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Report19 Jul 2015

Britain emphatically tops medal table at European Junior Championships

For the second successive edition, the British team topped the medal table at the European Junior Championships in the Swedish city of Eskilstuna, which came to a conclusion on Sunday (19).

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Report26 Jul 2014

Report: women's shot put – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

China’s Guo Tianqian confirmed her status as favourite with a dominant victory. The 2011 world youth champion and 2014 world junior leader was a class apart, producing the only 17-metre efforts of the afternoon. She took the lead with her opening 16.96m and increased it by more than one metre with her fourth-round effort of 17.71m.

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Report21 Jul 2013

Belocian beaks Italian hearts with record run at European Juniors

French hurdler Wilhem Belocian provided the individual highlight of the 2013 European Athletics Junior Championships, staged in the Italian town of Rieti, whose four days of action came to an end on Sunday (21).

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Report11 Jul 2013

Thompson’s World youth best highlights second day in Donetsk – IAAF World Youth Championships

The semifinals of the girls’ 100m Hurdles earlier in the evening had set the scene for an exciting final on the second day of the IAAF World Youth Championships in Donetsk, and it didn’t disappoint.

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Report11 Jul 2013

Turkey’s Dereli wins girls' Shot with championship record

Turkey’s Emel Dereli has dominated the girls’ Shot Put this year and last month threw a fine 19.99m, so it was no surprise to see the 17-year-old capture the World youth title in impressive fashion.

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Report11 Jul 2013

Favourites fall on morning of surprises – IAAF World Youth Championships

Three genuine gold-medal contenders made a premature exit from their respective events in Donetsk on the second morning of the IAAF World Youth Championships in Donetsk.

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Report16 Mar 2013

Abakumova reaches 69.34m at European Cup Winter Throwing

Russia’s Mariya Abakumova, the 2011 World Championships javelin gold medallist, continued her campaign to retain her title on home soil in Moscow later this year when she threw 69.34m on the first day of the European Cup Winter Throwing in the Spanish town of Castellon on Saturday (16).

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