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Day Three 2013 Carifta Games Results

NASSAU, Bahamas (Sporting Alert) — Shaunae Miller of Bahamas stamped her class at the 2013 Carifta Games which concluded at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in the Bahamas on Monday night. The following are the results on the third and final day of the Carifta Games. After winning the Under-20 girls’ 400 metres on the opening day of the competition on Saturday, Miller... 

Nine Jamaicans tested ahead of 2013 Carifta Games

NASSAU, Bahamas (Sporting Alert) — Following the astonishing record breaking performances at the 2013 Jamaica Boys and Girls High School Champs earlier this month, nine athletes from the nation have been tested ahead of this weekend’s CARIFTA Games in the Bahamas. The Jamaican athletes, who arrived in Nassau less than 24 hours ago, were tested early Friday morning before the... 

Area high school qualifying for the 105th Millrose Games

New York, N.Y. - High school qualifying for the 105th Millrose Games takes center stage as Wednesday’s Millrose Trials at the Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center will yield the majority of the high school and youth participants for the February 11 showcase. The top two milers in each the boys’ and girls’ races at the Trials will guarantee a position in the... 

Kirani James thrilled to be compared with Bolt, but wants his own

By Gary Smith, World-Track BRESSANONE, Italy — Grenada’s rising star Kirani James says he is thrilled at being mentioned as the same quality as Jamaican sprint marvel Usain Bolt, but wants to write his own history. James struck the eyes of the leading analysts at the World Youth in Bressanone with only his very first performance. And by the time he won the 400m half-way at the... 

James, Williams double up – World Youth Champs conclude

Bressanone/Brixen – A record number of 46 countries won medals at the 6th IAAF World Youth Championships here in Bressanone to conclude an exceptional edition of the 5-day competition. Individually, Grenada’s Kirani James and Great Britain’s Jodie Williams were the best performers with two individual gold medals each , a new Championship record for James and new World leading... 

Grenada's Kirani James wanted to run sub-45secs in Bressanone

By a World-Track contributor BRESSANONE — Newly crowned World Youth champion Kirani James said he was hoping to break the 45 seconds barrier when winning the 400-metres in Bressanone, Italy on Friday. James easily won the one lap title with a new Championship record of 45.24seconds in a dominant performance. But despite being happy with the victory, the Grenadian was a little disappointed... 

Irish silver a delight for Ciara Mageean – IAAF World Youth

Bressanone/Brixen – Ciara Mageean had little expectations when she lined up Sunday in the finals of the girls’ 800m finals, except she wanted to do her best. A few minutes later and she had won her first international medal, a silver in a personal best 2.03:07 behind a Championships record 2.01.67 seconds by Kenya’s Cherono Koech. Ciara was 10th in the 1500m finals at the... 

IAAF World Youth Championships – Day Four – Evening report

Bressanone/Brixen – There was a double triumph for Sweden in the pole vault when Angelica Bengtsson who dominated the event and Michaela Meijer trumped the opposition. Bengtsson was a revelation coming into the final with best-ever vault of 4.12m and delighting the capacity crowd with a huge world leader of 4.32 before three failures at 4.37. "I came to win the gold," she... 

American Joshua Mance finds new love in track – World Youth

By Anthony Foster, World-Track Bressanone/Brixen – American Youth star Joshua Mance, a medallist at the IAAF World Youth Championships, says he gave up playing basketball earlier this season for the new love he found in track and field. Mance, who ran a personal best of 46.22seconds to finish second to Grenada’s Kirani James in boys 400m, said he admires fellow American quarter-miler... 
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