2022 World Athletics U20 Championships

The 2022 World Athletics U20 Championships, also known colloquially by its former official title, the World Junior Championships, was an international athletics competition for athletes qualifying as juniors (born no earlier than 1 January 2003), which was held from 1 to 6 August 2022 at the Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero in Cali, Colombia.[1][2][3] Cali previously hosted the 2015 World Youth Championships in Athletics.

2022 World Athletics U20 Championships
Host cityCali, Colombia
Nations participating145
Athletes participating1533
Events45
Dates1–6 August 2022
Main venueEstadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero
Websiteworldathletics.org

Sports venuesEdit

The main venue for the competitions was the Pascual Guerrero Olympic Stadium with capacity for 35,405 spectators, while the Pedro Grajales Athletics Stadium was used for training sessions.

ScheduleEdit

Q Qualification H Heats S Semifinals F Final
M = morning session, A = afternoon session
All dates are COT (UTC−5)
Mixed
Date → 1 Aug 2 Aug 3 Aug 4 Aug 5 Aug 6 Aug
Event ↓ M A M A M A M A M A A
4 × 400 m relay H F

[4]

Qualifying StandardsEdit

Qualification period lasted from 1 October 2021 to 18 July 2022.[5]

Event Men Women
100 metres 10.60 11.90
200 metres 21.40 24.40
400 metres 47.60 55.20
800 metres 1:51.00 2:09.00
1500 metres 3:48.50 4:29.00
3000 metres 8:15.00 9:32.00
5000 metres 14:15.00 16:40.00
3000 metres steeplechase 9:08.00 10:36.00
110/100 metres hurdles 14.20 14.20
400 metres hurdles 53.20 1:01.00
10,000 metres race walk 43:50.00 50:40.00
High jump 2.15 1.81
Pole vault 5.05 4.05
Long jump 7.55 6.12
Triple jump 15.55 12.85
Shot put 18.20 (6 kg) 14.50 (4 kg)
Discus throw 56.50 48.50
Hammer throw 68.30 (6 kg) 57.50
Javelin throw 69.00 50.00
Decathlon/Heptathlon 7050 points 5300 points
4 × 100 metres relay No standard No standard
4 × 400 metres relay No standard No standard
4 × 400 metres relay mixed No standard No standard

Men's resultsEdit

Track eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
Letsile Tebogo
  Botswana
9.91 WU20R Bouwahjgie Nkrumie
  Jamaica
10.02 NU20R Benjamin Richardson
  South Africa
10.12
200 metres
details
Blessing Afrifah
  Israel
19.96 [.954] CR, AU20R Letsile Tebogo
  Botswana
19.96 [.960] CR, AU20R Calab Law
  Australia
20.48
400 metres
details
Lythe Pillay
  South Africa
45.28 PB Steven McElroy
  United States
45.65 PB Yusuf Ali Abbas
  Bahrain
45.80
800 metres
details
Ermias Girma [uk]
  Ethiopia
1:47.36 Heithem Chenitef
  Algeria
1:47.61 PB Ethan Hussey
  Great Britain
1:47.65
1500 metres
details
Reynold Cheruiyot
  Kenya
3:35.83 Ermias Girma
  Ethiopia
3:37.24 Daniel Kimaiyo
  Kenya
3:37.43
3000 metres
details
Melkeneh Azize
  Ethiopia
7:44.06 Felix Korir
  Kenya
7:47.86 PB Edwin Kisalsak
  Kenya
7:49.82 PB
5000 metres
details
Addisu Yihune
  Ethiopia
14:03.05 Merhawi Mebrahtu
  Eritrea
14:03.33 Habtom Samuel
  Eritrea
14:03.67
110 metres hurdles
details
Antoine Andrews
  Bahamas
13.23 WU20L Malik Mixon
  United States
13.27 PB Matthew Sophia
  Netherlands
13.34 NU20R
400 metres hurdles
details
İsmail Nezir
  Turkey
48.84 NU20R Matic Ian Guček
  Slovenia
48.91 NU20R Roshawn Clarke
  Jamaica
49.62
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Samuel Duguna
  Ethiopia
8:37.92 Samuel Firewu
  Ethiopia
8:39.11 Salaheddine Ben Yazide
  Morocco
8:40.62
4×100 metres relay
details
  Japan
Kowa Ikeshita
Hiroto Fujiwara
Shunki Tateno
Hiroki Yanagita [de]
39.35   Jamaica
Bouwahjgie Nkrumie
Bryan Levell
Mark-Anthony Daley
Adrian Kerr
David Lynch*
39.35   United States
Laurenz Colbert
Michael Gizzi
Brandon Miller
Johnny Brackins
David Foster*
Charlie Bartholomew*
39.57 SB
4×400 metres relay
details
  United States
Steven McElroy
Ashton Schwartzman
Charlie Bartholomew
Will Sumner
Kody Blackwood*
Grant Williams*
3:04.47 SB   Jamaica
Shemar Palmer
Shaemar Uter
Jasauna Dennis
Delano Kennedy
Derrick Grant*
Malachi Johnson*
3:05.72 SB   Canada
Christopher Morales-Williams
Ben Tilson
Daniel Kidd
Tyler Floyd
Riley Flemington*

3:06.50 NU20R
10,000 m walk
details
Mazlum Demir
  Turkey
42:36.02 Ismail Benhammouda
  Algeria
42:42.49 Hayrettin Yıldız
  Turkey
43:07.95

Field eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Brandon Pottinger
  Jamaica
2.14 m =PB[6] Brian Raats
  South Africa
2.10 m Not awarded[7]
Bozhidar Sarâboyukov
  Bulgaria
Pole vault
details
Anthony Ammirati
  France
5.75 m WU20L, PB Juho Alasaari
  Finland
5.60 m =NU20R Michał Gawenda
  Poland
5.45 m PB
Long jump
details
Erwan Konaté
  France
8.08 m WU20L Alejandro Parada
  Cuba
7.91 m
Gabriel Luiz Boza [de]
  Brazil
7.90 m =SB
Triple jump
details
Jaydon Hibbert
  Jamaica
17.27 m CR, PB Selva Thirumaran
  India
16.15 m PB Viktor Morozov
  Estonia
16.13 m PB
Shot put (6kg)
details
Tarik Robinson-O'Hagan
  United States
20.73 m PB Kobe Lawrence
  Jamaica
20.58 m PB Tizian Lauria
  Germany
20.55 m
Discus throw (1.750kg)
details
Marius Karges
  Germany
65.55 m Miká Sosna
  Germany
63.88 m Mykhailo Brudin
  Ukraine
63.30 m PB
Hammer throw (6kg)
details
Ioannis Korakidis
  Greece
79.11 m WU20L Max Lampinen
  Finland
76.33 m PB Iosif Kesidis
  Cyprus
76.32 m PB
Javelin throw
details
Artur Felfner
  Ukraine
79.36 m Max Dehning
  Germany
77.24 m Keyshawn Strachan
  Bahamas
72.95 m

Combined eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Decathlon
details
Gabriel Emmanuel [uk]
  Netherlands
7860 pts WU20L Jacob Thelander
  Sweden
7770 pts Elliot Duvert
  Sweden
7622 pts PB

Women's resultsEdit

Track eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
Tina Clayton
  Jamaica
10.95 CR Serena Cole
  Jamaica
11.14 Shawnti Jackson
  United States
11.15 PB
N'Ketia Seedo
  Netherlands
11.15 NU20R
200 metres
details
Brianna Lyston
  Jamaica
22.65 Jayla Jamison
  United States
22.77 PB Alana Reid
  Jamaica
22.95 PB
400 metres
details
Yemi Mary John
  Great Britain
51.50 PB Damaris Mutunga
  Kenya
51.71 NU20R Rupal
  India
51.85 PB
800 metres
details
Roisin Willis
  United States
1:59.13 CR Audrey Werro [de]
  Switzerland
1:59.53 NU20R Juliette Whittaker
  United States
2:00.18
1500 metres
details
Birke Haylom
  Ethiopia
4:04.27 CR Brenda Chebet
  Kenya
4:04.64 PB Purity Chepkirui
  Kenya
4:07.64 PB
3000 metres
details
Betty Chelangat
  Kenya
9:01.03 Tsiyon Abebe
  Ethiopia
9:03.85 Nancy Cherop
  Kenya
9:05.98
5000 metres
details
Medina Eisa
  Ethiopia
15:29.71 Melknat Wudu
  Ethiopia
15:30.06 Prisca Chesang
  Uganda
15:31.17
100 metres hurdles
details
Kerrica Hill
  Jamaica
12.77 CR, WU18B Alexis James
  Jamaica
12.87 PB Anna Tóth
  Hungary
13.00 NU20R
400 metres hurdles
details
Akala Garrett
  United States
56.16 WU20L Hanna Karlsson
  Sweden
56.71 PB Michaela Rose
  United States
56.86 PB
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Faith Cherotich
  Kenya
9:16.14 Sembo Almayew
  Ethiopia
9:30.41 Meseret Yeshaneh
  Ethiopia
9:42.02
4×100 metres relay
details
  Jamaica
Serena Cole
Tina Clayton
Kerrica Hill
Tia Clayton
Alexis James*
42.59 WU20R   United States
Jayla Jamison
Autumn Wilson
Iyana Gray
Shawnti Jackson
Lily Jones*
Alyssa Colbert*
43.28 NU20R   Colombia
María Alejandra Murillo
Marlet Ospino
Melany Bolaño
Laura Martínez
44.59
4×400 metres relay
details
  United States
Makenze Kelley
Shawnti Jackson
Akala Garrett
Roisin Willis
Madison Whyte*
Zaya Akins*
Kennedy Wade*
3:28.06 SB   Jamaica
Dejanea Oakley
Abigail Campbell
Oneika McAnnuff
Alliah Baker
Rickiana Russell*
Oneika Brissett*
3:31.59 SB   Great Britain
Yemi Mary John
Jessica Astill
Ophelia Pye
Etty Sisson
Poppy Malik*
3:31.86 SB
10,000 m walk
details
Karla Serrano
  Mexico
46:24.35 PB Ai Ooyama
  Japan
46:24.44 Ayane Yanai
  Japan
46:43.07

* – Indicates the athlete competed in preliminary heats but not the final.

Field eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Karmen Bruus
  Estonia
1.95 m Britt Weerman
  Netherlands
1.93 m NU20R Angelina Topić
  Serbia
1.93 m
Pole vault
details
Hana Moll
  United States
4.35 m Chiara Sistermann
  Germany
4.30 m =PB Janne Sophie Ohrt
  Germany
4.30 m PB
Long jump
details
Plamena Mitkova
  Bulgaria
6.66 m PB Natalia Liñares
  Colombia
6.59 m Marta Amani
  Italy
6.52 m PB
Triple jump
details
Sharifa Davronova
  Uzbekistan
14.04 m WU20L Sohane Aucargos
  France
13.38 m Tiana Boras
  Australia
13.30 m PB
Shot put
details
Miné de Klerk
  South Africa
17.17 m Pınar Akyol
  Turkey
16.84 m Zuzanna Maślana
  Poland
16.06 m PB
Discus throw
details
Emma Sralla
  Sweden
56.15 m Despoina Filippidou
  Greece
54.48 m Miné de Klerk
  South Africa
53.54 m NU20R
Hammer throw
details
Rachele Mori
  Italy
67.21 m Paola Bueno
  Mexico
62.74 m Raika Murakami
  Japan
61.45 m SB
Javelin throw
details
Adriana Vilagoš
  Serbia
63.52 m CR, AU20R Valentina Barrios
  Colombia
57.84 m NU20R Manuela Rotundo
  Uruguay
55.11 m

Combined eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Heptathlon
details
Saga Vanninen
  Finland
6084 pts Serina Riedel
  Germany
5874 pts Sandrina Sprengel
  Germany
5845 pts

Mixed resultsEdit

TrackEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Mixed 4 × 400 metres relay
details
  United States
Charlie Batholomew
Madison Whyte
Will Sumner
Kennedy Wade
Kaylyn Brown*
3:17.69 CR, WU20R   India
Barath Sridhar
Priya Mohan
Kapil
Rupal
3:17.76 AU20R   Jamaica
Jasauna Dennis
Abigail Campbell
Malachi Johnson
Alliah Baker
3:19.98

* – Indicates the athlete competed in preliminary heats but not the final.

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Colombia)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States74415
2  Jamaica67316
3  Ethiopia65112
4  Kenya33410
5  South Africa2125
6  Turkey2114
7  France2103
8  Germany1438
9  Sweden1214
10  Finland1203
11  Japan1124
  Netherlands1124
13  Botswana1102
  Bulgaria1102
  Greece1102
  Mexico1102
17  Great Britain1023
18  Bahamas1012
  Estonia1012
  Italy1012
  Serbia1012
  Ukraine1012
23  Israel1001
  Uzbekistan1001
25  Colombia*0213
  India0213
27  Algeria0202
28  Eritrea0112
29  Cuba0101
  Slovenia0101
  Switzerland0101
32  Australia0022
  Poland0022
34  Bahrain0011
  Brazil0011
  Canada0011
  Cyprus0011
  Hungary0011
  Morocco0011
  Uganda0011
  Uruguay0011
Totals (41 entries)454645136

ParticipationEdit

The following is a list of participating nations with the number of qualified athletes in brackets. A country without any qualified athlete could enter either one male or one female.[5] A total 145 National Associations and 1533 athletes are scheduled to compete.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cali announced as host of 2022 World Athletics U20 Championships".
  2. ^ "New dates set for World Athletics Series events postponed due to the global Covid-19 pandemic". World Athletics. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
  3. ^ "Cali to host 2022 World Athletics U20 Championships". World Athletics. Retrieved 24 August 2021.
  4. ^ "2022 World Athletics U20 Championships – Timetable" (PDF). World Athletics. 30 July 2022.
  5. ^ a b "2022 World Athletics U20 Championships – Qualification System and Entry Standards" (PDF). World Athletics.
  6. ^ "Brandon POTTINGER". World Athletics. Retrieved 5 August 2022.
  7. ^ Tie in the second place, silver medal was shared, "Pottinger mines Jamaica's third gold in men's high jump". The Gleaner. 5 August 2022. Retrieved 5 August 2022.
  8. ^ "2022 World Athletics U20 Championships – Entry Lists by Country" (PDF). World Athletics. 27 July 2022.

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