IAAF World U20 Championships

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The IAAF World U20 Championships[1] (formerly named the IAAF World Junior Championships in Athletics up to November 2015) are the world championships for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition[2]), organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations. It is held biennially since 1986.

Championships[edit]

Year City Country Date Venue
1 1986 Athens Greece 16–20 July Athens Olympic Stadium
2 1988 Sudbury Canada 27–31 July Laurentian University Stadium
3 1990 Plovdiv Bulgaria 8–12 August Deveti Septemvri Stadium
4 1992 Seoul South Korea 16–20 September Seoul Olympic Stadium
5 1994 Lisbon Portugal 20–24 July Estádio Universitário de Lisboa
6 1996 Sydney Australia 20–25 August Sydney International Athletic Centre
7 1998 Annecy France 28 July – 2 August Parc des Sports
8 2000 Santiago Chile 17–22 October Estadio Nacional de Chile
9 2002 Kingston Jamaica 16–21 July Independence Park
10 2004 Grosseto Italy 12–18 July Stadio Olimpico Comunale
11 2006 Beijing China 15–20 August Chaoyang Sport Centre
12 2008 Bydgoszcz Poland 8–13 July Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak Stadium
13 2010 Moncton Canada 19–25 July Moncton Stadium
14 2012 Barcelona Spain 10–15 July Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys
15 2014 Eugene United States 22–27 July Hayward Field
16 2016 Bydgoszcz Poland 19–24 July Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak Stadium
17 2018 Tampere Finland 10–15 July Ratina Stadium

The 2016 Championships were due to be held in Kazan, Russia until the IAAF's suspension of the All-Russia Athletic Federation, which prohibits Russia from hosting international competitions. This event was relocated.[1][3]

All-time medal table[edit]

as of 2016

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 105 69 55 229
2  Kenya 72 62 41 175
3  Russia 43 32 26 101
4  People's Republic of China 38 44 33 115
5  Ethiopia 34 30 25 89
6  Germany 30 37 33 100
7  Cuba 27 31 19 77
8  United Kingdom 27 25 32 84
9  Jamaica 23 34 34 91
10  East Germany 23 10 18 51
11  Romania 20 18 15 53
12  Soviet Union 18 16 22 56
13  South Africa 13 14 10 37
14  France 13 12 15 40
15  Australia 11 21 27 59
16  Poland 11 16 13 40
17  Bulgaria 11 5 7 23
18  Nigeria 10 13 7 30
19  Qatar 9 4 5 18
20  Finland 8 9 15 32
21  Ukraine 8 8 10 26
22  Trinidad and Tobago 8 2 7 17
23  Sweden 7 9 7 23
24  Croatia 7 2 4 13
25  Belarus 6 10 11 27
26  Spain 5 14 6 25
27  Netherlands 5 4 11 20
28  Czech Republic 5 4 1 10
29  Hungary 4 13 4 21
30  Japan 4 12 27 43
31  Italy 4 6 9 19
32 Unified Team 4 2 5 11
33  Brazil 4 1 8 13
34  Uganda 4 1 6 11
35  Bahamas 4 0 5 9
36  Estonia 4 0 2 6
37  Norway 3 5 2 10
38  Latvia 3 4 1 8
39  Morocco 3 3 15 21
40  West Germany 3 3 3 9
41   Switzerland 3 3 0 6
42  Mexico 3 2 1 6
43  New Zealand 3 0 5 8
44  Uzbekistan 3 0 1 4
45  Canada 2 6 8 16
46  Bahrain 2 3 6 11
47  Algeria 2 2 1 5
48  Montenegro 2 0 0 2
49  Greece 1 4 5 10
50  Yugoslavia 1 3 3 7
51  Ecuador 1 3 2 6
52  Argentina 1 3 1 5
52  Lithuania 1 3 1 5
52  Slovenia 1 3 1 5
55  Slovakia 1 2 4 7
55  Turkey 1 2 4 7
57  Portugal 1 2 3 6
57  Serbia 1 2 3 6
59  Saudi Arabia 1 2 2 5
60  Sudan 1 2 1 4
61  Botswana 1 1 2 4
61  Colombia 1 1 2 4
61  Grenada 1 1 2 4
64  Chile 1 1 0 2
64  Iran 1 1 0 2
66  India 1 0 2 3
66  Moldova 1 0 2 3
68  Barbados 1 0 1 2
68  Peru 1 0 1 2
70  Austria 1 0 0 1
70  Dominican Republic 1 0 0 1
70  Turks and Caicos Islands 1 0 0 1
73  Tanzania 0 4 2 6
74  Czechoslovakia 0 3 2 5
75  Egypt 0 3 1 4
76  Eritrea 0 3 0 3
77  Djibouti 0 2 0 2
77  Ireland 0 2 0 2
79  Korea Republic 0 1 5 6
80  Belgium 0 1 4 5
81  Kazakhstan 0 1 1 2
81  Kuwait 0 1 1 2
83  Antigua and Barbuda 0 1 0 1
83  Burundi 0 1 0 1
83  Denmark 0 1 0 1
83  Guyana 0 1 0 1
83  Israel 0 1 0 1
83  Malawi 0 1 0 1
83  Netherlands Antilles 0 1 0 1
83  Saint Kitts and Nevis 0 1 0 1
83  Seychelles 0 1 0 1
83  Tunisia 0 1 0 1
83  Venezuela 0 1 0 1
94  Ghana 0 0 2 2
94  Zimbabwe 0 0 2 2
96  Azerbaijan 0 0 1 1
96  British Virgin Islands 0 0 1 1
96  Cayman Islands 0 0 1 1
96  Chinese Taipei 0 0 1 1
96  Fiji 0 0 1 1
96  Iceland 0 0 1 1
96  Kyrgyzstan 0 0 1 1
96  Luxembourg 0 0 1 1
96  Serbia and Montenegro 0 0 1 1
96  United States Virgin Islands 0 0 1 1

Championships records[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nation Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.05 (+0.1 m/s) Adam Gemili  United Kingdom 11 July 2012 2012 Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain [4]
200 m 20.17 (+1.2 m/s) Michael Norman  United States 22 July 2016 2016 Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland [5]
400 m 44.66 Hamdan Al-Bishi  Saudi Arabia 20 October 2000 2000 Championships Chile Santiago, Chile
800 m 1:43.79 Nijel Amos  Botswana 15 July 2012 2012 Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain [6]
1500 m 3:35.53 Abdalaati Iguider  Morocco 15 July 2004 2004 Championships Italy Grosseto, Italy
5000 m 13:08.57 Abreham Cherkos  Ethiopia 13 July 2008 2008 Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland
10000 m 27:25.23 Rodgers Kwemoi  Kenya 19 July 2016 2016 Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland [7]
110 m hurdles (0.99 m) 12.99 (+0.5 m/s) WJR Wilhem Belocian  France 24 July 2014 2014 Championships United States Eugene, United States [8]
400 m hurdles 48.51 Kerron Clement  United States 16 July 2004 2004 Championships Italy Grosseto, Italy
3000 m steeplechase 8:06.10 Conseslus Kipruto  Kenya 15 July 2012 2012 Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain [9]
High jump 2.37 m WJR Dragutin Topić  Yugoslavia 12 August 1990 1990 Championships Bulgaria Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Steve Smith  Great Britain 20 September 1992 1992 Championships South Korea Seoul, South Korea
Pole vault 5.71 m Germán Chiaraviglio  Argentina 19 August 2006 2006 Championships China Beijing, China
Long jump 8.20 m James Stallworth  United States 9 August 1990 1990 Championships Bulgaria Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Triple jump 17.13 m (+0.7 m/s) Lázaro Martínez  Cuba 27 July 2014 2014 Championships United States Eugene, United States [10]
Shot put (6 kg) 23.34 m WJR Konrad Bukowiecki  Poland 19 July 2016 2016 Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland [11]
Discus throw (1.75 kg) 67.32 m Margus Hunt  Estonia 16 August 2006 2006 Championships China Beijing, China
Hammer throw (6 kg) 85.57 m WJR Ashraf Amgad Elseify  Qatar 14 July 2012 2012 Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain [12]
Javelin throw 86.48 m WJR Neeraj Chopra  India 23 July 2016 2016 Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland [13]
Decathlon 8162 pts WJR Niklas Kaul  Germany 19–20 July 2016 2016 Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland [14]
100m (wind) Long jump (wind) Shot put High jump 400m 110H (wind) Discus Pole vault Javelin 1500m
11.52 +0.8 6.79m -1.9 14.80m
(6 kg)
2.10m 49.69 14.72 +0.9
(0.99 m)
41.80m
(1.750 kg)
4.80m 71.59m WJDB 4:21.70
10000 m walk (track) 39:27.19 Daisuke Matsunaga  Japan 25 July 2014 2014 Championships United States Eugene, United States [15]
4 × 100 m relay 38.66 WJR Trell Kimmons
Abidemi Omole
Ivory Williams
LaShawn Merritt
 United States 18 July 2004 2004 Championships Italy Grosseto, Italy
4 × 400 m relay 3:01.09 WJR Brandon Johnson
LaShawn Merritt
Jason Craig
Kerron Clement
 United States 18 July 2004 2004 Championships Italy Grosseto, Italy

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nation Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 11.07 (+0.9 m/s) Candace Hill  United States 21 July 2016 2016 Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland [16]
200 m 22.53 (+0.2 m/s) Anthonique Strachan  Bahamas 13 July 2012 2012 Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain [17]
400 m 50.50 Ashley Spencer  United States 13 July 2012 2012 Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain [18]
800 m 2:00.06 Elena Mirela Lavric  Romania 11 July 2008 2008 Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland
1500 m 4:04.96 Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon  Kenya 15 July 2012 2012 Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain [19]
3000 m 8:41.76 Beyenu Degefa  Ethiopia 20 July 2016 2016 Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland [20]
5000 m 15:08.06 Genzebe Dibaba  Ethiopia 21 July 2010 2010 Championships Canada Moncton, Canada [21]
100 m hurdles 12.85 (+2.0 m/s) Elvira Herman  Belarus 24 July 2016 2016 Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland [22]
400 m hurdles 54.70 Lashinda Demus  United States 19 July 2002 2002 Championships Jamaica Kingston, Jamaica
3000 m steeplechase 9:25.15 Celliphine Chepteek Chespol  Kenya 22 July 2016 2016 Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland [23]
High jump 2.00 m Alina Astafei  Romania 29 July 1988 1988 Championships Canada Sudbury, Canada
Pole vault 4.55 m Angelica Moser   Switzerland 21 July 2016 2016 Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland [24]
Long jump 6.82 m Fiona May  Great Britain 30 July 1988 1988 Championships Canada Sudbury, Canada
Triple jump 14.62 m WJR Tereza Marinova  Bulgaria 25 August 1996 Australia 1996 Sydney
Shot put 18.76 m Cheng Xiaoyan  People's Republic of China 21 July 1994 Portugal 1994 Lisbon
Discus throw 68.24 m Ilke Wyludda  East Germany 31 July 1988 1988 Championships Canada Sudbury, Canada
Hammer throw 70.62 m Alexandra Tavernier  France 14 July 2012 2012 Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain [25]
Javelin throw 63.01 m WJR Vira Rebryk  Ukraine 10 July 2008 2008 Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland
Heptathlon 6470 pts Carolina Klüft  Sweden 20 July 2002 2002 Championships Jamaica Kingston, Jamaica
10000 m walk (track) 42:47.25 WJR Anežka Drahotová  Czech Republic 23 July 2014 2014 Championships United States Eugene, United States [26]
4 × 100 m relay 43.40 Sherone Simpson
Kerron Stewart
Anneisha McLaughlin
Simone Facey
 Jamaica 21 July 2002 2002 Championships Jamaica Kingston, Jamaica
4 × 400 m relay 3:27.60 WJR Alexandria Anderson
Ashlee Kidd
Stephanie Smith
Natasha Hastings
 United States 18 July 2004 2004 Championships Italy Grosseto, Italy

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Official bids received for hosting 2016 IAAF Events". IAAF. 28 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "IAAF Competition Rules" (PDF). 
  3. ^ "IAAF provisionally suspends Russian Member Federation ARAF". iaaf.org. 13 November 2015. 
  4. ^ "100 Metres Results" (PDF). IAAF. 11 July 2012. Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "200m Results" (PDF). IAAF. 22 July 2016. Retrieved 22 July 2016. 
  6. ^ "800 Metres Results" (PDF). IAAF. 15 July 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "10000m Results" (PDF). IAAF. 19 July 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2016. 
  8. ^ "110m Hurdles Results". IAAF. 23 July 2014. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  9. ^ "3000 Metres Steeplechase Results" (PDF). IAAF. 15 July 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  10. ^ "Triple Jump Results". IAAF. 27 July 2014. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  11. ^ "Shot Put Results" (PDF). IAAF. 19 July 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2016. 
  12. ^ "Hammer Throw Results" (PDF). IAAF. 14 July 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  13. ^ "Javelin Throw Results" (PDF). IAAF. 23 July 2016. Retrieved 23 July 2016. 
  14. ^ "Decathlon Results" (PDF). IAAF. 20 July 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2016. 
  15. ^ "10000m Race Walk Results". IAAF. 25 July 2014. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  16. ^ "100m Results" (PDF). IAAF. 21 July 2016. Retrieved 21 July 2016. 
  17. ^ "200 Metres Results" (PDF). IAAF. 13 July 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  18. ^ "400 Metres Results" (PDF). IAAF. 13 July 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  19. ^ "1500 Metres Results" (PDF). IAAF. 15 July 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  20. ^ "3000m Results" (PDF). IAAF. 20 July 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2016. 
  21. ^ "5000 Metres Results". IAAF. 21 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-21. 
  22. ^ "100m Hurdles Results" (PDF). IAAF. 24 July 2016. Retrieved 24 July 2016. 
  23. ^ "3000m Steeplechase Results" (PDF). IAAF. 22 July 2016. Retrieved 22 July 2016. 
  24. ^ "Pole Vault Results" (PDF). IAAF. 21 July 2016. Retrieved 21 July 2016. 
  25. ^ "Hammer Throw Results" (PDF). IAAF. 14 July 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  26. ^ "10000m Race Walk Results". IAAF. 23 July 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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