Sporting Digest: Athletics

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CARL LEWIS, the 100m world record holder, ran a wind-assisted 20.16sec in the 200m at the Austin Invitational in Texas on Saturday. Only his compatriot Michael Johnson has run faster this season with 20.15. .3,231

BRITISH ATHLETICS LEAGUE First Division (Kingston, winners only): 100m: M Rosswess (Birchfield) 10.5sec. 200m: A Mafe (Thames Valley) 21.8. 400m: S Thomas (Birchfield) 47.43. 800m: E Williams (Thames Valley) 1min 51.3sec. 1500m: G Stewart (Edinburgh Southern) 3:51.92. 5,000m: I Taedasse (Belgrave) 14:35.09. 3,000m s'chase: K Penney (Haringey) 8:56.9. 110m hurdles: N Owen (Belgrave) 14.22. 400m hurdles: L Lynch (Haringey) 52.4. High jump: D Grant (Haringey) 2.26m (Man of the Match). Pole Vault: M Grant (Thames Valley) 5.00. Long jump: J Munroe (Thames Valley) 7.36. Triple jump: J Golley (Thames Valley) 15.98. Shot: P Edwards (Belgrave) 18.35. Discus: D Morris (Belgrave) 55.78. Hammer: P Head (Newham and Essex Beagles) 69.74. Javelin: C Mackenzie (Newham and Essex Beagles) 77.04. 4x100m relay: Shaftesbury Barnet 41.45. 4x400m relay: Haringey 3:11.70. Teams: 1 Haringey 361pts; 2 Belgrave 303; 3 Woodford Green 293. Second Division (Crawley): 1 Sale 271.5pts; 2 Crawley 232; 3 Old Gaytonians 227. Third Division (Swansea): 1 Liverpool 237; 2 Blackheath 217; 3 Leeds City 213. Fourth Division (Bournemouth): 1 Cardiff 255; 2 Bournemouth 225; 3 Cambridge Harriers 203. Fifth Division (Jarrow): 1 Hounslow 241; 2 City of Stoke 235; 3 Bristol 216.

RANDY BARNES, the world shot-put record holder, won his first competition since returning from a drug ban at the Mito International meeting in Japan yesterday. Barnes denied that he had used steroids and has sued the International Amateur Athletic Federation for dollars 50m ( pounds 32.5m).

MITO INTERNATIONAL MEETING (Mito, Japan): Men: 400m: 1 B Sunday (Nigeria) 45.45sec; 2 S Karibe (Japan) 46.48; 3 T Kemp (US) 47.15. 3,000m hurdles: 1 Sun Ripeng (Ch) 8min 46.60sec; 2 K Yamada (Japan) 8:50.70; 3 H Katabuchi (Japan) 8:51.70. Women: 100m: 1 C Gaines (US) 11.92; 2 K Ito (Japan) 12.31; 3 S Tagawa (Japan) 12.81.

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