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Feature18 Jun 2021

Celebrating brilliant Brumel's six high jump world records

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the first of six high jump world records set by Siberian Valeriy Brumel during a remarkable career which was sadly cut short at 23 years of age due to a motorbike accident.

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News28 Dec 2020

2020 review: hurdles

A look back at the key moments of 2020 in the hurdles.

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Report16 Jul 2017

Report: girls' 100m hurdles – IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017

Britany Anderson of Jamaica ran 12.72, the fastest ever 100m hurdles time by an U18 athlete, in winning the final.

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Previews09 Jul 2017

Preview: girls' 100m hurdles – IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017

Jamaica's Brittany Anderson has become a hurdler only this year, having previously specialised in the sprints and long jump, but she has now earned the favourite status.

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Feature22 Jul 2015

No longer an unknown, Caicedo looks to the future

The afternoon after Maribel Vanessa Caicedo claimed her surprise victory in the 100m hurdles, the freshly minted world youth champion made her future athletics ambitions perfectly clear.

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Report17 Jul 2015

Girls' 100m hurdles – IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015

Capping what may be remembered as the most rapid rise of these championships, Maribel Vanessa Caicedo powered her way to a wholly unexpected victory in the girls’ 100m hurdles at the IAAF World Youth Championships on Thursday (16).

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Report15 Jul 2015

Sani Brown gets opening morning in Cali off to a flying start

Barely 30 minutes after the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 got under way in the Colombian city, jaws dropped in the Pascual Guerrero stadium as Japan’s Abdul Hakim Sani Brown sped to a championship record of 10.30 in the first heat of the 100m on Wednesday morning (15).

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Previews13 Jul 2015

Girls' 100m hurdles preview – IAAF World Youth Championships Cali 2015

World youth leader Alexis Duncan arrives in Cali with strong ambitions to become the USA’s fourth 100m hurdles champion.

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Report11 Jul 2013

World youth best gets Thompson the gold

Flying to a 12.94 World youth best, Jamaica’s Yanique Thompson captured her nation’s first gold medal in this event during the eight editions of this championship, following their three silver medals at the 2003, 2005 and 2007 events.

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