Sport in Short: Athletics

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IAAF GRAND PRIX FINALS (Turin) Men's 100m: 1 D Mitchell (US) 10.09sec; 2 C Lewis (US) 10.18; 3 L Burrell (US) 10.20. Overall Grand Prix standings: 1= O Adeniken (Nigeria), L Christie (GB) 43pts; 3 Mitchell 35. 800m: 1 A Benvenuti (It) 1min 45.61sec; 2 N Kiprotich (Ken) 1:45.92; 3 T McKean (GB) 1:46.06; 8 D Sharpe (GB) 1:47.05. Overall: 1 Kiprotich; 4 McKean. Mile: 1 W Kirochi (Ken) 4:00.16; 2 W Kemei (Ken) 4:00.19; 3 J Chesire (Ken) 4:00.24. Overall: 1 Kirochi 58. 5,000m: 1 B Boutayeb (Mor) 13:45.42; 2 P Bitok (Ken) 13:45.90; 3 W Sigei (Ken) 13:46.92. Overall: 1 Bitok 57. 400m hurdles: 1 K Young (US) 48.16; 2 W Graham (Jam) 48.25; 3 S Matete (Zam) 48.34; 5 K Akabusi (GB) 49.19. Overall: 1 Young 63pts; 2 Matete 55; 3 Graham 48; 5 Akabusi 37. 200m (invitation): 1 F Fredericks (Nam) 20.20; 2 M Bates (US) 20.39; 3 M Marsh (US) 20.41. Pole vault (invitation): 1 J Galfione (Fr) 5.80m; 2 I Trandenkov (CIS) 5.80; 3= V Bubka, S Bubka (CIS) 5.70.

Overall Grand Prix Champion: K Young.

Women: 200m: 1 M Ottey (Jam) 22.03; 2 I Privalova (CIS) 22.06; 3 G Torrence (US) 22.10. Overall: 1 Ottey 61pts; 2 Torrence 53; 3 Malchugina (CIS) 51. 400m: 1 O Bryzgina (CIS) 50.22; 2 S Richards (Jam) 50.51; 3 X Restrepo (Col) 50.64. Overall: 1 Richards 51. 1500m: 1 L Rogachova (CIS) 4:19.49; 2 L Kremlyova (CIS) 4:19.62; 3 V Beclea (Rom) 4:19.68. Overall: 1 Rogachova 59; 6 S O'Sullivan (Irl). 5,000m: 1 S O'Sullivan (Irl) 15:18.44; 2 H Kimaiyo (Ken) 15:19.20; 3 C Toonstra (Neth) 15:19.51.9; 9 A Wyeth (GB) 16:08.81. Overall: 1 O'Sullivan; 7 L McColgan (GB); 9 Wyeth. 100m hurdles: 1 G Devers (US) 12.73; 2 M Freeman (Jam) 12.88; 3 L Tolbert (US) 12.89. Overall: 1 Tolbert 57. Long jump: 1 H Drechsler (Ger) 7.12m; 2 J Joyner-Kersee (US) 6.98; 3 I Kravets (CIS) 6.80. Overall: 1 Drechsler.

Overall Grand Prix Champion: H Drechsler.

COMBINED EVENTS MEETING (Bordeaux) Leaders after first day: Men: Decathlon: D O'Brien (US) 4,720pts (100m 10.43sec; long jump 8.08m; shot 16.69m; high jump 2.07m; 400m: 48.51). Women: Hepathlon: S Braun (Ger) 3,921pts (100m hurdles 13.24sec; high jump 1.90m; shot 14.04m; 200m 24.54).

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