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July 21, 1986

An American team anchored by a 16-year-old high school junior set a world-junior record of 3 minutes 1.90 seconds in the men's 1,600-meter relay in the first World Junior track and field championships at Athens, Greece.

William Reed of Philadelphia ran the final leg in 44.44 seconds. Also on the team were 19-year-old Chip Rish of Huntington Beach, Clifton Campbell, 19, of Sanford, Fla., and 18-year-old Texan Percy Waddle. An American team set the record of 3:30.45 in 1983.

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