• Hill sets world youth 200m record

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American sprinter Candace Hill set a new world youth record in 200m of 22.43 at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 on Sunday, July 19.

Candace Hill won her second gold medal at this year's world youth championships by winning the 200m final in a sensational time of  22.43 seconds (wind -0.07).

The old world youth record belonged to US sprinter  Kaylin Whitney, who ran 22.47 seconds this year on May 28 in Eugene Oregon.

Silver medal in 200m final took Hill's compatriot  Lauren Rain Williams setting a new personal best of 22.90, while bronze medal took South African's Nicole De Bruyn, who crossed the line in a new PB of 23.38 seconds.

Candace Hill now holds two world youth records. Three weeks ago in Eugene she set 100m youth record of of 10.98.

Watch race video here>>

Girls 200m Final Results

Reaction Time
1 Candace Hill USA USA 22.43 WYB 0.178
2 Lauren Rain Williams USA USA 22.90 PB 0.149
3 Nicola De Bruyn RSA RSA 23.38 PB 0.202
4 Estelle Raffai FRA FRA 23.67 PB 0.161
5 Nikola Bendová CZE CZE 23.78
6 Anastasiya Bryzhina UKR UKR 23.84 PB 0.219
7 Alessia Pavese ITA ITA 23.86 PB 0.208

Shaneil English JAM JAM DNS


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