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Eugene Oregon 2014 World Junior Championships

The 2014 USA Junior Track & Field Championships will be held July 5-6 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna announced on Thursday.

The two-day competition will serve as the Team USA selection meet for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, which will also be held at Hayward Field, July 22-27.

Lananna delivered the news during the opening session of USA Track & Field’s annual meeting in Indianapolis.

“We’re thrilled to partner with USATF to help host the U.S. junior nationals,” he said. “This will allow Team USA to select its athletes on the same track that will play host to the World Junior Championships.”

This will be the first time that the IAAF World Junior Championships have ever been held in the U.S. The meet features the world’s best track and field athletes under the age of 20.