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2002 World Junior Championships in Athletics

The 2002 World Junior Championships in Athletics were held in Kingston, Jamaica from July 16 to July 21, 2002.

2002 World Junior Championships in Athletics
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Host cityJamaica Kingston, Jamaica
Nations participating159
Athletes participating1069
Events43
Dates16–21 July
Main venueNational Stadium
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ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Darrel Brown
  Trinidad and Tobago
10.09 CR Marc Burns
  Trinidad and Tobago
10.18 PB Willie Hordge
  United States
10.36
Brown's 10.09 then ranked fifth all-time among juniors. He eventually broke the WJR at the 2003 World Championships.
200 metres
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Usain Bolt
  Jamaica
20.61 Brendan Christian
  Antigua and Barbuda
20.74 Wes Felix
  United States
20.82 PB
At only 15 years, 332 days, Bolt became the youngest ever junior world champion. He was surpassed by Jacko Gill in the 2010 World Junior Championships.
400 metres
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Darold Williamson
  United States
45.37 Jonathan Fortenberry
  United States
45.73 Jermaine Gonzales
  Jamaica
45.84 PB
800 metres
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Alex Kipchirchir
  Kenya
1:46.59 Salem Amer Al-Badri
  Qatar
1:46.63 NJR David Fiegen
  Luxembourg
1:46.66
1500 metres
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Yassine Bensghir
  Morocco
3:40.72 PB Abdulrahman Suleiman
  Qatar
3:41.72 Samwel Mwera
  Tanzania
3:41.75
5000 metres
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Hillary Chenonge
  Kenya
13:28.30 CR Markos Geneti
  Ethiopia
13:28.83 SB Gebregziabher Gebremariam
  Ethiopia
13:29.13
10,000 metres
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Gebregziabher Gebremariam
  Ethiopia
29:02.71 Sileshi Sihine
  Ethiopia
29:03.74 Solomon Bushendich
  Kenya
29:05.96
110 metres hurdles
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Antwon Hicks
  United States
13.42 Shi Dongpeng
  China
13.58 Shamar Sands
  Bahamas
13.67
400 metres hurdles
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L. J. van Zyl
  South Africa
48.89 CR Kenneth Ferguson
  United States
49.38 PB Bershawn Jackson
  United States
50.00 PB
3000 metres steeplechase
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Michael Kipyego
  Kenya
8:29.54 David Kirwa
  Kenya
8:31.44 Abubaker Ali Kamal
  Qatar
8:33.67 NJR
10,000 metres walk
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Vladimir Kanaykin
  Russia
41:41.40 Xu Xingde
  China
41:44.00 Lu Ronghua
  China
41:46.07
4 × 100 metres relay
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  United States
Ashton Collins
Wes Felix
Ivory Williams
Willie Hordge
38.92 WJR   Jamaica
Winston Hutton
Orion Nicely
Yhann Plummer
Usain Bolt
39.15 NJR   Trinidad and Tobago
Chevon Simpson
Marc Burns
Kevon Holder
Darrel Brown
39.17 NJR
4 × 400 metres relay
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  United States
Kenneth Ferguson
Darold Williamson
Ashton Collins
Jonathan Fortenberry
3:03.71   Jamaica
Sekou Clarke
Usain Bolt
Jermaine Myers
Jermaine Gonzales
3:04.06 NJR   Japan
Yamauchi Fujio
Daisuke Sakai
Yuki Yamaguchi
Yosuke Inoue
3:05.80 AJR
High jump
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Andra Manson
  United States
2.31 WJL Zhu Wannan
  China
2.23 PB Germaine Mason
  Jamaica
2.21
Pole vault
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Maksym Mazuryk
  Ukraine
5.55 WLJ Vladyslav Revenko
  Ukraine
5.55 WLJ Vincent Favretto
  France
5.40
Long jump
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Ibrahim Abdulla Al-Waleed
  Qatar
7.99 PB Fabrice Lapierre
  Australia
7.74 PB Trevell Quinley
  United States
7.71 PB
Triple jump
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Arnie David Giralt
  Cuba
16.68 Li Yanxi
  China
16.66 PB Aleksandr Sergeyev
  Russia
16.55
Shot put 6 kg
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Edis Elkasevic
  Croatia
21.47 WLJ Sean Shields
  United States
20.54 Mika Vasara
  Finland
20.50
Discus throw 1.75 kg
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Wu Tao
  China
64.51 WLJ Dmitriy Sivakov
  Belarus
62.00 Michał Hodun
  Poland
61.74
Hammer throw 6 kg
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Werner Smit
  South Africa
76.43 Ali Al-Zinkawi
  Kuwait
73.69 Aliaksandr Kazulka
  Belarus
72.72
Javelin throw
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Igor Janik
  Poland
74.16 Vladislav Shkurlatov
  Russia
74.09 PB Jung Sang-Jin
  South Korea
73.99 PB
Decathlon
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Leonid Andreev
  Uzbekistan
7693 Nadir El Fassi
  France
7677 Mikko Halvari
  Finland
7587
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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Lauryn Williams
  United States
11.33 PB Simone Facey
  Jamaica
11.43 PB Marshevet Hooker
  United States
11.48
200 metres
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Vernicha James
  Great Britain
22.93 PB Anneisha McLaughlin
  Jamaica
22.94 PB Sanya Richards
  United States
23.09
400 metres
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Monique Henderson
  United States
51.10 SB Sanya Richards
  United States
51.49 Sheryl Morgan
  Jamaica
52.61
800 metres
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Janeth Jepkosgei
  Kenya
2:00.80 WLJ Lucia Klocová
  Slovakia
2:01.73 Juliana Paula de Azevedo
  Brazil
2:03.81 PB
1500 metres
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Viola Kibiwot
  Kenya
4:12.57 PB Berhane Herpassa
  Ethiopia
4:13.59 Olesya Syreva
  Russia
4:14.32 PB
3000 metres
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Meseret Defar
  Ethiopia
9:12.61 Mariem Alaoui Selsouli
  Morocco
9:16.28 PB Olesya Syreva
  Russia
9:16.58 PB
5000 metres
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Meseret Defar
  Ethiopia
15:54.94 Tirunesh Dibaba
  Ethiopia
15:55.99 Vivian Cheruiyot
  Kenya
15:56.04
100 metres hurdles
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Anay Tejeda
  Cuba
12.81 Agnieszka Frankowska
  Poland
13.16 Tina Klein
  Germany
13.23
400 metres hurdles
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Lashinda Demus
  United States
54.70 WJR Melaine Walker
  Jamaica
56.03 Camille Robinson
  Jamaica
56.14 PB
10,000 metres walk
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Fumi Mitsumura
  Japan
46:01.51 NJR Liu Siqi
  China
46:07.15 Maryna Tsikhanava
  Belarus
46:14.67 SB
4 × 100 metres relay
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  Jamaica
Sherone Simpson
Kerron Stewart
Anneisha McLaughlin
Simone Facey
43.40 CR   United States
Lauryn Williams
Ashlee Williams
Shalonda Solomon
Marshevet Hooker
43.66   Great Britain
Jade Lucas-Read
Jeanette Kwakye
Amy Spencer
Vernicha James
44.22 PB
4 × 400 metres relay
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  United States
Christina Hardeman
Monique Henderson
Tiffany Ross
Lashinda Demus
3:29.95 NJR   Great Britain
Kim Wall
Amy Spencer
Vernicha James
Lisa Miller
3:30.46 NJR   Russia
Yelena Mygunova
Mariya Dryakhlova
Yuliya Gushchina
Tatyana Popova
3:34.49
High jump
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Blanka Vlašić
  Croatia
1.96 WLJ Anna Ksok
  Poland
1.87 Petrina Price
  Australia
1.87
Pole vault
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Floé Kühnert
  Germany
4.40 CR Yuliya Golubchikova
  Russia
4.30 Nataliya Belinskaya
  Russia
4.20
Long jump
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Adina Anton
  Romania
6.46 PB Wang Lina
  China
6.36 Esther Aghatise
  Nigeria
6.34
Triple jump
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Mabel Gay
  Cuba
14.09 Yarianna Martínez
  Cuba
13.74 Keila da Silva Costa
  Brazil
13.70
Shot put
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Valerie Adams
  New Zealand
17.73 AJR Zhang Ying
  China
16.76 Laura Gerraughty
  United States
16.62
Discus throw
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Ma Xuejun
  China
58.85 PB Xu Shaoyang
  China
57.87 Seema Antil
  India
55.83
Hammer throw
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Ivana Brkljačić
  Croatia
65.39 Martina Danišová
  Slovakia
63.91 Yuliya Rozenfeld
  Russia
60.83 PB
Javelin throw
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Linda Brivule
  Latvia
55.35 PB Ilze Gribule
  Latvia
54.16 SB Urszula Jasińska
  Poland
54.06
Heptathlon
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Carolina Klüft
  Sweden
6470 WJR Olga Alekseyeva
  Kazakhstan
5727 Olga Levenkova
  Russia
5712
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

 
With his 200 metres gold medal, Usain Bolt of Jamaica became the youngest World Junior Championships winner at the time.
 
Blanka Vlašić of Croatia won the high jump.
 
Sweden's Carolina Klüft set a new world junior record in the heptathlon.

  *   Host nation (Jamaica)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States95721
2  Kenya5128
3  Ethiopia3418
4  Cuba3104
5  Croatia3003
6  China28111
7  Jamaica*25411
8  South Africa2002
9  Russia12710
10  Poland1225
11  Qatar1214
12  Great Britain1113
  Trinidad and Tobago1113
14  Latvia1102
  Morocco1102
  Ukraine1102
17  Germany1012
  Japan1012
19  New Zealand1001
  Romania1001
  Sweden1001
  Uzbekistan1001
23  Slovakia0202
24  Australia0123
  Belarus0123
  France0123
27  Kazakhstan0101
  Kuwait0101
  Netherlands Antilles0101
30  Brazil0022
  Finland0022
32  Bahamas0011
  India0011
  Luxembourg0011
  Nigeria0011
  South Korea0011
  Tanzania0011
Totals (37 nations)434345131

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count through an unofficial result list,[1] 1069 athletes from 159 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 - 2002 Kingston JAM Jul 16-21, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 24 Feb 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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