TrackTown USA and the IAAF memorably combined to produce one of the most sustainable multi-day sporting events in history at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, last summer. As a result, the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships has been deservedly awarded Gold Level Certification by the Council for Responsible Sport (CRS).... Read More
The IAAF website www.iaaf.org recorded a huge increase in use from the recently concluded IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 over the previous edition of the same championships two years ago in Barcelona.... Read More
The 1st IAAF World Junior Coaches Conference was a resounding success with more than 200 coaches from 60 IAAF Member Federations attending the one-day event in Eugene on Monday (28).
More than 950 junior athletes flocked to the IAAF anti-doping educational outreach programme during the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014.
More than 100 competitors at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 took advantage of the IAAF media training workshop "Making the most of my athletics career" staged in Eugene over the last three days of the championships.
Vin Lananna, president of local organisers TrackTown USA, told reporters that the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 “exceeded expectations” after the final medal ceremonies were completed at Hayward Field.
Heir of a successful tradition in the triple jump, Lazaro Martinez left his mark on Hayward Field and won a much-awaited gold medal for Cuba on the final day of the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 on Sunday (27).
Latvia’s Gatis Cakss won the men’s javelin with a last-round throw of 74.04m, his best ever.
The United States ended a successful campaign at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 with a comfortable win in the 4x400m in 3:03.31, the fourth-fastest time in the history of the competition and the quickest since the world junior record-breaking 3:01.09 time posted by another US quartet in 2004.
Championship records from US hurdler Kendell Williams and Cuban triple jumper Lazaro Martinez provided the highlights of the final day of the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 on Sunday (27).
The women of the USA won the 4x400m relay for the seventh consecutive World Junior Championships with a clocking of 3:30.42.
Great Britain’s Morgan Lake made good on her second shot at world junior gold, clearing 1.93m to secure the victory and a second title four days after her heptathlon triumph on Wednesday.
Lazaro Martinez confirmed his pre-competition status as the favourite and extended his country’s successful tradition in the triple jump by taking Cuba’s first gold medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 with a championship record of 17.13m.
Alfred Kipketer restored Kenya’s dominance in the 800m with an impressive 1:43.95, the second-fastest time in the history of the IAAF World Junior Championships.