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2021 edition of World Athletics U20 Championships to be held in Nairobi

The 2021 edition of the World Athletics U20 Championships scheduled to be held in Nairobi, Kenya today.

2021 edition of World Athletics U20 Championships to be held in Nairobi
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The 2021 edition of the World Athletics U20 Championships scheduled to be held in Nairobi, Kenya today. The tournament will continue till 22 August at the Nyayo Sports Complex.

Javelin Thrower Kunwar Ajai Raj Singh Rana and Long Jumper Shaili Singh will lead the Indian challenge in the World Athletics U20 Championships. The Indian squad left for the Kenyan capital late on Saturday evening, as per the Athletics Federation of India.

India have had a champion at the U20 Athletics World Championships in each of the last two editions.

Neeraj Chopra threw the javelin longer than any man in his age group in 2016 for his first major international breakthrough while Hima Das clinched gold medal in the women's 400m in Tampere in 2018.

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