IAAF World Youth Championships 2007

Alcántara’s quest for success in Bydgoszcz and beyond

Dailenys Alcántara is probably one of the most talented triple jumpers ever to come out of Cuba – and that is saying something, given that the country has produced so many leading athletes in the event over the past few decades.

Nesterenko is determined to make it as a senior

He is perhaps one of the most precociously talented youngsters in the world at the moment, but Mykyta Nesterenko – despite being just 16 years old – is looking beyond age group success and already has one eye on establishing himself as a star senior performer.