Sporting Digest: Athletics

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IAAF WORLD CUP FINAL (Crystal Palace, London; results from Saturday): MEN: 400m: 1 A Pettigrew (US) 45.26sec; 2 D Ladejo (GB) 45.44; 3 I Sena (Amer) 45.67; 4 I Ismail (Asia) 45.74; 5 M Rusterholz (Eur) 45.92; 6 S Kitur (Afr) 45.98; 7 P Greene (Ocea) 46.29; 8 D Bittner (Ger) 46.73. 1500m: 1 N Morceli (Afr) 3:34.70; 2 R Stenzel (Ger) 3:40.04; 3 M Suleiman (Asia) 3:40.52; 4 J Pyrah (US) 3:41.55; 5 G Lough (GB) 3:44.10; 6 J Valente (Amer) 3:44.32; 7 I Viciosa (Eur) 3:47.22; 8 R Potts (Ocea) 3:54.09. 3,000m steeplechase: 1 M Kiptanui (Afr) 8:28.28; 2 S Al-Asmari (Asia) 8:35.74; 3 A Lambruschini (Eur) 8:40.34; 4 C Walker (GB) 8:41.14; 5 M Strege (Ger) 8:45.18; 6 R Vera (Amer) 8:58.80; 7 D Reese (US) 9:15.16; 8 P Brett (Ocea) 9:19.11. 4 x 100m relay: 1 Great Britain 38.46; 2 Afr 38.97; 3 United States 39.33; 4 Amer 39.39; 5 Eur 39.46; 6 Asia 55.58. Disqualified: Germany. Did not finish: Oceania. Triple jump: 1 Y Quesada (Amer) 17.61; 2 J Golley (GB) 17.06; 3 O Sakirkin (Asia) 16.81; 4 L Khaida (Afr) 16.75; 5 S Helan (Eur) 16.67; 6 R Jones (US) 16.41; 7 W Knabe (Ger) 16.07; 8 A Murphy (Ocea) 15.86. Hammer: 1 A Abduvaliyev (Asia) 81.72m; 2 L Deal (US) 81.14; 3 H Weis (Ger) 80.32; 4 V Sidorenko (Eur) 76.34; 5 A Sanchez (Amer) 74.72; 6 S Carlin (Ocea) 74.54; 7 H Toumi (Afr) 69.38; 8 P Head (GB) 68.38. Discus: 1 V Dubrovshchik (Eur) 64.54m; 2 A Elizarde (Amer) 61.50; 3 A Olukoju (Afr) 60.22; 4 W Reiterer (Ocea) 60.22; 5 J Schult (Ger) 58.86; 6 M Gravelle (US) 56.76; 7 R Weir (GB) 55.86. Did not start: B Mubarak (Asia). Pole vault: 1 O Brits (Afr) 5.90m; 2 J Galfione (Eur) 5.75; 3= A Manzano (Amer), A Tiwontschik (Ger) 5.40; 5 S Huffman (US) 5.40; 6 G Yegorov (Asia) 5.40; 7 J Miller (Ocea) 5.20. No height: N Winter (GB).

WOMEN: 100m: 1 I Privalova (Eur) 11.32; 2 L Allen (Amer) 11.50; 3 M Onyali (Afr) 11.52; 4 M Gainsford (Ocea) 11.55; 5 M Paschke (Ger) 11.64; 6 X Liu (Asia) 11.66; 7 P Thomas (GB) 11.67; 8 S Echols (US) 11.81. 800m: 1 M Mutola (Afr) 1:58.27; 2 L Mendes (Amer) 2:00.13; 3 N Dukhnova (Eur) 2:02.81; 4 K Kovacs (Ger) 2:03.32; 5 J Clark (US) 2:03.76; 6 L Lightfoot (Ocea) 2:03.88; 7 C Dawson (GB) 2:04.13; 8 X Chen (Asia) 2:09.82. 10,000m: 1 E Meyer (Afr) 30:52.51; 2 F Ribeiro (Eur) 31:04.25; 3 L Wei (Asia) 32:37.94; 4 C Dreher (Ger) 33:04.79; 5 S Rigg (GB) 33:38.14; 6 A Cross (Ocea) 33:40.75; 7 L Lamena-Coll (US) 33:43.66; 8 P Cabrera (Amer) 34:41.22. 100m hurdles: 1 A Lopez (Amer) 12.91; 2 S Dimitrova (Eur) 12.95; 3 J Agyepong (GB) 13.02; 4 N Ramalalanirina (Afr) 13.24; 5 K Patzwahl (Ger) 13.68; 6 B Luo (Asia) 13.89; 7 S Taylor (US) 14.10; 8 R Links (Ocea) 14.14. Shot: 1 Z Huang (Asia) 19.45; 2 B Laza (Americas) 19.07; 3 A Kumbernuss (Ger) 18.89; 4 V Pavlysh (Eur) 18.67; 5 J Oakes (GB) 17.92; 6 D Dumble (US) 15.63; 7 F Fatihi (Afr) 15.48; 8 L- M Vizaniari (Ocea) 15.23.

MULTI-EVENTS MEETING (Talence, Fr): Decathlon: 1 D O'Brien (US) 8,710pts (10.43 100m; 7.75m lj; 15.81m shot; 2.06m hj; 48.06 400m; 13.91 110mh; 48.88m discus; 5.20 pv; 59.56 jav; 4:56.58 1500m); 2 E Hamalainen (Bela) 8,459; 3 A Blondel (Fr) 8,439; 4 H Dagard (Swe) 8,403; 5 S Fritz (US) 8,343; 6 S Schmid (Ger) 8,309; 7 W Motti (Fr) 8,224; 8 C Plaziat (Fr) 8,199; 9 K Janvrin (US) 8,138; 10 S Levicq (Fr) 8,018. Heptathlon: 1 H Drechsler (Ger) 6,741pts (13.34 100mh; 1.84m hj; 13.58m shot; 22.84 200m; 6.95m lj; 40.64m jav; 2:11.53 800m); 2 N Teppe (Fr) 6,371; 3 L Turchinskaya (Rus) 6,294; 4 U Wlodarczyk (Pol) 6,285; 5 S Moskalets (Rus) 6,270; 6 T Rattya (Fin) 6,162.

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