Sport in Short: Athletics

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IAAF WORLD CROSS CHALLENGE (Belfast): Men 8,000 metres: 1 S Chemwoywo (Ken) 23min 20sec; 2 I Kirui (Ken) 23:25; 3 J Kariuki (Ken) 23:33. Women 4,800 metres: 1 C McKiernan (Irl) 15:49; 2 P Radcliffe (Bedford) 15:53; 3 E Kiplagat (Ken) 15:57. Overall standings: Men: 1= Brown, Chemwoywo 50pts; 3 Kariuki 46; 4 Kirui 44; 5 P Dugdale (GB) 39; 6 D Lewis (GB) 38. Women: 1 McKiernan 69pts; 2= Kiplagat, L Cheromei (Ken) 63; 4 M Dias (Por) 47; 5 Radcliffe 44.

BIRMINGHAM GAMES (National Indoor Arena, winners only) Men: 60m: J Fergus (Brentwood) 6.79sec. 200m: D Campbell (Sale) 21.27. 400m: M Morris (Shaftesbury) 48.48. 800m: M Steele (Longwood) 1min 50.04 sec. 1500m: M Barnes (Enfield) 3:53.55. 3,000m: N O'Brien (Salford) 8:06.22. 60m hurdles: A Tulloch (Wolverhampton) 7.87. Long jump: F Salle (Belgrave) 7.60m. High jump: F Ahmed (Team Solent) 2.13m. Triple jump: J Golley (Thames Valley) 16.19m. Pole vault: N Buckfield (Crawley) 4.95m. Shot: S Whyte (Luton) 17.23m. Women: 60m: B Kinch (Hounslow) 7.34. 200m: K Merry (Birchfield) 24.06. 400m: V Rhodes (Hallamshire) 55.99. 800m: A Davies (Basingstoke) 2:10.55. 1500m: D Edwards-Modahl (Trafford) 4:26.06. 3,000m: Z Hyde (Woking) 9:21.60. 60m hurdles: C Court (Birchfield) 8.31. Long jump: M Bell (Queen's Park) 5.84m. High jump: D Davies (Leicester) 1.87m. Triple jump: M Griffiths (Windsor) 12.46m. Shot: M Lynes (Croydon) 15.71m.

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