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The World U20 Championships dream came true for Joseph Loboi Morris, Emmaculate Napeyok and Alice IIam Samuel.
Features

World Athletics opens window of hope for U20 refugee team

The World U20 Championships dream came true for Joseph Loboi Morris, Emmaculate Napeyok and Alice IIam Samuel.... Read More

Young African sprint stars emerge at World U20 Championships Nairobi 21
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Tebogo and Onwuzurike set the pace for Africa’s new generation of sprinters

Young African sprint stars emerge at World U20 Championships Nairobi 21... Read More

Silja Kosonen broke the championship record to get gold in Nairobi.
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World U20 win caps superb season for record-breaker Kosonen

Silja Kosonen broke the championship record to get gold in Nairobi.... Read More

For fans of athletics, perhaps the best thing about age-group championships is how they offer a window into the future of the sport – a glimpse of the names and faces that will light up the track, field and roads at senior level in years to come.
Features

Wanyonyi and Amit lead new wave of race walking stars

For fans of athletics, perhaps the best thing about age-group championships is how they offer a window into the future of the sport – a glimpse of the names and faces that will light up the track, field and roads at senior level in years to come.... Read More

The World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi have earned their place in the history books with four world U20 records, 15 championship records, 11 area U20 records, 68 national U20 records and 10 national senior records.
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World Athletics hails "highly successful" World U20 Championships in Nairobi

The World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi have earned their place in the history books with four world U20 records, 15 championship records, 11 area U20 records, 68 national U20 records and 10 national senior records.... Read More

News22 Aug 2021

Final Day of the World Athletics Under 20 Championships 2021 Nairobi

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 22 – Kenya finished first in the world as the 2021 World Athletics Championships concluded on Sunday at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani.

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Report22 Aug 2021

South Africa and Jamaica shatter world U20 4x100m records in Nairobi

The World U20 Championships came to a climax with Jamaica and South Africa setting world U20 records in the women's and men’s 4x100m.

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Report22 Aug 2021

Kenya win three gold medals on the final day in Nairobi

A Kenyan middle distance blitz in the final session today, sparked by Emmanuel Wanyonyi’s superb championship record in the men’s 800m, ensured that the host nation topped the medal tally at the World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi.

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Report22 Aug 2021

Askag completes impressive jumps 'double double' in Nairobi

Sweden’s Maja Askag capped her U20 career in style in Nairobi, completing a superb horizontal jumps ‘double double’.

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Feature22 Aug 2021

How Reinstorf rose to inspired pole vault performance in Nairobi

A breakthrough performance saw the 19-year-old become the first South African athlete to ever claim a women’s pole vault medal at the World U20 Championships.

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Previews21 Aug 2021

Five things to follow on the fifth and final day in Nairobi

World Athletics U20 Championships competition comes to a close in Nairobi on Sunday (22) but first there are a thrilling 14 finals taking place during an action-packed session.

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Report21 Aug 2021

Medal double for De Klerk, while Kapitolnik makes history for Israel in Nairobi

South Africa’s Mine De Klerk sealed a sensational medal double with a golden performance in the shot put, while Yonathan Kapitolnik made history once again for Israel.

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News21 Aug 2021

Day Four of The World Athletics Under 20 Championships 2021 Nairobi

NAIROBI, Kenya (August 21) – Kenya wins two more gold medals as the World U20 Championships enter the final stretch. Vincent Keter won the 1500m on Saturday to give Kenya its fifth gold medal at the World Athletics Under-20 Championships.

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Report21 Aug 2021

Zhoya smashes world U20 record again as Mboma, Onwuzurike lead African 200m sweep in Nairobi

If anyone thought Sasha Zhoya’s record-breaking feat on Friday in the 110m hurdles semifinals was a fluke, the European U20 champion cleared all doubts when he totally obliterated the world record he had set barely 24 hours before.

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Report21 Aug 2021

Pesela puts on a show as part of African charge in Nairobi

The African charge continued on the penultimate day of the World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi as Botswana revealed more of the exciting sprinting talent it has coming down the pipeline.

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Report21 Aug 2021

Ramos Rodriguez and Wanyonyi make race walk history in Nairobi

For one proud race walking nation, this was proof their production line of talent is in full working order. For another nation, one long synonymous with endurance champions, it signalled a bright new dawn in a discipline.

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News20 Aug 2021

Day Three of The World Athletics Under 20 Championships 2021 Nairobi

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 20 – Kenya maintained its winning streak thanks to Jackline Chepkoech, who won her third gold medal in the ongoing World Athletics Under-20 Championships at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani.

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