Sport in Short: Athletics

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HEIKE HENKEL and Dieter Baumann, of Germany, will not take part in a proposed boycott of events in this year's world championships in Stuttgart.

TOM McKEAN fended off a late challenge by Charles Nkazamyampi, of Burundi, to win the 800m in the Ghent international last night. His time was 1min 47.83sec.

INTERNATIONAL INDOOR TOURNAMENT (Ghent, Bel): Men: 60m: 1 B Johnson (Can) 6.60sec; 2 H Neal (US) 6.68; 3 A Berger (Aut) 6.69. 60m hurdles: 1 A Blake (US) 7.65; 2 I Kovac (Cz Rep) 7.71; 3 J Hudec (Cz Rep) 7.75. 200m: 1 M Bates (US) 20.90; 2 P Stevens (Bel) 20.93; 3 E Ivanov (Rus) 21.10. 400m, Race A: 1 S Diagana (Fr) 46.80; 2 D Morris (Jam) 47.03; 3 W Graham (Jam) 47.12. Race B: 1 A Mafe (GB) 47.27; 2 W Caldwell (US) 47.65; 3 I Delrue (Bel) 47.99. 800m: 1 T McKean (GB) 1min 47.83sec; 2 C Nkazamyampi (Burundi) 1:47.97; 3 A Makarewitsch (Bela) 1:48.13. 3,000m: 1 K Skah (Mor) 7:39.67; 2 C Impens (Bel) 7:52.52; 3 R Chesang (Ken) 7:53.38. Pole vault: 1 B Payne (US) 5.70m; 2 P D'Encausse (Fr) 5.60; 3 E Krasnov (Isr) 5.50. Long jump: 1 M Gombala (Cz Rep) 7.86m; 2 E Mellaard (Neth) 7.66; 3 G McKee (US) 7.65.

Women: 60m: 1 M Ottey (Jam) 7.05; 2 N Fiere- Cooman (Neth) 7.27; 3 P Foufoue-Ziga (I Coast) 7.28. 200m: 1 G Malchugina (Rus) 22.89; 2 M Onyali (Nigeria) 23.31; 3 M Johansson (Swe) 23.87. 400m: 1 S Richards (Jam) 52.82; 2 Y Ruzina (Rus) 53.04; 3 S Gunnell (GB) 53.15. 800m: 1 Y Afanasyeva (Rus) 2:02.02; 2 L Gurina (Rus) 2:02.24; 3 L Vriesde (Sur) 2:02.35. 60m hurdles: 1 J Baumann (Swit) 8.06; 2 P Girard (Fr) 8.10; 3 T Reshetnikova (Belarus) 8.14. High jump: 1 D Jancewicz (Pol) 1.87m; 2= N Jonckheere (Bel), E Fazekas (Hun) 1.84. Long jump: 1 Y Senchukova (Rus) 6.71m; 2 Y Chen (Ru) 6.65; 3 L Ninova (Aut) 6.60.

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