The 16th Asian Junior Championships, held at the Taipei City Stadium in Chinese Taipei, ended on Sunday (15) after four days of competition as several of Asia’s top teenagers demonstrated their talent ahead of the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships next month.
Several medal candidates for the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships emerged this weekend (12-14) in Weifang, Shandong province, at the Chinese Youth Championships.
The Chinese indoor season closed in Beijing with a two-day meet on Friday and Saturday. As was the case with the first indoor grand prix in Nanjing three weeks ago, male sprinters provided the highlights but this time with different athletes.
Young Australian thrower Matthew Denny made light of a heavy work-load in taking two gold medals as the athletics at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival finally got under way in Sydney on Saturday (19).