The World Athletics Council has selected Cali, Colombia, to host the 2022 World Athletics U20 Championships.
The World Athletics Council has today approved new dates for the World U20 Championships Nairobi 2020 and the World Athletics Race Walking Team Championships Minsk 2020.
It is with regret that World Athletics, together with the Government of Kenya and Athletics Kenya, have made the decision to postpone the World Athletics U20 Championships Nairobi 2020 (7-12 July), due to the ongoing challenges posed by the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) internationally.
Britany Anderson didn’t just beat a world U20 record this year; she broke the curse on age-group sprint hurdles bests.
In mid-September, a week before she travelled to Doha for the World Athletics Championships, Yaroslava Mahuchikh opened a present from her friend.
Sprinter Matthew Boling confirmed his status as a rising star of the sport as he led the USA to two world U20 relay records* while the US 4x400m women added one more to provide a sensational finale to the 20th Pan American U20 Championships, held at San Jose’s National Stadium in Costa Rica on 19-21 July.
It has taken Myhaylo Kokhan very little time to get to grips with the U20 6kg hammer.
Jamaica’s world U20 champion Briana Williams provided the highlight of the NACAC U18 Championships in Queretero, which concluded on Sunday (7).
Brazil’s world U20 bronze medallist Alison Brendom Alves dos Santos produced one of the best performances at the 43rd edition of the South American U20 Championships in Cali, Colombia, on 15-16 June at the Estadio Pedro Grajales.
Jonathan Sacoor’s progression through the rounds of the 400m at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 suggested his season had been tailor-made to peak for that week.
Six thousandths of a second – in any event, it’s a minuscule sliver of time, a winning margin that could easily leave the defeated athlete feeling hard done by.
It’s one of the great clichés trotted out by commentators and sports journalists across the world, usually in the aftermath of a competition that pitted two evenly matched rivals against each other: nobody deserved to lose.