• Cuba's Yuleimis Martinez 63.86m sets women's world world junior record in Javelin

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Cuban javelin thrower Yuleimis Aguilar Martinez set a new world junior record in Javelin on Sunday night at 2015 Junior Pan American Games in Edmonton,Canada.

 

The 19 year -old  Aguilar Martinez set the world junior record of 63.86m in her first attempt. In second round she also managed to throw a massive 63.33m. 

Previous world junior record belonged to Ukraine's Vira Rebryk from 2008 world junior championships in  Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Martinez's result was more than 10m better than the rest of the field as silver medal winner  Estefany Chacon of Venezuela tossed  53.73m.

Eloah Scramin of Brazil concluded the podium with a throw of 53.38m.

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