We're one day away from the start of the World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, which will take place from July 10-15.
For some American athletes, it will be their first entry into an international race and their first time in a Team USA jersey. For others, it will be just another shining example of their talent and potential at the international level.
But there's no arguing how important this competition is.
With worldwide respect on the line and gold medals up for grabs, the U20 Championships will be 2018's final blowout to culminate the spring season.
Check out our preview for some of the best athletes to take center stage in Finland.
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Worldwide U20 Competitors