|Athletics at the XIX CAC Games|
Host stadium in San Salvador.
|Host city||San Salvador|
|Date(s)||1–6 December 2002|
|Main stadium||Estadio Jorge "Mágico" González|
|Participation||282 athletes from |
|Records set||6 Games records|
The track and field competition at the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games was held at the Estadio Jorge "Mágico" González in San Salvador, El Salvador, between 1 and 6 December 2002. Results were reported and discussed in detail on a day-by-day basis.
Detailed results were published.
- For full event details see Athletics at the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games – Results
†: Lorena de la Rosa from the Dominican Republic was tested positive for nandrolone, she and here teams were disqualified. Initially, she was 2nd in the 400m event (53.09s), 1st as member of the 4 × 100m relay team (44.90s), and 2nd as member of the 4 × 400m relay team (3:32.88min).
|9||British Virgin Islands||1||0||0||1|
|13||Antigua and Barbuda||0||1||1||2|
|Saint Kitts and Nevis||0||0||1||1|
|Trinidad and Tobago||0||0||1||1|
|Totals (18 nations)||43||43||43||129|
According to an unofficial count, 282 athletes from 28 countries participated.
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