(IAAF) -The best young athletes from nearly 200 countries will soon be on their way to Eugene for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, which begin in exactly one week’s time on 22 July.
GLASGOW -- Olympian Emma Coburn (Crested Butte, Colorado) etched her name in the record books Saturday, breaking the American record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Diamond League meeting in Glasgow. Coburn crossed in 9:11.42 to set a new personal best and take the AR.
Team USA will send 89 athletes to the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, which will be held on home soil in Eugene between 22-27 July.
The US roster for Oregon 2014 includes eight individual medallists from the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships, four NCAA (American collegiate) champions and seventeen athletes with previous World Junior Championships experience.
(USATF) INDIANAPOLIS -- Kaylin Whitney has been named USATF’s Athlete of the Week after a setting two high school bests, a world youth best and the fifth fastest American junior time at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships last weekend in Eugene, Oregon, July 5-6.
Greatest Ever Weekend Of High School Sprinting/Fastest USA Girls & Boys 100 & 200: Kaylin Whitney, 11.10 (100) and 22.49 (200) –
By Fred Baer - USATF Pacific Media Chair / Track and Field Writers of America - A pair of national record-breaking “amateur” 100-meter sprinters, Kaylin Whitney and Trentavis Friday, stole the show from “pro” Mary Cain amid a bit of qualifying drama on the first day of USA Track & Field’s Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore. (July 5).
(USATF}EUGENE - Redemption and records were the big stories on the final day of the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships on a warm and breezy day at Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus.
National records set, Team USA takes shape on first day of USATF Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships
(USATF) EUGENE - The opening day of USATF Junior Outdoor Championships began with the men’s and women’s 10,000m race walk and continued with a pair of high school sprinters who set new national records at Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus Saturday.
(USATF) -BLOOMINGTON, Indiana -- The USATF Youth Outdoor Championships saw the start of field events and the beginning of race prelims Thursday, June 26 on the campus of Indiana University.
(USATF) BLOOMINGTON, Indiana -- Gorgeous weather and spectacular events highlighted the second day of competition at USATF Youth Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Wednesday, June 25 at Indiana University.
Day Two saw the completion of the multi-events and the running of the 4x800 meter relays.
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