14 JUN 1999 General News

Latest Under 18 News from Italy

Under 18 News from Italy
Raul Leoni for the IAAF

One youth performance stood out in particular at the International Meeting in Trento, Italy on May 15th: Sicilian Vincenza Calì (1983) ran 200m in 24.45 (+0.06). In Giulianova on April 15th Maria Laura Montelpare (1982) threw the 4kg hammer to 50.35. During an international junior walk meeting in Catania, 29-30 May, several under 18 athletes obtained promising results. Amongst the women at 5km on a track Beatriz Pascual ESP (1982) 24:23 came fourth followed by Melissa Rodriguez FRA (1982) who came fifth with 24:30. In the junior men’s competition at 10km on the road, Viktor Burayev RUS (1982) came third with 42:57, Aleksandr Strokov RUS (1982) fourth with 43:56 and in 12th place Paul Gassebner ITA (1982) with 45:15.