Sport in Short: Athletics

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ZINA MARCHANT, a 42-year-old housewife from Bath, running in her fifth marathon, won the Reebok Hong Kong-China race by more than two minutes yesterday.

REEBOK HONG KONG-CHINA MARATHON: Men: 1 P Handcock (NZ) 2hr 18min 34sec; 2 S Poulton (Aus) 2:21:03; 3 E Hyland (GB) 2:21:25. Women: 1 Z Marchant (GB) 2:41:20; 2 B Baxter (NZ) 2:43:29; 3 Xu Zhiping (Ch) 2:48:56.

OSAKA INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S MARATHON: 1 J Asari (Japan) 2hr 26min 26sec; 2 T Abe (Japan) 2:26.27; 3 Y Yamamoto (Japan) 2:29.41.

WORLD CROSS-COUNTRY CHALLENGE SERIES (San Sebastian) Men: 1 F Bayesa (Eth) 29min 12sec; 2 H Silasie (Eth) 29:16; 3 J Keino (Ken) 29:17. Women: 1 L Yishak (Eth) 18:42; 2 E Kiplagat (Ken) 18:44; 3 J Vaquero (Sp) 18:48; 7 A Wallace (GB) 19:32. Leading overall standings: Men: 1 Bayesa 75 pts; 2 I Kirui (Ken) 59; 3 J Brown (GB) 54; 6 D Lewis (GB) 49; 7 S Tunstall (GB) 48. Women: 1 C McKiernan (Irl) 94; 2 Kiplagat 80; 3 M A Dias (Por) 72; 6 S Rigg (GB) 53; 10= P Radcliffe (GB), A Hakenstad (Nor) 44.

PEARL INTERNATIONAL GAMES (Glasgow) Great Britain v Russia (Winners and GB): Men: 3,000m: 1 J Mayock (GB) 7min 59.82sec; 6 D Spawforth (GB) 8:04.61. 1500m: 1 S Melnikov (Rus) 3:45.36; 5 K McKay (GB) 3:48.04; 8 M Steele (GB) 3:56.40. 800m: 1 T McKean (GB) 1:46.86; 2 D Sharpe (GB) 1:46.92. 400m: 1 * M Johnson (US) 46.43sec; 2 D Grindley (GB) 46.90; 3 B Whittle (GB) 47.13. 200m: 1 A Fedoriv (Rus) 20.91. 60m: 1 * H Neal (US) 6.66; 4 D Campbell (GB) 6.70; 8 M Rosswess (GB) 6.91. 60m hurdles: 1 * R Kingdom (US) 7.66; 2 A Tulloch (GB) 7.87; 4 B Taylor (GB) 7.90. Invitation 300m: 1 M Richardson (GB) 33.15; 2 S Wariso (GB) 33.66; . 4 x 200m relay: 1 Russia 1:23.04; 2 Britain 1:24.69. Pole vault: 1 M Tarasov (Rus) 5.80m (equals UK All Comers' record); 5 K Hughes (GB) 4.80; 6 N Buckfield (GB) 4.80. High Jump: 1 * H Conway (US) 2.29; 4 S Smith (GB) 2.23; 7 B Reilly (GB) 2.15. Long jump: 1 * M Powell (US) 8.36 (UK All Comers' record); 4 F Salle (GB) 7.96; 7 S Faulkner (GB) 7.16. Triple jump: 1 O Grokhovsky (Rus) 16.89; 2 J Edwards (GB) 16.80; 4 J Golley (GB) 16.65. Shot: 1 S Nikolayev (Rus) 20.38; 3 P Edwards (GB) 18.20; 4 S Whyte (GB) 17.38. Women: 3,000m: 1 Y Murray (GB) 8:56.19; 2 A Wyeth (GB) 9:05.23. 1500m: 1 L Kremlyeva (Rus) 4:14.24; 2 B Nicholson (GB) 4:16.10; 4 M Newman (GB) 4:28.86. 800m: 1 L Nurutdinova (Rus) 2:02.86; 3 D Modahl (GB) 2:03.35; 5 D Gandy (GB) 2:08.40. 400m: 1 M Shmonina (Rus) 52.37; 4 L Fraser (GB) 55.02. 200m: 1 N Voronova (Rus) 22.81 (UK All Comers' record); 4 S Jacobs (GB) 24.39; 5 G McLeod (GB) 24.69. 60m: 1 N Voronova (Rus) 7.24; 4 B Kinch (GB) 7.41; 6 L Armstrong (GB) 7.73. 60m hurdles: 1 T Reshetnikova (Rus) 8.10; 3 J Agyepong (GB) 8.26; 5 C Court (GB) 8.48. 4 x 200m relay: 1 Russia 1:33.91; 2 Britain 1:36.65. Triple jump: 1 I Lasovskaya (Rus) 13.98; 2 M Griffith (GB) 13.35; 3 M Agyepong (GB) 13.28. Long jump: 1 E Sinchukova (Rus) 6.55; 3 Y Idowu (GB) 6.25; 5 M Bell (GB) 5.83. High jump: 1 E Gribanova (Rus) 1.91; 2 D Davies (GB) 1.89; 4 D Marti (GB) 1.86. Shot: 1 L Peleshenko (Rus) 19.67; 3 M Lynes (GB) 15.77; 4 S Andrews (GB) 15.26. * denotes guest. Match result: Men: Great Britain 61pts Russia 78. Women: Great Britain 44 Russia 84.

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