Olympics 1992 Wednesday 5 August: Elsewhere

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Kenyans and Americans will be to the fore in the 800 metres, with champion Paul Ereng and America's Mark Everett hoping to pull back Johnny Gray's early pace.

Marie-Jose Perec of France should prevail over one lap, but Jamaica's new hope Sandie Richards may surprise. The men's discus will be a Russo-German affair, with Lars Reidl a favourite. First day for the decathlon.

World champion Deng Yapin should contest the women's table tennis final against Korean or fellow Chinese opposition. In fencing the Unified Team (CIS) will be pressed by France and Hungary in the men's team foil.