Sport in Short: Athletics

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SCOTTISH INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Glasgow; winners only) Men: 60m: E Bunney (Edinburgh Southern) 6.78sec. 60m hurdles: N Fraser (Edinburgh Southern Harriers) 8.03; 200m: A Walcott (Wolverhampton and Bilston) 21.83. 400m: G McMillan (Haringey) 48.33. 800m: J McFadyen (Edinburgh Southern) 1min 54.1sec. 1500m: I Gillespie (Birchfield) 3:49.74. 3,000m: R Fitzsimmons (Kilbarchan) 8:13.16. High jump: G Parsons (Blue Circle) 2.15m. Long jump: D Mathieson (Edinburgh Southern) 7.18. Triple Jump: M McDonald (Queen's University, Belfast) 14.88. Shot: S Whyte (Luton) 16.69. Pole vault: G Jackson (Gateshead) 4.60. Women: 60m: M Richardson (Windsor, Slough and Eton) 7.54. 60m hurdles: S Farquharson (Croydon) 8.44. 200m: K Merry (Birchfield) 24.18. 400m: G McIntyre (City of Glasgow) 55.82. 800m: C-A Grey (Edinburgh AC) 2:12.52. High jump: R Pinkerton (City of Glasgow) 1.80. Long jump: K Hambrook (Ashford) 5.88. Triple jump: Hambrook 11.93. Shot: A Grey (City of Glasgow) 15.23.

UK WORLD CROSS-COUNTRY TRIAL (Corby) Men (12.5km): 1 S Tunstall (Lancs) 36min 33sec; 2 D Clarke (Surrey) 36.44; 3 E Martin (Essex) 36.55; 4 A Bristow (Sussex) 37.08; 5 P Dugdale (Gtr Manchester) 37.10. Women (5.5km): 1 S Rigg (Cheshire) 18.39; 2 A Wyeth (Middx) 18.51; 3 V McPherson (Sco) 18.54; 4 G Stacey (Kent) 19.03; 5 A Whitcombe (Middx) 19.13.

STUTTGART INDOOR MEETING (Selected): Women's long jump: 1 F May (GB) 6.57m.

WORLD CROSS CHALLENGE (Acoteias, Port; winners) Ninth round: Men: O Osoro (Ken) 29mins 00sec. Women: T Lorupe (Ken) 19:48.

BUTCH REYNOLDS, the 400 metres world record-holder making his first indoor appearance since being suspended for two and a half years by the International Amateur Athletic Federation for alleged drug abuse, beat the Olympic 400 metres hurdles champion, Kevin Young, in the 400 metres at the Millrose Games, New York, finishing in 47.16sec.

MILLROSE GAMES INDOOR MEETING (New York; selected): Men: Mile: 1 N Morceli (Alg) 3:55.06; 2 M O'Sullivan (Irl) 3:55.36. Masters Mile: E Coghlan (Irl) 4:05.95 (world masters record). 3,000m: 1 J Falcon (US) 7:55.94; 3 F O'Mara (Irl) 7:57.96.

LAS VEGAS INTERNATIONAL MARATHON Men: 1 D Kurtis (US) 2hr 18min 55sec. Women: 1 K Smith (US) 2:41:19.

BEPPU-OITA MAINICHI MARATHON (Japan): 1 M Castillo (Mex) 2hr 13min 4sec.

INTERNATIONAL MEETING (Gent, Bel) Belgium v Great Britain (GB unless stated): Men: 60m: 1 S Thomas (Bel) 6.77sec; 2 P Stevens (Bel) 6.79; 2 J Fergus 6.79. 60m hurdles: 1 A Cuypers (Bel) 7.75; 2 A Tulloch 7.83; 3 H Grossard (Bel) 7.92. 200m: 1 A Mafe 21.30; 2 S Wariso 21.53; 3 E Wymeersch (Bel) 21.59. 400m: 1 B Carlier (Bel) 47.99; 2 T Bennett 48.30; 3 M Morris 48.57. 800m: 1 L Bernaert (Bel) 1min 49.97sec; 2 B De Loof (Bel) 1:51.48; 3 P Grammens (Bel) 1:52.27. 3,000m: 1 G Van Geyte (Bel) 8:04.99; 2 P Larkins 8:09.38; 3 I Claes (Bel) 8:10.43. 5km walk: 1 M Rush 20:17.94; 2 B Leroy (Bel) 20:48.47; 3 A Penn 21:36.01. Triple jump: 1 T Fashio 15.57m; 2 E Nijs (Bel) 15.42; 3 V Anneuss 15.40. High jump: 1 B Reilly 2.19; 2 C Van Roeyen (Bel) 2.17; 3 F Ahmed 2.15. Long jump: 1 F Salle 7.72; 2 R Van Lancker (Bel) 7.58; 2 L Broothaerts (Bel) 7.58. Pole vault: 1 D Mestre (Bel) 5.35; 2 A De Nayer (Bel) 5.20; 3= N Buckfield 5.00; P Moreels (Bel) 5.00. Shot: 1 P Edwards 18.04; 2 K Boffel (Bel) 16.39; 3 N Gray 16.27. Belgium bt Great Britain 76-57.5.

Women: 60m: 1 S Jacobs 7.46; 2 K Van Hove (Bel) 7.48; 3 S Dethier (Bel) 7.49. 60m hurdles: 1 J Agyepong 8.24; 2 C Delplancke (Bel) 8.25; 3 S Dethier (Bel) 8.32. 200m: 1 K Van Hove (Bel) 23.86; 2 G McLeod 24.30; 3 T Goddard 24.51. 400m: 1 M Meersman (Bel) 54.33; 2 V Rodose 56.64; 3 F Dethier (Bel) 56.84. 1500m: 1 L Robinson 4:25.54; 2 L Gibson 4:25.60; 3 L Roobaert (Bel) 4:30.73. 3,000m: 1 D Gunning 9:30.16; 2 Z Hyde 9:42.97; 3 S Host (Bel) 9:48.63. 3km walk: 1 J Racke 13:54.05; 2 M Brooks 14:13.65; 3 K Ceulemans (Bel) 14:56.83. Triple jump: 1 M Agyieong 13.10; 2 M Griffith 12.89; 3 S Swennen (Bel) 11.87. Long jump: 1 H Vervaet (Bel) 6.08; 2 S Hennart (Bel) 5.92; 3 J White 5.87. High jump: 1 S De Leeuw (Bel) 1.86; 2 D Davies 1.84; 3 J Jennings 1.80. Shot: 1 M Lynes 15.41; 2 G Meulemeester (Bel) 15.26; 3 S Andrews 15.16. Great Britain bt Belgium 69-60.

INTERNATIONAL INDOOR MEETING (Grenoble, Fr; selected): Men: 50m: 1 B Johnson (Can) 5.65sec. Pole vault: S Bubka (Ukr) 6.10m. Women: 200m 1 I Privalova (Rus) 22.64; 2 M Ottey (Jam) 22.98.

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