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Machel Cedenio of Trinidad and Tobago won the 400m with a time of 45.13, the fastest junior time in the world this year and a national junior record.
Poland’s Konrad Bukowiecki tossed the 6kg implement out to national junior record of 22.06m in the second round to set the standard for the men’s shot put final, then followed it up with 22.01m in the third and a monster foul in the fourth to underline his point.
Day two report: Czech mate! Drahotova and Sykora get the plaudits – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014
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.
World champions Kipsang Kamworor and Cherono the favouites for the Bogota International Half Marathon
Kenya’s world half marathon champions Gladys Cherono and Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor will start as favourites for the 15th edition of the Bogota International Half Marathon on Sunday (27).
When Kendal Williams clocked a personal best of 10.21 to upset his highly-favoured team-mate and world junior record-holder Trayvon Bromell in the men’s 100m final, Bromell himself might have been the least-surprised person at Hayward Field.
Before the start of the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, only two Czech athletes had won gold medals in the 28-year history of the competition.
Kendal Williams of the host USA ran 10.21 to win the men’s 100m final at the end of the second day of competition at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014. Williams led a US 1-2 sweep, as team-mate Trayvon Bromell – the world junior record holder at 9.97* earlier this season – took second in 10.28.
Jiri Sykora made history by becoming the first Czech male athlete to win gold in the history of the IAAF World Junior Championships and he did so in impressive fashion by breaking the championship record with 8135 points.
Great Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith ran 11.23 to take the women’s 100m title in a dominating blocks-to-finish performance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alyona Shamotina won the women’s hammer title with a 66.05m effort in the fifth round.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.