Day three report: Ooh la la, Belocian becomes the first junior hurdler under 13 seconds – IAAF World Junior Championships, Orego
(IAAF) 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.
Day two report: Czech mate! Drahotova and Sykora get the plaudits – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014
(IAAF)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.
Day one report: Cheptegei adds to Ugandan gold reserves – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 Email
(IAAF)Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei, the only junior to run faster than 28 minutes this year, 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).
With just three days to go before the start of the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, which takes place in Eugene from 22 to 27 July, brief previews for all 44 events have been
(USATF) HUMBLE, Texas -- The temperatures reached into the upper 90’s, but even that couldn’t slow down the athletes at the USATF Junior Olympics at Turner Stadium on the campus of Humble High School, Monday, July 21. Race walking and the start of multi events were on tap today.
(USATF)EUGENE, OREGON -- Over a decade has passed since a major international sporting event was held on U.S. soil. However, that will all change July 22-27 with the 177 member federations and the 1,758 junior athletes, ages 16-19, entered to compete in the 16th IAAF World Junior Championships at Historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.
Molly Huddle was here for one reason, setting the American record once again, and putting it out of reach for awhile. During most of the race, she had the company of Shannon Rowbury who followed her every move, as she had in Sacramento.
With 300 meters to go, Molly Huddle took off and put six seconds on Shannon Rowbury.
USA Today's 2014 All-USA Boys Track & Field team, teams coordinated by Fred Baer, TFWA, boys selections by Jack Shepard, HS editor of Track & Field News (the bible of the sport).
USA TODAY'S 2014 All-USA BOYS TRACK & FIELD TEAM
Teams coordinated by Fred Baer, founder, Track and Field Writers of America.
(USATF)INDIANAPOLIS -- Emma Coburn has been named USATF’s Athlete of the Week after setting the American record in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Glasgow Diamond League meet on Saturday, July 12.
(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.
(USATF) SACRAMENTO -- Young stars made strong impressions in the junior multi-events during the opening day of USATF Outdoor Championships at Hornet Stadium on the campus of Sacramento State University Wednesday.
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