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World Records ratified

Monte CarloThe following World Records, which were set at the IAAF/Coca Cola World Junior Championships in Kingston this summer have been ratified.
 
Junior Women

400m Hurdles – 54.70, Lashinda Demus (1983, USA), Kingston, 19 July 2002

Heptathlon – 6470, Carolina Klüft  (1983, SWE), Kingston, 19-20 July 2002

(13.53, 1.92, 11.18, 23.81, 6.19, 46.83, 2:13.55)

PLEASE NOTE – As announced on 31 October 2002, a subsequent performance by Carolina Klüft which she set when winning the European Championship senior title has already been ratified and consequently remains the current World Junior Record as follows –

6542, Carolina Klüft  (1983, SWE), Munich, 9-10 August 2002
(13.33, 1.89, 13.16, 23.71, 6.36, 47.61, 2:17.99)

Junior Men

4 x 100m – 38.92, (Ashton Collins, Wes Felix, Ivory Williams, Willie Hordge), USA, Kingston, 21 July 2002.

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