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Report: women's 100m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 12:00am
Great Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith ran 11.23 to take the women’s 100m title in a dominating blocks-to-finish performance.
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Report: women's long jump – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 12:00am
Akela Jones made history by becoming the first athlete from Barbados to win a medal of any colour at the IAAF World Junior Championships as she won the long jump final with a leap of 6.34m.
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Report: women's 5000m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 12:00am
Alemitu Haroye continued Ethiopia’s successful tradition in distance running by winning the 5000m title with a time of 15:10.08, the seventh victory for Ethiopian runners in 10 editions of the event which came on to the championships programme in 1996.
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Report: men's decathlon javelin – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 12:00am
Czech Republic’s Jiri Sykora continued the seesaw sequence of the second day and regained the pole position with one event remaining after he produced a personal best of 60.56m in the javelin.
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Report: women's heptathlon 800m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 12:00am
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.
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Report: women's hammer – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 10:00pm
Alyona Shamotina won the women’s hammer title with a 66.05m effort in the fifth round.
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Report: men's decathlon pole vault – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 10:00pm
Cedric Dubler regained the lead with two events remaining as the Australian reached a lifetime best of 4.80m in the pole vault, 20cm higher than his previous best.
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Report: women's heptathlon javelin – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 10:00pm
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.
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Come rain or shine, Drahotova's fine after world record walk

IAAF - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 8:00pm
Anezka Drahotova couldn’t hide her joy following her world junior record* in the 10,000m race walk, the first of the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, but is already setting bigger goals at the senior level.
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Report: men's decathlon discus – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 6:00pm
Czech Republic’s Jiri Sykora has regained the lead in the decathlon after dominating the discus with 48.55m, a personal best by nearly three metres.
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Report: women's heptathlon long jump – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 2:00am
Cuba’s Yorgelis Rodriguez, the defending world junior heptathlon champion, did what she needed to do in the long jump, reaching 6.19m in the second round.
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The gun goes in Eugene for IAAF Ambassador Jackie Joyner-Kersee

IAAF - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 2:00am
As competition began at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, on Tuesday (22), activity also began to ramp up for the three IAAF Ambassadors in Eugene.
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Report: women's 10,000m race walk – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 2:00am
Czech Republic’s Anezka Drahotova produced the first world junior record* of the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, by taking the 10,000m race walk with a time of 42:47.25 to smash the former mark of 42:59.48, set by Russia’s Yelena Lashmanova in 2011.
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Report: men's decathlon 110m hurdles – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 2:00am
Australia’s Cedric Dubler extended his lead in the decathlon after posting a personal best in the 110m hurdles with 14.08. His effort followed on from three personal bests on the first day.
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Report: men's 10,000m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 12:00am
Uganda’s Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei became the first world junior champion of 2014 when he won the 10,000m in 28:32.86.
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Day one report: Cheptegei adds to Ugandan gold reserves – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 12:00am
Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei fulfilled his role as favourite for the men’s 10,000m by triumphing over 25 laps of the track at Hayward Field in 28:32.86 to take the first gold medal of the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, on Tuesday (22).
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Report: men's decathlon 400m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 12:00am
Australia’s Cedric Dubler is the overnight leader of the decathlon following the first five events on day one, the opening day of the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014.
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Report: women's heptathlon 200m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 12:00am
Great Britain’s Morgan Lake continues to lead the heptathlon at the end of the first day, closing out the opening four events with a total of 3821 points.
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Report: men’s decathlon high jump – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 10:00pm
Russia’s Evgeniy Likhanov moved into the lead after four events in the decathlon following his 2.09m clearance in the high jump
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Report: women's heptathlon shot put – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 10:00pm
Great Britain’s Morgan Lake continued her strong streak in the heptathlon’s third event, putting up a 14.17m shot put in the first round to win her second event and add 805 points to her total.
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