Team USA Announced For 2015 World Youth Championships

Both Julia Heymach and Rylee Bowen qualified for the World Youth Championships in two events, but ultimately are going to focus on a singular event each in Cali with Heymach in the 1500 and Bowen in the 2K steeplechase.

The following athletes have been selected to represent the United States at the upcoming IAAF World Youth Championships in Cali, Colombia. Only a maximum of 41 athletes were allowed to be part of this year's World Youth Team despite more athletes who met the qualifying standard and finishing top two at the World Youth Trials over the past two days in Lisle, Illinois. More info on selection process.

Team USA For 2015 World Youth Championships:
Boys Squad - Girls Squad

Girls Team

100m Dash - Candace Hill (GA), Jayla Kirkland (AL)

200m Dash - Candace Hill (GA), Lauren Rain Williams (CA)

400m Dash - Symone Mason (FL), Lynna Irby (IN)

800m Run - Sammy Watson (NY), Amanda Thomas (VA)

1500m Run - Julia Heymach (TX)

2K Steeple - Rylee Bowen (CA)

3000m Run - Destiny Collins (CA)

100m Hurdles - Alexis Duncan (TX), Brittley Humphrey (AL)

400m Hurdles - Sydney McLaughlin (NJ), Brandee Johnson (VA)

High Jump - Madison Yerigan (WA)

Pole Vault - Carson Dingler (GA), Rachel Baxter (CA)

Long Jump - Tara Davis (CA)

Triple Jump - Tara Davis (CA), Lajarvia Brown (IL)

Shot Put - Sophia Rivera (MO), Nickolette Dunbar (NJ)

Discus Throw - Josephine Schaefer (WI), Samantha Noenning (WI)

Hammer Throw - None met standard

Javelin Throw - Sophia Rivera (MO), Katelyn Gochenour (NE)

Heptathlon - Jordan Fields (NJ), Caice Lanovaz (CA)

MileSplit's Coverage of World Youth Trials