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.... Read More
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
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.
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.
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.
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.