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1999 World Youth Championships in Athletics

The 1999 World Youth Championships in Athletics was the first edition of the IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics. It was held in Bydgoszcz, Poland from July 16 to July 18, 1999.

1999 World Youth Championships in Athletics
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Host cityPoland Bydgoszcz, Poland
Date(s)16–18 July
Main stadiumZdzisław Krzyszkowiak Stadium
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LevelYouth (under 18)
Events39

ResultsEdit

BoysEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m Mark Lewis-Francis
  Great Britain
10.40 Bryan Sears
  United States
10.42 Omar Brown
  Jamaica
10.43
200 m Timothy Benjamin
  Great Britain
20.72 Omar Brown
  Jamaica
21.09 Bryan Sears
  United States
21.16
400 m William Mandla Nkosi
  South Africa
46.94 Glaudel Garzón
  Cuba
47.00 Mark van Soest
  South Africa
47.19
800 m Nicholas Wachira
  Kenya
1:50.70 Berhanu Alemu
  Ethiopia
1:50.79 Mohammad M. Al Azemi
  Kuwait
1:51.24
1500 m Cornelius Chirchir
  Kenya
3:44.02 Michael Too
  Kenya
3:44.70 Osman Yusif
  Saudi Arabia
3:45.53
3000 m Pius Muli
  Kenya
8:08.16 Kenenisa Bekele
  Ethiopia
8:09.89 Anouar Assila
  Morocco
8:13.54
2000 m St. Stephen Cherono
  Kenya
5:31.89 Luleseged Wale
  Ethiopia
5:32.61 Philip Simbolei
  Kenya
5:41.77
110 m H 91.4 cm Ladji Doucouré
  France
13.26 Nassim Brahimi
  Qatar
13.36 Paul Whitty
  Canada
13.59
400 m H 84.0 cm Marthinus Kritzinger
  South Africa
49.86 Sergio Hierrezuelo
  Cuba
49.95 Vincent Mumo Kiilu
  Kenya
51.50
10,000 m track walk Yevgeniy Demkov
  Russia
42:26.07 Aleksandr Strokov
  Russia
42:36.52 Takayuki Tanii
  Japan
42:40.86
4 x 100 metres relay   Jamaica
Winston Smith
Michael Frater
Davaon Spence
Omar Brown
40.03   Japan
Yosuke Tahara
Kazuya Kitamura
Yoshitaka Kaneko
Yusuke Omae
40.14   Germany
Johannes Fischer
Christoph Lehner
Norman Grittke
Andre Streese
41.13
Medley relay   United States
Jonathan Lott
Bryan Sears
Travon Walton
Ivory McCann
1:51.29   South Africa
William Mandla Nkosi
Warren October
Marthinus Kritzinger
Mark van Soest
1:52.49   Japan
Toshio Imura
Takeshi Yoneda
Masakatsu Tanaka
Tsutomu Takahashi
1:54.10
High jump Jacques Freitag
  South Africa
2.16 Cui Kai
  China
2.13 Andrei Chubsa
  Belarus
2.13
Pole vault Sébastien Homo
  France
5.20 Oleksandr Korchmyd
  Ukraine
5.10 Rico Tepper
  Germany
5.00
Long jump Shang Yapeng
  China
7.80 Yoelmis Pacheco
  Cuba
7.62 Nicolaas Grimbeeck
  South Africa
7.59
Triple jump Ibrahim Mahmedin
  Qatar
15.96 Yoandri Betanzos
  Cuba
15.83 Viktor Yastrebov
  Ukraine
15.74
Shot put 5 kg Robert Häggblom
  Finland
19.76 Dmitriy Gorshkov
  Russia
19.69 Khalid Habash Al-Suwaidi
  Qatar
19.44
Discus 1.500 kg Ming-Huang Chang
  Chinese Taipei
64.14 Zhang Huabing
  China
58.36 Raine Munukka
  Finland
56.52
Hammer 5 kg Krisztián Pars
  Hungary
74.76 Oleksandr Lutsenko
  Ukraine
73.68 Aleksei Yeliseyev
  Russia
73.68
Javelin 700g Joachim Kiteau
  France
79.65 Saku Kuusisto
  Finland
78.73 Alexandr Ivanov
  Russia
78.65
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)

GirlsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m Veronica Campbell
  Jamaica
11.49 Lisa Sharpe
  Jamaica
11.52 Adriana Lamalle
  France
11.66
200 m LaShauntea Moore
  United States
23.38 Melaine Walker
  Jamaica
23.72 Ana López
  Cuba
23.97
400 m Monique Henderson
  United States
52.28 Helen Okpanachi
  Nigeria
52.38 Norma González
  Colombia
52.39
800 m Georgina Clarke
  Australia
2:05.90 Tetyana Petlyuk
  Ukraine
2:06.97 Mihaela Olaru
  Romania
2:08.20
1500 m Zanelle Grobler
  South Africa
4:23.06 Chibiwott Kibet
  Kenya
4:24.43 Elaine Du Plessis
  South Africa
4:24.59
3000 m Alice Timbilil
  Kenya
9:01.99 Meseret Defar
  Ethiopia
9:02.08 Vivian Cheruiyot
  Kenya
9:04.42
100 m H 76.2 cm Adrianna Lamalle
  France
13.08 Maren Freisen
  Germany
13.42 Anay Tejeda
  Cuba
13.45
400 m H Jana Pittman
  Australia
57.87 Ya Wu Jie
  China
58.32 Patricia Hall
  Jamaica
58.67
5000 m track walk Tatiana Kozlova
  Russia
22:31.93 Maryna Tsikhanava
  Belarus
22:37.54 Ekaterina Dergounova
  Russia
22:54.59
4 x 100 metres relay   Jamaica
Nadine Palmer
Melaine Walker
Veronica Campbell
Lisa Sharpe
44.30   United States
Ginnie Powell
Ashley Mitchell
Raasin McIntosh
Stephanie Durst
45.40   Poland
Dorota Wojtczak
Dorota Dydo
Małgorzata Flejszar
Anita Hennig
45.49
Medley Relay   United States
Stephanie Durst
LaShauntea Moore
Christy Fairley
Monique Henderson
2:07.71   Poland
Małgorzata Flejszar
Dorota Wojtczak
Hanna Wardowska
Magdalena Uzarska
2:09.19   Ukraine
Ganna Bordyugova
Viktoriya Lofitska
Maryna Maydanova
Tetyana Petlyuk
2:11.13
High jump Anna Chicherova
  Russia
1.89 Renáta Medgyesová
  Slovakia
1.83 Gaelle Niare
  France
1.79
Pole vault Yelena Isinbayeva
  Russia
4.10 Floe Kuhnert
  Germany
4.05 Vanessa Boslak
  France
4.00
Long jump Zhou Yangxia
  China
6.29 Jenniina Halkoaho
  Finland
6.24 Alina Militaru
  Romania
6.22
Triple jump Mabel Gay
  Cuba
13.82 Anastasiya Ilyina
  Russia
13.59 Yusmay Bicet
  Cuba
13.58
Shot put Hong Mei
  China
15.57 Natallia Kharaneka
  Belarus
15.57 Chiara Rosa
  Italy
14.64
Discus Hong Mei
  China
52.18 Julia Bremser
  Germany
51.83 Deborah Lovely
  Australia
49.14
Hammer Kamila Skolimowska
  Poland
63.94 Yunaika Crawford
  Cuba
57.56 Ivana Brkljacic
  Croatia
55.69
Javelin Olivia Norris
  Germany
52.03 Xénia Frajka
  Hungary
49.76 Halina Kakhava
  Belarus
49.62
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

 
Ladji Doucoure of France was triumphant in the 110 metres hurdles.
 
Kamila Skolimowska won the hammer throw gold for the host nation.

  *   Host nation (Poland)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Kenya52310
2  Russia43310
3  China4307
4  United States4217
5  South Africa4138
6  France4037
7  Jamaica3328
8  Australia2013
9  Great Britain2002
10  Cuba1539
11  Germany1326
12  Finland1214
13  Poland*1113
  Qatar1113
15  Hungary1102
16  Chinese Taipei1001
17  Ethiopia0404
18  Ukraine0325
19  Belarus0224
20  Japan0123
21  Nigeria0101
  Slovakia0101
23  Romania0022
24  Canada0011
  Colombia0011
  Croatia0011
  Italy0011
  Kuwait0011
  Morocco0011
  Saudi Arabia0011
Totals (30 nations)393939117

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