Keenan can't escape qualifying round
Adam Keenan of the Kamloops Track and Field Club did not qualify for the men's hammer throw final at the World Junior Track and Field Championships in Barcelona, Spain.
Keenan threw 66.56 metres in a qualifying round on Friday, July 13, good enough for 15th place in Group B
The top-six throwers from groups A and B advanced to the final.
Ashraf Amgad Elseify of Qatar earned a landslide victory in the final on Saturday, July 14.
He set a new junior world record with an 85.57-metre throw.
The second-place finisher was Bence Pasztor of Hungary. He threw 76.74 metres.