IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics

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The IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics is a global athletics event comprising track and field events for competitors who are 17 or younger (youth). The event is organized by International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). It is held biennially. It was first held in 1999.

World Youth Championships is not to be confused with IAAF World Junior Championships in Athletics, which is for athletes who are 19 or under.

IAAF World Youth Championships[edit]

Edition Year City Country Date Venue
1st 1999 Bydgoszcz  Poland 16 – 18 July Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak Stadium
2nd 2001 Debrecen  Hungary 12 – 15 July Gyulai István Atlétikai Stadion
3rd 2003 Sherbrooke  Canada 9 – 13 July Université de Sherbrooke Stadium
4th 2005 Marrakech  Morocco 13 – 17 July Stade Sidi Youssef Ben Ali
5th 2007 Ostrava  Czech Republic 11 – 15 July Městský stadion
6th 2009 Brixen  Italy 8 – 12 July Raiffeisen Arena di Bressanone
7th 2011 Lille  France 6 – 10 July Stadium Lille Métropole
8th 2013 Donetsk  Ukraine 10 – 14 July[1] RSC Olimpiyskiy
9th 2015 Cali  Colombia 15 – 19 July Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero
10th 2017 Nairobi  Kenya Nyayo National Stadium

Championships records[edit]

Boys[edit]

Event Record (wind speed) Name Nation Date Games Ref Video
100 m 10.28 (−0.4 m/s) Abdul Hakim Sani Brown  Japan 15 July 2015 2015 Cali [2]
200 m 20.34 (−0.7 m/s) Abdul Hakim Sani Brown  Japan 19 July 2015 2015 Cali [3]
400 m 45.24 Kirani James  Grenada 10 July 2009 2009 Brixen [4][5]
800 m 1:44.08 Leonard Kirwa Kosencha  Kenya 9 July 2011 2011 Lille [6][7]
1500 m 3:36.38 Kumari Taki  Kenya 17 July 2015 2015 Cali [8]
3000 m 7:40.10 William Malel Sitonik  Kenya 10 July 2011 2011 Lille [9][10]
110 m hurdles (91.4 cm) 13.13 (−1.1 m/s) Jaheel Hyde  Jamaica 12 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [11]
400 m hurdles (84.0 cm) 49.01 William Wynne  United States 15 July 2007 2007 Ostrava
2000 m steeplechase 5:19.99 Meresa Kahsay  Ethiopia 12 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [12]
High jump 2.27 m Huang Haiqiang  China 16 July 2005 2005 Marrakech
Pole Vault 5.30 m Armand Duplantis  Sweden 19 July 2015 2015 Cali [13]
Vladyslav Malykhin  Ukraine
Long jump 8.05 m (+0.5 m/s) Maykel Demetrio Massó  Cuba 16 July 2015 2015 Cali [14]
Triple jump 16.63 m (+1.4 m/s) Héctor Dairo Fuentes  Cuba 16 July 2005 2005 Marrakech
16.63 m (+1.8 m/s) Lázaro Martínez  Cuba 13 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [15]
Shot put (5 kg) 24.35 m Jacko Gill  New Zealand 7 July 2011 2011 Lille [16][17] Video on YouTube
Discus throw (1.5 kg) 70.67 m Mykyta Nesterenko  Ukraine 13 July 2007 2007 Ostrava
Hammer throw (5 kg) 84.91 m Hlib Piskunov  Ukraine 17 July 2015 2015 Cali [18]
Javelin throw (700g) 83.16 m Morné Moolman  South Africa 9 July 2011 2011 Lille [19][20]
Octathlon 6491 pts Jake Stein  Australia 6–7 July 2011 2011 Lille [21][22]
11.52 (−0.5 m/s) (100 m), 7.22 m (+1.2 m/s) (long jump), 17.22 m (shot put), 51.32 (400 m) /
14.25 (−1.0 m/s) (110 m hurdles), 1.98 m (high jump), 59.65 m (javelin), 2:52.93 (1000 m)
Decathlon 8002 pts Niklas Kaul  Germany 15–16 July 2015 2015 Cali [23]
11.59 (-0.2 m/s) (100 m), 6.76 m (+1.1 m/s) (long jump), 16.08 m (shot put/5 kg), 2.05 m (high jump), 51.20 (400 m) /
15.44 (-0.7 m/s) (110 m hurdles/91.4 cm), 44.09 m (discus/1.5 kg), 4.70 m (pole vault), 78.20 m (javelin/700 g), 4:42.29 (1500 m)
10000 m walk (track) 40:51.31 Pavel Parshin  Russia 9 July 2011 2011 Lille [24]
Sprint medley relay 1:49.23 Waseem Williams
Michael O'Hara
Okeen Williams
Martin Manley
 Jamaica 14 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [25]

Girls[edit]

Event Record Name Nation Date Games Ref
100 m 11.08 (0.0 m/s) Candace Hill  United States 16 July 2015 2015 Cali [26]
200 m 22.43 (−0.7 m/s) Candace Hill  United States 19 July 2015 2015 Cali [27]
400 m 51.19 Nawal El Jack  Sudan 15 July 2005 2005 Marrakech
800 m 2:01.13 Aníta Hinriksdóttir  Iceland 14 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [28]
1500 m 4:09.48 Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon  Kenya 9 July 2011 2011 Lille [6][29]
3000 m 8:53.94 Mercy Cherono  Kenya 11 July 2007 2007 Ostrava
100 m hurdles (76.2 cm) 12.94 (0.0 m/s) Yanique Thompson  Jamaica 11 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [30]
400 m hurdles 55.94 Sydney McLaughlin  United States 18 July 2015 2015 Cali [31]
2000 m Steeplechase 6:11.83 Korahubsh Itaa  Ethiopia 10 July 2009 2009 Brixen
High jump 1.92 m Iryna Kovalenko  Ukraine 12 July 2003 2003 Sherbrooke
Pole vault 4.35 m Vicky Parnov  Australia 14 July 2007 2007 Ostrava
Long jump 6.47 m (+1.3 m/s) Darya Klishina  Russia 15 July 2007 2007 Ostrava
Triple jump 13.86 m (−0.6 m/s) Cristine Spataru  Romania 11 July 2003 2003 Sherbrooke
Shot put (3 kg) 20.14 m Emel Dereli  Turkey 11 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [32]
Shot put (4 kg) 16.87 m Valerie Adams  New Zealand 13 July 2001 2001 Debrecen
Discus throw 56.34 m Xie Yuchen  China 10 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [33]
Hammer throw (3 kg) 73.20 m Réka Gyurátz  Hungary 13 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [34]
Hammer throw (4 kg) 64.61 m Bianca Perie  Romania 14 July 2007 2007 Ostrava
Javelin throw (500 g) 61.47 m Mackenzie Little  Australia 11 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [35]
Javelin throw (600 g) 59.74 m Christin Hussong  Germany 7 July 2011 2011 Lille [36]
Heptathlon (with 4kg Shot Put & 600 g Javelin) 5875 Tatyana Chernova  Russia 15–16 July 2005 2005 Marrakech
13.62 (+1.4 m/s) (100 m hurdles), 1.69 m (high jump), 10.79 m (shot put), 24.79 (+0.2 m/s) (200 m) /
6.13 (+0.5 m/s) (long jump), 48.20 m (javelin throw), 2:21.91 (800 m)
Heptathlon (with 3kg Shot Put & 500 g Javelin) 6037 Géraldine Ruckstuhl   Switzerland 17–18 July 2015 2015 Cali [37]
13.93 (+0.7 m/s) (100 m hurdles/76.2 cm), 1.73 m (high jump), 14.25 m (shot put/3 kg), 25.83 (−0.5 m/s) (200 m) /
5.71 (0.0 m/s) (long jump), 52.87 m (javelin throw/500 g), 2:17.58 (800 m)
5000 m walk (track) 20:28.05 Tatyana Kalmykova  Russia 12 July 2007 2007 Ostrava
Sprint medley relay 2:03.42 Christiana Williams
Shericka Jackson
Chrisanne Gordon
Olivia James
 Jamaica 10 July 2011 2011 Lille [9][38]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Donetsk 2013 World Youth Championships preparations in full gear. IAAF (2011-10-13). Retrieved 12 July 2012.
  2. ^ "100m Results". IAAF. 15 July 2015. Retrieved 16 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "200m Results". IAAF. 19 July 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "400 Metres Results" (PDF). IAAF. 10 July 2009. Retrieved 10 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "Grenada's Kirani James runs 45.24 to break World Youth CR". www.world-track.org. 10 July 2009. Retrieved 10 October 2010. 
  6. ^ a b David Martin (9 July 2011). "Kosencha blazes 1:44.08 World Youth best – Lille 2011 – Day 4, Evening Report". IAAF. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  7. ^ "800 Metres Results" (PDF). IAAF. 9 July 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2011. 
  8. ^ "1500m Results". IAAF. 17 July 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  9. ^ a b David Martin (10 July 2011). "Sitonik's impressive 3000m caps the action as curtain draws on World Youth champs – Lille 2011 – Day 5 report". IAAF. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  10. ^ "3000 Metres Results" (PDF). IAAF. 10 July 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  11. ^ "110 Metres Hurdles Results". IAAF. 12 July 2013. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  12. ^ "2000 Metres Steeplechase Results". IAAF. 12 July 2013. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  13. ^ "Pole Vault Results". IAAF. 19 July 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2015. 
  14. ^ "Long Jump Results". IAAF. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 
  15. ^ "Triple jump Results". IAAF. 13 July 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 
  16. ^ Bob Ramsak (7 July 2011). "Boys' Shot Put Final – Gill beyond 24m, three times!". IAAF. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  17. ^ "Shot Put Results" (PDF). IAAF. 7 July 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  18. ^ "Hammer Throw Results". IAAF. 17 July 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  19. ^ David Martin (9 July 2011). "In dramatic finish, Parshin takes 10,000m Race Walk title – Lille 2011 – Day 4, Morning report". IAAF. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  20. ^ "Javelin Throw Qualification Results" (PDF). IAAF. 9 July 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  21. ^ "Octathlon Results". IAAF. 7 July 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  22. ^ David Martin (7 July 2011). "World Youth bests by Gill and Stein in – Lille 2011 – Day 2, Evening Report". IAAF. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  23. ^ "Decathlon Results". IAAF. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 
  24. ^ "10000 Metres Race Walk Results" (PDF). IAAF. 9 July 2011. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  25. ^ "Sprint Medley Relay Results". IAAF. 14 July 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  26. ^ "100m Results". IAAF. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 
  27. ^ "200m Results". IAAF. 19 July 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2015. 
  28. ^ "800 Metres Results". IAAF. 14 July 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  29. ^ "1500 Metres Results" (PDF). IAAF. 9 July 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2011. 
  30. ^ "Discus Throw Results". IAAF. 11 July 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  31. ^ "400m Hurdles Results". IAAF. 18 July 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2015. 
  32. ^ "Shot Put Results". IAAF. 11 July 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  33. ^ "Discus Throw Results". IAAF. 10 July 2013. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  34. ^ "Hammer throw Results". IAAF. 13 July 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 
  35. ^ "Javelin Throw Results". IAAF. 11 July 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  36. ^ "Javelin Throw Results". IAAF. 7 July 2011. Retrieved 7 July 2011. 
  37. ^ "Heptathlon Results". IAAF. 18 July 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2015. 
  38. ^ "Sprint Medley Relay Results" (PDF). IAAF. 10 July 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 

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