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Report16 Jul 2017

Report: girls' javelin – IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017

Marisleisys Duarthe could have retired from the girls’ javelin final after the first round and she would have still walked away with the gold medal. But the Cuban continued churning out big throws round after round in an effort to improve on her own world U18 best of 65.44m.

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Previews08 Jul 2017

Preview: girls' javelin – IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017

Given that she will be the only girl in action in Nairobi who has set a world U18 record this year, it’s fair to say Cuban javelin thrower Marisleisys Duarthe is one of the biggest favourites in any event.

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Report17 Jul 2015

Girls' javelin – IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015

Haruka Kitaguchi caused a major surprise at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 to deliver Japan’s first ever women’s throws gold on the global stages by adding more than five metres to her pre-competition lifetime best on Thursday (17).

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Previews14 Jul 2015

Girls' javelin preview – IAAF World Youth Championships Cali 2015

Yu Yuzhen set a world youth best of 61.97m with the 500g implement at the Asian Youth Championships in Doha in May and starts a clear favourite in Cali.

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Feature12 Jul 2013

Ignorance turns to bliss for Australian javelin thrower Mackenzie Little

Ask Australia’s 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships Javelin gold medallist Mackenzie Little to tell the likes of Barbora Spotakova and Christina Obergfoll apart and she admits that she might be hard-pressed to identify the Czech and German stars of her event.

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Report11 Jul 2013

Little rebounds with World youth best to win Javelin

Australia’s Mackenzie Little won a dramatic battle with Cuba’s Yulenmis Aguilar in the girls’ Javelin Throw final, with both athletes swapping ownership of the championship record and the lead in a thrilling tussle for gold.

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