Sporting Digest: All Africa Games

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Chido Mombeshora, 10, became the youngest medallist at the Games when she came third in the rhythmic gymnastics.

South Africa were stripped of a gold medal on Monday, because their Bulgarian- born hammer thrower, Rumen Koprivchin, had not complied with the Games's nationality regulations.

MEN (Harare): Pole vault final: 1 O Brits (SA) 5.50 ; 2 K Gardenne (Mauritania) 5.20; 3 S Farid (Eg) 4.80. 1,500m final: 1 V Malakwen (Ken) 3:40.11; 2 R Chesang (Ken) 3:40.66; 3 J Achon (Uga) 3:40.83.

WOMEN (Bulawayo): Hockey: Nigeria 1 Namibia 1; Ghana 0 Zimbabwe 3; South Africa 2 Kenya 1. Standings after 3 rounds: 1 South Africa 6pts; 2 Zimbabwe 6; 3 Nigeria 3.

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