1988 World Junior Championships in Athletics

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1988 World Junior Championships in Athletics
Host city Canada Sudbury, Canada
Nations participating 123
Athletes participating 1024
Events 40
Dates 27–31 July
Main venue Laurentian University Stadium
1986 Athens 1990 Plovdiv  >

The 2nd World Junior Championships in Athletics is the 1988 edition of the World Junior Championships in Athletics. It was held in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada from July 27 to July 31, 1988.

The city's Northern Lights Festival Boréal was held concurrently to serve as the championships' cultural festival. CBC Television and MCTV acted as the host broadcasters.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Andre Cason
 United States
10.22 Sven Matthes
 East Germany
10.28 Aleksandr Shlychkov
 Soviet Union
10.37
200 metres
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Kevin Braunskill
 United States
20.87 Olapade Adeniken
 Nigeria
20.88 Dmitriy Bartenyev
 Soviet Union
20.92
400 metres
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Tomasz Jędrusik
 Poland
46.19 Steve Perry
 Australia
46.74 Anthony Eziuka
 Nigeria
46.81
800 metres
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Jonah Birir
 Kenya
1:50.03 Kevin McKay
 Great Britain
1:50.79 Melford Homela
 Zimbabwe
1:51.34
1500 metres
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Wilfred Kirochi
 Kenya
3:46.52 Noureddine Morceli
 Algeria
3:46.93 Fermín Cacho
 Spain
3:47.31
5000 metres
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Henry Kirui
 Kenya
13:54.29 Mohamed Choumassi
 Morocco
13:54.36 Addis Abebe
 Ethiopia
13:58.08
10,000 metres
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Addis Abebe
 Ethiopia
28:42.13 Bedilu Kibret
 Ethiopia
28:48.55 James Songok
 Kenya
28:50.42
20 kilometres road run
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Metaferia Zeleke
 Ethiopia
59:27 Thomas Osano
 Kenya
1:00:14 Abel Gisemba
 Kenya
1:00:36
110 metres hurdles
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Reinaldo Quintero
 Cuba
13.71 Steve Brown
 United States
13.73 Elbert Ellis
 United States
13.78
400 metres hurdles
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Kelly Carter
 United States
49.50 Mugur Mateescu
 Romania
50.70 Vadim Zadoinov
 Soviet Union
50.88
3000 metres steeplechase
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William Chemitei
 Kenya
8:41.61 Matthew Birir
 Kenya
8:44.54 Arto Kuusisto
 Finland
8:46.42
10,000 metres walk
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Alberto Cruz
 Mexico
41:16.11 Valentí Massana
 Spain
41:33.95 Mikhail Khmelnitskiy
 Soviet Union
41:38.86
4 × 100 metres relay
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 United States
Kevin Braunskill
Quincy Watts
Andre Cason
Terrence Warren
39.27  Nigeria
Abdullah Tetengi
Davidson Ezinwa
Victor Nwankwo
Olapade Adeniken
39.66  United Kingdom
Courtney Rumbolt
Lloyd Stapleton
Darren Braithwaite
Jamie Henderson
40.06
4 × 400 metres relay
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 United States
Jesse Carr
Chris Nelloms
Jesse Williams
Ralph Carrington
3:05.09  Australia
Anthony Ryan
Mark Garner
Dean Capobianco
Steve Perry
3:07.60  Jamaica
Michael Rose
Carey Johnson
Anthony Pryce
Daniel England
3:08.00
High jump
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Artur Partyka
 Poland
2.28 Lambros Papakostas
 Greece
2.25 Park Jae-Hong
 South Korea
Jaroslaw Kotewicz
 Poland
2.22
Pole vault
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István Bagyula
 Hungary
5.65 Maksim Tarasov
 Soviet Union
5.60 Andrey Grudinin
 Soviet Union
5.30
Long jump
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Luis Bueno
 Cuba
7.99 Saúl Isalgué
 Cuba
7.78 Nai Hui-Fang
 Chinese Taipei
7.77
Triple jump
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Vladimir Melikhov
 Soviet Union
16.69 Galin Georgiev
 Bulgaria
16.18 Eugene Greene
 Bahamas
16.16
Shot put
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Aleksandr Klimenko
 Soviet Union
18.92 Mike Stulce
 United States
18.47 Aleksandr Klimov
 Soviet Union
18.06
Discus throw
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Andreas Seelig
 East Germany
58.60 Kamy Keshmiri
 United States
54.68 Yuriy Nesteryets
 Soviet Union
53.70
Hammer throw
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Vadim Kolesnik
 Soviet Union
69.52 Oleg Polyushik
 Soviet Union
69.00 Thomas Hommel
 East Germany
66.06
Javelin throw
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Vladimir Ovchinnikov
 Soviet Union
77.08 Steve Backley
 Great Britain
75.40 Jens Reimann
 East Germany
71.64
Decathlon
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Michael Kohnle
 West Germany
7729 Robert Změlík
 Czechoslovakia
7659 Eduard Hämäläinen
 Soviet Union
7596

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[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Diana Dietz
 East Germany
11.18 Katrin Krabbe
 East Germany
11.23 Liliana Allen
 Cuba
11.36
200 metres
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Katrin Krabbe
 East Germany
22.34 Diana Dietz
 East Germany
22.88 Liliana Allen
 Cuba
22.97
400 metres
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Grit Breuer
 East Germany
51.24 Maicel Malone
 United States
52.23 Olga Moroz
 Soviet Union
53.20
800 metres
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Birte Bruhns
 East Germany
2:00.67 Catalina Gheorghiu
 Romania
2:01.96 Dorota Buczkowska
 Poland
2:02.94
1500 metres
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Doina Homneac
 Romania
4:12.94 Snežana Pajkić
 Yugoslavia
4:16.19 Yvonne van der Kolk
 Netherlands
4:16.35
3000 metres
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Ann Mwangi
 Kenya
9:13.99 Fernanda Ribeiro
 Portugal
9:15.33 Yvonne Lichtenfeld
 East Germany
9:16.02
10,000 metres
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Jane Ngotho
 Kenya
33:49.45 Olga Nazarkina
 Soviet Union
33:50.03 Mónica Gama
 Portugal
34:16.13
100 metres hurdles
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Aliuska López
 Cuba
13.23 Birgit Wolf
 West Germany
13.51 Zhanna Gurbanova
 Soviet Union
13.64
400 metres hurdles
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Antje Axmann
 East Germany
57.47 Ann Maenhout
 Belgium
57.58 Silvia Rieger
 West Germany
57.88
5000 metres walk
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Mari Cruz Díaz
 Spain
21:51.31 Olga Sánchez
 Spain
21:58.17 Maria Grazia Orsani
 Italy
22:04.74
4 × 100 metres relay
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 East Germany
Grit Breuer
Katrin Krabbe
Diana Dietz
Katrin Henke
43.48  Cuba
Eusebia Riquelme
Liliana Allen
Aliuska López
Ana Valdivia
44.04  United States
Angela Burnham
Kendra Mackey
Frenchie Holmes
Esther Jones
44.27
4 × 400 metres relay
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 East Germany
Manuela Derr
Stefanie Fabert
Anke Wöhlk
Grit Breuer
3:28.39  United States
Keisha Demas
Stephanie Saleem
Kendra Mackey
Teri Smith
3:31.48  Soviet Union
Tatyana Movchan
Viktoria Miloserdova
Olga Burkanova
Olga Moroz
3:31.89
High jump
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Galina Astafei
 Romania
2.00 Yelena Yelesina
 Soviet Union
1.96 Karen Scholz
 East Germany
1.92
Long jump
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Fiona May
 Great Britain
6.88 Anu Kaljurand
 Soviet Union
6.78 Jo Wise
 Great Britain
6.69
Shot put
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Ines Wittich
 East Germany
18.54 Heike Rohrmann
 East Germany
17.84 Elvira Polyakova
 Soviet Union
17.10
Discus throw
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Ilke Wyludda
 East Germany
68.24 Astrid Kumbernuss
 East Germany
64.08 Proletka Voycheva
 Bulgaria
58.94
Javelin throw
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Karen Forkel
 East Germany
61.44 Isel López
 Cuba
57.86 Malgorzata Kielczewska
 Poland
57.04
Heptathlon
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Svetla Dimitrova
 Bulgaria
6289 Yelena Petushkova
 Soviet Union
6102 Peggy Beer
 East Germany
6067

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)

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany 11 5 5 21
2  Kenya 6 2 2 10
3  United States 5 2 2 9
4  Soviet Union 4 6 12 22
5  Cuba 3 3 2 8
6  Romania 2 2 0 4
7  Ethiopia 2 1 1 4
8  Poland 2 0 3 5
9  Great Britain 1 2 2 5
10  Spain 1 2 1 4
11=  Bulgaria 1 1 1 3
11=  West Germany 1 1 1 3
13=  Hungary 1 0 0 1
13=  Mexico 1 0 0 1
15  Nigeria 0 2 1 3
16  Australia 0 2 0 2
17  Portugal 0 1 1 2
18=  Algeria 0 1 0 1
18=  Belgium 0 1 0 1
18=  Czechoslovakia 0 1 0 1
18=  Greece 0 1 0 1
18=  Morocco 0 1 0 1
18=  Yugoslavia 0 1 0 1
24=  Bahamas 0 0 1 1
24=  Chinese Taipei 0 0 1 1
24=  Finland 0 0 1 1
24=  Italy 0 0 1 1
24=  Jamaica 0 0 1 1
24=  Netherlands 0 0 1 1
24=  South Korea 0 0 1 1
24=  Zimbabwe 0 0 1 1

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count through an unofficial result list,[1] 1024 athletes from 123 countries participated in the event. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peters, Lionel; Magnusson, Tomas, WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS WJC - 1988 Sudbury CAN Jul 27-31, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 7 Apr 2014, retrieved 13 June 2015 
  2. ^ IAAF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - Eugene 2014 - FACTS & FIGURES (PDF), IAAF, p. 5, retrieved 13 June 2015 

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