Sporting Digest: Athletics

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CAPE TOWN will host the 1996 world cross country championships, the first major athletics event in South Africa since the abolition of apartheid.

KP NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Sheffield): Men: (Saturday) 100m: 1 L Christie (Thames Valley) 9.91sec; 2 T Box (Wolverhampton) 10.07; 3 M Rosswess (Birchfield) 10.07. 10,000m: 1 R Denmark (Basildon) 28min 03.34sec; 2 M Jones (Horsham) 28:33.18; 3 J Hobbs (Cardiff) 28:45.86. Long jump: 1 B Williams (Cannock) 7.77m; 2 F Salle (Belgrave) 7.60; 3 M Morgan (Belgrave) 7.59. Discus: 1 K Brown (Birchfield) 58.60; 2 R Weir (Birchfield) 57.94; 3 G Smith (Solihull) 56.22. (Yesterday) 200m: 1 S Wariso (Haringey) 20.67; 2 P Goedluck (Belgrave) 20.83; 3 D Walker (GEC) 20.85. 400m: 1 R Black (Team Solent) 44.94; 2 D Ladejo (Belgrave) 45.36; 3 B Whittle (Haringey) 45.46. 800m: 1 C Winrow (Wigan) 1:48.45; 2 V Malakwen (Ken) 1:48.65; 3 M Steele (Longwood) 1:48.68. 1500m: 1 K McKay (Sale) 3:40.59; 2 D Strang (Haringey) 3:40.85; 3 G Lough (Annadale) 3:41.71. 5,000m: 1 D Donnelly (Annadale) 13:52.63; 2 D Mead (Belgrave) 13:54.08; 3 R Findlow (Bradford) 13:55.75. 3,000m steeplechase: 1 J Chaston (Belgrave) 8min 28.28sec; 2 S Duval (Cannock) 8:28.33; 3 C Walker (Gateshead) 8:29.65. 110m hurdles: 1 A Tulloch (Wolverhampton) 13.70; 2 P Gray (Cardiff) 13.76; 3 L Cowan (Shaftesbury) 14.09. 400m hurdles: 1 P Crampton (Spenborough) 49.82; 2 S Coupland (Sheffield) 50.19; 3 N Levy (Blackheath) 50.89. High jump: 1 B Reilly (Loughborough) 2.24; 2 G Parsons (Blue Circle) 2.20; 3 A Burke (Irl) 2.15. Triple jump: 1 J Edwards (Gateshead) 17.39; 2 J Golley (Thames Valley) 16.98; 3 F Agyepong (Shaftesbury) 16.95. Pole vault: 1 A Ashurst (Sale) 5.30; 2= K Hughes (Haringey) and M Edwards (Belgrave) 5.20. Shot: 1 P Edwards (Belgrave) 18.32; 2 J McNamara (Aus) 17.16; 3 L Newman (Blackheath) 17.02. Hammer: 1 P Vivian (Thames Valley) 70.80; 2 P Head (Newham) 69.08; 3 M Jones (Shaftesbury) 67.42. Javelin: 1 M Hill (Leeds) 84.60; 2 S Backley (Cambridge) 84.24; 3 C Mackenzie (Newham) 79.16. Women: (Saturday) 100m: 1 K Merry (Birchfield) 11.27; 2 S Douglas (Sale) 11.35; 3 S Jacobs (Shaftesbury) 11.37. 3,000m: 1 S McGeorge (Brighton) 9:03.80; 2 L Adam (Parkside) 9:12.16; 3 W Ore (Cardiff) 9:14.72. 100m hurdles: 1 C Court (Birchfield) 13.06; 2 S Gunnell (Essex) 13.09; 3 L-A Skeete (Trafford) 13.43. High jump: 1 J Bennett (Epsom) 1.89; 2 D Marti (Bromley) 1.86; 3 J Major (Basildon) 1.83. Triple jump: 1 M Griffith (Windsor) 14.08 (Commonwealth record); 2 A Hansen (Essex) 13.79; 3 R Kirby (Hounslow) 13.29. Pole vault: 1 K Staples (Essex) 3.65 (Commonwealth record); 2 P Wilson (Cannock) 3.40; 3 L Stanton (Rotherham) 3.30. Hammer: 1 L Shaw (Gloucester) 59.58; 2 D Holden (Hounslow) 49.12; 3 S Moore (Bristol) 48.46. Javelin: 1 S Holroyd (Sale) 57.08; 2 S Gibson (Notts) 56.90; 3 K Costello (Glasgow) 54.50. Shot: 1 J Oakes (Croydon) 18.38; 2 M Augee (Bromley) 17.37; 3 M Lynes (Croydon) 16.53. (Yesterday) 200m: 1 K Merry (Birchfield) 22.85; 2 S Douglas (Sale) 23.17; 3 P Thomas (Trafford) 23.33. 400m: 1 M Neef (Glasgow) 52.56; 2 T Goddard (Basingstoke) 53.59; 3 S Douglas (Trafford) 53.78. 800m: 1 D Modahl (Sale) 2:01.35; 2 D Gandy (Team Solent) 2:03.75; 3 S Bowyer (Sale) 2:03.79. 1500m: 1 K Holmes (Ealing) 4:01.41; 2 Y Murray (Motherwell) 4:01.44; 3 A Griffiths (Sale) 4:08.71. 10,000m: 1 Z Hyde (Woking) 33:23.25; 2 C Greenwood (Bingley) 33:34.96; 3 S Rigg (Warrington) 33:42.80. 400m hurdles: 1 G Retchakan (Thurrock) 57.08; 2 J Parker (Essex) 57.31; 3 S McCann (Lisburn) 58.09. Long jump: 1 Y Idowu (Essex) 6.58; 2 D Lewis (Birchfield) 6.56; 3 A Brooks (Hull) 6.10. Discus: 1 J McKernan (Lisburn) 56.94; 2 S Andrews (Essex) 56.24; 3 D Callaway (Aldershot) 54.94.

INTERNATIONAL MEETING (Duisberg) Selected: Men: 100m: 1 D Bailey (Can) 10.03sec. 200m: 1 M Johnson (US) 20.08. 400m: 1 G Haughton (Jam) 45.54; 2 B Reynolds (US) 46.18. 1500m: 1 D Baumann (Ger) 3min 38.49sec. 110m hurdles: 1 M McKoy (Can) 13.43. 400m hurdles: 1 W Graham (Jam) 49.30. 3,000m steeplechase: 1 J Kipkoech (Ken) 8:21.54; 2 P Sang (Ken) 8:22.41. Women: 200m: 1 S Knoll (Ger) 22.74. Long jump: 1 H Drechsler (Ger) 6.97m.

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