Free entry as World U-18 Championships enters day 2
Day one action photo at Kasarani/Michezo Afrika Photo by E. Onchiri
The IAAF World U-18 youth championships entered day two on Thursday morning at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani.
Ethiopia's Abersh MINSEWO outsprinted Emmaculate CHEPKIRUI of Kenya in the 3,000m Girls final to deny the host country the first gold in the last edition of the World Under 18 Championship in Nairobi on Wednesday evening.
Earlier, Tshenolo LEMAO led a South African 1-2 in the boys 100m final to bag the rainbow nation their first gold and silver won by Retshidisitswe MLENGA.
The event was officially opened on Wednesday afternoon by President Uhuru Kenyatta accompanied by the country's first lady and the IAAF President Sebastian Coe among other dignitaries.
During the ceremony, the president announced that entry to the action venue will be free of charge for anyone wishing to watch the best of the world juniors canceling the initially announced 200 shillings entrance fee for the terraces.
Here is the day's programme.
09:30 M 110m Hurdles (91.4cm) Decathlon Boys
09:45 M Shot Put (5kg) Qualification
09:50 M 3000 Metres Heats
10:15 M Discus Throw (1.500kg)Decathlon Boys
10:25 W 400 Metres Hurdles Heats
11:05 W 800 Metres Heats
11:35 W Hammer Throw (3kg) Qualification Group A
11:50 M Pole Vault Decathlon Boys
12:20 M 110m Hurdles (91.4cm) Heats
12:45 W Hammer Throw (3kg) Qualification Group B
16:30 M Javelin Throw (700g) Decathlon Boys
16:35 M Long Jump Final
16:40 M 400m hurdles (84.0cm) Heats
17:10 W 100 Metres Semi-Final
17:30 M Shot Put (5kg) Final
17:40 M 800 Metres Semi-Final
17:55 17:55 M Javelin Throw (700g) Final
18:15 18:15 W 400 Metres Semi-Final
18:45 18:45 M 400 Metres Semi-Final
19:10 M 1500 Metres Decathlon Boys
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