Youngest Champions and Medallists

Youngest Champions:          
Men 16 yrs 215 days Jonah Birir KEN 800m 1988
Women 14 yrs 232 days Tulia Robinson JAM 4x100m Relay 1994
           
Youngest Medallists:          
Men 15 yrs 169 days Ismael Kirui KEN 10,000m-silver 1990
Women 14 yrs 182 days Sally Barsosio KEN 10,000m-bronze 1992

World Junior Records set at IAAF World Junior Championships

Athens 1986:

Men

Javelin Throw

78.84

Vladimir Sasimovich

URS/BLR

18-Jul

4x400m Relay

03:01.9

(Clifton Campbell, Chip Rish,
Percy Waddle, William Reed)

USA

20-Jul

Sudbury 1988:

Men

Pole Vault

5.65

IstvŠn Bagyula

HUN

28-Jul

Women

High Jump

1.98

Alina Astafei

ROM

29-Jul

High Jump

2.00

Alina Astafei

ROM

29-Jul

4x100m Relay

43.48

(Grit Breuer, Katrin Krabbe,
Diana Dietz, Katrin Henke)

GDR

31-Jul

4x400m Relay

03:28.4

(Manuela Derr, Stefanie Fabert, Anke WŲhlk, Grit Breuer)

GDR

31-Jul

Plovdiv 1990:

Men

High Jump

2.37

Dragutin Topic

YUG

12-Aug

Seoul 1992:

Men

High Jump

2.37

Steve Smith

GBR

20-Sep

Lisbon 1994:

None

Sydney 1996:

Women

Triple Jump

14.62

Tereza Marinova

BUL

25-Aug

Annecy 1998; Santiago 2000

None

 

Overall Medal Table

Most Medals

Youngest Champions and Medallists

Successful Title Defences

IAAF Senior World Champions at WJC
Men
Women

Olympic Champions at WJC

Athletes Competing at three   WJC

Overall Table of Placings