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Women’s long jump preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 2:00am
Romania’s Florentina Marincu, the world youth champion in both the long and triple jump, reached 6.71m in Bucharest in late June and is justifiably considered the favourite here.
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Men’s triple jump preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 10:00pm
At 16, Lazaro Martinez has been a sensation this year, setting a world youth best of 17.24m, which opened doors to a three fine IAAF Diamond League performances.
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Bromell and Cain feel at home in Eugene – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 8:00pm
Trayvon Bromell, one of USA’s top hopes for a gold medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, has been running fast for a long time this season.
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Women’s triple jump preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 8:00pm
The triple jump will be a clash of champions. At 14.07m, Spain’s defending world junior champion Ana Peleteiro leads the 2014 junior list, but Florentina Marincu, the double 2013 world youth champion, is also entered, although her best in 2014 is only 13.36m.
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Men’s shot preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 8:00pm
World junior leader Mustafa Amer Ahmed of Egypt wants to become the first African athlete to win a global junior title in the shot put. The 18-year-old threw a national junior record of 21.79m earlier this year to win the Arab junior title.
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Women’s shot preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 6:00pm
Turkey’s world youth champion Emel Dereli is second on the 2014 junior list with a 17.93m toss, but she will be challenged by China’s 2011 world youth champion Guo Tianqian, who has reached 18.08m this season.
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Men’s discus preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 6:00pm
Norwegian junior record-holder Sven Martin Skagestad leads the charge with a world-leading 65.66m. He is looking to become the third Norwegian to claim the highest place on the podium in the history of the IAAF World Junior Championships and the first man in 20 years.
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Women’s discus preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 2:00am
USA’s Valerie Allman dominates the 2014 junior list with six of the top 10 marks, the best being 57.45m. She will be bidding to become the first ever US winner of this title.
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Women’s javelin preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 12:00am
Sweden’s Sofi Flink is the defending champion and has bested 58 metres twice this year, the only junior woman to reach that far in 2014.
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Official entry lists as at 19 July 2014 – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 12:00am
The official entry lists for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 in Eugene are now available.
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Caceres and Pierre shine in Madrid – IAAF World Challenge

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 12:00am
Spain’s Eusebio Caceres and USA’s Barbara Pierre were crowned as ‘best performers’ at the Meeting de Madrid, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting on Saturday (19).
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Men’s hammer preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 12:00am
World junior record-holder and world leader Ashraf Amjad Al-Saifi wants to become the first man to win back-to-back world junior titles in the hammer.
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Women’s hammer preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 12:00am
Ukraine’s Alona Shamotina is the leading junior women’s hammer thrower of 2014 with the top two marks and a third in the top ten, her 68.43m throw well away from the rest.
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Men’s javelin preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 12:00am
After a 20-year drought, world leader Matija Muhar is aiming to become the second Slovenian to win a global junior title. He already savoured gold on the world stage last year at the World Youth Championships.
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Men’s decathlon preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 12:00am
Inspired by former world record-holder Roman Sebrle and three-time world champion Tomas Dvorak, Jiri Sykora wants to win what no other Czech man has accomplished: the global junior title.
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Women’s heptathlon preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 12:00am
Yorgelis Rodriguez will be one of four defending champions in Eugene, and her heptathlon PB of 6231 in Havana in February is still the leading mark for juniors in 2014 and one of the top ten all-time.
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Men’s 10,000m race walk preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 6:00am
The event that has given Japan two of its three world junior titles promises well again for the Asian nation.
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Women’s javelin preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 4:00am
Sweden’s Sofi Flink is the defending champion and has bested 58 metres twice this year, the only junior woman to reach that far in 2014.
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Men’s 10,000m race walk preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 4:00am
The event that has given Japan two of its three world junior titles promises well again for the Asian nation.
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Women’s 10,000m race walk preview – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 12:00am
She hasn’t competed on the track this summer – or at least not in a race walking event – but European junior champion Anezka Drahotova is the big favourite to win the 10,000m race walk in Eugene.
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