Sport in Short: Athletics

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The Independent Online
LINFORD CHRISTIE bettered his own British League 100 metre record at Enfield, north London, yesterday. The Olympic champion, running for Thames Valley Harriers, won in 10.32sec, less than a day after equalling the United Kingdom all-comers' mark of 10.06sec in Edinburgh.

BRITISH LEAGUE First Division (Enfield) Winners: 100m: L Christie (Thames Valley Harriers) 10.32sec. 200m: M Rosswess (Birchfield) 20.9. 400m: W McDonald (Haringey) 47.12. 800m: N Smith (Shaftesbury Barnet) 1min 52.07sec. 1500m: R Howell (Birchfield) 3:46.88. 5,000m: K Penney (Haringey) 14:34.75. 3,000m steplechase: A Robinson (Haringey) 9:12.83. 110m hurdles: N Owen (Belgrave) 13.99. 400m hurdles: L Lynch (Haringey) 51.23. High Jump: H Pierre (Haringey) 2.15m. Pole Vault: M Johnson (Haringey) 5.0m. Long Jump: D Mathieson (Edinburgh Southern) 7.49m. Triple Jump: F Agyepong (Shaftesbury Barnet) 17.0m. Shot: P Edwards (Belgrave) 17.91m. Discus: R Weir (Birchfield) 57.54m. Hammer: P Head (Newham & Essex Beagles) 71.64m. Javelin: M Roberson (Haringey) 71.08m. 4 x 100m: Haringey 40.91. 4 x 400m: Thames Valley Harriers 3:13.2. Teams: 1 Haringey 369pts; 2 Birchfield 307; 3 Belgrave 278; 4 Newham & Essex Beagles 274; 5= Shaftesbury Barnet & Woodford Green 252; 7 Edinburgh Southern 237; 8 Thames Valley Harriers 235. Positions after three matches: 1 Haringey 24pts; 2 Belgrave 20; 3 Birchfield 16; 4 Shaftesbury 12.5; 5 Woodford Green 11.5; 6 Thames Valley Harriers 10 (791 match pts); 7 Newham & Essex Beagles 10 (747); 8 Edinburgh Southern 4.