Sporting Digest: Athletics

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IAAF GRAND PRIX (Nice): Men: 100m: 1 D Mitchell (US) 10.19sec; 2 D Bailey (Can) 10.25; 3 J Drummond (US) 10.27. 800: 1 W Kipketer (Ken) 1:45.52; 2 N Kiprotich (Ken) 1:46.17; 3 J Tengelei (Ken) 1:46.60. 1500m: 1 V Niyongabo (Bur) 3min 30.95sec; 2 H Seddiki (Mor) 3:32.71; 3 H El Guerrouj (Mor) 3:33.61; 7 M Yates (GB) 3:36.47. 3,000m: 1 P Bitok (Ken) 7:34.36; 2 A Nizigama (Bur) 7:35.08; 3 M Kiptanui (Ken) 7:35.23. 3,000m steeplechase: 1 R Kosgei (Ken) 8:11.83; 2 M Croghan (US) 8:13.27; 3 E Barngetuny (Ken) 8:14.37. 110m hurdles: 1 M McKoy (Aut) 13.28; 2 E Valle (Cuba) 13.39; 3 T Dees (US) 13.40. 400m hurdles: 1 D Adkins (US) 47.84; 2 S Matete (Zam) 48.09; 3 S Diagana (Fr) 48.32. High jump: 1 J Sotomayor (Cuba) 2.40m; 2 T Kemp (Baham) 2.34; 3 S Hoen (Nor) 2.31; 6 equal D Grant (GB) 2.28. Pole vault: 1 S Bubka (Ukr) 5.90m; 2 O Brits (SA) 5.85; 3 D Starkey (US) 5.80. Hammer: 1 A Abduvalyev (Taj) 80.26m; 2 I Astapkovich (Bela) 80.10; 3 I Nikulin (Rus) 78.90. Javelin: 1 P Boden (Swe) 83.54; 2 D Wennlund (Swe) 81.88; 3 R Hecht (Ger) 81.02. Women: 100m: 1 C Guidry (US) 11.17sec; 2 J Cuthbert (Jam) 11.23; 3 H Hyche (US) 11.28. 400m: 1 N Kaiser-Brown (US) 50.92; 2 M Malone (US) 50.93; 3 J Miles (US) 50.95. 1500m: 1 S O'Sullivan (Irl) 3:59.10; 2 Y Podkopayeva (Rus) 3:59.78; 3 L Rogachova (Rus) 4:02.73; 5 A Wyeth (GB) 4:04.19. 3,000m: 1 Y Romanova (Rus) 8:43.70; 2 A Peters (US) 8:44.85; 3 Y Graham (Jam) 8:45.87. 100m hurdles: 1 Y Donkova (Bul) 12.70; 2 T Reshetnikova (Rus) 12.75; 3 A Lopez (Cuba) 12.87. 400m hurdles: 1 K Batten (US) 53.72; 2 S Gunnell (GB) 53.91; 3 A Knoroz (Rus) 54.11; 5 C McKiernan (Irl) 8:51.67. Triple jump: 1 I Kravets (Ukr) 14.58; 2 S Hudson (US) 13.95; 3 N Montalvo (Cuba) 13.94. Discus: 1 I Wyludda (Ger) 65.28; 2 E Zveryova (Bela) 64.86; 3 B Echevarria (Cuba) 64.72.

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