Sport in Short: Athletics

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INTERNATIONAL MEETING (Tokyo, Jap unless stated): (winners): Men: 100m: A race: D Mitchell (US) 10.18sec. B race: H Onohara 10.42. 200m: M Marsh (US) 20.59. 400m: S Lewis (US) 45.22. 800m J Gray (US) 1:48.13. 1500m: M Sulaiman (Qatar) 3:40.72. 10,000m: K Skah (Mor) 27:55.88. 110m hurdles: T Dees (US) 13.64. 400m hurdles: W Graham (Jam) 49.47. 4 x 100m: Santa Monica Track Club (US) 39.18. High jump: H Conway (US) 2.20m. Long jump: M Powell (US) 8.36. Triple jump: M Conley (US) 17.30. Pole vault: S Bubka (CIS) 6.13 (WR). Discus: S Kato 49.86. Javelin: J Zelezny (Cz) 90.18.

Women: 100m: G Torrence (US) 11.43sec. 100m hurdles: L Martin (US) 13.31. 400m: O Bryzgina (CIS) 50.97. 800m: E van Langen (Neth) 2min 5.03sec. 3,000m: T Dorovskikh (CIS) 9:10.05. 5,000m: E Romanova (CIS) 15:33.05. 3,000m steeplechase: A Nakamura 8min 37.51. 400m hurdles: S Farmer-Patrick (US) 56.69. High jump: S Kostadinova (Bul) 2.00. Triple jump: S Hudson (US) 12.82. Shot: A Suzuki 15.71. Javelin: N Shikolenko (CIS) 61.16.

WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Seoul): Selected finals (Men): 1,500m: 1 A Boru (Ken) 3min 37.94sec. 3,000m steeplechase: 1 M Muindi (Ken) 8min 31.62sec. 4 x 100m: 1 Britain (A Condon, D Campbell, J Baulch, J Fergus) 39.21. 4 x 400m: 1 United States. High jump: 1 S Smith (GB) 2.37m.

Women: 1500m: 1 Liu Dong (Ch) 4:05.14. 10 J Mitchell (GB) 4:21.26. 3,000m: 1 Zhang Linli (Ch) 8:46:86.

4 P Radcliffe (GB) 8:51.76. 4 x 400m: Romania 3:31.57. 4 x 100m women: 1 Jamaica 43.96sec. 5000m walk: 1 G Hongmiao (Ch) 21:20.03. Long jump: 1 E Johansson (Swe) 6.66. Discus: Bao Dongying (Ch) 58.34.

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