First gold for Uganda
EUGENE (USA, Jul 22): Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei (18) is the first winner of World Juniors in Eugene. He achieved 28:32.86 in the 10 000 m and beat Kenyans who followed. Elvis Cheboi 28:35.20 and Nicolas Kosimbei 28:38.68. Best European was Spanish Carlos Mayo with 28:52.31 PB as 10th. British Morgan Lake leads the heptathlon with 3821 clear margin, she achieved national junior record 194 in the high jump. Australian Cedric Dubler leads the decathlon 4329. Favorites clocked fastest times in heats. Trayvon Bromell 10.13 (+0.7) and Dina Asher-Smith 11.18 (+0.3) in 100 m heats. Here Ecuador talent and double World youth medalist Angela Tenorio false started. Another South American flop no-height (at 375) in pole vault qualification for Rosbeilys Peinado of Venezuela, the World youth champion from last year. Iceland Anita Hinriksdottir led the 800 m heats 2:03.41 and Kenyan Jonathan Sawe the boys 1500 m 3:41.35. Briton David Omoregie clocked fast 13.24 (+0.7) to top the 110 m hurdles first round (his European junior record is 13.17). Japanese Nobuya Kato was the fastest in 400 m heats 46.23. In technical events Europeans headed the qualification. Ukrainian hammer thrower Alyona Shamotina 64.78, Polands javelin thrower Maria Andrejczyk 56.23 and NorwayÂ´s long jumper Nadia Akpana Assa with national junior record 639 (+1.3).