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).
In eight previous editions of the IAAF World Youth Championships, there had never been an eight-metre jump but on Thursday night, it was done twice as Cuba’s Maykel Demetrio Masso and Australia’s Darcy Roper served up a competition to remember with Masso eventually emerging victorious with an 8.05m winning jump.
With just three events remaining, Ludovic Besson held his lead in the decathlon during the morning action on day two at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 on Thursday (16).
Renaud Lavillenie arrives at Monaco’s Herculis meeting in unfamiliar circumstances. Never before has the five-time Diamond Race winner been beaten at two IAAF Diamond League meetings in a row.
Over the past few years, Monaco’s Herculis meeting has earned a reputation as one of the best IAAF Diamond League meetings in the world. Judging by the startlists, this year’s edition on Friday (17) looks set to match – and possibly even exceed – the excitement witnessed earlier this season in Lausanne, Paris and Eugene.
An impressive championship record of 10.28 in the boys’ 100m by Japan’s Abdul Hakim Sani Brown capped an entertaining opening day of the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 on Wednesday (15).
Day two of the inaugural boys’ decathlon at the IAAF World Youth Championships looks set for a thrilling climax tomorrow as French combined eventer Ludovic Besson holds a narrow 29-point overnight lead from USA's George Patrick, the pair having tallies of 4106 and 4077 points respectively.
Hands up who thinks Abdul Hakim Sani Brown has a cool name? Well, at the Pascual Guerrero Stadium on Wednesday night (15), the Japanese proved he is one heck of sprinter too, by striking gold at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 in a boys' 100m championship record time of 10.28 to announce himself as a star of the future.
A 52.78m effort in the second round not only secured Alexandra Emilianov an upset victory in the girls’ discus throw on Wednesday (15), it also marked the first-ever gold medal for Moldova at the IAAF World Youth Championships.
It was little surprise that the girls’ 3000m title went to an Ethiopian, though the fact it was relatively unheralded Shuru Bulo who sprinted to victory in 9:01.12 – and not her favoured team-mate Letesenbet Gidey – proved one of the biggest upsets on day one of the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 on Wednesday (15).
A near one-metre improvement enabled US shot putter Adrian Piperi to secure the first gold medal of the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 inside a breezy Pascual Guerrero Stadium on Wednesday evening (15).
41 world and 22 Olympic champions will re-open the Olympic Stadium with a fantastic weekend of IAAF Diamond League athletics at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games on 24-25 July.
Barely 30 minutes after the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 got under way in the Colombian city, jaws dropped in the Pascual Guerrero stadium as Japan’s Abdul Hakim Sani Brown sped to a championship record of 10.30 in the first heat of the 100m on Wednesday morning (15).
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Sprinters Mike Rodgers and Elaine Thompson were crowned as ‘the best performers’ at the 33rd Meeting de Madrid, the annual IAAF World Challenge meeting in the Spanish capital, on Saturday evening (11).
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