Sporting Digest: Athletics

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INVITATIONAL MEETING (Seville) Men: 100m: 1 L Christie (GB) 10.31sec; 2 B Surin (Can) 10.39; 3 A Porkhomoski (Rus) 10.56. 400m: 1 K Ochieng (Ken) 45.20; 2 A Valmon (US) 45.49; 3 N Tellez (Cuba) 46.01. 400m hurdles: 1 O Tverdohleb (Ukr) 49.23; 2 W Graham (Jam) 49.24; 3 T Zellner (US) 49.81. 1500m: 1 R El Basir (Mor) 3min 36.36sec; 2 W Tanui (Ken) 3:36.77; 3 F Cacho (Sp) 3:37.77. 5,000m: 1 B Jabbou (Mor) 13:29.50; 2 B Lahlafi (Mor) 13:30.19; 3 A Serrano Sanchez (Sp) 13:31.21. High jump: 1 J Sotomayor (Cuba) 2.42m; 2 G Mayo (Col) 2.31; 3 G Becker Lasso (Sp) 2.20. Triple jump: 1 D Kapustin (Rus) 17.86m; 2 V Melnikov (Rus) 17.49; 3 J Quesada (Cuba) 17.39. Hammer: 1 I Astapkovich (Bela) 83.00m; 2 A Seleznyov (Rus) 80.96; 3 S Kirmasov (Rus) 78.02. Women: 200m: 1 D Young (US) 22.65; 2 G Malchugina (Rus) 23.04; 3 L Allen (Cuba) 23.31. 800m: 1 M Rainey (US) 2:01.98; 2 K Dawson (GB) 2:03.83; 3 A Andres (Sp) 2:04.20. 1500m: 1 C Sacramento (Por) 4:07.65; 2 Y Graham (Jam) 4:07.85; 3 M Akraka (Swe) 4:11.37. 5,000m: 1 D Tulu (Eth) 15:40.29; 2 K McKiernan (Irl) 15:49.31; 3 F Ribeiro (Por) 16:04.37. 100m hurdles: 1 S Dimitrova (Bul) 12.65; 2 Y Donkova (Bul) 12.69; 3 T Reshentnikova (Rus) 12.86. Long jump: 1 L Ninova (Aut) 7.09m; 2 R Nielsen (Neth) 7.09; 3 N Montalbo (Cuba) 6.78. Javelin: 1 N Shikolenko (Bela) 71.40m; 2 T Shikolenko (Bela) 63.48; 3 E Ivakina (Rus) 62.98.

ADRIAAN PAULEN MEMORIAL MEETING (Hengelo, Neth, winners and GB) Men: 100m: 1 L Burrell (US) 10.08sec. 400m: 1 N De Silva (Trin) 46.23; 3 G Bullock (GB) 46.77. 800m: 1 V Rodal (Nor) 1min 45.29sec. 1500m: 1 K McCay (GB) 3:38.08; 2 R Finch (GB) 3:38.80. 5,000m: 1 H Gebresilasie (Eth) 12:56.96 (world record). 110m hurdles: 1 A Johnson (US) 13.50. 4x100m relay: 1 Santa Monica Track Club (F Heard; L Burrell; M Marsh; C Lewis) 38.29. Long jump: 1 M Powell (US) 7.90. Shot: 1 J Doehring (US) 20.19. Discus: 1 A Horvath (Hung) 60.76. Women: 100m: 1 J Cuthbert (Jam) 11.24. 800m: 1 E van Langen (Neth) 2:00.38 4 D Modahl (GB) 2:01.13. 3,000m: 1 L Borisova (Rus) 8:55.53. Long jump: 1 M Dulgheru (Rom) 6.47; 5 O Idowu (GB) 6.08. Discus: 1 D Costian (Aus) 62.32. Shot: 1 A Kumbernuss (Ger) 19.56.

GUARDIAN BRITISH LEAGUE Men's First Division (Hendon, winners only): 100m: S Wariso (Haringey) 10.34sec. 200m: J John (Newham and Essex Beagles) 21.46. 400m: A Mafe (Thames Valley Harriers) 47.00. 800m: E Calvert (Thames Valley Harriers) 1min 51.36sec. 1500m: D Daniels (Birchfield) 3:48.12. 5,000m: K Tadessa (Belgrave) 14:28.50. 3,000m steeplechase: N Smart (Sale) 8:56.15. 110m hurdles: N Owen (Belgrave) 13.80. 400m hurdles: L Lynch (Haringey) 51.30. High jump: H Pierre (Haringey) 2.14m. Pole vault: M Edwards (Belgrave) 5.30. Long jump: M Morgan (Belgrave) 7.59. Triple jump: F Agyepong (Shaftesbury Barnet) 16.95. Shot: P Edwards (Belgrave) 19.02. Discus: D Morris (Belgrave) 54.46. Hammer: P Vivian (Thames Valley Harriers) 69.32. Javelin: M Robertson (Haringey) 72.08. 4x100m relay: Belgrave 40.83. 4x400m relay: Thames Valley Harriers 3:13.43. Teams: 1 Thames Valley Harriers 331pts; 2 Belgrave 320.5; 3 Haringey 319; 4 Newham and Essex Beagles 289; 5 Birchfield 263.5; 6 Shaftesbury Barnet 263; 7 Sale 212; 8 Crawley 263.5. Positions (after two matches): 1 Thames Valley Harriers 13pts; 2 Haringey 12; 3 Newham and Essex Beagles 12; 4 Birchfield 12; 5 Belgrave 11; 6 Shaftesbury Barnet 6; 7 Sale 4; 8 Crawley 2.

STOCKHOLM MARATHON Men: 1 T Bekele (Eth) 2hr 14min 7sec, 2 A Szalkai (Swe) 2:16:07, 3 J Mnyampanda (Tan) 2:16:12; 7 H Jones (GB) 2:18.20. Women: 1 I Sklarenko (Rus) 2:40.34; 2 M Hamrin (Swe) 2:46.58; 3 M Uglem (Nor) 2:52.44.

INTERNATIONAL MEETING (Eugene, Oregon) Selected results: Men: 100m: 1 J Drummond (US) 10.15sec; 2 A Cason (US) 10.17. Pole vault: 1 S Bubka (Ukr) 5.95m. Women: 1,000m: 1 M Mutola (Zim) 2min 33.33sec.

TRIANGULAR MATCH (Loughborough): AAA 114pts, Loughbrough Students 79, Great Britain students 61.

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