Young British heptathlon and high jump star Morgan Lake will return to Florence for the Multistars Trofeo Zerneri Acciai, the Italian leg of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge, on 28-29 April.
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).
Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will have her first combined events outing since she won her gold medal on home soil when she lines up at the famous Hypo-Meeting in the Austrian town of Gotzis on 30-31 May, the organisers of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting announced on Monday (12).
France's Renaud Lavillenie and New Zealand's Valeie Adams were named the male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2014.
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).
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.
On the second day of the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, when eight gold medals were decided, there was plenty to excite the enthusiastic crowd in Hayward Field and plenty of debate about who should take pride of place.
Morgan Lake added her own page to the book of British success in the heptathlon when she secured the world junior title with 6148 points, the highest ever score by a youth athlete in a heptathlon with senior implements as the prodigious Briton is still only 17.
The heptathlon javelin was highlighted by Turkmenistan’s Irina Velihanova and her 44.72m throw in the third round, the longest throw in the two pools and a national junior record, but the significant results began with the second place.