IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016 Photos

BYDGOSZCZ, POLAND – Here are some photos from the morning session on Day 1 at the IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016 on Tuesday.

Poland’s Konrad Bukowiecki was among the highlighted athletes on the first day of competition after he heaved a massive 23.34m to set a new U20 World Record en route to winning the men’s Shot Put final.

Tiffany James from Jamaica

Rodgers Chumo Kwemoi from Kenya

Konrad Bukowiecki from Poland

Zhenxia Ma from China

Samantha Watson from USA

Marta Hirpato from Bahrain

Betty Chepkemoi Sigei from Kenya

Konrad Bukowiecki from Poland

Celliphine Chepteek Chespol from Kenya

Taresa Tolosa from Ethiopia

The championships is being well covered from Getty Images and below you can see some the shots that were made available for editorial viewing.

We will try to keep this page updated with new images throughout the championships in Bydgoszcz.

Over 1500 athletes are gathered in Poland for one of the biggest edition of the IAAF World U20 Championships and lots of action is expected from the youngster, who are the future stars of track and field.

Several of the world’s best, including the most talked about track and field athlete in the last eight-years, Usain Bolt of Jamaica, got their respective careers rolling at these championships and have gone on to win either the Olympic or World Championship title.

Bolt, who is a six-time Olympic Games champion owns the world records for both the 100m and 200m events.

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