Sporting Digest: Athletics

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ALMOST pounds 100,000 plus a Mercedes- Benz car will be won by any American man or woman who wins the New York Marathon on 14 November.

GREAT BRITAIN (v United States, TSB Challenge, Edinburgh, 2 July): MEN: 100m: L Christie (Thames Valley), T Box (Wolverhampton), J John (Newham). 200m: J Regis (Belgrave), D Campbell (Sale), M Adam (Belgrave). 400m: D Grindley (Wigan), D Ladejo (Belgrave), M Richardson (Windsor). 800m: D Sharpe (Jarrow), T McKean (Motherwell), M Steele (Longwood). 110m hurdles: C Jackson (Brecon), H Teape (Enfield), T Jarrett (Haringey). 400m hurdles: K Akabusi (Team Solent), G Cadogan (Haringey), P Crampton (Spenborough). 1500m: S Cram (Jarrow), D Strang, S Fairbrother (both Haringey). 3,000m: R Denmark (Basildon), A Pearson (Wolverhampton), to be selected. 3,000m steeplechase: T Buckner (Havant), T Hanlon (Caledon Park), to be selected. High jump: S Smith (Liverpool), D Grant (Haringey), B Reilly (Corby). Long jump: F Salle (Belgrave), I Simpson (Leeds), B Williams (Cannock). Triple jump: J Edwards (Gateshead), T Fasinro (Haringey), J Golley (Thames Valley). Pole vault: M Edwards (Belgrave), N Winter (Shaftesbury), M Belsham (Sale). Shot: P Edwards (Belgrave), M Simson (Thurrock), D Callaway (Haringey). Hammer: P Head (Newham), P Vivian (Thames Valley), J Byrne (Windsor). Discus: B Weir (Birchfield), D Morris (Belgrave), N Thompson (Shaftesbury). Javelin: M Roberson (Haringey), C MacKenzie (Newham), M Hill (Leeds). 4 x 100m relay (from): Campbell, Christie, Regis, Jarrett, Adam, John. 4 x 400m relay (from): Grindley, Richardson, Ladejo, Regis, A Mafe (Thames Valley). WOMEN: 100m: G McLeod (Birchfield), M Richardson (Windsor), P Thomas (Trafford). 200m: J Stoute (Essex), P Smith (Wigan), S Jacobs (Shaftesbury). 400m: T Goddard (Basingstoke), S Gunnell (Essex), S Leigh (Stevenage). 800m: J Latimer (Sale), K Holmes (Middlesex), L Keough (Basingstoke). 100m hurdles: J Agyepong (Shaftesbury), K Maddox (Cannock), C Court (Birchfield). 400m hurdles: V Rhodes (Hallamshire), J Parker (Essex), L Fraser (Trafford). 1500m: Y Murray (Motherwell), A Wyeth (Parkside), P Radcliffe (Bedford). 3,000m: S Rigg (Sale), S McGeorge (Brighton), J Spark (Altrincham). High jump: D Marti (Bromley), J Jennings (Essex), J Bennett (Epsom). Long jump: F May (Derby), Y Idowu (Essex), J Wise (Coventry). Triple jump: M Griffith (Windsor), R Kirby (Hounslow), A Hansen (Essex). Shot: M Augee (Bromley), M Lynes (Croydon), A Grey (Glasgow). Discus: S Andrews (Essex), J McKernan (Lisburn), D Callaway (Aldershot). Javelin: S Gibson (Notts), A Liverton (Exeter), S Holroyd (Sale). 4 x 100m (from): B Kinch (Hounslow), Jacobs, Richardson, Thomas, McLeod. 4 x 400m (from): Gunnell, Smith, Stoute, Keough, Leigh, Holmes.

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