2020 USATF National Junior Olympics got cancelled due to COVID-19

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The 2020 USATF Hershey National Junior Olympics Track & Field Championships to be held in Jacksonville, Florida July 27-August 2 have been canceled, USATF announced today.

“Due to COVID-19 concerns, the University of North Florida and its local health authorities have closed its campus through at least July 30,” the USATF said in an official statement.

“USATF, in conjunction with the youth committee, is exploring possible alternate contingencies for the Junior Olympic athletes once the crisis allows track facilities to open,” it added.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the University of North Florida and its local health authorities have closed its campus through at least July 30. USATF, in conjunction with the youth committee, is exploring possible alternate contingencies for the Junior Olympic athletes once the crisis allows track facilities to open.

The fate of the USATF Youth Outdoor Championships to be held in Miramar, Florida will be determined no later than April 30. The event is scheduled for June 23-28.

All over the country around 4500 people tested positive and and 130 people have died due to the pandemic COVID 19. And around 240 people have been recovered from the coronavirus pandemic.

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