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Report17 Jul 2015

Bukowiecki threatens world junior shot put record at European Juniors

Polish shot putter Konrad Bukowiecki provided the highlight from the first two days of competition at the European Junior Championships held in the Swedish town of Eskilstuna.

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Report21 Aug 2014

Chepngetich, Halasz, Sebsibe and Swoboda continue their Youth Olympic Games gold medal quest

‘Coming events cast their shadow before them’ is a well-known Chinese proverb and its meaning proved perfectly apt as a busy second athletics session provided some key pointers for the finals which lie ahead at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing on Thursday (21).

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Report01 Jun 2014

Halasz sets world youth hammer best in Baku

Hungarian hammer thrower Bence Halasz was the star performer at the European Trials for the Youth Olympic Games, setting a world youth best of 87.16m in Baku at the three-day competition (30 May-1 June).

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Report11 Jul 2013

Ryapolov takes expected Long Jump gold for Russia

Anatoliy Ryapolov leapt to a gold medal-winning 7.79m and Russia’s first gold medal in the history of this event in these championships, living up to the heavy expectations of being the favourite in the countdown to the final.

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Report11 Jul 2013

Thompson’s World youth best highlights second day in Donetsk – IAAF World Youth Championships

The semifinals of the girls’ 100m Hurdles earlier in the evening had set the scene for an exciting final on the second day of the IAAF World Youth Championships in Donetsk, and it didn’t disappoint.

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Feature08 Jul 2013

Ryapolov out to make missed chance to meet Mike Powell pay dividends

Russia’s prodigious 16-year-old long jumper Anatoliy Ryapolov recently set the national boy’s record flying to 7.90m and put himself in the position of being a very strong medal contender at this week’s IAAF World Youth Championships, which starts on Wednesday (10) across the border in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk.

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Report23 Jun 2013

Records broken at Russian Youth Championships

Two national records and a team of 38 athletes for the IAAF World Youth Championships was the outcome of the Russian Youth Trials that finished on Sunday (23) in Chelyabinsk.

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