2008 World Junior Championships in Athletics

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Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak Stadium WJC 2008 - Bydgoszcz

The 2008 World Junior Championships in Athletics is the 2008 version of the World Junior Championships in Athletics. It was held in Bydgoszcz in Poland at the Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak Stadium between 8 and 13 July 2008.

Zimbabwe was absent due to the 2008–2009 unrest.

Men's results[edit]

Track[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m Dexter Lee
 Jamaica
10.40 Wilhelm van der Vyver
 South Africa
10.42 Terrell Wilks
 United States
10.45
200 m Christophe Lemaitre
 France
20.83
PB
Nickel Ashmeade
 Jamaica
20.84 Robert Hering
 Germany
20.96
400 m Marcus Boyd
 United States
45.53
WJL
Kirani James
 Grenada
45.70
NJ
O'Neal Wilder
 United States
45.76
800 m Abubaker Kaki
 Sudan
1:45.60 Geoffrey Kibet
 Kenya
1:46.23
PB
André Olivier
 South Africa
1:47.57
1500 m Imad Touil
 Algeria
3:47.40 James Kiplagat Magut
 Kenya
3:47.51 Demma Daba
 Ethiopia
3:47.65
5000 m Abreham Cherkos
 Ethiopia
13:08.57
CR
Mathew Kipkoech Kisorio
 Kenya
13:11.57
PB
Dejen Gebremeskel
 Ethiopia
13:11.97
10000 m Josphat Kipkoech Bett
 Kenya
27:30.85
CR
Titus Kipjumba Mbishei
 Kenya
27:31.65
PB
Ibrahim Jeilan
 Ethiopia
28:07.98
110 m hurdles (99.0 cm) Konstantin Shabanov
 Russia
13.27
WJL
Booker Nunley
 United States
13.45 Keiron Stewart
 Jamaica
13.51
400 m hurdles Jeshua Anderson
 United States
48.68
PB
Johnny Dutch
 United States
49.25 Amaurys R. Valle
 Cuba
49.56
NJ
3000 m SC Jonathan Muia Ndiku
 Kenya
8:17.28
PB
Benjamin Kiplagat
 Uganda
8:19.24 Patrick Kipyegon Terer
 Kenya
8:25.14
PB
4 × 100 m  United States
Dante Sales
Antonio Sales
Marquise Goodwin
Terrell Wilks
38.98
WJL
 Jamaica
Oshane Bailey
Dexter Lee
Nickel Ashmeade
Yohan Blake
39.25
SB
 South Africa
Johannes Mosala
Roscoe Engel
Patrick Vosloo
Wilhelm van der Vyver
39.70
4 × 400 m  United States
Marcus Boyd
Bryan Miller
O'Neal Wilder
Jeshua Anderson
3:03.86
WJL
 Great Britain
Louis Persent
Robert Davis
Nigel Levine
Jordan McGrath
3:05.82
SB
 Germany
Niklas Zender
Alexander Juretzko
Marc-John Dombrowski
Pascal Nabow
3:06.47
SB
10000 m walk Stanislav Emelyanov
 Russia
39:35.01
CR
Chen Ding
 China
39:47.20
AJ
Lluís Torlá
 Spain
40:29.57
PB

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Field[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump Bohdan Bondarenko
 Ukraine
2.26
WJL
Sylwester Bednarek
 Poland
2.24
SB
Miguel Ángel Sancho
 Spain
2.21
Pole vault Raphael Holzdeppe
 Germany
5.50 Paweł Wojciechowski
 Poland
5.40
PB
Karsten Dilla
 Germany
5.30
Long jump Marquise Goodwin
 United States
7.74
PB
Dzmitry Astrouski
 Belarus
7.64 Eusebio Cáceres
 Spain
7.59
Triple jump Teddy Tamgho
 France
17.33 Osviel Hernández
 Cuba
16.90 Mohamed Yusuf Salman
 Bahrain
16.59
Shot put (6 kg) David Storl
 Germany
21.08
WJL
Aleksandr Bulanov
 Russia
20.14 Marin Premeru
 Croatia
19.93
PB
Discus (1.750 kg) Gordon Wolf
 Germany
62.00
PB
Marin Premeru
 Croatia
61.85 Mykyta Nesterenko
 Ukraine
61.01
Hammer (6 kg) Walter Henning
 United States
76.92
AJ
Conor McCullough
 United States
75.88
PB
Aleh Dubitski
 Belarus
75.42
Javelin Robert Szpak
 Poland
78.01
WJL
Ihab Al Sayed Abdelrahman
 Egypt
76.20
NJ
Ansis Bruns
 Latvia
75.31
PB
Decathlon Junior Jan Felix Knobel
 Germany
7896
WJL
Eduard Mikhan
 Belarus
7894
NJ
Mihail Dudaš
 Serbia
7663
NJ

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Women's results[edit]

Track[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m Jeneba Tarmoh
 United States
11.37 Ashleigh Nelson
 Great Britain
11.49 Sheniqua Ferguson
 Bahamas
11.52
200 m Sheniqua Ferguson
 Bahamas
23.24 Meritzer Williams
 Saint Kitts and Nevis
23.40 Janelle Redhead
 Grenada
23.52
400 m Folashade Abugan
 Nigeria
51.84 Jessica Beard
 United States
52.09 Susana A. Clement
 Cuba
52.36
800 m Elena Mirela Lavric
 Romania
2:00.06
CR
Merve Aydin
 Turkey
2:00.92
NJ
Machteld Anna Mulder
 Netherlands
2:02.05
PB
1500 m Stephanie Twell
 Great Britain
4:15.09 Kalkidan Gezahegne
 Ethiopia
4:16.58 Emma Pallant
 Great Britain
4:17.06
3000 m Mercy Cherono
 Kenya
8:58.07
SB
Bizunesh Urgesa
 Ethiopia
8:58.90 Frethiwat Goshu
 Ethiopia
9:03.76
PB
5000 m Sule Utura
 Ethiopia
16:15.59 Genzebe Dibaba
 Ethiopia
16:16.75 Nelly Chebet
 Kenya
16:17.96
100 m hurdles Teona Rodgers
 United States
13.40 Shermaine Williams
 Jamaica
13.48 Belkis Milanés
 Cuba
13.49
400 m hurdles Takecia Jameson
 United States
56.29
WJL
Janeil Bellille
 Trinidad and Tobago
56.84
NJ
Meghan Beesley
 Great Britain
57.08
PB
3000 m SC Christine Kambua Muyanga
 Kenya
9:31.35
CR
Elizabeth Mueni
 Kenya
9:36.50
PB
Korahubish Itaa
 Ethiopia
9:37.81
NJ
4 × 100 m  United States
Jeneba Tarmoh
Shayla Mahan
Gabrielle Glenn
Tiffany Townsend
43.66
WJL
 Jamaica
Shawna Anderson
Kaycea Jones
Gayon Evans
Jura Levy
43.98
SB
 Brazil
Barbara de Oliveira
Bárbara Leoncio
Luana Correa
Rosângela Santos
44.61
4 × 400 m  United States
Lanie Whittaker
Jessica Beard
Erica Alexander
Takecia Jameson
3:30.19  Ukraine
Olha Zemlyak
Yuliya Krasnoshchok
Hanna Yaroshchuk
Yuliya Baraley
3:34.20
NJ
 Australia
Brittney McGlone
Trychelle Kingdom
Olivia Tauro
Angeline Blackburn
3:34.23
SB
10000 m walk Tatyana Mineeva
 Russia
43:24.72
CR
Elmira Alembekova
 Russia
43:45.16
PB
Li Yanfei
 China
44:24.10
PB

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Field[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump Kimberly Jess
 Germany
1.86 Mirela Demireva
 Bulgaria
1.86
SB
Lesyani Mayor
 Cuba
Hannelore Desmet
 Belgium
1.86
PB
1.86
PB
Pole vault Valeriya Volik
 Russia
4.40
CR
Ekaterina Kolesova
 Russia
4.40
CR
Ekaterini Stefanidi
 Greece
4.25
SB
Long jump Ivana Španovic
 Serbia
6.61 Nastassia Mironchyk
 Belarus
6.46 Dailenys Alcántara
 Cuba
6.41
PB
Triple jump Dailenys Alcántara
 Cuba
14.25
WJL
Josleidy Ribalta
 Cuba
13.85 Paraskevi Papahristou
 Greece
13.74
Shot put Natalia Ducó
 Chile
17.23 Melissa Boekelman
 Netherlands
16.60 Ma Qiao
 China
16.55
SB
Discus Shangxue Xi
 China
54.96
SB
Julia Fischer
 Germany
54.69 Sandra Perkovic
 Croatia
54.24
Hammer Bianca Perie
 Romania
67.95
CR
Katerina Šafránková
 Czech Republic
63.13 Jenny Ozorai
 Hungary
60.80
Javelin Vira Rebryk
 Ukraine
63.01
WJ
Li Lingwei
 China
59.25
PB
Tatjana Jelaca
 Serbia
58.77
NR
Heptathlon Carolin Schäfer
 Germany
5833
PB
Yana Maksimava
 Belarus
5766 Grit Šadeiko
 Estonia
5765
PB

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Medals table[edit]

Place Nation Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Total
1  United States 11 4 2 17
2  Germany 6 1 3 10
3  Kenya 4 5 2 11
4  Russia 4 3 0 7
5  Ethiopia 2 3 5 10
6  Ukraine 2 1 1 4
7  France 2 0 0 2
 Romania 2 0 0 2
9  Jamaica 1 4 1 6
10  Cuba 1 2 5 8
11  United Kingdom 1 2 2 5
 China 1 2 2 5
13  Poland 1 2 0 3
14  Serbia 1 0 2 3
15  Bahamas 1 0 1 2
16  Algeria 1 0 0 1
 Chile 1 0 0 1
 Nigeria 1 0 0 1
 Sudan 1 0 0 1
20  Belarus 0 4 1 5
21  Croatia 0 1 2 3
 South Africa 0 1 2 3
23  Grenada 0 1 1 2
 Netherlands 0 1 1 2
25  Bulgaria 0 1 0 1
 Czech Republic 0 1 0 1
 Egypt 0 1 0 1
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0 1 0 1
 Trinidad and Tobago 0 1 0 1
 Turkey 0 1 0 1
 Uganda 0 1 0 1
32  Spain 0 0 3 3
33  Greece 0 0 2 2
34  Australia 0 0 1 1
 Bahrain 0 0 1 1
 Belgium 0 0 1 1
 Brazil 0 0 1 1
 Estonia 0 0 1 1
 Hungary 0 0 1 1
 Latvia 0 0 1 1
Total 44 44 45 133

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