Sport in Short: Athletics

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The Independent Online
MATTHEW YATES, selected to run the 1500 metres for Britain in the World Cup in Havana later this month, has pulled out because of poor form. Simon Fairbrother has been named as replacement.

WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Seoul): MEN: 400m: 1 D Minor (US) 45.75sec; 2 R Rasmusson (Swe) 46.07; 3 F Ogola (Ug) 46.16; 7 G Bullock (GB) 46.81. 10,000m: 1 H Gsilase (Eth) 28min 3.99sec; 2 J Ndeti (Ken) 28:46.25; 3 Y Watanabe (Jap) 28:52.89. 400m hurdles: 1 A Saber (It) 50.02; 2 S Biwot (Ken) 50.75; 3 W Porter (US) 51.37. 110m hurdles: 1 Y Pechenkin (CIS) 13.87; 2 S Gohler (Ger) 13.98; 3 I Pintusevich-Babic (CIS) 14.08; 6 N Owen (GB) 14.35. Javelin: 1 A Parviainen (Fin) 76.34m; 2 B Henry (Ger) 76.04; 3 C Gatsioudis (Gr) 75.92. Pole vault: 1 L Looije (Neth) 5.45; 2 D Marti (Sp) 5.40; 3 O Brits (SA) 5.40; 4 N Winter (GB) 5.30. Hammer: 1 V Grabovoy (CIS) 73.00; 2 A Sanchez (Cuba) 69.78; 3 A Yevgenyev (CIS) 69.24. WOMEN: 400m: 1 M Nedelcu (Rom) 51.84; 2 C Williams (Jam) 52.03; 3 I Tirlea (Rom) 52.13. 800m: 1 Yi Lu (Ch) 2:02.91; 2 Chen Yumei (Ch) 2:03.14; 3 K Kovacs (Ger) 2:03.81. 100m hurdles: 1 G Russell (Jam) 13.21; 2 D Anderson (Cuba) 13.43; 3 S Laukhova (CIS) 13.55. 400m hurdles: 1 G Petra (Rom) 58.03; 2 E Peterson (Can) 58.09; 3 W Cole (Jam) 58.15; 6 V Rhodes (GB) 59.27.

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