Sport in Short: Athletics

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NICE GRAND PRIX: MEN: 100m: 1 F Fredericks (Nam) 10.12sec; 2 B Surin (Can) 10.21; 3 D Mitchell (US) 10.23. 400m: 1 R Black (GB) 45.15sec; 2 J Rouser (US) 45.49; 3 S Diagana (Fr) 45.54. 800m: 1 W Tanui (Ken) 1min 44.74sec; 2 T Parilla (US) 1:45.15; 3 R Kibet (Ken) 1:45.39. 1500m: 1 W Kirochi (Ken) 3:33.04; 2 J Cheshire (Ken) 3:33.12; 3 D Kibet (Ken) 3:33.44. 3,000m: 1 P Bitok (Ken) 7:35.00; 2 M Kiptanui (Ken) 7:35.47; 3 W Sigey (Ken) 7:39.51; 4 R Denmark (GB) 7:39.72. 110m hurdles: 1 T Dees (US) 13.18; 2 F Schwarthoff (Ger) 13.21; 3 M McKoy (Can) 13.22. 400m hurdles: 1 S Matete (Zam) 48.15; 2 W Graham (Jam) 48.37; 3 K Akabusi (GB) 49.16. 3,000m steeplechase: 1 M Boinett (Ken) 8:12.69; 2 W Mutwol (Ken) 8:12.79; 3 P Koech (Ken) 8:13.02; 6 T Hanlon (GB) 8:14.73. High jump: 1 P Sjoeberg (Swe) 2.33m; 2 T Forsyth (Aus) 2.30; 3 T Kemp (Baham) 2.30. Triple jump: 1 M Conley (US) 17.42m; 2 B Wellman (Bermuda) 17.03; 3 R Jaros (Ger) 16.99; 5 J Edwards (GB) 16.70. Pole vault: 1 P Collet (Fr) 5.80m; 2 M Tarasov (CIS) 5.80; 3 R Gataullin (CIS) 5.80. 4 x 100m relay: 1 Canada 38.62; 2 Nigeria 38.69; 3 Italy 39.16. Hammer: 1 L Deal (US) 78.72m; 2 Y Sedykh (CIS) 78.16; 3 S Alay (CIS) 77.30.

WOMEN: 100m: 1 L Bily (Fr) 11.50sec; 2 O Sidibe (Fr) 11.66; 3 V Jean-Charles (Fr) 11.80. 200m: 1 M Ottey (Jam) 22.11; 2 J Cuthbert (Jam) 22.43; 3 C Guidry (US) 22.60. 400m: 1 M-J Perec (Fr) 49.50; 2 G Torrence (US) 49.64; 3 S Richards (Jam) 50.66. 800m: 1 L Gurina (CIS) 1min 58.05sec; 2 M Mutola (Moz) 1:58.25; 3 S Masterkova (CIS) 1:58.94. 1500m: 1 L Kremlyova (CIS) 4:03.37; 2 A Chalmers (Can) 4:03.38; 3 H Boulmerka (Alg) 4:04.56; 6 A Wyeth (GB) 4:05.52. 3,000m: 1 M Keszeg (Rom) 8min 39.94sec; 2 M P Duros (Fr) 8:40.38; 3 A Peters (US) 8:42.09; 4 L McColgan (GB) 8:42.25. 100m hurdles: 1 L Tolbert (US) 12.87; 2 L Martin (US) 12.95; 3 A Piquereau (Fr) 13.00. High jump: 1 S Kostadinova (Bul) 2.02m; 2 I Babakova (CIS) 2.00; 3 G Astafei (Rom) 1.94. Long jump: 1 H Drechsler (Ger) 7.15m; 2 L Berezhnaya (CIS) 6.92; 3 M Dulgheru (Rom) 6.90. Discus: 1 I Yatchenko (CIS) 68.94m; 2 D Costian (Aus) 65.22; 3 L Mikhalchenko (CIS) 65.08. Women's 4 x 100m relay: 1 United States I 42.87; 2 United States II 43.07; 3 France 43.54.

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