Youth A World Championships Begin Wednesday in Sweden

June 08, 2010, 8:30 p.m. (ET)

The 2010 Youth A World Championships get underway on Wednesday in Uppsala, Sweden. Six U.S. athletes will be competing in the event that concludes on Sunday.

American competitors include Ryan Anderson (Colorado Springs, Colo.), Cory Cranford (Morrison, Colo.),
Samantha Achterberg (Littleton, Colo.), Anna Olesinski (Roswell, N.M.), McKenzie West (Sedalia, Colo.) and Andrew Wiggins (Laurel, Miss.).
The head coach of the U.S. contingent is Jan Olesinski (Roswell, N.M.) who coaches at the New Mexico Military Institute. Olesinski is a highly decorated, former world-class pentathlete from Poland who coaches Youth Olympic Games qualifier Nathan Schrimser (Roswell, N.M.) as well as his daughter Anna, who recently finished second overall in the combined event at the senior World Cup in Berlin, Germany.

Schedule of Events
Individual Competition

Thursday, June 10      Men´s Fencing, Women´s and Men´s Swimming, Individual Competition

Friday, June 11       Women´s fencing and Women´s and Men´s Combined Event, Individual Competition.

Saturday, June 12      Cultural Day, Technical Meeting Men & Women Relay & Mixed Relay

Sunday, June 13      Women’s and Men’s Relay, Mixed Relay