STEVE JONES, the 36-year-old Welsh former world record holder, has agreed to act as Britain's non-travelling reserve for the marathon at the Olympic Games following yesterday's withdrawal through injury of Sam Carey from Warrington.
GRAND PRIX MEETING (Villeneuve d'Ascq, Fr; Winners and selected): MEN: 100m: 1 F Fredericks (Nam) 9.91sec; 6 J Livingston (GB) 10.24. 200m: 1 F Fredericks (Namib) 19.99; 2 J Regis (GB) 20.12. 400m: 1 Q Watts (US) 45.60 sec; 2 R Black (GB) 45.63. 1500m: 1 R El Basir (Mor) 3min 36.96sec. 110m hurdles: 1 T Jarrett (GB) 13.04sec; 8 J Ridgeon (GB) 13.66. 400m hurdles: 1 K Young (US) 48.17sec; 8 K Akabusi (GB) 50.67. 3,000m steeplechase: P Sang (Ken) 8min 15.71sec. High jump: J Sotomayor (Cuba) 2.31m. Long jump: V George (US) 8.12m. Shot: 1 W Gunthor (Swit) 21.53m; 6 P Edwards (GB) 19.03. WOMEN: 100m: C Ajunwa (Nig) 11.03sec. 200m G Torrence (US) 22.07sec. 400m: M-J Perec (Fr) 51.18sec. 1500m: L Rogachova (CIS) 4min 06.23sec. 100m hurdles (first race): C Hurtlin (Fr) 12.96sec. 100m hurdles (second race): 1 L Tolbert (US) 12.66sec. 400m hurdles: 1 S Farmer-Patrick (US) 54.88sec; 2 S Gunnell (GB) 55.20. Javelin: N Shikolenko (CIS) 66.32m. Long jump: I Kravets (CIS) 7.16m. Pole vault: I Potapovich (CIS) 5.80.Reuse content