Who Was The Most Impressive World Youth Performer?

Candace Hill became the second female to sweep the 100 and 200 meter dashes at the World Youth Championships in record times of 11.08 and 22.43.

Candace Hill became the second female to sweep the 100 and 200 meter dashes at the World Youth Championships in record times of 11.08 and 22.43.

Team USA earned the most medals for a single nation in meet history (19!) at the 9th IAAF World Youth Championships last week. With multiple athletes doubling up in events - including Candace Hill becoming the second-ever girl to sweep the 100m and 200m and Sophia Rivera making IAAF history as the first athlete to compete in simultaneous field event finals! - there was no shortage of team players. That sentiment was perhaps best exemplified by the members of the Mixed 4x400m Relay Team, as Keshun Reed, Lynna Irby, Norman Grimes and Sammy Watson all doubled back from individual medals to run a World Youth Best time of 3:19.54 for the gold.

Who do you think had the best performance of the meet? Vote in the poll below until 9pm ET on Friday, July 24.

* - Correction: Sophia Rivera placed eighth in the javelin. Josephus Lyles' time in the 400m finals was 45.46


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