Sport in Short: Athletics

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CARL LEWIS, the six-times Olympic champion who failed to qualify for the 100m and 200m in Barcelona, will take part in his first long jump competition in Britain in the Vauxhall Invitation at Gateshead on 17 July as a final warm-up for the defence of his Olympic crown.

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.