Photo by Patty Morgan
The World Youth Trials are complete! Check out photos and highlights from the two day competition here! (Photos by David Everett)
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – USA Track & Field announced 41 athletes who will compete in the 8th IAAF World Youth Championships to be held July 10-14 in Donetsk, Ukraine.
T.C. Williams freshmen Noah Lyles qualified to compete on the USATF World Youth championship team headed to Ukraine from July 10th-14th after finishing 3rd in the men's 200 at the USATF World Youth Trials in Illinois this past week with a time of 21.62.
In 2011, the United States won its sixth straight IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille, France. The 2013 WYC are just months away in Donetsk, Ukraine. The U.S. team will be selected. June 25-26 at the USATF National Youth Championships in Edwardsville, Il.
Some of the top high school track and field athletes converged in a hot and humid Edwardsville, Illinois for the World Youth Trials. Through the first day of competition it has been evident that to claim one of the coveted 42 spots to Ukraine, its going to take some major eye-popping performances.
Lloydricia Cameron brought home a World Youth Trials Championship on day one. She is back at the shot put in day two. Lots of sprinters in action in the 100,200, and 400, as well. MileSplit's David Everett was on hand with amazing photos of day one action and will be there for day two as well! Flrunners will have all the coverage, results, and a complete recap.
Padua Academy (Wilmington, Del.) sophomore Maiya Dendy was named the Gatorade Delaware Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year. (via USA Today High School Sports)
Eldorado High School's Lauren Martinez goes into the World Youth Trials with a 12-2 PR in the pole vault. Photo by Blake Wood.
Bailey Roth won the steeple and Dior Hall crushed the opposition in the 100 hurdles prelims. Photos by David Everett.
George Washington teammates Dior Hall and Darby Gilfillan claimed Colorado's two titles in action today at the World Youth Trials. Photos by David Everett.
Some NJ highlights from World Youth Trials.
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