Sporting Digest: Athletics

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KHALID SKAH, of Morocco, established a world record for two miles at a meeting in Hechtel, Belgium, on Saturday, with a time of 8min 12.17sec.

IAAF GRAND PRIX MEETING (Cologne, selected) Men: 100m: 1 A Cason (US) 10.11sec; 2 J Drummond (US) 10.13; 3 O Adeniken (Nigeria) 10.17. 200m: 1 L Christie (GB) 20.39; 2 K Olujeni (Nigeria) 20.42; 3 R Kurnicki (Ger) 20.64. 400m: 1 S Kitur (Ken) 44.54; 2 S Bada (Nigeria) 44.77; 3 H Reynolds (US) 44.83. 800m: 1 J-L Barbosa (Bra) 1min 45.30sec; 2 W Tanui (Ken) 1:45.36; 3 M Haida (Mor) 1:45.62. 1500m: 1 A Bile (Som) 3:34.13; 2 M Suleiman (Qatar) 3:34.16; 3 M O'Sullivan (Irl) 3:34.69; 5 S Cram (GB) 3:35.63. 3,000m: 1 P Bitok (Ken) 7:34.98; 2 J Kiptanui (Ken) 7:35.79; 3 J Spivey (US) 7:37.04; 6 R Denmark (GB) 7:39.55; 8 F O'Mara (Irl) 7:42.58. 110m hurdles: 1 J Pierce (US) 13.24; 2 T Dees (US) 13.34; 3 M Crear (US) 13.36; 4 T Jarrett (GB) 13.46. 400m hurdles: 1 K Young (US) 47.75; 2 S Matete (Zam) 48.25; 3 D Adkins (US) 48.39. Discus: 1 T Washington (US) 66.86m; 2 L Riedel (Ger) 66.56; 3 E De Bruin (Neth) 65.74. Long jump: 1 M Powell (US) 8.39m; 2 O Eregbu (Nigeria) 8.14; 3 E Welder (US) 7.91. Pole vault: 1 R Gatauline (Rus) 5.88m; 2 G Yegorov (Kaz) 5.73; 3 T Bright (US) 5.73. 4 x 100m relay: 1 Cuba 38.87. Women: 100m: 1 G Torrance (US) 11.04; 2 J Cuthbert (Jam) 11.16; 3 M Paschke (Ger) 11.26. 800m: 1 S Masterkova (Rus) 1:58.53; 2 C Sacramento (Por) 2:00.74; 3 J Clark (US) 2.00.86; 9 L Keough (GB) 2:02.08. 100m hurdles: 1 M Freeman (Jam) 12.86; 2 A Lopez (Cuba) 12.88; 3 L Tolbert (US) 12.88. 400m hurdles: 1 M Ponomareva (Rus) 54.45; 2 K Batten (US) 54.54; 3 T Buford (US) 55.07. High jump: 1 I Quintero (Cuba) 1.97m; 2 G Astafei (Rom) 1.94; 3 S Costa (Cuba) 1.94. Javelin: 1 N Shikolenko (Bela) 66.36m; 2 T Hattestad (Nor) 66.24; 3 S Renk (Ger) 64.44. 4x100m relay: 1 Germany 42.92.

EUROPEAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (San Sebastian, Sp; selected) Men: 200m: 1 A Colombo (It) 21.14; 5 A Condon (GB) 21.44. 400m: 1 G Bullock (GB) 46.13; 4 N Budden (GB) 46.89. 3,000m: 1 A Peters (US) 8:43.67; 2 U Pippig (Ger) 8:44.50; 3 M Keszeg (Rom) 8:48.59. 110m hurdles: 1 R Korving (Neth) 13.85; 7 K Lumsdon (GB) 14.65. Long Jump: 1 C Howard (GB) 7.76m. Triple Jump: 1 P Camossi (It) 16.41; 3 L Achike (GB) 16.31. 1500m: 1 R Estevez (Sp) 3:45.00; 5 R Scanlon (GB) 3.49:16; 8 N Caddy (GB) 3:49.97. 5,000m: 1 V Kashave (Rus) 13:54.32; 4 D Burrows (GB) 14:13.61; 8 C Stephenson (GB) 14:24.56. 400m hurdles: 1 C Silva (Por) 50.27; 3 N Levy (GB) 51.47. 4 x 100m: 1 GB 40.01. 4 x 400m: 1 GB 3:07.39. Women: 200m: 1 K Merry (GB) 23.35; 3 S Smith (GB) 23.63. Javelin: 1 M Ingberg (Fin) 56.64; 2 K Morrison (GB) 55.92. Women: 1500m: 1 M D (Sp) 4:17.26. 3,000m: 1 G Szabo (Rom) 8:50.97; 4 H Moulder (GB) 9:18.07. 100m hurdles: 1 D Allahgreen (GB) 13.42. 400m hurdles: 1 I Tirlea (Rom) 56.43. Discus: 1 C De Bruin (Neth) 55.30m; 6 E Merry (GB) 49.98. Heptathlon: 1 K Gutjahr (Ger) 5,650pts; 7 U Efobi (GB) 5,292. 4 x 100m: 1 Great Britain 44.31.

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