedro Candioti
12 2003 Bridgetown  Barbados 43 18–20 July Barbados National Stadium
13 2005 Windsor  Canada 44 29–31 July University of Windsor Stadium
14 2007 São Paulo  Brazil 44 6–8 July Estádio Ícaro de Castro Melo
15 2009 Port of Spain  Trinidad and Tobago 44 31 July – 2 August Hasely Crawford Stadium
16 2011 Miramar  United States 44 22–24 July Ansin Sports Complex
17 2013 Medellin  Colombia 44 23–25 August Atanasio Girardot Sports Complex
18 2015 Edmonton  Canada 44 31 July–2 August Foote Field
19 2017 Trujillo  Peru 44 21–23 July Mansiche Sports Complex
20 2019 San José  Costa Rica 44 19–21 July Estadio Nacional
21 2023 Mayagüez  Puerto Rico 44 4–6 August

Medals (1980-2019)

Source:[3]

Pan American U20 Athletics Championships
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States404333206943
2 Cuba1117657244
3 Canada81123143347
4 Brazil546286202
5 Jamaica427667185
6 Mexico403636112
7 Colombia16163567
8 Argentina11152551
9 Peru1181332
10 Trinidad and Tobago10201646
11 Bahamas9143154
12 Ecuador9121435
13 Chile9121132
14 Venezuela6153354
15 Puerto Rico351018
16 Cayman Islands3126
17 Antigua and Barbuda2226
 El Salvador2226
19 Dominican Republic2136
 Panama2136
21 Grenada2114
22 Bermuda1247
23 Paraguay1236
24 Saint Lucia1203
25 Bolivia1124
26 Guatemala1067
27 Uruguay1034
28 Anguilla1001
 Netherlands Antilles1001
30 Barbados071219
31 Saint Kitts and Nevis0224
32 Guyana0033
33 Costa Rica0011
 Dominica0011
 Nicaragua0011
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0011
Totals (36 entries)8378478352519

Championships records

Men

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.03 (+0.7 m/s) Marcus Rowland  United States 2009 2009 Championships Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
200 m 20.13 (+0.0 m/s) Usain Bolt  Jamaica July 2003 2003 Championships Barbados Bridgetown, Barbados
400 m 44.99 Jamal Walton  Cayman Islands 21 July 2017 2017 Championships Peru Trujillo, Peru [4]
800 m 1:46.41 Ryan Sánchez  Puerto Rico 22 July 2017 2017 Championships Peru Trujillo, Peru [5]
1500 m 3:43.16 Eric van der Els  United States 23 July 2017 2017 Championships Peru Trujillo, Peru [6]
5000 m 14:12.11 Mohammed Ahmed  Canada 2009 2009 Championships Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
10000 m 29:28.6 Alejandro Villanueva  Mexico June 1989 1989 Championships Argentina Santa Fe, Argentina
110 m hurdles (99.0 cm) 13.08 (+2.0 m/s) WJR Wayne Davis  United States 2009 2009 Championships Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
400 m hurdles 48.49 A Alison Santos  Brazil 21 July 2019 2019 Championships Costa Rica San José, Costa Rica [7]
3000 m steeplechase 8:43.96 José Alberto Sánchez  Cuba July 2005 2005 Championships Canada Windsor, Canada
High jump 2.27 m Javier Sotomayor  Cuba July 1986 1986 Championships United States Winter Park, United States
Pole vault 5.50 m Lawrence Johnson  United States July 1993 1993 Championships Canada Winnipeg, Canada
Long jump 8.16 m Dion Bentley  United States June 1989 1989 Championships Argentina Santa Fe, Argentina
Triple jump 16.93 m (−0.5 m/s) David Giralt  Cuba July 2003 2003 Championships Barbados Bridgetown, Barbados
Shot put (6 kg) 22.02 m Jordan Geist  United States 23 July 2017 2017 Championships Peru Trujillo, Peru [8]
Discus throw (1.75 kg) 66.58 m Travis Smikle  Jamaica July 2011 2011 Championships United States Miramar, United States [9]
Hammer throw (6 kg) 80.21 m Humberto Mansilla  Chile 2 August 2015 2015 Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [10]
Javelin throw 76.95 m A Tzuriel Pedigo  United States 20 July 2019 2019 Championships Costa Rica San José, Costa Rica [11]
Decathlon 8037 pts Harrison Williams  United States 31 July – 1 August 2015 2015 Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [12]
10.67 (+2.9 m/s) (100 m), 6.98 m (+3.7 m/s) (long jump), 13.71 m (shot put), 2.03 m (high jump), 48.28 (400 m) /
14.41 (-1.0 m/s) (110 m hurdles), 39.68 m (discus), 5.00 m (pole vault), 51.77 m (javelin), 4:29.20 (1500 m)
10000 m walk (track) 39:50.73 Jefferson Pérez  Ecuador July 1993 1993 Championships Canada Winnipeg, Canada
4×100 m relay 38.62 A WU20R Arian Smith
Justin Ofotan
Marcellus Moore
Matthew Boling
 United States 20 July 2019 2019 Championships Costa Rica San José, Costa Rica [13]
4×400 m relay 2:59.30 A WU20R Frederick Lewis
Matthew Boling
Matthew Moorer
Justin Robinson
 United States 21 July 2019 2019 Championships Costa Rica San José, Costa Rica [14]

Women

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 11.22 (0.8 m/s) Chalonda Goodman  United States 2009 2009 Championships Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
200 m 22.35 (+1.6 m/s) Shawnti Jackson  United States 6 August 2023 2023 Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico [15]
400 m 51.46 Roxana Gomez  Cuba 21 July 2017 2017 Championships Trujillo, Peru [16]
800 m 2:03.70 Mairelín Fuentes  Cuba July 1997 1997 Championships Havana, Cuba
1500 m 4:16.07 Fabiana Da Silva  Brazil July 1997 1997 Championships Havana, Cuba
3000 m 9:05.78 Ellie Shea  United States 6 August 2023 2023 Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico [17]
5000 m 16:23.35 Rachael Reddy  United States 1 August 2015 2015 Championships Edmonton, Canada [18]
100 m hurdles 13.01 (+0.4 m/s) Tia Jones  United States 21 July 2017 2017 Championships Trujillo, Peru [19]
400 m hurdles 55.94 A Jessica de Oliveira  Brazil 21 July 2019 2019 Championships San José, Costa Rica [20]
3000 m steeplechase 10:04.71 Sabine Heitling  Brazil July 2005 2005 Championships Windsor, Canada
High jump 1.96 m =WYB Vashti Cunningham  United States 1 August 2015 2015 Championships Edmonton, Canada [21]
Pole vault 4.41 m Rachel Baxter  United States 21 July 2017 2017 Championships Trujillo, Peru [22]
Long jump 6.46 m (-0.4 m/s) Yudelkis Fernández  Cuba July 2003 2003 Championships Bridgetown, Barbados
Triple jump 14.08 m (0.0 m/s) Liadagmis Povea  Cuba 2 August 2015 2015 Championships Edmonton, Canada [23]
Shot put 18.27 m Raven Saunders  United States 31 July 2015 2015 Championships Edmonton, Canada [24]
Discus throw 59.53 m A Melany del Pilar Matheus  Cuba 20 July 2019 2019 Championships San José, Costa Rica [25]
Hammer throw 64.80 m Arasay Tondike  Cuba July 2005 2005 Championships Windsor, Canada
Javelin throw 63.86 m WJR Yuleimis Aguilar  Cuba 2 August 2015 2015 Championships Edmonton, Canada [26]
Heptathlon 5847 pts A [a] Anna Hall  United States 20–21 July 2019 2019 Championships San José, Costa Rica [27]
100m H (wind) High jump Shot put 200m (wind) Long jump (wind) Javelin 800m
14.11 (-0.7 m/s) 1.82 m 12.53 m 24.22 (+0.9 m/s) 5.55 m (+5.1 m/s) (w) 33.70 m 2:10.11
10000 m walk (track) 44:43.89 Alegna Gonzalez  Mexico 23 July 2017 2017 Championships Trujillo, Peru [28]
4×100 m relay 42.88 Kaila Jackson
Camryn Dickson
Avery Lewis
Shawnti Jackson
 United States 5 August 2023 2023 Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico [29]
4×400 m relay 3:24.04 A Alexis Holmes
Kimberly Harris
Ziyah Holman
Kayla Davis
 United States 21 July 2019 2019 Championships San José, Costa Rica [30]

Notes

  1. ^ wind-assisted score. Her wind-legal leap of 5.49m in the long jump gives her a record-eligible score of 5829

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