Tia Jones is giving it another go for gold. So are former IAAF age-group champions Tara Davis and Sammy Watson.
After six thrilling days of action, perhaps this was the only appropriate climax.
US sprint sensation Candace Hill’s championship record of 11.07 (0.9m/s) to take the women’s 100m title was the undoubted highlight on the third evening of action at the IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016 on Thursday (21).
A US-dominated 800m final seemed a likelihood based on the outcome of the heats and semifinals and so it played out with Samantha Watson and Aaliyah Miller taking the country’s first ever one-two in event history.
Qualification was a formality for reigning shot put champion Konrad Bukowiecki on the first morning of the IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016 on Tuesday (19).
The USA ended its successful five-day stay in Cali with an impressive victory in the championship finale, the inaugural and innovative mixed 4x400m relay which delivered both entertainment and down-to-the-wire drama at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 on Sunday (19).
With an inspiring display of grit, tactical prowess and sheer determination, USA’s Samantha Watson captured an unexpected gold in the girl’s 800m at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 on Sunday (19).