Sporting Digest: Athletics

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IAAF GRAND PRIX FINAL (Paris): Men: 100m: 1 D Mitchell (US) 10.12sec; 2 L Christie (GB) 10.13; 3 J Drummond (US) 10.18; 4 F Fredericks (Nam) 10.21. 400m: 1 D Mills (US) 45.22; 2 A Pettigrew (US) 45.26; 3 S Kitur (Ken) 45.37; 4 R Black (GB) 45.39; 7 D Ladejo (GB) 45.80. 1500m: 1 N Morceli (Alg) 3min 40.89sec; 2 V Niyongabo (Burun) 3:41.72; 3 A Bile (Som) 3:42.24; 4 M Yates (GB) 3:42.79. 5,000m: 1 K Skah (Mor) 13min 14.63sec; 2 K Boulami (Mor) 13:14.64; 3 M Kiptanui (Ken) 13:14.93. 110m hurdles: 1 C Jackson (GB) 13.08; 2 M McKoy (Aut) 13.14; 3 C Hawkins (US) 13.33. 400m hurdles: 1 S Matete (Zam) 48.02; 2 D Adkins (US) 48.05; 3 S Diagana (Fr) 48.64. High jump: 1 J Sotomayor (Cuba) 2.33m; 2 T Kemp (Bah) 2.33; 3 D Topic (Yug) 2.30. Triple jump: 1 M Conley (US) 17.68m; 2 O Sakirin (Kaz) 17.17; 3 V Sokov (Rus) 16.87; 8 J Edwards (GB) 15.81. Shot put: 1 R Barnes (US) 20.60m; 2 C Hunter (US) 20.50; 3 G Tafralis (US) 20.49. Hammer: 1 A Abduvaliyev (Taj) 81.46m; 2 I Astapkovich (Bela) 79.54; 3 V Sidorenko (Rus) 79.12. Pole vault: 1 S Bubka (Ukr) 5.90m; 2 D Starkey (US) 5.80; 3 R Gataullin (Rus) 5.70. Final standings: 1 N Morceli (Alg) 78pts; 2 S Matete (Zam) 72; 3 M Conley (US) 72; 4 D Mitchell (US) 72; 5 J Sotomayor (Cuba) 72; 6 A Abduvaliyev (Tajikstan) 68; 7 D Adkins (US) 66; 8 V Niyongabo (Burun) 66; 9 K Skah (Mor) 64; 10 T Kemp (Bah) 60.

Women: 100m: 1 M Ottey (Jam) 10.78; 2 G Torrence (US) 10.82; 3 I Privalova (Rus) 11.02. 400m: 1 M-J Perec (Fr) 49.77; 2 C Freeman (Aus) 50.04; 3 M Malone (US) 50.33. 1500m: 1 A Chalmers (Can) 4:01.61; 2 H Boulmerka (Alg) 4:01.85; 3 Y Podkopayeva (Rus) 4:01.92. 5,000m: 1 S O'Sullivan (Irl) 15:12.94; 2 L Borisova (Rus) 15:14.61; 3 A Wyeth (GB) 15:15.45; 5 C McKiernan (Irl) 15:20.07. 100m hurdles: 1 S Dimitrova (Bul) 12.66; 2 Y Graudyn (Rus) 12.79; 3 A Lopez (Cuba) 12.86. Long jump: 1 J Joyner-Kersee (US) 7.21m; 2 I Kravets (Ukr) 6.98; 3 H Drechsler (Ger) 6.83. Discus: 1 I Wyludda (Ger) 65.84m; 2 M Bergmann (Nor) 64.72; 3 E Zvereva (Bela) 63.96. Javelin: 1 N Shikolenko (Bela) 68.26m; 2 T Hattestad (Nor) 67.04; 3 C Isaila (Rom) 66.56. Final standings: 1 J Joyner- Kersee (US) 72pts; 2 S Dimitrova (Bul) 72; 3 S O'Sullivan (Irl) 72; 4 N Shikolenko (Bela) 70; 5 G Torrence (US) 66; 6 I Wyludda (Ger) 66; 7 H Drechsler (Ger) 63; 8 A Chalmers (Can) 62; 9 T Hattestad (Nor) 62; 10 Y Podkopayeva (Rus) 61.

McDONALDS GAMES (Sheffield) Men: 150m: 1 L Christie (GB) 14.97sec; 2 J Regis (GB) 15.15; 3 D Bailey (Can) 15.19. 200m: 1 F Fredericks (Nam) 20.35; 2 G Moen (Nor) 20.40; 3 R Clark (US) 20.89; 4 D Braithwaite (GB) 20.99. 300m: 1 R Black (GB) 32.45; 2 A Valmon (US) 32.59; 3 D Ladejo (GB) 32.73. 800m: 1 P Konchellah (Ken) 1min 46.31sec; 2 A Douglas (Nor) 1:46.93; 3 W Tanui (Ken) 1:47.46; 9 C Winrow (GB) 1:49.00. Mile: 1 J Mayock (GB) 3:58.34; 2 G Di Napoli (It) 3:58.81; 3 J Birir (Ken) 3:58.94. 110m hurdles: 1 C Jackson (GB) 13.03 (UK all-comers record); 2 M McKoy (Aut) 13.16; 3 A Johnson (US) 13.25. 400m hurdles: 1 O Tverdokhleb (Ukr) 49.29; 2 W Graham (Jam) 49.65; 3 G Cadogan (GB) 49.74. High jump: 1 S Smith (GB); 2 T Barton (US); 3 S Hoen (Nor) all 2.24m. Triple jump: 1 J Golley (GB) 16.75m; 2 B Wellman (Berm) 16.55; 3 V Sokov (Rus) 16.54. Javelin: 1 J Zelezny (Cz Rep) 91.82; 2 A Moruyev (Rus) 86.06; 3 S Backley (GB) 84.78. Pole vault: 1 P Manson (US) 5.80m; 2 R Gataullin (Rus) 5.70; 3 S Huffman (US) 5.60; 7 N Winter (GB) 5.20.

Women: 200m: 1 Z Tarnopolskaya (Ukr) 22.86; 2 C Guidry (US) 22.93; 3 P Thomas (GB) 23.09. 400m: 1 M Malone (US) 50.77; 2 J Miles (US) 51.00; 3 S Richards (Jam) 51.28; 6 P Smith (GB) 52.09. 800m: 1 K Holmes (GB) 2:01.56; 2 P Djate (Fr) 2:02.53; 3 M Rainey (US) 2:02.71. 2,000m: 1 A Chalmers (Can) 5:34.49; 2 Y Murray (GB) 5:38.33; 3 A Wyeth (GB) 5:43.13. 100m hurdles: 1 S Dimitrova (Bul) 12.85; 2 Y Graudyn (Rus) 12.94; 3 O Shishgina (Kaz) 13.06; 4 J Agyepong (GB) 13.11. 400m hurdles: 1 S Gunnell (GB) 55.24; 2 H Meissner (Ger) 56.29; 3 A Knoroz (Rus) 56.88. Shot: 1 Huang Zhihong (Ch) 19.54; 2 A Kumbernuss (Ger) 18.56; 3 V Pavlysh (Ukr) 18.39; 6 J Oakes (GB) 17.61. Triple jump: 1 A Biryukova (Rus) 14.70 (UK all-comers record); 2 Y Chen (Rus) 14.38; 3 I Lasovskaya (Rus) 13.93; 5 A Hansen (GB) 13.60.

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