Sporting Digest: Athletics

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SAFEWAY INTERNATIONAL CROSS- COUNTRY (Gateshead) Senior Men (6,900m): 1 O Osoro (Ken) 20min 40sec; 2 P Davies-Hale (Cannock and Staffs) 21:09; 3 D Lewis (Rossendale) 21:24. UK Club Teams: 1 Bingley 138pts; 2 Gateshead Harriers 161; 3 North Belfast Harriers 179. Senior Women (5,200m): 1 S Barsosio (Ken) 18:13; 2 W Ore (Cardiff) 18:15; 3 L Robinson (Coventry Godiva) 18:21. UK Club Teams: 1 Chester-le-Street 86; 2 Houghton 99; 3 Liverpool Harriers 121.

WORLD CROSS-COUNTRY CHALLENGE SERIES (Bolbec, Fr) Men: 1 K Boulami (Mor) 27min 29sec; 2 E Bitok (Ken) 27.30; 3 Y Millon (Fr) 27.31. Women: 1 C McKiernan (Irl) 16min 5sec; 2 M Dias (Por) 16.05; 3 F Fates (Fr) 16.22.

LISBON MARATHON Men: 1 S Er-Rmili (Mor) 2hr 12min 29sec; 2 J Pacau (Bra) 2:13:41; 3 D Neves (Por) 2:15:16. Women: 1 M Machado (Por) 2:31:31; 2 A Nikiel (Pol) 2:38:31; 3 R Borralho (Por) 2:40:18.

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