Sporting Digest: Athletics

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YOLANDA CHEN, of Russia, broke the women's triple jump world record yesterday with a leap of 14.97m at Moscow's Lokomotiv stadium. The previous record of 14.95m was set by Ukraine's Inessa Kravets in 1991.

UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIPS Finals (Eugene, Oregon): MEN: 100m: 1 A Cason 9.85sec; 2 D Mitchell 9.85; 3 C Lewis 9.90. High jump: 1 H Conway 2.31m; 2= T Barton and R Noji 2.25. Triple jump: 1 M Conley 17.69m; 2 K Harrison 17.27; 3 R Jones 17.04. WOMEN: 100m: 1 G Devers 10.82sec; 2 G Torrence 11.03; 3 M Finn 11.07. 3,000m: 1 A Peters 8min 48.59sec; 2 S Steely 8:52.99; 3 S Carrozza 8:55.03. 10km walk: 1 D Lawrence 45min 55sec; 2 T Vaill 46:04; 3 S Standley 48:16. Triple jump: 1 C Haywood 13.86m; 2 S Hudson 13.66; 3 C Rhodes 13.48.

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