1986 World Junior Championships in Athletics

The 1st World Junior Championships in Athletics was the inaugural 1986 edition of the World Junior Championships in Athletics. It was held in Athens, Greece on 16–20 July.

1986 World Junior Championships in Athletics
Host cityGreece Athens, Greece
Nations participating142
Athletes participating1135
Events40
Dates16–20 July
Main venueAthens Olympic Stadium
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ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Derrick Florence
  United States
10.17 Stanley Kerr
  United States
10.23 Jamie Henderson
  Great Britain
10.34
200 metres
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Stanley Kerr
  United States
20.74 Derrick Florence
  United States
21.12 Steve McBain
  Australia
21.21
400 metres
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Miles Murphy
  Australia
45.64 Roberto Hernández
  Cuba
45.64 Edgar Itt
  West Germany
45.72
800 metres
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David Sharpe
  Great Britain
1:48.32 Manuel Balmaceda
  Chile
1:48.91 Andrey Sudnik
  Soviet Union
1:48.93
1500 metres
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Wilfred Kirochi
  Kenya
3:44.62 Peter Rono
  Kenya
3:45.62 Johan Boakes
  Great Britain
3:45.80
5000 metres
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Peter Chumba
  Kenya
13:55.25 Alejandro Gómez
  Spain
13:55.94 Feyisa Melese
  Ethiopia
13:56.45
10,000 metres
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Peter Chumba
  Kenya
28:44.00 Juma Munyampanda
  Tanzania
28:45.14 Debebe Demisse
  Ethiopia
28:49.09
20 kilometres road run
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Tadesse Gebre
  Ethiopia
1:01:32 Juma Munyampanda
  Tanzania
1:01:45 Negash Dube
  Ethiopia
1:04:23
110 metres hurdles
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Colin Jackson
  Great Britain
13.44 Jon Ridgeon
  Great Britain
13.91 Emilio Valle
  Cuba
14.00
400 metres hurdles
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Emilio Valle
  Cuba
50.02 Hiroshi Kakimori
  Japan
50.09 Pascal Maran
  France
50.39
2000 metres steeplechase
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Jon Azkueta
  Spain
5:28.56 Johnstone Kipkoech
  Kenya
5:29.56 Jens Volkmann
  West Germany
5:29.60
10,000 metres walk
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Mikhail Shchennikov
  Soviet Union
40:38.01 Salvatore Cacia
  Italy
40:40.73 Ricardo Pueyo
  Spain
40:41.05
4 × 100 metres relay
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  Great Britain
Jamie Henderson
Phil Goedluck
David Kirton
Jon Ridgeon
39.80   West Germany
Matthias Schlicht
Frank Kobor
Oliver Schmidt
Ingo Todt
39.81   Poland
Jarosław Kaniecki
Tomasz Jędrusik
Jacek Konopka
Marek Parjaszewski
39.98
4 × 400 metres relay
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  United States
Clifton Campbell
Chip Rish
Percy Waddle
William Reed
3:01.90   Cuba
Luis Cadogan
Eulogio Mordoche
Ramiro González
Roberto Hernández
3:04.22   Jamaica
Anthony Christie
Thomas Mason
Howard Davis
Lyndale Patterson
3:05.16
High jump
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Javier Sotomayor
  Cuba
2.25 Hollis Conway
  United States
2.22 Thomas Müller
  East Germany
2.22
Pole vault
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Igor Potapovich
  Soviet Union
5.50 Delko Lesev
  Bulgaria
5.40 Mike Thiede
  East Germany
5.30
Long jump
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Dietmar Haaf
  West Germany
7.93 Ivo Krsek
  Czechoslovakia
7.87 Thomas Wolf
  East Germany
7.77
Triple jump
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Igor Parygin
  Soviet Union
16.97 Zdravko Dimitrov
  Bulgaria
16.13 Du Benghong
  China
16.00
Shot put
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Aleksejs Lukašenko
  Soviet Union
18.90 Vyacheslav Lykho
  Soviet Union
18.71 Radoslav Despotov
  Bulgaria
18.17
Discus throw
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Vasil Baklarov
  Bulgaria
60.60 Werner Reiterer
  Australia
58.64 Vasiliy Kaptyukh
  Soviet Union
58.22
Hammer throw
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Vitaliy Alisevich
  Soviet Union
72.00 Valeriy Gubkin
  Soviet Union
71.78 Sabin Khristov
  Bulgaria
68.96
Javelin throw
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Vladimir Sasimovich
  Soviet Union
78.84 Mark Roberson
  Great Britain
74.24 Gavin Lovegrove
  New Zealand
74.22
Decathlon
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Petri Keskitalo
  Finland
7623 Mike Smith
  Canada
7523 Nikolay Zayats
  Soviet Union
7509
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Tina Iheagwam
  Nigeria
11.34 Caryl Smith
  United States
11.46 Maicel Malone
  United States
11.49
200 metres
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Falilat Ogunkoya
  Nigeria
23.11 Mary Onyali
  Nigeria
23.30 Katrin Krabbe
  East Germany
23.31
400 metres
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Susann Sieger
  East Germany
52.02 Olga Pesnopevtseva
  Soviet Union
52.17 Sandie Richards
  Jamaica
52.23
800 metres
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Selina Chirchir
  Kenya
2:01.40 Gabriela Sedláková
  Czechoslovakia
2:01.49 Adriana Dumitru
  Romania
2:01.93
1500 metres
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Ana Padurean
  Romania
4:14.63 Selina Chirchir
  Kenya
4:15.59 Snežana Pajkić
  Yugoslavia
4:16.03
3000 metres
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Cleopatra Palacian
  Romania
9:02.91 Philippa Mason
  Great Britain
9:03.35 Dorina Calenic
  Romania
9:06.94
10,000 metres
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Katrin Kley
  East Germany
33:19.67 Nora Maraga
  Kenya
33:57.99 Marleen Renders
  Belgium
33:59.36
100 metres hurdles
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Heike Tillack
  East Germany
13.10 Aliuska López
  Cuba
13.14 Tanya Davis
  United States
13.46
400 metres hurdles
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Claudia Bartl
  East Germany
56.76 Kellie Roberts
  United States
56.80 Svetlana Lukashevich
  Soviet Union
57.92
5000 metres walk
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Wang Yan
  China
22:03.65 Natalya Zykova
  Soviet Union
22:17.76 Jin Bingjie
  China
22:17.83
4 × 100 metres relay
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  United States
Carlette Guidry
Caryl Smith
Denise Liles
Maicel Malone
43.78   East Germany
Ina Morgenstern
Katrin Krabbe
Britta Beisbier
Heike Tillack
43.97   Nigeria
Tina Iheagwam
Caroline Nwajei
Falilat Ogunkoya
Mary Onyali
44.13
4 × 400 metres relay
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  United States
Gisele Harris
Kandice Princhett
Tasha Downing
Janeene Vickers
3:30.45   East Germany
Heike Böckmann
Claudia Bartl
Katja Prochnow
Susanne Sieger
3:30.90   Soviet Union
Svetlana Lukashevich
Marina Khripankova
Tatyana Chebykina
Olga Pesnopevtseva
3:32.35
High jump
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Karen Scholz
  East Germany
1.92 Galina Astafei
  Romania
1.90 Yelena Obukhova
  Soviet Union
1.88
Long jump
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Patricia Bille
  East Germany
6.70 Anu Kaljurand
  Soviet Union
6.46 Tatyana Ter-Mesrobyan
  Soviet Union
6.39
Shot put
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Heike Rohrmann
  East Germany
18.39 Stephanie Storp
  West Germany
18.20 Ines Wittich
  East Germany
18.19
Discus throw
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Ilke Wyludda
  East Germany
64.02 Franka Dietzsch
  East Germany
60.26 Min Chunfeng
  China
54.00
Javelin throw
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Xiomara Rivero
  Cuba
62.86 Anja Reiter
  East Germany
60.24 Alexandra Beck
  East Germany
59.92
Heptathlon
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Svetla Dimitrova
  Bulgaria
6041 Marina Shcherbina
  Soviet Union
5953 Anke Schmidt
  East Germany
5900
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  East Germany94720
2  Soviet Union66719
3  United States55414
4  Kenya4419
5  Great Britain3328
6  Cuba3317
7  Bulgaria (BUL)2226
8  Romania (ROM)2125
9  Nigeria2114
10  West Germany1225
11  Australia1113
  Spain1113
13  China1034
14  Ethiopia (ETH)1023
15  Finland1001
16  Czechoslovakia0202
  Tanzania0202
18  Canada0101
  Chile0101
  Italy0101
  Japan0101
22  Jamaica0022
23  Belgium0011
  France0011
  New Zealand0011
  Poland0011
  Yugoslavia0011
Totals (27 nations)424143126


ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count through an unofficial result list,[1] 1135 athletes from 142 countries participated in the event. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Peters, Lionel; Magnusson, Tomas, WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS WJC - 1986 Athens GRE Jul 16-20, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 26 February 2014, retrieved 13 June 2015
  2. ^ IAAF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - Eugene 2014 - FACTS & FIGURES (PDF), IAAF, p. 5, retrieved 13 June 2015

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