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1996 World Junior Championships in Athletics

The 1996 World Junior Championships in Athletics were held in Sydney, Australia on August 20–25.

1996 World Junior Championships in Athletics
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CountryAustralia
Nations participating142
Athletes participating1049
Events41
DatesAugust 20–25
1994 Lisbon 1998 Annecy  >
The host stadium in Sydney.

Contents

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Francis Obikwelu
  Nigeria
10.21 Seun Ogunkoya
  Nigeria
10.25 Francesco Scuderi
  Italy
10.43
200 metres
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Francis Obikwelu
  Nigeria
20.47 Riaan Dempers
  South Africa
20.96 Bryan Harrison
  United States
21.10
400 metres
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Obea Moore
  United States
45.27 Jerome Davis
  United States
45.86 Shane Niemi
  Canada
45.94
800 metres
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Joseph Mutua
  Kenya
1:48.21 Tom Lerwill
  Great Britain
1:48.40 Grant Cremer
  Australia
1:48.46
1500 metres
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Shadrack Langat
  Kenya
3:38.96 Mohamed Yagoub Babiker
  Sudan
3:39.17 Miloud Abaoub
  Algeria
3:39.37
5000 metres
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Assefa Mezgebu
  Ethiopia
13:35.30 CR David Chelule
  Kenya
13:36.27 Aaron Gabonewe
  South Africa
13:46.19
10,000 metres
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Assefa Mezgebu
  Ethiopia
28:27.78 David Chelule
  Kenya
28:29.14 Tetsuhiro Furuta
  Japan
28:31.61
110 metres hurdles
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Yoel Hernández
  Cuba
13.83 Tomasz Scigaczewski
  Poland
13.88 Jovesa Naivalu
  Fiji
13.91
400 metres hurdles
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Mubarak Al-Nubi
  Qatar
49.07 CR Llewellyn Herbert
  South Africa
49.15 Angelo Taylor
  United States
50.18
3000 metres steeplechase
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Julius Chelule
  Kenya
8:33.09 Kipkurui Misoi
  Kenya
8:33.31 Ali Ezzine
  Morocco
8:35.60
10,000 metres walk
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Paquillo Fernández
  Spain
40:38.25 David Márquez
  Spain
41:03.73 Nathan Deakes
  Australia
41:11.44
4 × 100 metres relay
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  United States
Vince Williams
Jerome Davis
Obea Moore
Lawrence Armstrong
39.36   France
Vincent Caure
Didier Héry
Ruddy Zami
David Patros
39.47   Australia
Peter Missingham
David Baxter
Paul Pearce
Paul Di Bella
39.62
4 × 400 metres relay
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  United States
Desmond Johnson
Jerome Davis
Robin Martin
Obea Moore
3:03.65   Japan
Hiroki Takahashi
Dai Tamesue
Masayuki Okusako
Shinji Morita
3:06.01   Great Britain
Kris Stewart
Tom Lerwill
Mark Rowlands
Geoff Dearman
3:06.76
High jump
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Mark Boswell
  Canada
2.24 Ben Challenger
  Great Britain
Svatoslav Ton
  Czech Republic
2.21    
Pole vault
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Paul Burgess
  Australia
5.35 Patrik Kristiansson
  Sweden
5.30 Danny Ecker
  Germany
5.30
Long jump
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Olexiy Lukashevych
  Ukraine
7.91 Raúl Fernández
  Spain
7.75 Nathan Morgan
  Great Britain
7.74
Triple jump
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René Hernández
  Cuba
16.50 Michael Calvo
  Cuba
16.17 Ionut Punga
  Romania
16.15
Shot put
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Ralf Bartels
  Germany
18.71 Justin Anlezark
  Australia
18.21 Clay Cross
  Australia
17.69
Discus throw
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Casey Malone
  United States
56.22 Roland Varga
  Hungary
55.20 Frank Casañas
  Cuba
54.86
Javelin throw
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Sergey Voynov
  Uzbekistan
79.78 Harri Haatainen
  Finland
76.12 Steven Madeo
  Australia
73.88
Hammer throw
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Maciej Palyszko
  Poland
71.24 Vadim Devyatovskiy
  Belarus
70.88 Roman Konevtsov
  Russia
70.32
Decathlon
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Attila Zsivoczky
  Hungary
7582 Dean Macey
  Great Britain
7480 Chiel Warners
  Netherlands
7368
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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Nora Ivanova
  Bulgaria
11.32 Andrea Anderson
  United States
11.43 Esther Möller
  Germany
11.46
200 metres
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Sylviane Félix
  France
23.16 Lauren Hewitt
  Australia
23.32 Nora Ivanova
  Bulgaria
23.59
400 metres
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Andrea Burlacu
  Romania
52.32 Suziann Reid
  United States
53.17 Rosemary Hayward
  Australia
53.28
800 metres
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Claudia Gesell
  Germany
2:02.67 Kathleen Friedrich
  Germany
2:02.70 Jebet Langat
  Kenya
2:03.21
1500 metres
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Kutre Dulecha
  Ethiopia
4:08.65 Jackline Maranga
  Kenya
4:08.98 Shura Hutesa
  Ethiopia
4:09.49
3000 metres
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Anita Weyermann
   Switzerland
8:50.73 Edna Kiplagat
  Kenya
8:53.06 Etaferahu Tarekegne
  Ethiopia
8:53.77
5000 metres
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Ayelech Worku
  Ethiopia
15:40.03 Olivera Jevtić
  Yugoslavia
15:40.59 Cristina Iloc
  Romania
15:41.44
100 metres hurdles
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Joyce Bates
  United States
13.27 Glory Alozie
  Nigeria
13.30 Tan Yali
  China
13.37
400 metres hurdles
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Ulrike Urbansky
  Germany
56.65 Vicki Jamison
  Great Britain
57.57 Tanya Jarrett
  Jamaica
57.91
5000 metres walk
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Irina Stankina
  Russia
21:31.85 Olga Panfyorova
  Russia
21:52.27 Claudia Iovan
  Romania
21:57.11
4 × 100 metres relay
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  United States
Andrea Anderson
Lakeesha White
Jernae Wright
Nanceen Perry
43.79   Jamaica
Tulia Robinson
Peta-Gaye Dowdie
Saran Patterson
Aleen Bailey
44.26   Germany
Sandra Abel
Esther Möller
Nancy Kette
Marion Wagner
44.57
4 × 400 metres relay
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  Germany
Peggy Müller
Claudia Gesell
Doreen Harstick
Ulrike Urbansky
3:31.12   Romania
Medina Tudor
Anca Safta
Otilia Ruicu
Andrea Burlacu
3:32.16   Australia
Jennifer Marshall
Tamsyn Lewis
Josephine Fowley
Rosemary Hayward
3:32.47
High jump
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Yuliya Lyakhova
  Russia
1.93 Dóra Győrffy
  Hungary
1.91 Svetlana Lapina
  Russia
1.91
Long jump
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Guan Yingnan
  China
6.53 Cristina Nicolau
  Romania
6.47 Johanna Halkoaho
  Finland
6.38
Triple jump
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Tereza Marinova
  Bulgaria
14.62 CR Cristina Nicolau
  Romania
13.64 Adelina Gavrila
  Romania
13.50
Shot put
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Song Feina
  China
16.58 Nadine Beckel
  Germany
16.39 Yelena Ivanenko
  Belarus
16.22
Discus throw
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Ma Shuli
  China
56.32 Seilala Sua
  United States
56.32 Zhang Yaqing
  China
55.70
Javelin throw
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Osleidys Menéndez
  Cuba
60.96 Nikolett Szabó
  Hungary
58.34 Bina Ramesh
  France
57.70
Heptathlon
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Yelizaveta Shalygina
  Russia
5711 Johanna Halkoaho
  Finland
5656 Hana Doleželová
  Czech Republic
5504
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

  *   Host nation (Australia)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States64212
2  Germany4239
3  Ethiopia4026
4  Kenya3519
5  Russia3126
6  Cuba3115
7  China3036
8  Nigeria2204
9  Bulgaria2013
10  Romania1348
11  Hungary1304
12  Australia*12710
13  Spain1203
14  France1113
15  Poland1102
16  Canada1012
17  Qatar1001
   Switzerland1001
  Ukraine1001
  Uzbekistan1001
21  Great Britain0426
22  Finland0213
  South Africa0213
24  Belarus0112
  Jamaica0112
  Japan0112
27  Czech Republic0101
  Sudan0101
  Sweden0101
  Yugoslavia0101
31  Algeria0011
  Fiji0011
  Italy0011
  Morocco0011
  Netherlands0011
Totals (35 nations)414240123

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count through an unofficial result list,[1] 1049 athletes from 142 countries participated in the event. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Peters, Lionel; Magnusson, Tomas, WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS WJC - 1996 Sydney AUS Aug 20-25, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 31 October 2013, 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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