Pan American Junior Athletics Championships 2011

Miramar, FL


National records and personal bests set by BVI athletes at Pan Am Juniors Jul 28, 2011

  Jevonte Croal placed fifth in the Long Jump and Kanishque Todman established a Heptathlon National Record while Raheem “Ras” Taylor set an 800m personal best, highlighting the British Virgin Islands’ performances when competition wrapped up at the Pan Am Junior Track and Field Championships in Miramar, Florida on Sunday. (via BVI News)  

Tyson 2nd at Pan Am Jr Games - 11.39! Jul 27, 2011

Recent Western Branch High School graduate Keilah Tyson matched her 11.39 state record performance from the AAA State Championships in June with a runner-up finish (and 1.7 wind legal time) in the finals of the 100 meter dash at the Pan Am Junior Championships last weekend. Tyson made the U.S. team for the Pan Am Junior Games held in Miramar, Florida orginally as an alternate replacement from one of the original team qualifiers at the US Junior Nationals. Another incredible feat for the University of Kentucky signee Tyson in placing second against the best junior age sprinters on two continents (North America & South America).   Watch video interview with Keilah Tyson at Pan Am  

Diamond Dixon Competes for USA at Pan American Junior Games Jul 25, 2011

Last weekend Kansas sprinter Diamond Dixon represented the United States by taking part in the Pan American Junior Games in Miramar, Fla.. The sophomore-to-be nabbed a silver medal in the 400 meter dash while also helping Team USA's 4X400-meter relay team take home gold.

Another Golden Weekend for Youth Team Bahamas Jul 24, 2011

What an amazing run on the world stage this July for The Bahamas youth team! Continuing the successes from World Youth, the team collected 10 medals in Florida this weekend including three golds.

Eddie Owens earns Silver at Pan Am Jrs Jul 24, 2011

National champ Eddie Owens placed second at the Pan Am Junior Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Sunday at the Ansin Sports Complex in Mirmar, Fla. Owens, a recent graduate of Packer Collegiate in Brooklyn, crossed the line in 9:07.11.

Springer Finishes Fifth at Junior Pan Am Games Jul 24, 2011

MIRAMAR, Fla. - Nicholls State University sophomore javelin thrower Jaimee Springer staked her claim as one of the top young javelin throwers in the western hemisphere on Sunday as the Llyodminster, Alberta, Canada native claimed fifth place at the 2011 Pan American Games with a throw of 43.51 m (142 ft. 9.0 in.).

Monte Corley Wins 400 Hurdles at Pan Am Juniors Jul 23, 2011

Cal's Monte Corley captured the men's 400-meter hurdles at the Pan American Junior Championships Saturday in Miramar, Fla., with a personal-best time of 51.21 seconds. The mark broke the Cal freshman record of 51.31 set by Larry Cowling in 1979.

Ashley Stacey Earns Silver in Long Jump at Pan American Junior Championships Jul 23, 2011

Freshman Ashley Stacey of the Michigan State track & field team placed second in the long jump to earn a silver medal at the 2011 Pan American Junior Championships on Saturday, July 23. The Riverdale, Ill., native turned in a leap of 6.13m (20-1 ½) to finish as the top American in the competition.

Women 100 Prelims - Heat 2 Jul 22, 2011

Heat 2 Preliminaries Wind: 0.9 1 Tyson, Keilah 18 United State 11.46Q 2 Strachan, Anthonique 18 Bahamas 11.53Q 3 Morrison, Natasha 18 Jamaica 11.59Q 4 Clark Jr., Danielle 19 Surinam 11.95 5 Rodriquez, Maria 18 Dominican Republic 11.99 6 Lamboglia, Maria Florenc 19 Argentina 12.17 7 Wattley, Britney 19 British Virg 12.41

Pan Am Juniors: On-Site Coverage, Florida Highlights Jul 21, 2011

We are on site here in Miramar for the Pan American Junior Championships involving the best 19-and-under athletes from North America, Central America, the Carribean, and South America. It's going to be a great show! Our five-person international coverage team will be covering the meet with photo, video, and editorial coverage starting Friday morning through the meet's completion on Sunday evening.