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2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics

The 14th World Junior Championships in Athletics was an international athletics competition for athletes qualifying as juniors (born 1993 or later) which was held at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, on 10–15 July 2012.[1] A total of 44 athletics events were contested at the championships, 22 by male and 22 by female athletes.

2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics
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Host citySpain Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Nations participating171
Athletes participating1566
Events44
Dates10–15 July
Main venueEstadi Olímpic Lluís Companys
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Several medalists from the 2010 championships were eligible to defend their titles, including Jacko Gill, Jodie Williams, Shaunae Miller, and Angelica Bengtsson. Gill and Bengtsson were successful.

Men's resultsEdit

TrackEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
Adam Gemili
  Great Britain
10.05
WJL CR
Aaron Ernest
  United States
10.17
PB
Odean Skeen
  Jamaica
10.28
PB
200 m
details
Delano Williams
  Turks and Caicos Islands
20.48
NJ
Aaron Ernest
  United States
20.53
PB
Tyreek Hill
  United States
20.54
400 m
details
Luguelín Santos
  Dominican Republic
44.85 Arman Hall
  United States
45.39
PB
Steven Solomon
  Australia
Aldrich Bailey
  United States
45.52
800 m
details
Nigel Amos
  Botswana
1:43.79
CR
Timothy Kitum
  Kenya
1:44.56 Edwin Kiplagat Melly
  Kenya
1:44.79
PB
1500 m
details
Hamza Driouch
  Qatar
3:39.04 Hillary Cheruiyot Ngetich
  Kenya
3:40.39
PB
Abdelhadi Labâli
  Morocco
3:40.60
5000 m
details
Muktar Edris
  Ethiopia
13:38.95 Abrar Osman Adem
  Eritrea
13:40.52 Wiliam Malel Sitonik
  Kenya
13:40.52
10,000 m
details
Yigrem Demelash
  Ethiopia
28:16.07
PB
Philemon Kipchilis Cheboi
  Kenya
28:23.98
PB
Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui
  Kenya
28:30.47
110 m hurdles
(99.0 cm)
details
Yordan Luis O'Farrill
  Cuba
13.18
CR
Nicholas Hough
  Australia
13.27
AJ
Wilhem Belocian
  France
13.29
NJ
400 m hurdles
details
Eric Futch
  United States
50.24
WJL
Takahiro Matsumoto
  Japan
50.41
PB
Ibrahim Mohammed Saleh
  Saudi Arabia
50.47
PB
3000 m steeplechase
details
Conseslus Kipruto
  Kenya
8:06.10
CR
Gilbert Kiplangat Kirui
  Kenya
8:19.94 Hicham Sigueni
  Morocco
8:30.14
4×100 m relay
details
  United States
Tyreek Hill
Aldrich Bailey
Arthur Delaney
Aaron Ernest
38.67
WJL
  Jamaica
Tykwendo Tracey
Odean Skeen
Jevaughn Minzie
Jazeel Murphy
38.97
NJ
  Japan
Kazuma Oseto
Akiyuki Hashimoto
Aska Cambridge
Kazuki Kanamori
39.02
4×400 m relay
details
  United States
Quincy Downing
Aldrich Bailey
Chidi Okezie
Arman Hall
3:03.99
WJL
  Poland
Karol Zalewski
Rafał Smoleń
Piotr Kuśnierz
Patryk Dobek
3:05.05
NJ
  Trinidad and Tobago
Asa Guevara
Jereem Richards
Brandon Benjamin
Machel Cedenio
3:06.32
10,000 m walk
details
Eider Arévalo
  Colombia
40:09.74
WJL
Aleksandr Ivanov
  Russia
40:12.90
PB
Su Guanyu
  China
40:16.87
PB

FieldEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Andrei Churyla
  Belarus
2.24 Falk Wendrich
  Germany
2.24
PB
Ryan Ingraham
  Bahamas
2.24
Pole vault
details
Thiago Braz da Silva
  Brazil
5.55
NJ
Ivan Horvat
  Croatia
5.55 Shawnacy Barber
  Canada
5.55
NJ
Long jump
details
Sergey Morgunov
  Russia
8.09 Andreas Trajkovski
  Denmark
7.82
NJ
Jarrion Lawson
  United States
7.64
Triple jump
details
Pedro Pichardo
  Cuba
16.79
WJL
Artem Primak
  Russia
16.60 Latario Collie-Minns
  Bahamas
16.37
Shot put (6 kg)
details
Jacko Gill
  New Zealand
22.20
CR
Krzysztof Brzozowski
  Poland
21.78
NJ
Damien Birkinhead
  Australia
21.14
NJ
Discus throw (1.750 kg)
details
Fedrick Dacres
  Jamaica
62.80
PB
Wojciech Praczyk
  Poland
62.75 Gerhard de Beer
  South Africa
61.57
Hammer throw (6 kg)
details
Ashraf Amgad Elseify
  Qatar
85.57
WJ
Bence Pásztor
  Hungary
76.74 Suhrob Khodjaev
  Uzbekistan
76.16
PB
Javelin throw
details
Keshorn Walcott
  Trinidad and Tobago
78.64 Braian Toledo
  Argentina
77.09 Morné Moolman
  South Africa
76.29
PB
Decathlon (junior)
details
Gunnar Nixon
  United States
8018
WJL
Jake Stein
  Australia
7951
AJ
Tim Dekker
  Netherlands
7815
PB

Women's resultsEdit

TrackEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
Anthonique Strachan
  Bahamas
11.20
WJL
Nimet Karakuş
  Turkey
11.36 Tamiris de Liz
  Brazil
11.45
200 m
details
Anthonique Strachan
  Bahamas
22.53
CR
Olivia Ekpone
  United States
23.15
PB
Dezerea Bryant
  United States
23.15
400 m
details
Ashley Spencer
  United States
50.50
CR
Kadecia Baird
  Guyana
51.04
AJ
Erika Rucker
  United States
51.10
PB
800 m
details
Ajee' Wilson
  United States
2:00.91
PB
Jessica Judd
  Great Britain
2:00.96
PB
Manal El Bahraoui
  Morocco
2:03.09
1500 m
details
Faith Kipyegon
  Kenya
4:04.96
CR
Amela Terzić
  Serbia
4:07.59
PB, NR
Senbere Teferi
  Ethiopia
4:08.28
PB
3000 m
details
Mercy Chebwogen
  Kenya
9:08.88
PB
Hiwot Gebrekidan
  Ethiopia
9:09.27
PB
Emelia Gorecka
  Great Britain
9:09.43
PB
5000 m
details
Buze Diriba
  Ethiopia
15:32.94 Ruti Aga
  Ethiopia
15:32.95
PB
Agnes Jebet Tirop
  Kenya
15:36.74
PB
100 m hurdles
details
Morgan Snow
  United States
13.38 Noemi Zbären
   Switzerland
13.42 Ekaterina Bleskina
  Russia
13.43
400 m hurdles
details
Janieve Russell
  Jamaica
56.62
WJL
Aurelie Chaboudez
  France
57.14
NJ
Kaila Barber
  United States
57.63
3000 m steeplechase
details
Daisy Jepkemei
  Kenya
9:47.22
WJL
Tejinesh Gebisa
  Ethiopia
9:50.51
PB
Stella Jepkosgei Rutto
  Kenya
9:50.58
PB
4×100 m relay
details
  United States
Morgan Snow
Dezerea Bryant
Jennifer Madu
Shayla Sanders
43.89
WJL
  Germany
Alexandra Burghardt
Ida Mayer
Katharina Grompe
Jessie Maduka
44.24
SB
  Brazil
Camila de Souza
Tamiris de Liz
Nathalia da Rosa
Jessica Dos Reis
44.29
SB
4×400 m relay
details
  United States
Erika Rucker
Olivia Ekpone
Kendall Baisden
Ashley Spencer
3:30.01
WJL
  Jamaica
Sandrae Farquharson
Olivia James
Shericka Jackson
Janieve Russell
3:32.97
SB
  Russia
Yana Glotova
Alina Galitskaya
Yuliya Koltachikhina
Ekaterina Renzhina
3:36.42
10,000 m walk
details
Ekaterina Medvedeva
  Russia
45:41.74 Nadezhda Leontyeva
  Russia
45:43.64
PB
Sandra Arenas
  Colombia
45:44.46

FieldEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Alessia Trost
  Italy
1.91 Lissa Labiche
  Seychelles
1.88
NJ
Mariya Kuchina
  Russia
1.88
Pole vault
details
Angelica Bengtsson
  Sweden
4.50
CR
Elizabeth Parnov
  Australia
4.30 Roberta Bruni
  Italy
4.20
Long jump
details
Katarina Johnson-Thompson
  Great Britain
6.81w Lena Malkus
  Germany
6.80w Jazmin Sawyers
  Great Britain
6.67
WJL
Triple jump
details
Ana Peleteiro
  Spain
14.17
WJL
Dovilė Dzindzaletaitė
  Lithuania
14.17
WJL, NR
Liuba Zaldívar
  Cuba
13.90
Shot put
details
Shanice Craft
  Germany
17.15
WJL
Gao Yang
  China
16.57 Bian Ka
  China
16.48
Discus throw
details
Anna Rüh
  Germany
62.38 Shanice Craft
  Germany
60.42 Shelbi Vaughan
  United States
60.07
Hammer throw
details
Alexandra Tavernier
  France
70.62
CR
Alexia Sedykh
  France
67.34 Alena Navahrodskaya
  Belarus
67.13
PB
Javelin throw
details
Sofi Flinck
  Sweden
61.40
WJL, NR
Liu Shiying
  China
59.20
PB
Marija Vučenović
  Serbia
57.12
PB
Heptathlon
details
Yorgelis Rodríguez
  Cuba
5966 Xénia Krizsán
  Hungary
5957
PB
Tamara de Sousa
  Brazil
5900
AJ

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Spain)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)94720
2  Kenya (KEN)44513
3  Ethiopia (ETH)3317
4  Cuba (CUB)3014
5  Germany (GER)2406
6  Russia (RUS)2338
7  Jamaica (JAM)2215
8  Great Britain (GBR)2125
9  Bahamas (BAH)2024
10  Qatar (QAT)2002
  Sweden (SWE)2002
12  France (FRA)1214
13  Brazil (BRA)1034
14  Belarus (BLR)1012
  Colombia (COL)1012
  Italy (ITA)1012
  Trinidad and Tobago (TRI)1012
18  Botswana (BOT)1001
  Dominican Republic (DOM)1001
  New Zealand (NZL)1001
  Spain (ESP)*1001
  Turks and Caicos Islands (TCA)1001
23  Australia (AUS)0325
24  Poland (POL)0303
25  China (CHN)0224
26  Hungary (HUN)0202
27  Japan (JPN)0112
  Serbia (SRB)0112
29  Argentina (ARG)0101
  Croatia (CRO)0101
  Denmark (DEN)0101
  Eritrea (ERI)0101
  Guyana (GUY)0101
  Lithuania (LTU)0101
  Seychelles (SEY)0101
   Switzerland (SUI)0101
  Turkey (TUR)0101
38  Morocco (MAR)0033
39  South Africa (RSA)0022
40  Canada (CAN)0011
  Netherlands (NED)0011
  Saudi Arabia (KSA)0011
  Uzbekistan (UZB)0011
Totals (43 nations)444445133

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count through an unofficial result list,[2] 1566 athletes from 171 countries participated in the event. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "More Records set to be broken - World Junior Championships Entries confirm 186 countries". IAAF. 16 April 2012. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
  2. ^ Peters, Lionel; Magnusson, Tomas, WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS WJC - 2012 Barcelona ESP Jul 10-15, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 22 Feb 2014, retrieved 13 June 2015
  3. ^ IAAF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - Eugene 2014 - FACTS & FIGURES (PDF), IAAF, p. 5, retrieved 13 June 2015

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