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Report: women's 400m hurdles – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Thu, 07/08/2014 - 1:00pm
Shamier Little redeemed herself from her disappointment in Barcelona 2012 by taking the 400m hurdles title in convincing fashion with 55.66.
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Three Ks – Koneva, Klishina and Klyashtornaya – rock at the Russian Champs

IAAF - Wed, 06/08/2014 - 3:00pm
During three days of the Russian Championships in Kazan on 23-26 July there was only one European lead – Anna Nazarova-Klyashtornaya’s 6.93m long jump – but there were still a number of close battles and high quality results in other events.
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Friday gets redemption for missing tilt at 100m title

IAAF - Wed, 06/08/2014 - 1:00pm
When Trentavis Friday crossed the 200m finish line first at the IAAF World Junior Championships, he became the first US sprinter to win that event in the lifetime of any of the competitors. The last US win came in 1994, when Tony Wheeler took the title in 20.62.
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Day four report: TGI Friday for sprint fans – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Wed, 06/08/2014 - 11:00am
Athletics fans of a certain generation will remember the 60s worldwide hit ‘Friday On My Mind’ and more than a few were humming The Easybeats' famous standard in Hayward Field after Trentavis Friday took the 200m title at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 on the appropriate day of the week.
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Report: men’s high jump – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 05/08/2014 - 5:00pm
Mikhail Akimenko of Russia won the men’s high jump with a 2.24m clearance after an intense competition which saw the top four jumpers all record personal best clearances.
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Report: men’s 5000m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 05/08/2014 - 3:00pm
Ethiopia’s world youth 3000m champion Yomif Kejelcha led for most of the last kilometre to win the men’s 5000m in 13:25.19, his best-ever clocking.
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Report: women's discus throw – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Tue, 05/08/2014 - 1:00pm
Izabela da Silva made history in Eugene by becoming the first Brazilian female athlete to win a world junior title when taking the discus with a massive personal best of 58.03m.
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Report: women’s 400m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Mon, 04/08/2014 - 1:00pm
Gilda Casanova of Cuba and Kendall Baisden of the USA arrived in the homestretch of the women’s 400m final almost even, but it was Baisden who had enough left to scratch her way to the lead and take the victory.
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Report: women's 200m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Mon, 04/08/2014 - 11:00am
Kaylin Whitney became the third US female sprinter in the past decade to win the world junior 200m title and the 16-year-old Florida high school student did it in a commanding way with a wind-assisted 22.82 (2.4m/s).
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Report: men’s 200m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 11:00pm
Trentavis Friday of the USA blasted out of the blocks and rode a 2.3m/s tailwind to a 20.04 victory, becoming USA's first world junior champion in the men's 200m since 1994.
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Report: men's 400m hurdles – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Fri, 01/08/2014 - 11:00pm
Jamaica’s Jaheel Hyde flew to victory in 49.29 to take the 400m hurdles after taking command of the race between the seventh and eighth hurdles.
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Report: women's shot put – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Fri, 01/08/2014 - 12:00am
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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Report: men's hammer throw – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Thu, 31/07/2014 - 4:00pm
Ashraf Amgad Elseify became the first athlete to successfully defend his title at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, in Eugene as the Qatari dominated the hammer final with a world-leading mark of 84.71m, just under a metre shy of his world junior record of 85.57m set two years ago when winning at Barcelona 2012.
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Taylor, Richardson and Merritt welcome Belocian to the world junior medallists club

IAAF - Thu, 31/07/2014 - 4:00pm
US Olympians Christian Taylor, Jason Richardson, and Aries Merritt met with the press at Hayward Field after the morning session on Friday (25) at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014.
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Crowd control collapses as Cain beats her rivals into submission

IAAF - Thu, 31/07/2014 - 4:00pm
In front of a crowd numbering, according to the organisers, just over 8000, Mary Cain won the first medal of any colour for a US woman in a distance longer than 800m in IAAF World Junior Championships history when she won the 3000m on Thursday evening (24).
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Report: men's 10,000m race walk – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Thu, 31/07/2014 - 10:00am
Daisuke Matsunaga confirmed his pre-race favourite status in impressive fashion by taking the 10,000m race walk in a championship record of 39:27.19 at Hayward Field.
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Belocian completes a dream junior career with world junior record in Eugene

IAAF - Wed, 30/07/2014 - 11:00pm
French hurdler Wilhem Belocian ended a dream junior career on the highest possible note by becoming the first teenager to break the 13-second barrier.
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Day three report: Ooh la la, Belocian becomes the first junior hurdler under 13 seconds – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Wed, 30/07/2014 - 12:00pm
Wilhem Belocian carried on the French tradition of producing outstanding hurdlers – think Guy Drut, Ladji Doucoure and the number one man in the world at the moment Pascal Martinot-Lagarde – when he became the first junior athlete to run the 110m hurdles faster than 13 seconds with a world junior record of 12.99.
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Report: men’s 1500m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Wed, 30/07/2014 - 12:00pm
Jonathan Kiplimo Sawe became the eighth Kenyan man to win the world junior 1500m title when he kicked away from his team-mate Hillary Cheruiyot Ngetich on the homestretch to reach the finish in 3:40.02.
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Report: women’s pole vault – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

IAAF - Wed, 30/07/2014 - 10:00am
Alena Lutkovskaya won one of two gold medals for Russia on Thursday (24) at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 when she prevailed in the most competitive women’s pole vault ever contested in the 28-year history of the event.
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