Russia’s Tatyana Chernova was the overwhelming star performer in the World Junior Championship Heptathlon in Beijing, China, and it looks as though a star for the future has been born.... Read More
Tariku Bekele the younger brother of the more famous Kenenisa Bekele achieved what the World record holder for 5000m and 10,000m never managed in his junior career, a World Junior track title, while an outstanding solo performance from Kenya’s Irene Jelagat also delighted a near capacity crowd at the Chaoyang Sport Centre for the last night of the 11th IAAF World Junior Championships.... Read More
Realising he needed to train with better facilities in order to succeed, the newly-crowned world junior pole vault champion Germán Chiaraviglio made a temporary break from his home country of Argentina last year to train alongside the world’s best.... Read More
Draped over the side of the spectator tribune at the beginning of the back straight at the Chaoyang Sport Centre tonight was a banner with the legend, “Margus Hunt - Winner”. About twenty metres away on the infield in the Shot Put circle, the Estonian thrower of that name, already the winner this week in a World junior record* of the Discus Throw gold, reconfirmed this statement with a fourth round 20.17m put.
The Chinese pair of Hong Liu and Xiangdong Bo completed a sweet double for the host country in the women and men’s finals of the 10,000m Race Walk respectively to highlight the morning session of competition day five at the Chaoyang Sport Centre, here in Beijing.