2021 World Athletics U20 Championships

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2021 World Athletics U20 Championships
2020 World Athletics U20 Championships logo.jpg
Host city Nairobi, Kenya
Nations participating116 National Associations
Athletes participating958
Events45
Dates18–22 August 2021
Officially opened by Uhuru Kenyatta
Main venue Moi International Sports Center, Kasarani

The 2021 World Athletics U20 Championships , also known as the World Junior Championships, was an international athletics competition for athletes qualifying as juniors (born no earlier than 1 January 2002), which was held from 18 to 22 August 2021 at the Moi International Sports Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. [1]

Contents

Schedule

QQualificationHHeatsSSemifinalsFFinal
M = morning session, A = afternoon session
lins wako

[2]

Qualifying Standards

EventMenWomen
100 m10.5811.85
200 m21.3824.35
400 m47.3554.85
800 m1:50.802:08.70
1500 m3:48.004:28.00
3000 m8:14.009:25.00
5000 m14:12.0016:35.00
3000 m sc9:07.0010:35.00
100 mH14.15
110 mH14.15 00.991 m (3 ft 3 in)
400 mH53.1060.75
10,000 m RW43:40.0050:30.00
4x100 m RelayNo standardNo standard
4x400 m RelayNo standardNo standard
4x400 m Mixed RelayNo standardNo standard
Heptathlon5350 points
Decathlon7100 points
High Jump2.16 m (7 ft 1 in)1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Pole Vault5.10 m (16 ft 8+34 in)4.07 m (13 ft 4 in)
Long Jump7.58 m (24 ft 10+14 in)6.15 m (20 ft 2 in)
Triple Jump15.60 m (51 ft 2 in)12.90 m (42 ft 3+34 in)
Shot Put18.30 m (60 ft 14 in) (6 kg)14.60 m (47 ft 10+34 in) (4 kg)
Discus57.00 m (187 ft 0 in)49.00 m (160 ft 9 in)
Hammer68.50 m (224 ft 8+34 in) (6 kg)58.00 m (190 ft 3+14 in)
Javelin69.50 m (228 ft 0 in)50.50 m (165 ft 8 in)

[3]

Men's results

Track

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 m
details
Letsile Tebogo
Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana
10.19 Benjamin Richardson
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
10.28 Shainer Rengifo
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
10.32
200 m
details
Udodi Onwuzurike
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
20.21 NU20R Letsile Tebogo
Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana
20.38 Sinesipho Dambile  [ fr ]
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
20.48 SB
400 m
details
Anthony Pesela
Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana
44.58 CR Luis Avilés  [ de ]
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
44.95 NU20R Antonie Nortje
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
45.32 PB
800 m
details
Emmanuel Wanyonyi
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
1:43.76 CR Mohamed Ali Gouaned
Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria
1:44.45 NU20R Noah Kibet
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
1:44.88 PB
1500 m
details
Vincent Keter
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
3:37.24 Wegene Addisu
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia
3:37.86 Melkeneh Azize
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia
3:40.22
3000 m
details
Tadese Worku
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia
7:42.09 CR Ali Abdilmana
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia
7:44.55 PB Habtom Samuel
Flag of Eritrea.svg  Eritrea
7:52.69 PB
5000 m
details
Benson Kiplangat
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
13:20.37 PB Tadese Worku
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia
13:20.65 Levy Kibet
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
13:26.01 PB
110 m hurdles
(99.0 cm)
details
Sasha Zhoya
Flag of France.svg  France
12.72 WU20R Vashaun Vascianna
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
13.25 PB Jakub Szymański
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
13.43 PB
400 m hurdles
details
Berke Akçam
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey
49.38 NU20R Denis Novoseltsev
ANA flag (2017).svg  Authorised Neutral Athletes
49.62 PB Devontie Archer
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
49.78 PB
Swedish Oskar Edlund originally arrived first, but was later disqualified for not clearing a hurdle properly.
3000 m steeplechase
details
Amos Serem
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
8:30.72 Tadese Takele
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia
8:33.15 Simon Koech
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
8:34.79
4×100 m relay
details
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Mihlali Xhotyeni
Sinesipho Dambile  [ fr ]
Letlhogonolo Moleyane
Benjamin Richardson
*Henru Olivier
*Bradley Oliphant
38.51 WU20RFlag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Alexavier Monfried
Bryan Levell
Andrew Gilipps
Sandrey Davison
38.61 AU20RFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Dominik Łuczynski
Patryk Krupa
Jakub Pietrusa
Oliwer Wdowik
38.90 AU20R
4×400 m relay
details
Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana
Busang Collen Kebinatshipi
Anthony Pesela
Oreeditse Masede
Phenyo Bongani Majama
*Thusoyaone Gabanatlhong
3:05.22 WU20LFlag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Malachi Johnson
Jeremy Bembridge
Tahj Hamm
Devontie Archer
*Antonio Hanson
3:05.76 SBFlag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
Joshua Wanyonyi
Elkanah Kiprotich Chemelil
Kennedy Kimeu
Peter Kithome
3:05.94
10,000 m walk
details
Heristone Wanyonyi
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
42:10.84 PB Amit
Flag of India.svg  India
42:17.94 Paul McGrath
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
42:26.11 PB

Field

EventGoldSilverBronze
High jump
details
Yonathan Kapitolnik
Flag of Israel.svg  Israel
2.26 PB Massimiliano Luiu
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2.17 PB Mateusz Kołodziejski
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
2.17
Pole vault
details
Matvei Volkov
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
5.45 Juho Alasaari
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
5.35 Kyle Rademeyer
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
5.30
Long jump
details
Erwan Konaté
Flag of France.svg  France
8.12 WU20L Jhon Berrío
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
7.97 NU20R Kavian Kerr
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
7.90 PB
Triple jump
details
Gabriel Wallmark
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
16.43 NU20R Jaydon Hibbert
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
16.05 PB Simon Gore
Flag of France.svg  France
15.85 PB
Shot put (6 kg)
details
Juan Carley Vázquez
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
19.73 Yauheni Bryhi
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
19.70 PB Jephté Vogel
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
19.16
Discus throw (1.750 kg)
details
Mykolas Alekna
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania
69.81 CR Ralford Mullings
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
66.68 Raman Khartanovich
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
62.19
Hammer throw (6 kg)
details
Jan Doležálek
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
77.83 NU20R Orestis Ntousakis
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
77.78 Jean-Baptiste Bruxelle  [ fr ]
Flag of France.svg  France
77.70
Javelin throw
details
Janne Läspä
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
76.46 Artur Felfner  [ uk ]
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
76.32 Chinecherem Nnamdi
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
74.48
Decathlon (junior)
details
František Doubek
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
8169 WU20LNU20R Jente Hauttekeete
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
8053 José San Pastor
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
7430 NU20R

Women's results

Track

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 m
details
Tina Clayton
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
11.09 PB Beatrice Masilingi
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia
11.39 Mélissa Gutschmidt
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
11.51
200 m
details
Christine Mboma
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia
21.84 WU20R Beatrice Masilingi
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia
22.18 PB Favour Ofili
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
22.23 NU20R
400 m
details
Imaobong Nse Uko
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
51.55 PB Kornelia Lesiewicz
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
51.97 PB Sylvia Chelangat
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
52.23 PB
800 m
details
Ayal Dagnachew
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia
2:02.96 Valentina Rosamilia
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
2:04.29 Elli Eftychia Deligianni
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
2:04.66
1500 m
details
Purity Chepkirui
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
4:16.07 Diribe Welteji
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia
4:16.39 Winnie Jemutai
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
4:18.99
3000 m
details
Teresia Muthoni Gateri
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
8:57.78 Zenah Jemutai Yego
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
8:59.59 Melknat Wudu
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia
9:00.12 PB
5000 m
details
Mizan Alem
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia
16:05.61 Melknat Wudu
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia
16:13.16 Prisca Chesang
Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda
16:21.78
Wudu and Chesang were originally disqualified for stepping out of the track, but after a protest, they were reinstated.
100 m hurdles
details
Ackera Nugent
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
12.95 Anna Maria Millend
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia
13.45 Anna Tóth
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
13.58
400 m hurdles
details
Heidi Salminen
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
56.94 PB Ludivine Aubert
Flag of France.svg  France
57.16 PB Savannah Sutherland
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
57.27 PB
3000 m steeplechase
details
Jackline Chepkoech
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
9:27.40 PB Zerfe Wondemagegn
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia
9:35.22 Faith Cherotich
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
9:44.76
4×100 m relay
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Serena Cole
Tina Clayton
Kerrica Hill
Tia Clayton
42.94 WU20RFlag of Namibia.svg  Namibia
Ndawana Haitembu
Beatrice Masilingi
Nandi Tjanjeua Vass
Christine Mboma
43.76 NU20RFlag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
Praise Ofoku
Favour Ofili
Anita Taviore
Tima Seikeseye Godbless
43.90 SB
4×400 m relay
details
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
Opeyemi Deborah Oke
Imaobong Nse Uko
Ella Onojuvwevwo
Favour Ofili
3:31.46 WU20LFlag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Annalee Robinson
Aalliyah Francis
Alliah Baker
Daena Dyer
3:36.57 SBFlag of Italy.svg  Italy
Alessandra Iezzi
Federica Pansini
Angelica Ghergo
Alexandra Almici
3:37.18
10,000 m walk
details
Sofía Ramos Rodríguez
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
46:23.01 Maële Biré-Heslouis
Flag of France.svg  France
47:43.87 Eliška Martínková
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
47:46.28

Field

EventGoldSilverBronze
High jump
details
Natalya Spiridonova
ANA flag (2017).svg  Authorised Neutral Athletes
1.91 Marithé Engondo
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
1.89 Styliana Ioannidou
Flag of Cyprus.svg  Cyprus
1.87
Pole vault
details
Mirè Reinstorf
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
4.15 AU20R Élise Russis
Flag of France.svg  France
4.15 Heather Abadie
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
4.05
Long jump
details
Maja Åskag
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
6.60 PB Shaili Singh
Flag of India.svg  India
6.59 PB Mariia Horielova
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
6.50 PB
Triple jump
details
Maja Åskag
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
13.75 Tessy Ebosele
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
13.63 PB Darja Sopova
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia
13.60
Shot put
details
Miné de Klerk
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
17.40 Pınar Akyol
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey
16.72 Dane Roets
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
15.61
Discus throw
details
Violetta Ignatyeva
ANA flag (2017).svg  Authorised Neutral Athletes
57.84 Miné de Klerk
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
53.50 AU20R Alina Nikitsenka
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
51.47
Hammer throw
details
Silja Kosonen
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
71.64 CR Rose Loga
Flag of France.svg  France
67.11 Maryola Bukel
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
65.20
Javelin throw
details
Adriana Vilagoš
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia
61.46 WU20L Elina Tzengko  [ de ]
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
57.91 Yiselena Ballar Rojas
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
55.48
Heptathlon
details
Saga Vanninen
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
5997 Pippi Lotta Enok
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia
5746 PB Szabina Szűcs
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
5674 PB

Mixed results

Track

EventGoldSilverBronze
4×400 m relay
details
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
Johnson Nnamani
Imaobong Nse Uko
Opeyemi Deborah Oke
Bamidele Ajayi
*Ella Onojuvwevwo
3:19.70 CRFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Kornelia Lesiewicz
Alicja Kaczmarek
Michał Wróbel
Patryk Grzegorzewicz
*Olga Rzeszewska
*Mateusz Matera
3:19.80 SBFlag of India.svg  India
Barath Sridhar
Priya Mohan
Summy
Kapil
*Abdul Razak Cherankulangara Rasheed
3:20.60 SB

Records set

Medal table

  *   Host nation (Kenya)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya *81716
2Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 4105
3Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 4037
4Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 37212
5Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 36211
6Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 3249
7Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana 3104
8Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 3003
9Flag of France.svg  France 2428
ANA flag (2017).svg  Authorised Neutral Athletes 2103
10Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 2013
11Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia 1304
12Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 1135
13Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 1102
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 1102
15Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 1023
16Flag of Israel.svg  Israel 1001
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 1001
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia 1001
19Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 0235
20Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 0224
21Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 0213
Flag of India.svg  India 0213
23Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 0202
24Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 0123
25Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 0112
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 0112
27Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria 0101
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 0101
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 0101
30Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 0022
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 0022
32Flag of Cyprus.svg  Cyprus 0011
Flag of Eritrea.svg  Eritrea 0011
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 0011
Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda 0011
Totals (35 nations)454545135

Placing table

Kenya won the ranking in the placing table. [4]

RankCountryGold medal icon.svgSilver medal icon.svgBronze medal icon.svg45678Points
1Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 81710212128
2Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia 37241010111
3Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 36220141100
4Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 3241331292
5Flag of France.svg  France 2423201283
6Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 4034000373
7Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 0233142168
8Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 4102200259
9Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 0112251351
10Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 2011401550
11Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 0122230046
12Flag of India.svg  India 0213111145
13Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 0212130043
14Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 1130010036
15Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 0111212033
16Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana 3100000031
Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda 0012122131
18Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia 1300000029
19Flag of Eritrea.svg  Eritrea 0011221128
20Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 0220000026
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 1100013226
22Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 1020011025
23Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 3000000024
24Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 0020013021
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 0020200121
26Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 0201000019
27Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 0100210018
28Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 0002110017
29Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 0100110115
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 1100000015
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia 1000110015
32Flag of Cyprus.svg  Cyprus 0010110013
33Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 1000010011
34Flag of Israel.svg  Israel 1000001010
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 0001100110
36Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 000110009
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 000101019
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 001001009
39Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 000010208
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 000000408
41Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria 010000007
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 000100107
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco 000010117
44Flag of Burundi.svg  Burundi 000010015
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 000010015
Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland 000100005
Flag of Oman.svg  Oman 000100005
Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar 000100005
49Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador 000010004
Flag of Zambia.svg  Zambia 000010004
51Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 000001003
Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia 000001003
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 000001003
54Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast 000000102
Flag of Grenada.svg  Grenada 000000102
Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 000000102
Flag of Kosovo.svg  Kosovo 000000102
Flag of Malta.svg  Malta 000000102
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 000000102
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka 000000102
61Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala 000000011
Flag of Senegal.svg  Senegal 000000011
Flag of South Sudan.svg  South Sudan 000000011

Participation

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. [3] A total 114 National Associations (plus the teams from Authorized Neutral Athletes and Athlete Refugee Team) and 897 athletes are scheduled to compete. [5]

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