Faldermeyer captures Pan Am Junior title

UCLA Freshman Alec Faldermeyer easily won the Pan American Junior Championships on Sunday. All four of Faldermeyer’s legal attempts easily outdistanced runner-up from Mexico. His best attempt of 72.89m came in the third round. Greg Skipper (Oregon City, OR) just missed the podium with a fourth place finish.

          2011 Pan American Jr. Championships - 7/22/2011 to 7/24/2011           
                              Ansin Sports Complex                               
                                Miramar, Florida                                 
 
Men Hammer Throw
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  Pan Am Jr.: * 78.38m  8/2/2009    Reinier Mejias, CUB                        
    Name                     Age Team                    Finals           
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  1   386 Faldermeyer, Alec   19 United State            72.89m     239-02 
      68.97m  71.07m  72.89m  72.88m  FOUL  FOUL
  2   261 Del Real Galindo J  17 Mexico                  66.77m     219-01 
      60.96m  60.87m  65.53m  FOUL  66.77m  62.25m
  3   148 Keenan, Adam        17 Canada                  66.62m     218-07 
      53.49m  62.74m  60.92m  FOUL  FOUL  66.62m
  4   420 Skipper, Gregory    18 United State            63.26m     207-06 
      FOUL  60.88m  61.47m  FOUL  63.26m  61.84m
  5    91 Da Silva, Thiago    19 Brazil                  61.63m     202-02 
      FOUL  58.60m  FOUL  60.37m  60.63m  61.63m
  6   293 Figueroa, Alexis    17 Puerto Rico             59.32m     194-07 
      54.56m  57.11m  57.26m  58.66m  FOUL  59.32m
  7     8 Del Rio, Luciano    19 Argentina               59.13m     194-00 
      58.42m  58.20m  56.18m  59.13m  56.32m  FOUL
  8   509 Diaz, Jamie         18 Chile                   58.73m     192-08 
      55.09m  57.06m  55.37m  58.73m  FOUL  56.26m
  9   165 Young, Jordan       18 Canada                  56.77m     186-03 
      FOUL  FOUL  56.77m         
 10   193 Gaitan Barrera, En  17 Guatemala               56.35m     184-10 
      56.35m  52.68m  FOUL         
 11   295 Gonzalez, Kevin     17 Puerto Rico             55.55m     182-03 
      FOUL  55.55m  FOUL         
 --     9 Exequiel Gras, Jon  18 Argentina                 FOUL            
      FOUL  FOUL  FOUL  
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