Sport in Short: Athletics

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TOKYO MARATHON 1 A Mekonnen (Eth) 2hr 12min 0sec; 2 S Moneghetti (Aus) 2:12:36; 3 B Sheriff (Zim) 2:12:55.

INTERNATIONAL INDOOR MEETING (Sindelfingen, Ger, selected winners): Men: 60m hurdles: C Jackson (GB) 7.51sec. 1500m: J-P Herold (Ger) 3:36.26. Women: High jump: H Henkel (Ger) 2.00m. Long jump: H Drechsler (Ger) 7.01.

WORLD CROSS-COUNTRY CHALLENGE (Diekirch, Lux) 10th round: Men: 1 J Kariuki (Ken) 31min 27sec. GB: S Tunstall 31:28; 6 A Bristow 31:55; 9 M Jones 32:16. Overall: 1 Kariuki 80pts. GB: 4 Tunstall 69; 7 J Brown 54; 9= D Lewis, P Dugdale 49. Women: 1 S Rigg (GB) 16:45. Overall: 1 C McKiernan (Irl) 97pts; 4 Rigg 78.

VAUXHALL INTERNATIONAL GB v US (Birmingham, winners and selected): Men: 60m: C Smith (US) 6.70sec. 200m: M Adam (GB) 21.06. 400m: D Grindley (GB) 46.67.800m: D Sharpe (GB) 1min 47.76sec. Mile: J Mayock (GB) 4:00.86. 3,000m: M Yates (GB) 7:55.14. 60m hurdles: C Jackson (GB) 7.46. 4 x 200m relay: 1 GB (T Jarrett, J Regis, M Adam, D Campbell) 1:23.56; 2 US 1:23.79. High jump: S Smith (GB) 2.35m (UK all-comers' record). Long jump: K Holley (US) 7.76m. Triple jump: J Golley (GB) 16.48m. Shot: M Stulce (US) 21.77m (UK all-comers' record). Pole vault: K Tarpenning (US) 5.50m. 3,000m walk: M Rush (GB) 11:40.54. Match Result: Great Britain 163 United States 120.

Women: 60m: C Guidry (US) 7.23sec. 200m: K Merry (GB) 23.53. 400m: S Gunnell (GB) 53.38. 800m: D Modahl (GB) 2min 05.15sec. Mile: Y Murray (GB) 4:32.00 (UK all-comers' record). 60m hurdles: J Agyepong (GB) 8.24. 3,000m: A Wyeth (GB) 9:03.59. 4 x 200m relay: 1 US 1:34.97; 2 GB (K Merry, L Fraser, G McLeod, C Court) 1:35.56. Triple jump: A Hansen (GB) 13.48m. High jump: D Marti (GB) 1.89m. Long jump: F May (GB) 6.49m. Shot: R Pagel (US) 17.48m. 3,000m walk: S Standley (US) 13:00.40.; 3 J Drake (GB) 13:18.63 (UK indoor record). Match result: Great Britain 150 United States 120.

SATURDAY: International Indoor Meeting (Lievin, Fr, selected winners): Pole vault: 1 S Bubka (Ukr) 6.14 (world record). Women: 60m: 1 M Ottey (Jam) 7.01. 200m: 1 Ottey 21.87 (world record). 60m hurdles: 1 L Narozhilenko (Rus) 7.69 (equals world record).

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