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Sclabas now setting her sights on revising the Swiss record books 26. juuli 2017

Delia Schlabas caught the eye at the Grosseto 2017 European Athletics U20 Championships when she won the women’s 3000m.

It wasn’t just the fact that she took the gold medal, a significant feat in itself, but how she did it.

Arrivederci Grosseto! 25. juuli 2017

The American writer Mark Twain popularised the phrase ‘Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics’ but with regards to the Grosseto 2017 European Athletics U20 Championships it’s the statistics that actually demonstrate some of the truth about how successful the championships were.

Nowicki upsets Fajdek at Polish Championships 24. juuli 2017

The standard in the throwing events could not have been higher this weekend at the Polish Championships in Bialystok.

 

Duplantis surpasses championship record for pole vault gold 24. juuli 2017

A day after the longest standing men’s championship record was beaten with a 2.33m clearance in the high jump, Sweden’s Armand Duplantis broke another long standing record to claim the pole vault title on the final day of the European Athletics U20 Championships in Grosseto, Italy.

 

Two world U20 records for Germany on final day in Grosseto 24. juuli 2017

Niklas Kaul drew the curtain down on his glittering career in the junior ranks by smashing his world U20 decathlon record on the final day of the European Athletics U20 Championships in Grosseto, Italy.

 

Nedasekau breaks 40-year-old record for high jump gold 23. juuli 2017

While the heptathlon has been the outstanding competition of the championships on the women’s side thus far, the high jump was the standout final for the men on the third evening session of the European Athletics U20 Championships in Grosseto, Italy.

 

Aceti adds to Italian medal haul with 400m gold 22. juuli 2017

A day after Filippo Tortu stormed to the 100m title at the European Athletics U20 Championships in Grosseto, the hosts claimed their second gold medal on the third evening of competition courtesy of a storming performance from Vladimir Aceti in the 400m.

Lisek stars in Monaco with London approaching 22. juuli 2017

Piotr Lisek started the year in the best possible fashion, winning the pole vault title at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade and he could be en route to making it a golden double.

 

Shukh edges out Ruckstuhl in a classic heptathlon battle 21. juuli 2017

While the Gotzis Hypo-Meeting in May produced arguably the greatest heptathlon competition in history, the European Athletics U20 Championships in Grosseto was the scene of perhaps the best ever heptathlon at junior level with four athletes breaking the 6000 points barrier.

 

Tortu crowned European U20 100m champion 21. juuli 2017

Filippo Tortu was aiming before the championships to break his Italian U20 record of 10.15 in the 100m final but times were irrelevant on a windy evening inside the Carlo Zecchini Stadium on the second evening of the European U20 Athletics Championships in Grosseto, Italy.

Rusu kicks for 10,000m gold in Grosseto 21. juuli 2017

Romania’s Dorin Andrei Rusu played the waiting game to perfection as he sprinted to victory in the 10,000m on the first evening session of the European Athletics U20 Championships in Grosseto, Italy.

 

Smerdova lands first gold medal in Grosseto 20. juuli 2017

Competing as an Authorised Neutral Athlete, Yana Smerdova followed up her success at the European Race Walking Cup in Podebrady in May when she won the U20 10km walk with another victory over the same distance on the track at the European Athletics U20 Championships in Grosseto, Italy.

 

 

How to follow the European Athletics U20 Championships 20. juuli 2017

The European Athletics U20 Championships take place in Grosseto, Italy between Thursday and Sunday this week (20-23 July) and you can follow the action live.

 

Ingebrigtsen targets a hat-trick of titles in Grosseto 19. juuli 2017

Jakob Ingebrigtsen has already made plenty of headlines this summer season with his exploits across a range of distances and he is set to star at the European Athletics U20 Championships in Grosseto, Italy.

 

Perkovic improves Croatian record to 71.41m 19. juuli 2017

Sandra Perkovic has suffered two rare defeats this summer to Cuba’s Yaime Perez but the Olympic and European champion has reasserted herself as the hot favourite for the world title in London next month with two ginormous throws at the Gala dei Castelli in Bellinzona on Thursday evening.

 

Edoburun’s golden progress through the ranks 19. juuli 2017

With his powerful, high thigh lift, Great Britain’s Ojie Edoburun is one of the most recognisable young sprinters in the sport.When he charged down the home straight at the Bydgoszcz 2017 European Athletics U23 Championships last week, usually at the front of the pack or very close to it, there was no mistaking who was running.

Championship records poised to fall at U20 Championships in Grosseto 18. juuli 2017

A 5.60m clearance was sufficient to win the pole vault at the European Athletics U23 Championships in Bydgoszcz on Sunday but with four vaulters competing at the European Athletics U20 Championships boasting of lifetime bests equal to – or in excess of – that mark, there is every chance this category will outperform their older counterparts in Grosseto.

Live streaming from the European Athletics U20 Championships 18. juuli 2017

European Athletics will stream the European Athletics U20 Championships from Grosseto, Italy, on its website. The event takes place from Thursday to Sunday this week (20-23 July).

Hejnova rounding into form with London approaching 17. juuli 2017

Zuzana Hejnova hasn’t been in vintage form this season but with the World Championships in London just around the corner, the reigning two-time champion has put herself back into the fray for title contention at the Rabat Diamond League on Sunday night.

 

Bydgoszcz: a championships to remember 17. juuli 2017

As the curtain came down in Bydgoszcz on Sunday evening, one thing was certain: the 2017 European Athletics U23 Championships will be remembered for a long time.

 

Stefanidi and Lasitskene maintain unbeaten runs in Padua 17. juuli 2017

Olympic champion Ekaterini Stefanidi and world champion Mariya Lasitskene both extended their unbeaten streaks heading towards the World Championships in London at the Meeting Citta di Padova on Sunday (16) evening.

 

Kolak lives up to the billing with javelin gold 16. juuli 2017

It is not often an Olympic champion appears at the European Athletics U23 Championships but Croatia’s Sara Kolak did not disappoint as she followed Rio javelin gold with Bydgoszcz glory.

 

Klosterhalfen storms to 1500m gold in Bydgoszcz 16. juuli 2017

Once more, Konstanze Klosterhalfen demonstrated what an incredible talent she is and what an amazing future she has after taking control of the 1500m with just over 800m metres left to win brilliantly.

 

Warholm and Skagestad make it a Norwegian double in Bydgoszcz 16. juuli 2017

Karsten Warholm has a gold medal at last to celebrate in his amazing season after a record-breaking performance in the men's 400m hurdles on the final day of the European Athletics U23 Championships in Bydgoszcz this afternoon.

 

Volko breaks championship record in the 200m 16. juuli 2017

Twenty-four hours after becoming the first Slovak man to win a major outdoor sprint medal, Jan Volko took that little bit of history into a different stratosphere this evening in Bydgoszcz at the European Athletics U23 Championships.

 

 

Janezic beats Warholm in a 400m thriller 15. juuli 2017

Slovenia's Luka Janezic came storming down the home straight to become the European U23 400m champion in Bydgoszcz just as it looked like Karsten Warholm's amazing summer would be rubber-stamped with gold.

 

Kolak leaves her mark in javelin qualifying 15. juuli 2017

It is no surprise who finished top of qualifying in the women's javelin at the European Athletics U23 Championships in Bydgoszcz today as Croatia's Olympic champion Sara Kolak showed she really does mean business.

 

Bukowiecki throws 21.59m to break championship record 14. juuli 2017

Konrad Bukowiecki won gold for Poland in the shot put at the European Athletics U23 Championships in a way that typifies his domination of the event. 

 

Swoboda and Edoburun are crowned sprint champions in Bydgoszcz 14. juuli 2017

Ewa Swoboda and Ojie Edoburun today showed they are among the greatest young sprinters in the sport by winning the 100m titles at the European Athletics U23 Championships in Bydgoszcz – two years on from their glory at the European Athletics U20 Championships.

 

At last, Mayo is the champion in Bydgoszcz 13. juuli 2017

Spain's Carlos Mayo finally put himself on top of the podium as he produced a sensational burst of speed to win the first gold medal of the European Athletics U23 Championships in Bydgoszcz with victory in the 10,000m on Thursday night.