Sporting Digest: Athletics

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IAAF MEETING (Tokyo): MEN: 110m hurdles: 1 C Jackson (GB) 12.98; 2 T Jarrett (GB) 13.42; 3 C Yanhao (Ch) 13.50. 100m: Race A: 1 L Christie (GB) 10.02; 2 D Mitchell (US) 10.15; 3 M Witherspoon (US) 10.34. Race B: 1 J Williams (US) 10.33; 2 T Sugimoto (Japan) 10.45; 3 T Imori (Japan) 10.46. 200m: 1 M Johnson (US) 20.09; 2 F Fredericks (Nam) 20.15; 3 J Regis (GB) 20.55. 800m: 1 W Kipketer (Ken) 1:46.08; 2 V Niyongabo (Burundi) 1:46.49; 3 Y Konno (Japan) 1:48.30. 400m hurdles: 1 S Matete (Zam) 49.13; 2 S Karube (Japan) 49.18; 3 K Yamazaki (Japan) 49.29. 5,000m: 1 P Hanneck (Zim) 13:21.09; 2 A Nijigama (Burundi) 13:23.31; 3 J Hiratsuka (Japan) 13:30.14. Javelin: 1 J Zelezny (Cz Rep) 86.34 metres; 2 R Hecht (Ger) 84.86; 3 A Moruyev (Rus) 82.66. High jump: 1 J Sotomayor (Cub) 2.35m; 2 T Kemp (Bah) 2.29; 3 L Jin-Taek (SK) 2.23. Long jump: 1 H Geng (Ch) 7.90m; 2 M Powell (US) 7.90; 3 C Chih-Kuo (Taiwan) 7.77. Pole vault: 1 S Bubka (Ukr) 5.90m; 2 P Manson (US) 5.85; 3 V Bubka (Ukr) 5.50.

WOMEN: 100 metres hurdles: 1 S Dimitrova (Bul) 12.73sec; 2 Y Graudyn (Rus) 12.82; 3 M Azyabina (Rus) 13.24. 100m: 1 M Onyali (Nig) 11.10; 2 I Privalova (Rus) 11.15; 3 L Young-Sook (SK) 11.49. 200m: 1 G Torrence (US) 22.24; 2 M-J Perec (Fr) 22.74; 3 D Young (US) 23.24. 800m: 1 H Boulmerka (Alg) 2min 0.61sec; 2 C Crooks (Can) 2:01.78; 3 R Jacobs (US) 2:01.98. 5,000m: 1 F Ribeiro (Por) 15:06.91; 2 S O'Sullivan (Ire) 15:21.02; 3 M Igarashi (Japan) 15:23.36. Triple jump: 1 A Biryukova (Rus) 14.66 metres; 2 I Kravets (Ukr) 14.62; 3 H Radtke (Ger) 13.92. High jump: 1 B Bilac (Slov) 1.94; 2= S Costa (Cub) 1.91 and Y Topchina (Russ) 1.91. Shot: 1 H Zhihong (Ch) 19.65m; 2 A Suzuki (Japan) 14.82; 3 T Takeuchi (Japan) 14.68.

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