The American body passed a resolution opposing any further suspension of Reynolds. It also approved resolutions to abolish the IAAF contamination rule, where athletes who compete against suspended athletes are suspended, and for member federations to receive one-third of the gross revenue from the world championships to pay athletes for their performances. Cassell said the resolutions were intended to initiate change from within the system.
LINFORD CHRISTIE was awarded the London AC Centenary Trophy by the British Athletic Federation. Sally Gunnell won the Sybil Abrahams Memorial Trophy.
DERARTU TULU, of Ethiopia, and Elana Meyer, of South Africa, who came first and second in the women's 10,000 metres at the Barcelona Olympics, will compete in the County Durham International cross-country meeting on 2 January.
PALERMO MARATHON: 1 D Karel (Cz) 2hr 11min 47sec; 2 J C Montero (Sp) 2:13:31; 3 S Okemwa (Ken) 2:14:12.Reuse content