21/02/2022   San Salvador (ESA) - II Central American Walking Championships




This Sunday, February 20, the Salvadoran Athletics Federation held the II Central American Walking Championships 2022 at the Ciclovía circuit, Constitution Boulevard in San Salvador.
Thirtyfive athletes from 4 Central American Countries participated: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua, among the categories U14, U16, U18, U20 and Senior.
Note that 4 athletes qualified for the U20 World Championship to be held in Cali, Colombia in August this year. The event was judged by International RWJ from Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica and El Salvador, doping tests were also carried out as established by the World Athletics regulations so the event met all the technical requirements to validate the qualification marks.
The most important events were those reserved for seniors, U20 and U18. For the others, refer to the results link at the bottom of the page.
20km men
Almost the entire race was dominated by the three best athletes of the Guatemala team who walked together and only in the final did they fight for the victory.
Victory for Erick Bernabe Barrondo Garcia (GUA) in 1:25:15
Second place to Jose Eduardo Ortiz Flores (GUA) in 1:24:16
Third place to Jose Oswaldo Calel Sis (GUA) in 1:28:28

20km women
Victory to Yasury Betzaida Palacios San Jose (GUA) in 1:38:13
Second place to Maidy Emeleni Monge Perez (GUA) in 1:39:03
Third place to Mirna Sucely Ortiz Flores (GUA) in 1:44:30


10km U20 men
Victory to Gabriel Antonio Alvarado Davila (NIC) in 43:30
Second place to Bryan Steven Mendez Lievano (ESA) in 45.56
Third place to Juan Felipe Coy Teyul (GUA) in 46:05
10km U20 women
Victory to Yaquelin Mishell Teletor Jeronimo (GUA) in 50:05
Second place to Sharon Herrera Soto (CRC) in 50:23
Third place to Galilee Eliana Echervarria Rosa (ESA) in 1:01:51
10km U18 men
Victory to Bryan Alexander Matias Ortiz (GUA) in 43:04
Second place to Miguel Angel Palacios San Jose (GUA) in 44:18
Third place to Juan Eduardo Ortiz Aceytuno (ESA) in 49:45
5km U18 women
Victory to Katherine Rocio Marroquin Peynado (GUA) in 27:02
Second place to Maria Jose Gonzalez Perez (GUA) in 30:11
Third place to Jesica Maricela Rodriguez Ruano (ESA) in 31:36
For teams the winners were the following:
Female category
Champion: Guatemala (5 golds, 2 silvers, 1 bronze) 8 medals
Second place: El Salvador (2 silvers, 2 bronzes) 4 medals
Third place: Costa Rica (1 silver) 1 medal
Male category
Sample: Guatemala (4 golds, 2 silvers, 3 bronzes) 9 medals
Second place: Nicaragua (1 gold) 1 medal
Third place: El Salvador (3 silvers) 3 medals
General standings
Overall champion: Guatemala (9 golds, 4 silvers, 4 bronzes) 17 medals
Second place: Nicaragua (1 gold) 1 medal
Third place: El Salvador (5 silvers, 2 bronzes) 7 medals
Thanks to Alberto Hernandez of Federacion Salvadorena de Atletismo for the photos and collaboration.