Sporting Digest: Athletics

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INTERNATIONAL INDOOR MEETING (Sindelfingen, Ger): Winners only: MEN: 60m: L Christie (GB) 6.53sec. 60m hurdles: C Jackson (GB) 7.30 (world record). 200m: Christie 20.76. 400m: T Douglas (Ber) 46.92. 800m: J Gray (US) 1min 46.66sec. 3,000m: V Niyongabo (Bur) 7:50.4. Triple jump: D Kapustin (Rus) 16.94m. WOMEN: 60m: M Ottey (Jam) 6.99. 400m: S Gunnell (GB) 51.72. 1500m: M Rydz (Pol) 4:12.73. Pole vault: A Muller (Ger) 4.00m.

US INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Atlanta, Ga, US unless stated) Winners only: MEN: 60m: D Mitchell 6.57sec. 60m hurdles: 1 A Dees 7.54; 4 T Jarrett (GB) 7.61. 800m: D Kiptoo (Ken) 1:47.05. 3,000m: M Kiptanui (Ken) 7:42.81. 5,000m walk: J Matthews 20:01.50. High jump: H Conway 2.25m. Triple jump: T Scott 16.68m. Shot: K Toth 21.25m. Pole vault: K Tarpenning 5.70m. WOMEN: 60m: G Torrence 7.10. 60m hurdles: M Freeman (Jam) 7.98sec. 400m: M Malone 51.72. 800m: M Mutola (Moz) 2:00.52. 3,000m: K Franey 9:14.64. 3,000m walk: D Lawrence 13min 13.20sec. High jump: A Bradburn 1.98m. Long jump: J Joyner-Kersee 7.13m (American record). Triple jump: S Hudson 13.80m. Shot: R Pagel 18.50m.

IAAF WORLD CROSS CHALLENGE (San Vittore Olona, It): MEN (10km): 1 F Bayisa (Eth) 32min 06sec; 2 W Segei (Ken) 32:10; 3 I Kirui (Ken) 32:26; 10 C Stephenson (GB) 33:35. Overall: 1 Kirui 91pts; 2 E Bitok (Ken) 77; 3= P Guerra (Por), H Gebresilasie (Eth) 69. WOMEN (5km): 1 A Dias (Por) 18min 49sec; 2 T Lorupe (Ken) 18:56; 3 B Adere (Eth) 18:58; 6 V McPherson (GB) 19:32. Overall: 1 C McKiernan (Irl) 97; 2 Dias 91; 3 M Keszeg (Rom) 77.

TSB ENGLISH SCHOOLS CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS (Liverpool): Boys: Senior 8km: 1 B Noad (Avon) 26min 15sec. Team: W Yorks 162 pts. Girls 4.5km: 1 N Slater (Oxon) 15:42. Team: Staffs 225. Intermediate 6.5km: 1 R Brown (Northumberland) 20:45. Team: Hants 179. Junior 5km: 1 L Hughes (Salop) 16:14. Girls 4km: 1 D Adams (Merseyside) 13:28. Team: Northumberland 166. Team: West Mids 309. Girls 3.5km: 1 J Swallow (Essex) 12:35. Team: 1 Merseyside 200.

MAINICHI MARATHON (Hiroshima): 1 K Suzuki (Japan) 2hr 11min 5sec; 2 H Tako (Japan) 2:11:35; 3 W Perszke (Pol) 2:11:52.

LOS ANGELES MARATHON: Men: 1 P Pilkington (US) 2hr 12min 13sec; 2 L Barzaghi (It) 2:12:52; 3 A Krzyscin (Pol) 2:13:21. Women: 1 O Appell (US) 2:28:12; 2 E Scaunich (It) 2:37:05; 3 S Mosqueda (US) 2:40:12.

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