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World Youth Championships - Prior Years

2005 -
Marrakech Morocco

Ebony Collins
(right) 55.96 destroys 400H field by more than 2 seconds with US#3 all time mark,
Bianca Knight and Collins (left) go 1-2 in girls 100m, and April Williams 13.23 wins 100H gold.

photos by Joy Kamani

2003 - Sherbrooke Canada

Jason Richardson
(left) takes double hurdle gold with 13.29 110H and
49.91400H; Natasha Hastings 53.14 wins 400m, then returns to crush the medley relay field by more than 3 seconds with (right) teammates Alexandria Anderson, Krystin Lacy and Jessica Onyepunuka; Galen Rupp's 8:10.42 is US#7 all time, and breaks Dathan Ritzenhein's junior class record.

photos by Errol Anderson

2001 - Debrecen Hungary

Short sprint sparks, as Allyson Felix takes 11.57 seconds to become the first gold medallist of the 2001 World Youth Championships and Darrel Brown (TRI) twice sets championship records in the men's 100m, improving to 10.31 in the finals - 2001 on IAAF Site

1999 - Bydgoszcz Poland

LaShauntea Moore gives the United States its first gold medal of the IAAF World Youth Championships, taking the women's 200 meters in 23.38. Other stars with bright futures include Jana Pittman (AUS) in the 400m Hurdles (57.87) and Mark Lewis-Francis (GBR) in the 100m (10.40) - 1999 on IAAF Site

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