Updates: Sunday's Pan American Junior Championship Action


We've hit the home stretch and we're here for the final day of action at the Pan American Junior Championships in Trujillo, Peru. Follow along for updates of Sunday's action. 

Women's Hammer FINAL

Canada's Camryn Rogers, 18, takes the win with a toss of 63.42 meters, just missing a meet record from 2005 that stood at 64.80 meters. 

American Courtney Jacobsen, 19, of the University of Michigan, finishes sixth with a throw of 58.60 meters. Shot put champion Alyssa Wilson, 18, follows her Pan American Junior Championship win on Friday with a ninth-place performance with a throw of 51.53 meters. 

Women's Long Jump Heptathlon

Cuba's Adriana Rodriguez Fuentes, 18, logs a winning-performance of 6.00 meters, good for 850 points. Following in second place is American Ariel Okorie, 19, who finishes with a mark of 5.79 meters. In fourth is Tierra Crockrell, 16, with an effort of 5.57 meters. 

Men's Shot Put FINAL

Dominant high school performer Jordan Geist, a future University of Arizona athlete and Knoch (Pa.) High graduate, wins his first Pan American Junior Championship with a toss of 22.02 meters. This comes on the heels of a USA Juniors win (69-4.25) and a nation-leading mark at New Balance Nationals Outdoor (76-0). Geist is also a three-time champion in the shot put in Pennsylvania. In third is The Woodlands graduate and University of Texas signee Adrian Piperi, who earned a mark of 20.26 meters. Piperi, a fifth-place finisher at the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships, earns his second straight international medal. 

Women's 10K Race Walk FINAL

Mexico's Alegna Gonzalez Munoz, 18, wins in 44:43.89, which sets a new Pan American Junior U20 meet record, surpassing the 2015 record of 47:05.11 set by Stefany Coronado. United States athlete Taylor Ewert, a rising sophomore for Beavercreek (Oh.) High, finished sixth in 50:01.00. Ewert was the New Balance Nationals Outdoor 3K race walk champion and won USA Juniors in the 10K. Teammate Nayeli Cisneros, 19, a recent graduate of Elgin (IL) High, was 11th in 53:36.15. 

Women's 1500m FINAL

Canada's Lucia Stafford, 19, cruises into the finish with a 4-second win, posting a time of 4:21.70 to win. The American duo of Michelle Magnani, 19, and Madeleine Reed, 19, finished back-to-back in third and fourth, respectively. Magnani, a rising Oklahoma State sophomore, finished in 4:25.65, while the University of Arkansas' Reed crossed the line in 4:28.04. 


Men's 1500m FINAL

The Pan American Junior U20 record goes DOWN by the effort of American Eric Van Der Els, a University of Connecticut rising sophomore, in a finishing time of 3:43.16. Canada's Kyle Madden raced down the final 100m stretch with Van Der Els, finishing second in 3:44.19, which also went under the previous meet record of 3:45.72 last accomplished by Mike Woods in 2005. In third is recent St. Joseph Notre Dame (Ca.) High graduate and University of Oregon signee Cooper Teare, who crossed the finish in 3:46.46. That performance yet again gives Teare another nation-leading time in the 1500m. And in doing so, it's finished a remarkable season from Teare, who led the nation in three separate events, including the 3200m and 5K. Teare was also one of three others to run 4:00-flat in the mile and among five who ran 4:02 or faster on the season. 

Women's 400m Hurdles FINAL

University of Florida rising sophomore Brandee Johnson produced a winning time of in 56.65 seconds, besting second-place Xahria Santiago of Canada, who followed in 57.01. American Masai Russell, a rising senior with Bulls (Md.) School, was third in 57.55 seconds. 

Men's 400m Hurdles FINAL

Quincy Hall, a Raytown (MO) High graduate and Sequoias College freshman, takes the Pan American Junior Championship in a meet record 49.02 seconds, surpassing the former record of 49.31 seconds held by William Wynne from 2009. It's the 29th fastest performance in the world this season and qualifies him for the World Championships in London.

East Orange (NJ) High graduate and University of Florida signee Cory Poole was third in 50.14 seconds. 

Women's 3K Steeple FINAL

Sarah Edwards, a rising Virginia Tech University sophomore, scores a win in 10:10.68, following up her USA Juniors win with a gold medal. Teammate Alexandra Harris, 18, a recent graduate of North Rockland (NY) High, was third in 10:14.76. 

Men's High Jump FINAL

Mexico's Roberto Vilches Ruisanchez, 18, wins the high jump in 2.21 meters. American Justice Summerset, 19, finishes third on attempts after clearing 2.19 meters. Teammate Isaiah Holmes, 19, finishes in seventh in 2.10 meters. 

Men's Triple Jump FINAL

Cuba's Arturo Rodriguez Perez, 18, finishes first in a mark of 15.93 meters. The United States pair of Isaiah Griffith, 19, and Dennis Hicks, 19, finishes third and fourth, respectively, in marks of 15.37 and 15.35 meters. 

Women's 4x400 Relay FINAL

The United States cruises into the finish with the win in 3:28.57, which breaks the previous Pan American Junior Championship record of 3:29.67 that was set in 2007 by the USA. Canada is second in 3:33.19 and Ecuador is third in 3:46.57.


Men's 4x400 Relay FINAL

The men's 4x400 relay team of Brian Herron, Josephus Lyles, Zachary Shinnick and Sean Hooper MAKE HISTORY by breaking the World Junior Record of 3:01.09 set in 2004 with a winning-time of 3:00.33. What a capper! (See breakout on MileSplit.com)


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