The stage is set for the final edition of the IAAF, World Under 18 Athletics Championships which gets underway today at Kasarani. The International Association of Athletics Federations, IAAF, at its congress in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil last year, decided to do away with Under 18 championship and focus on strengthening continental competitions for the youth.

1300 athletes from 131 countries will take part in the five day event with the opening ceremony set for today.

Kenya who will be represented by a strong squad of 54 athletes will be aiming to better their performance after finishing second in the previous edition held in Cali, Colombia in 2015, with a total of 13 medals including 5 Gold, 4 Silver and 4 bronze medals

Check out photos of the stadium below.

Keep it here for all the action from the opening ceremony and the championships.