American sprinters produced exceptional performances on the last day of the 10th IAAF World Junior Championships as they swept the men’s and women’s 4x100 and 4x400m relays and set three World Junior records with only the women’s 4x100m team falling short of the world junior mark.
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“It feels good to set a world junior record,” say US junior sprinters

American sprinters produced exceptional performances on the last day of the 10th IAAF World Junior Championships as they swept the men’s and women’s 4x100 and 4x400m relays and set three World Junior records with only the women’s 4x100m team falling short of the world junior mark.... Read More

old Ehsan Hadadi released a 62.14 metres throw to clinch gold in the Discus Throw final at the IAAF World Junior Championships here in Grosseto he not only became a hero for his country he also became a hero for the sport of athletics.
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Ehsan Hadadi wins historic gold for Iran in Grosseto

old Ehsan Hadadi released a 62.14 metres throw to clinch gold in the Discus Throw final at the IAAF World Junior Championships here in Grosseto he not only became a hero for his country he also became a hero for the sport of athletics.... Read More

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Men's 4x400m Final

Another relay, another world record! In the space of 1 and a half hours, the future of American sprinting etched their marks in the history books and in the last track event of these World Junior Championships it was the turn of Brandon Johnson... Read More

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Men's 5000m Final

Augustine Kiprono Choge won Kenya’s fourth gold medal of these World Championships, taking the 5000m title in 13:28.93, following a last lap burn-up with two Ethiopians Bado Worku and Tariku Bekele, the brother of the current 5000m and 10,000m world record holder Kenenisa.... Read More

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Men's 4x100m Final

A brilliant performance from the US team of Dave Kimmons, Demi Omole, Ivory Williams and LaShawn Merritt not only brought them victory, by five metres from Jamaica, but also brought the Grosseto crowd to its feet with a new world record of 38.66.... Read More

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News18 Jul 2004

Mokoena adds Triple Jump gold to Long Jump silver

Godfrey Khotso Mokoena followed his silver for South Africa in the Long Jump with a national record of 8.09 on Wednesday with the gold in the Triple Jump this evening

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News18 Jul 2004

Grosseto - Three World Junior records set in the space of 90 minutes

Three brilliant World record relay performances by United States' athletes, were the highlight of the closing day of the World Junior Championships in Grosseto on Sunday.

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News18 Jul 2004

Women's 4x400m Final

In less than 20 minutes USA relay teams set two World Junior records here in Grosseto. Following the men’s 4x100m win in a massive 38.66, the women’s 4x400m quartet of Alexandria Anderson, Ashlee Kidd, Stephanie Smith and Natasha Hastings improved Germany’s 16-year-old World junior best to 3:27.60.

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News18 Jul 2004

Women's 1500m Final

Nelya Neporadna of Ukraine won a very tactical 1500m final in 4:15.90 – the second slowest ever winning time in the history of the World Junior Champs - here in Grosseto.

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News18 Jul 2004

Men's Triple Jump Final

Godfrey Khotso Mokoena followed his silver for South Africa in the Long Jump with a national record of 8.09 on Wednesday with the gold in the Triple Jump this evening.

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News18 Jul 2004

Women's 4x100m Final

200m gold medallist here in Grosseto, Shalonda Solomon anchored the American 4x100m team to gold as she ran a superb final leg overtaking Schillonie Calvert of Jamaica and Nelly Banco of France who had both been handed the baton before the American.

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News18 Jul 2004

Men's 110m Hurdles Final

Although Aries Merritt arrived in Grosseto expected to play second fiddle to the two-time US junior champion (2003 and 2004) at this event, Kevin Craddock, he has improved with every race and was simply uncatchable in the final.

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News18 Jul 2004

Men's Discus Throw Final

Ehsan Hadadi won Iran its first gold medal of this Championships with a massive 62.14 throw in the fourth round of the men's Discus Throw final.

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News18 Jul 2004

Women's High Jump Final

Iryna Kovalenko clinched the gold medal this afternoon after a cliffhanging couple of final rounds in the women's high jump.

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News18 Jul 2004

Rutto answers the Kenyan call

The IAAF World Junior Championships had not been one to remember for Kenya's men until Ronald Kipchumba Rutto stood on the start line of the 3000m steeplechase on Saturday.

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News17 Jul 2004

Great Javelin throw gives Robbeson Heptathlon Gold

Justine Robbeson won Saturday night's IAAF World Junior Championships Heptathlon title with a score of 5868 points in Grosseto thanks to a wonderful Javelin Throw.

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News17 Jul 2004

Men's 4x400m Relay - semi finals

A top class event saw successive world leading junior marks set first by the winning Great Britain team in heat 1, with 3:06.52 and then by an impressive US team who sped to 3:05.28 in heat 2, chased hard all the way by Japan, who came home in 3:06.72, a season’s best.

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