2008 World Junior Championships Schedule
|February 21, 2008|
|Female steeplers in the World Junior Champs next July at Bydgoszcz, Poland, are scheduled for two rounds.
Heats start at 0900 Tuesday, July 8, first day of the meet.
Final is at 1845 Thursday, July 10, third day of the meet.
"Junior" athletes are defined by IAAF as age 18 or 19 as of 31 December 2008. However, IAAF Technical Rules for this meet allow entry of "Youth" athletes age 16 or 17.
Nations can enter three athletes who meet an event entry standard but only two of them can compete at Bydgoszcz.
The entry standard for women’s 3000m steeple is 11:00 achieved between 1 January 2007 and 23 June 2008.
USA Junior Championships, identifying fit entrants for the world meet, are scheduled June 20-22 at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. The USA meet entry standard for junior women steeplers is 10:40.14. Local org-
anizing committee site is http://www.columbus08.com/
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