Italian athletics youth championship final Two days of sport, promoting a healthy repsect towards the environment and social rapport.For the first time in its history Abano Terme is host to the event, one of the most intereting in the field of youth athletics. Around 500 athletes aged between 16 and 17 from 24 teams will take part in the competition to find the champion team for 2009. The event also features as a prelude to several encounters with the local schools throughout May, and a technical convention for trainers on 2nd June at Monteortone (Abano which will also witness guest Olympic champions both past and present. The event serves as a focus for the natural beauties of the area, and stalls offering typical local produce will be erected near the sporting area. The meeting is organised by the Abano group A.S.D which has been active for the last 50 years in the promotion of youth athletics as a means of improving life in general. The competition will also be a prelude to the World Athletics Championship (youth category) which takes place at Bressanone (BZ) from 8 to 12 July 2009.