The Statistics in this section are reproduced from the Official IAAF Statistics Handbook for Kingston 2002
1st IAAF World Junior Championships
Olympic Stadium
Athens, Greece
July 16-20, 1986
Contested by 1188 athletes from 143 countries
Number of countries providing:
Champions: 15; Medallists: 27; Finalists: 48
2nd IAAF World Junior Championships
Laurentian University Stadium
Sudbury, Canada
July 27-31, 1988
Contested by 1052 athletes from 122 countries
Number of countries providing:
Champions: 14; Medallists: 31; Finalists: 46
3rd IAAF World Junior Championships
Deveti Septemvri Stadium
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
August 8-12, 1990
Contested by 1033 athletes from 86 countries
Number of countries providing:
Champions: 17; Medallists: 30; Finalists: 46
4th IAAF World Junior Championships
Olympic Stadium
Seoul, Korea
September 16-20, 1992
Contested by 977 athletes from 90 countries
Number of countries providing:
Champions: 16; Medallists: 30; Finalists: 52
5th IAAF World Junior Championships
Estadio Universitario
Lisbon, Portugal
July 20-24, 1994
Contested by 1179 athletes from 143 countries
Number of countries providing:
Champions: 22; Medallists: 39; Finalists: 56
6th IAAF World Junior Championships
Sydney International Athletic Centre (Homebush)
Sydney, Australia
August 20-25, 1996
Contested by 1080 athletes from 143 countries
Number of countries providing:
Champions: 19; Medallists: 35; Finalists: 61


7th IAAF World Junior Championships
Parc Des Sports
Annecy 1998
July 28-August 2, 1998
Contested by 1184 athletes from 170 countries
Most golds won by: People’s Republic of China - 7
Future stars competing included: Olli-Pekka Karjalainen, Roman Rasskazov, Yin Lili, Baha Rahouli


8th CocaCola/IAAF World Junior Championships
Estadio Nacional
Santiago (Chile) 2000
17-22 October 2000
Contested by 1150 athletes from 157 countries
Number of countries providing:
Champions: 21; Medallists: 38; Finalists 62
 
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