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World's Best Teen Athletes Race for Glory in Oregon

IAAF World Junior Championships held in the United States for the first time.
Loek van Zevenbergen of the Netherlands competes in the men's 400m decathlon during day one of the IAAF World Junior Championships at Hayward Field on July 22, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon.
Loek van Zevenbergen of the Netherlands competes in the men's 400m decathlon during day one of the IAAF World Junior Championships at Hayward Field on July 22, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon.Christian Petersen / Getty Images

Loek van Zevenbergen of the Netherlands competes in the men's 400m decathlon during day one of the IAAF World Junior Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, on Tuesday.

The event, which is open to athletes born between 1995 and 1998, is being held in the United States for the first time.