Team named for IAAF World Youth Championships

MYRTLE BEACH S.C. - Forty young athletes have been selected to represent the United States at the IAAF World Youth Championships July 6-10 in Lille, France.

Athletes were selected after competing in the World Youth Track & Field Trials in Myrtle Beach, S.C. June 28-29. Youth athletes must be born in 1994 or 1995 (16 or 17-years-old through the end of the year).

Team USA Roster:

Athlete Hometown Event Kendall Baisden Franklin, MI 400m Bealoved Brown Desoto, TX 200m Amber Bryant-Brock Marietta, GA 400m Hurdles Camille Chapus Pacific Palisades,CA 1500m Haley Crouser Gresham, OR Javelin Carla Forbes Mattapan, MA Triple Jump Nnenya Hailey Marietta, GA 400m Hurdles Myasia Jacobs Paterson, NJ 100m Kyra Jefferson Detroit, MI 200m Jennifer Madu Murphy, TX 100m & Triple Jump Hannah Meier Grosse Pointe, MI 1500m Madeleine Meyers Seattle, WA 2000m Steeplechase Brianna Nerud Glen Head, NY 2000m Steeplechase Torie Owers Athens, GA Shot Put Robin Reynolds Miami, FL 400m Chamaya Turner Garden Ridge, TX Shot Put & Discus Shelbi Vaughan Mansfield, TX Discus Amy Weissenbach Los Angeles, CA 800m Sydney White Kernersville, NC Pole Vault Kendal Williams Jacksonville, FL 100m Hurdles & Heptathlon Ajee Wilson Neptune, NJ 800m Trinity Wilson Oakland, CA 100m Hurdles Cameron Acosta Portland, OR Long Jump Jacob Blankenship Buckeyelake, OH Pole Vault Imani Brown Reading, PA Triple Jump Jacob Burcham Barboursville, WV 1500m Ethan Cochran Costa Mesa, CA Discus Ronald Darby Oxon Hill, MD 100m Braheme Days Bridgeton, NJ Shot Put Justin Fondren Oxford, MS High Jump Najee Glass Fords, NJ 400m Todd Gurley Tarboro, NC 110m Hurdles Arman Hall Pembroke Pines, FL 200m Tre'tez Kinnaird Louisville, KY 800m Jonathan Russell Ashburn, VA 400m Hurdles Tyler Schultz Custer, SD Shot Put Tyler Sorensen San Diego, CA 10,000m Race Walk Jaelen Spencer Hesperia, CA Triple Jump Cameron Thornton Atlanta, GA 800m Rudy Winkler Sand Lake, NY Hammer

For more information on the IAAF World Youth Championships, visit the event page.