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Diana Ramos Selected to Cover U20 World Track and Field Championships as Student Journalist

Jul 28, 2022

CALI, Colombia – Arizona Track and Field senior Diana Ramos has been selected to cover the U20 World Track and Field Championships in Cali, Colombia as a student journalist.

Ramos leaves at the end of the week for the U20 World Track and Field Championships and will be in Cali covering the competition for World Athletics (International Amateur Athletics Federation – IAAF). The U20 World Athletics Championships run from Aug. 1 to Aug. 6 with a morning session and an evening session.

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She also covered the World Senior Championships for the past ten days supported by Nike. Ramos finished her junior year on the Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll as one of 28 Wildcats to earn the honor in the spring of 2022.

During the 2022 campaign, Ramos finished in the top five eight times while competing in the high jump. She ended the season with a fourth (1.71m) at the Pac-12 Track & Field Championships, marking the highest finish of her career so far at the conference championship.

Ramos made five appearances in the high jump contest during the 2021 outdoor season, clearing a season-best of 1.73m at the Willie Williams Classic to finish fourth.

The senior from Gautire Miran, Venezuela broke the Venezuelan indoor high jump record with a clearance of 1.71m (5-7.25) in 2021 at the Texas Tech Shootout.

About World Athletics U20 Championships Cali 22
The World Athletics U20 Championships Cali 22 brings together the best U20 athletes in Santiago de Cali, Colombia, from 1-6 August. We are thrilled to welcome the sport's stars and their federations once again.
 
Cali is preparing for this great encounter. We will have a wonderful stadium for competition, prepared to receive more than 1500 athletes from all continents – as we have previously done for the 2015 World Athletics U18 Championships – in a cultural, technological, athletic, and social environment.