'The World Athletics U20 Championships scheduled to be held in Nairobi, Kenya between 17-22 August will now begin one day later on Wednesday 18 August, finishing on Sunday 22 August'... is how World Athletics started the latest news article - full details
These Championshipshave proved to be the ideal stepping-stone for many of today's newsmakers e.g. Maddi Wesche NZL shot putter won gold three years ago in Tampere, Finland, and recently placed 9th at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Others coming from the 2018 meeting were Ejgayehu Taye 5000m 5th, Peruth Chemutai 3000SC gold, Brittany Anderson 100H 8th, Tara Davis LJ 6th, Camryn Rogers HT 5th, Adriana Sułek Hep 16th, Jakob Ingebrigtsen 1500m gold, Selemon Barega 10000m gold, Jacob Kiplimo 5000m 5th 10000m 3rd, Alison dos Santos 400mH 3rd, JuVaughan Harrison HJ 7th LJ 5th, Armand Duplantis PV 1st, Myhaylo Kokhan HT 4th, Ashley Moloney Dec 3rd.
World Athletics will be streaming the whole of the 2021 Championships on their YouTube channel, so be sure to enjoy an early appreciation of our future stars!