Sporting Digest: Athletics

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EUROPEAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Paris) Finals (Saturday): MEN: 60m hurdles: 1 C Jackson (GB) 7.41sec; 2 G Boroi (Rom) 7.57; 3 M Fenner (Ger) 7.58. Triple jump: 1 L Voloshin (Rus) 17.44m; 2 D Kapustin (Rus) 17.35; 3 V Sokov (Rus) 17.31; 13 F Agyepong (GB) 16.27; 14 J Golley (GB) 16.17. Pole vault: 1 P Bochkarev (Rus) 5.90m; 2 J Galfione (Fr) 5.80; 3 I Tradenkov (Rus) 5.75. WOMEN: 60m: 1 N Fiere-Cooman (Neth) 7.17; 2 M Paschke (Ger) 7.19; 3 P Girard (Fr) 7.19. High jump: 1 S Kostadinova (Bul) 1.98m; 2 D Alexandrova (Bul) 1.96; 3 S Kirchmann (Aut) 1.96. 3,000m walk: 1 A Sidoti (It) 11min 54.32sec; 2 B Gummelt (Ger) 11:56.01; 3 E Arshintseva (Rus) 11:57.48.

(Yesterday): MEN: 200m: 1 D Sangouma (Fr) 20.68; 2 V Dologodin (Ukr) 20.76; 3 G Panagiotopoulos (Gr) 20.99; 5 D Braithwaite (GB) 21.30. 400m: 1 D Ladejo (GB) 46.53; 2 M Vdovin (Rus) 46.56; 3 R Lieder (Ger) 46.82. Did not finish: J Baulch (GB). 800m A Loginov (Rus) 1:46.38; 2 L Gonzalez (Sp) 1:46.69; 3 O Diarra (Fr) 1:47.18. 1500m: 1 D Strang (GB) 3:44.57; 2 B Zorko (Croa) 3:44.64; 3 K Chekhemani (Fr) 3:44.65. 3,000m: 1 K Baurmeister (Ger) 7:52.34; 2 O Olteanu (Rom) 7:52.37; 3 R Finch (GB) 7:53.99. 5,000m walk: 1 M Schennikov (Rus) 18:34.32; 2 R Weigel (Ger) 18:40.32; 3 D Langlois (Fr) 18:43.20. High jump: 1 D Grant (GB) 2.37; 2 J-C Gicquel (Fr) 2.35; 3 H Beyer (Ger) 2.33; 7 B Reilly (GB) 2.26. Heptathlon final standings: 1 C Plaziat (Fr) 6,268pts; 2 H Dagard (Swe) 6,119; 3 A Blondel (Fr) 6,084. Did not finish: A Kruger (GB) 3,312. WOMEN: 400m: 1 S Gocharenko (Rus) 51.62; 2 T Alekseeva (Rus) 51.77; 3 V Dorsile (Fr) 51.92. 800m: 1 N Dukhnova (Bela) 2:00.42; 2 E Kovacs (Rom) 2:00.49; 3 C Sacramento (Por) 2:01.12. 1500m: 1 E Podkopayeva (Rus) 4:06.46; 2 L Rogacheva (Rus) 4:06.60; 3 M Rydz (Pol) 4:06.98. 60m hurdles: 1 Y Donkova (Bul) 7.85; 2 E Sokolova (Rus) 7.89; 3 A Piquereau (Fr) 7.91. Triple jump: 1 I Lasovskaya (Rus) 14.88; 2 A Biriukova (Rus) 14.72; 3 S Bozhanova (Bul) 14.52; 10 M Griffith (GB) 13.55. Shot: 1 A Kumbernuss (Ger) 19.44; 2 L Peleshenko (Rus) 19.16; 3 S Mitkova (Bul) 19.09.

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HASTINGS HALF-MARATHON Men: 1 S Bitok (Ken) 63min 25sec; 2 H Kogo (Ken) 63:54; 3 A Meino (Ken) 64:43; 4 E Martin (Basildon) 64:58. Women: 1 A Fletcher (Dulwich) 81:23; 2 B Cardy-Wise (Bromsgrove) 82:15.

MANILA MARATHON Men: 1 R Antoque (Phil) 2:28:24; 2 G Veletti (It) 2:29:01; 3 R Vence (Phil) 2:33:51. Women: 1 L Beliaeva (Rus) 2:56:22; 2 M Grazia (It) 2:57:32; 3 A Sagaray (Phil) 2:58:24.

NAGOYA WOMEN'S MARATHON 1 E Asai (Japan) 2:30:30; 2 R Burangulova (Rus) 2:31:12; 3 A Rybicka (Pol) 2:31.43.

PORTUGUESE HALF-MARATHON (Lisbon) Men: 1 A Espinosa (Mex) 1hr 34 sec; 2 A Pinto (Por) 1:00:55; 3 A Masai (Ken) 1:00:56. Women: 1 T Laroupe (Ken) 1:08:27; 2 C Oliveira (Bra) 1:08:31; 3 M Gama (Por) 1:09:19.

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