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World Junior Team Superlatives

Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Tuesday, 27 July 2010/Categories: News

 

Mitch Tysoe

  • His time of 13.72 in the heat, moves him to No. 3 on the Australian all-time junior list.
  • He is now ranked No 17 in the world, behind five Americans.
  • Last Australian to make the 110m hurdles final was Kyle vander Kuyp in 1990.
  • His heat, semi and final times were well under his previous personal best.
  • Broke his NSW record.

 

NSW Athletes

  • Six of the 12 athletes made finals
  • Relay runner Steven Solomon ran a personal best of 47.03 in a lead up meet in Canada.
  • Solomon's 47.03 moved him to No 4 on the world under-18 list.
  • Emily Crutcher and Ella Nelson were the two youngest in the Australian team.
  • Amanda Bartrim equalled her personal best in the qualifying round.
  • Patrick Fakiye became the first Australian 100m finalist in 20 years.

 

NSW All Time Junior Ranking List - 110m Hurdles

13.56      0.0          Sam                       BAINES                                  080291  V              1              Vancouver             11.07.10

13.60      -0.6         Daniel                    MARTIN                                 200990  N             1              Adelaide                03.04.09

13.72      -0.8         Mitchell                 TYSOE                                   090492  N             1              Moncton                22.07.10

13.88                      Andrew                  CAMERON                            010181  Q             1              Canberra               13.12.98

13.91      +0.5        Mohamed              ZEED                                     210284  V              1              Brisbane               13.04.02

13.97      +0.8        Ryan                       PURCELL                             240183  W            1              Brisbane               25.03.02

14.00      0.0          Lachlan                 STANTON                             050888  Q             5h           Beijing                   18.08.06

14.05                      David                      ROSE                                     180878  S             1              Adelaide                                02.11.96

14.05      +1.6        Clinton                   TUBBY                                   191079  N             1              Hobart                    14.12.97

 

Australia's record at the World Junior Championships

2010:  1 medal (0-0-1) 32 IAAF points (11 x top-8 places)

2008:  1 medal (0-0-1) 49 pts (12 x top-8)

2006:  3 medals (2-0-1) 24 pts (4 x top-8)

2004:  3 medals (0-0-3) 63 pts (15 x top-8)

2002:  2 medals (0-1-0) 38 pts (9 x top-8)

2000:  5 medals (2-1-2) 64 pts (16 x top-8)

1998:  4 medals (1-1-2) 47 pts (13 x top-8)

1996:  10 medals (1-2-7) 89 pts (18 x top-8)

1994:  3 medals (2-1-0) 40 pts (10 x top-8)

1992:  4 medals (0-3-1) 54 pts (15 x top-8)

1990:  6 medals (2-2-2) 72 pts (17 x top-8)

1988:  2 medals (0-2-0) 24 pts (6 x top-8)

1986:  3 medals (1-1-1) 51 pts (14 x top-8)

 

World Junior Championships Statistics

2010 Competition nations: 169 (record was 182 in 2006. 143 nations came to Sydney in 1996)

Medal tally: Australia placed 39th with one bronze medal.

Points Table: Australia placed 14th with 32 points. It was the 11th best result for Australia in 13 campaigns. Australia was ahead of Italy and Spain, but below Holland and Cuba.

Leading Nations:

Kenya 7-gold, 4-silver, 4-silver, 15 medals

USA 6-5-4=15

Russia 4-3-2=9

Cuba 3-1-0=4

Ethiopia 2-3-0=5

GBR 1-4-1=6

2012 World Juniors: Barcelona

 

 

David Tarbotton and Ron Bendall for Athletics NSW

Image of Ella Nelson (Image courtesy of David Tarbotton)

 

 

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