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

Championships records[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record (wind speed) Name Nation Date Games Ref Video
100 m 10.31 (−0.2 m/s) Darrel Brown  Trinidad and Tobago 13 July 2001 2001 Debrecen
200 m 20.40 (−1.1 m/s) Usain Bolt  Jamaica 13 July 2003 2003 Sherbrooke
400 m 45.24 Kirani James  Grenada 10 July 2009 2009 Brixen [2][3]
800 m 1:44.08 Leonard Kirwa Kosencha  Kenya 9 July 2011 2011 Lille [4][5]
1500 m 3:36.77 Robert Kiptoo Biwott  Kenya 14 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [6]
3000 m 7:40.10 William Malel Sitonik  Kenya 10 July 2011 2011 Lille [7][8]
110 m hurdles (91.4 cm) 13.13 (−1.1 m/s) Jaheel Hyde  Jamaica 12 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [9]
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 [10]
High jump 2.27 m Huang Haiqiang  China 16 July 2005 2005 Marrakech
Pole Vault 5.26 m Nico Weiler  Germany 15 July 2007 2007 Ostrava
Long jump 7.95 m (+0.8 m/s) Chris Noffke  Australia 15 July 2005 2005 Marrakech
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 [11]
Shot put (5 kg) 24.35 m Jacko Gill  New Zealand 7 July 2011 2011 Lille [12][13] Video on YouTube
Discus throw (1.5 kg) 70.67 m Mykyta Nesterenko  Ukraine 13 July 2007 2007 Ostrava
Hammer throw (5 kg) 82.60 m Bence Pásztor  Hungary 8 July 2011 2011 Lille [14][15]
Javelin throw (700g) 83.16 m Morné Moolman  South Africa 9 July 2011 2011 Lille [16][17]
Octathlon 6491 pts Jake Stein  Australia 6–7 July 2011 2011 Lille [18][19]
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)
10000 m walk (track) 40:51.31 Pavel Parshin  Russia 9 July 2011 2011 Lille [20]
Sprint medley relay 1:49.23 Waseem Williams
Michael O'Hara
Okeen Williams
Martin Manley
 Jamaica 14 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [21]

Women[edit]

Event Record Name Nation Date Games Ref
100 m 11.31 (+1.8 m/s) Jessica Onyepunuka  United States 11 July 2003 2003 Sherbrooke
200 m 22.92 (-0.1 m/s) Irene Ekelund  Sweden 14 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [22]
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 [23]
1500 m 4:09.48 Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon  Kenya 9 July 2011 2011 Lille [4][24]
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 [25]
400 m hurdles 55.96 Ebony Collins  United States 15 July 2005 2005 Marrakech
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 [26]
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 [27]
Hammer throw (3 kg) 73.20 m Réka Gyurátz  Hungary 13 July 2013 2013 Donetsk [28]
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 [29]
Javelin throw (600 g) 59.74 m Christin Hussong  Germany 7 July 2011 2011 Lille [30]
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) 5747 Celina Leffler  Germany 12–13 July 2013 2013 Donetsk
14.01 (-1.2 m/s) (100 m hurdles), 1.63 m (high jump), 13.51 m (shot put), 24.48 (-1.1 m/s) (200 m) /
6.09 (+0.9 m/s) (long jump), 40.95 m (javelin throw), 2:26.32 (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 [7][31]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Donetsk 2013 World Youth Championships preparations in full gear. IAAF (2011-10-13). Retrieved 12 July 2012.
  2. ^ "400 Metres Results". IAAF. 10 July 2009. Retrieved 10 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Grenada's Kirani James runs 45.24 to break World Youth CR". www.world-track.org. 10 July 2009. Retrieved 10 October 2010. 
  4. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ "800 Metres Results". IAAF. 9 July 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "1500 metres Results". IAAF. 14 July 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ "3000 Metres Results". IAAF. 10 July 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  9. ^ "110 Metres Hurdles Results". IAAF. 12 July 2013. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  10. ^ "2000 Metres Steeplechase Results". IAAF. 12 July 2013. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  11. ^ "Triple jump Results". IAAF. 13 July 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 
  12. ^ Bob Ramsak (7 July 2011). "Boys' Shot Put Final - Gill beyond 24m, three times!". IAAF. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  13. ^ "Shot Put Results". IAAF. 7 July 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  14. ^ "Hammer Throw Results". IAAF. 8 July 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  15. ^ Bob Ramsak (8 July 2011). "Boys' Hammer Throw Final - Championships record for Pasztor". IAAF. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  16. ^ 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. 
  17. ^ "Javelin Throw Qualification Results". IAAF. 9 July 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  18. ^ "Octathlon Results". IAAF. 7 July 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  19. ^ David Martin (7 July 2011). "World Youth bests by Gill and Stein in - Lille 2011 - Day 2, Evening Report". IAAF. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  20. ^ "10000 Metres Race Walk Results". IAAF. 9 July 2011. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  21. ^ "Sprint Medley Relay Results". IAAF. 14 July 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  22. ^ "200 metres Women Results". IAAF. 14 July 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  23. ^ "800 Metres Results". IAAF. 14 July 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  24. ^ "1500 Metres Results". IAAF. 9 July 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2011. 
  25. ^ "Discus Throw Results". IAAF. 11 July 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  26. ^ "Shot Put Results". IAAF. 11 July 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  27. ^ "Discus Throw Results". IAAF. 10 July 2013. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  28. ^ "Hammer throw Results". IAAF. 13 July 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 
  29. ^ "Javelin Throw Results". IAAF. 11 July 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  30. ^ "Javelin Throw Results". IAAF. 7 July 2011. Retrieved 7 July 2011. 
  31. ^ "Sprint Medley Relay Results". IAAF. 10 July 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 

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