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Rural women promise upsurge for India

old discus thrower at a world junior championship and an unexpected weightlifting bronze at the Sydney Olympics has spurred hopes that rural women could answer the prayers of medal-starved India.... Read More

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Men's long jump final

It only took one jump, but that was enough for Peng Cai, of China, to win the men’s long jump gold medal here on the final day of the World Junior Championships... Read More

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Women's 4x100m relay final

It had already been a good week for Katchi Habel, the German sprinter who disintegrated into tears of joy after winning an unheralded silver medal in the 100 metres earlier in the week.... Read More

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Men's pole vault final

Khanafin’s perfect record up to 5.30 proved superior to Ukraine’s Oleksandr Korchmyd, who needed three attempts to clear his opening height of 5.00 before eventually working through to 5.30 for silver.... Read More

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Men's javelin throw final

Gerhardus Pienaar underlined what a great championships these have been for South Africa, when he won his team’s fourth gold medal in the men’s javelin final... Read More

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Men's 1500m final

It took Cornelius Chirchir just 30 metres to get to the front of the men's 1500 and there the Kenyan stayed for the entire race.

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News21 Oct 2000

Carolina – the complete all-round talent

"I knew that I was regarded as a medal contender, but a world championships is something very special and anything can happen. It was here and now that counted, previous accomplishments had no significance.

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Women's 4x400m relay final

The surprise of the final day at the World Junior Championships here on Sunday was the gold medal victory of the British 4x400 metres relay team.

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News21 Oct 2000

Campbell fostered at the cradle of Jamaican sprinting

Campbell, the reigning world youth 100metres champion added two world junior titles to her coffers

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News21 Oct 2000

Men's 4x100m relay final

Francis, the young Briton who won the 100 metres gold medal on Wednesday, used all his abundant speed to power through, past France’s Leslie Djhone, overcoming a four-metre lead to win the gold in a championship record 39.05sec – and the second fastest time ever run by a junior team.

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News21 Oct 2000

Men's 4x400m relay final

Jamaica’s outstanding World Junior Championships were capped off with a gold run in the final event of the week, the men’s 4x400 metres relay.

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News21 Oct 2000

Women's 3000m final

Beatrice Jepchumba’s gold medal in the women’s 3,000 metres on Sunday duly completed almost total domination by Kenya of all the distance events at the World Junior Championships here

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News21 Oct 2000

Chirchir keeps it in the family

Spectators who were at the last world junior championships in Annecy need no reminding of the effortless long-striding gait of William Chirchir. The Kenyan hardly seemed to touch the ground as he floated to the 800 metres title in France.

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Women's 200m final

Veronica Campbell further marked herself out as the next great Jamaican sprinter, when she became the first woman to complete the 100-200 metres sprint double

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News20 Oct 2000

Double gold winner Pittman aims to match Freeman

Jana Pittman had no sooner completed an astonishing golden double of 400 metres and 400 metres hurdles at the World Junior Championships

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News20 Oct 2000

Women's 1500m final

Abebech Negussie delivered Ethiopia’s first gold medal of these 8th World Junior Championships when she outsprinted Rose Kosgei and Georgie Clarke over the final lap of a slow, tactical race, crossing the line in 4min 19.93sec

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Women's heptathlon final

Carolina Kluft duly won the heptathlon gold medal here on Saturday, setting the best mark of the year for a junior, 6056 points.

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