Welcome to our lead-in coverage to the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018.

This page will be updated regularly throughout the day today and right up until the competition begins tomorrow, incorporating news gathered from our correspondents on the ground in Tampere and from IAAF, local organisers' and athletes' social media channels. In short, a one-stop shop for all things IAAF World U20 Championships.

To get up to speed, check out our event-by-event previews.

 

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