Sporting Digest: Athletics

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The Independent Online
THE English men's and women's cross-country championships are to be staged together for the first time next year over a new purpose-built course at Wigmore Valley, Luton, on 11 March.

INTERNATIONAL MEETING (Madrid): MEN: 100m: 1 D Mitchell (US) 10.12sec; 2 A Da Silva (Bra) 10.33; 3 J John (GB) 10.46. 200m: 1 F Fredericks (Nam) 20.26; 2 J Regis (GB) 20.35; 3 I Garcia (Cuba) 20.60. 400m: 1 M Johnson (US) 43.90; 2 S Bada (Nigeria) 44.96; 3 I De Sena (Bra) 45.02. 1,000m: 1 V Niyongabo (Burun) 2min 15.91sec; 2 D Martins (GB) 2:19.45; 3 S Ole-Marai (Ken) 2:19.54. 3,000m: 1 A Nizigama (Burun) 7min 47.49sec; 2 R Kosgei (Ken) 7:50.88; 3 A Anton (Sp) 7:51.00. 110m hurdles: 1 C Jackson (GB) 12.99; 2 M McKoy (Aut) 13.22; 3 T Jarrett (GB) 13.23. 400m hurdles: 1 S Matete (Zam) 48.04; 2 S Diagana (Fr) 48.22; 3 W Graham (Jam) 48.22. High jump: 1 J Sotomayor (Cuba) 2.37m; 2 T Kemp (Baham) 2.32; 3 C Austin (US) 2.22. Long jump: 1 M Powell (US) 8.22m; 2 R McGhee (US) 8.20; 3 E Walder (US) 7.98. Javelin: 1 J Laukkanen (Fin) 83.50m; 2 M Hill (GB) 81.40; 3 E Gonzalez (Cuba) 78.18. WOMEN: 100m: 1 I Privalova (Rus) 11.02sec; 2 L Allen (Cuba) 11.14; 3 P Davis (Baham) 11.52. 400m: 1 S Myers (Sp) 50.33; 2 J Duporti (Cuba) 50.61; 3 N McLean (Cuba) 51.00. 800m: 1 N Dukhnova (Bela) 1min 58.88sec; 2 K Holmes (GB) 1:59.92; 3 I Graham (Jam) 2.00.33. High jump: 1 B Bilac (Sloven) 1.94m; 2 S Costa (Cuba) 1.94; 3 O Bolshova (Mold) 1.94.

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