1996 World Junior Championships in Athletics

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1996 World Junior Championships in Athletics
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Host city Australia Sydney, Australia
Nations participating 142
Athletes participating 1049
Events 41
Dates August 20–25
Main venue Sydney International Athletic Centre
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The 1996 World Junior Championships in Athletics were held in Sydney, Australia on August 20–25.

The host stadium in Sydney.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Francis Obikwelu
 Nigeria
10.21 Seun Ogunkoya
 Nigeria
10.25 Francesco Scuderi
 Italy
10.43
200 metres
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Francis Obikwelu
 Nigeria
20.47 Riaan Dempers
 South Africa
20.96 Bryan Harrison
 United States
21.10
400 metres
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Obea Moore
 United States
45.27 Jerome Davis
 United States
45.86 Shane Niemi
 Canada
45.94
800 metres
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Joseph Mutua
 Kenya
1:48.21 Tom Lerwill
 Great Britain
1:48.40 Grant Cremer
 Australia
1:48.46
1500 metres
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Shadrack Langat
 Kenya
3:38.96 Mohamed Yagoub Babiker
 Sudan
3:39.17 Miloud Abaoub
 Algeria
3:39.37
5000 metres
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Assefa Mezgebu
 Ethiopia
13:35.30 CR David Chelule
 Kenya
13:36.27 Aaron Gabonewe
 South Africa
13:46.19
10,000 metres
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Assefa Mezgebu
 Ethiopia
28:27.78 David Chelule
 Kenya
28:29.14 Tetsuhiro Furuta
 Japan
28:31.61
110 metres hurdles
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Yoel Hernández
 Cuba
13.83 Tomasz Scigaczewski
 Poland
13.88 Jovesa Naivalu
 Fiji
13.91
400 metres hurdles
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Mubarak Al-Nubi
 Qatar
49.07 CR Llewellyn Herbert
 South Africa
49.15 Angelo Taylor
 United States
50.18
3000 metres steeplechase
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Julius Chelule
 Kenya
8:33.09 Kipkurui Misoi
 Kenya
8:33.31 Ali Ezzine
 Morocco
8:35.60
10,000 metres walk
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Paquillo Fernández
 Spain
40:38.25 David Márquez
 Spain
41:03.73 Nathan Deakes
 Australia
41:11.44
4 × 100 metres relay
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 United States
Vince Williams
Jerome Davis
Obea Moore
Lawrence Armstrong
39.36  France
Vincent Caure
Didier Héry
Ruddy Zami
David Patros
39.47  Australia
Peter Missingham
David Baxter
Paul Pearce
Paul Di Bella
39.62
4 × 400 metres relay
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 United States
Desmond Johnson
Jerome Davis
Robin Martin
Obea Moore
3:03.65  Japan
Hiroki Takahashi
Dai Tamesue
Masayuki Okusako
Shinji Morita
3:06.01  Great Britain
Kris Stewart
Tom Lerwill
Mark Rowlands
Geoff Dearman
3:06.76
High jump
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Mark Boswell
 Canada
2.24 Ben Challenger
 Great Britain
Svatoslav Ton
 Czech Republic
2.21    
Pole vault
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Paul Burgess
 Australia
5.35 Patrik Kristiansson
 Sweden
5.30 Danny Ecker
 Germany
5.30
Long jump
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Olexiy Lukashevych
 Ukraine
7.91 Raúl Fernández
 Spain
7.75 Nathan Morgan
 Great Britain
7.74
Triple jump
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René Hernández
 Cuba
16.50 Michael Calvo
 Cuba
16.17 Ionut Punga
 Romania
16.15
Shot put
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Ralf Bartels
 Germany
18.71 Justin Anlezark
 Australia
18.21 Clay Cross
 Australia
17.69
Discus throw
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Casey Malone
 United States
56.22 Roland Varga
 Hungary
55.20 Frank Casañas
 Cuba
54.86
Javelin throw
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Sergey Voynov
 Uzbekistan
79.78 Harri Haatainen
 Finland
76.12 Steven Madeo
 Australia
73.88
Hammer throw
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Maciej Palyszko
 Poland
71.24 Vadim Devyatovskiy
 Belarus
70.88 Roman Konevtsov
 Russia
70.32
Decathlon
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Attila Zsivoczky
 Hungary
7582 Dean Macey
 Great Britain
7480 Chiel Warners
 Netherlands
7368

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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Nora Ivanova
 Bulgaria
11.32 Andrea Anderson
 United States
11.43 Esther Möller
 Germany
11.46
200 metres
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Sylviane Félix
 France
23.16 Lauren Hewitt
 Australia
23.32 Nora Ivanova
 Bulgaria
23.59
400 metres
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Andrea Burlacu
 Romania
52.32 Suziann Reid
 United States
53.17 Rosemary Hayward
 Australia
53.28
800 metres
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Claudia Gesell
 Germany
2:02.67 Kathleen Friedrich
 Germany
2:02.70 Jebet Langat
 Kenya
2:03.21
1500 metres
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Kutre Dulecha
 Ethiopia
4:08.65 Jackline Maranga
 Kenya
4:08.98 Shura Hutesa
 Ethiopia
4:09.49
3000 metres
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Anita Weyermann
  Switzerland
8:50.73 Edna Kiplagat
 Kenya
8:53.06 Etaferahu Tarekegne
 Ethiopia
8:53.77
5000 metres
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Ayelech Worku
 Ethiopia
15:40.03 Olivera Jevtić
 Yugoslavia
15:40.59 Cristina Iloc
 Romania
15:41.44
100 metres hurdles
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Joyce Bates
 United States
13.27 Glory Alozie
 Nigeria
13.30 Tan Yali
 China
13.37
400 metres hurdles
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Ulrike Urbansky
 Germany
56.65 Vicki Jamison
 Great Britain
57.57 Tanya Jarrett
 Jamaica
57.91
5000 metres walk
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Irina Stankina
 Russia
21:31.85 Olga Panfyorova
 Russia
21:52.27 Claudia Iovan
 Romania
21:57.11
4 × 100 metres relay
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 United States
Andrea Anderson
Lakeesha White
Jernae Wright
Nanceen Perry
43.79  Jamaica
Tulia Robinson
Peta-Gaye Dowdie
Saran Patterson
Aleen Bailey
44.26  Germany
Sandra Abel
Esther Möller
Nancy Kette
Marion Wagner
44.57
4 × 400 metres relay
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 Germany
Peggy Müller
Claudia Gesell
Doreen Harstick
Ulrike Urbansky
3:31.12  Romania
Medina Tudor
Anca Safta
Otilia Ruicu
Andrea Burlacu
3:32.16  Australia
Jennifer Marshall
Tamsyn Lewis
Josephine Fowley
Rosemary Hayward
3:32.47
High jump
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Yuliya Lyakhova
 Russia
1.93 Dóra Györffy
 Hungary
1.91 Svetlana Lapina
 Russia
1.91
Long jump
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Guan Yingnan
 China
6.53 Cristina Nicolau
 Romania
6.47 Johanna Halkoaho
 Finland
6.38
Triple jump
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Tereza Marinova
 Bulgaria
14.62 CR Cristina Nicolau
 Romania
13.64 Adelina Gavrila
 Romania
13.50
Shot put
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Song Feina
 China
16.58 Nadine Beckel
 Germany
16.39 Yelena Ivanenko
 Belarus
16.22
Discus throw
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Ma Shuli
 China
56.32 Seilala Sua
 United States
56.32 Zhang Yaqing
 China
55.70
Javelin throw
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Osleidys Menéndez
 Cuba
60.96 Nikolett Szabó
 Hungary
58.34 Bina Ramesh
 France
57.70
Heptathlon
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Yelizaveta Shalygina
 Russia
5711 Johanna Halkoaho
 Finland
5656 Hana Doleželová
 China
5504

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]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 6 4 2 12
2  Germany 4 2 3 9
3  Ethiopia 4 0 2 6
4  Kenya 3 5 1 9
5  Russia 3 1 2 6
6  Cuba 3 1 1 5
7  China 3 0 3 6
8  Nigeria 2 2 0 4
9  Bulgaria 2 0 1 3
10  Romania 1 3 4 8
11  Hungary 1 3 0 4
12  Australia 1 2 7 10
13  Spain 1 2 0 3
14  France 1 1 1 3
15  Poland 1 1 0 2
16  Canada 1 0 1 2
17=  Qatar 1 0 0 1
17=   Switzerland 1 0 0 1
17=  Ukraine 1 0 0 1
17=  Uzbekistan 1 0 0 1
21  Great Britain 0 4 2 6
22=  Finland 0 2 1 3
22=  South Africa 0 2 1 3
24=  Belarus 0 1 1 2
24=  Jamaica 0 1 1 2
24=  Japan 0 1 1 2
27=  Czech Republic 0 1 0 1
27=  Sudan 0 1 0 1
27=  Sweden 0 1 0 1
27=  Yugoslavia 0 1 0 1
31=  Algeria 0 0 1 1
31=  Fiji 0 0 1 1
31=  Italy 0 0 1 1
31=  Morocco 0 0 1 1
31=  Netherlands 0 0 1 1

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count through an unofficial result list,[1] 1049 athletes from 142 countries participated in the event. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peters, Lionel; Magnusson, Tomas, WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS WJC - 1996 Sydney AUS Aug 20-25, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 31 Oct 2013, 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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