Sporting Digest: Athletics

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McDONALD'S GAMES (Sheffield): Men: 100m: 1 L Christie (GB) 9.99sec; 2 J John (GB) 10.12; 3 C Imoh (Nigeria) 10.23. 200m: 1 J Williams (US) 20.47; 2 D Capobianco (Aus) 20.49; 3 C Smith (US) 20.50; 4 J Regis (GB) 20.54. 400m: 1 M Johnson (US) 45.51; 2 E Clarke (Jam) 46.28; 3 A Mafe (GB) 46.45. 800m: 1 S Langat (Ken) 1min 46.22sec; 2 P Ruto (Ken) 1:46.34; 3 R Kibet (Ken) 1:46.35; 4 M Steele (GB) 1:47.00. 1500m: 1 M Yates (GB) 3:38.07; 2 J Mayock (GB) 3:38.58; 3 I Viciosa (Sp) 3:38.61. 110m hurdles: 1 C Jackson (GB) 13.09; 2 T Jarrett (GB) 13.36; 3 I Kazanov (Lat) 13.41. 400m hurdles: 1 T Zellner (US) 49.20; 2 K Akabusi (GB) 49.24; 3 G Cadogan (GB) 49.81. High jump: 1 J Sotomayor (Cuba) 2.36m; 2 S Smith (GB) 2.33; 3 T Kemp (Baham) 2.30. Long jump: 1 M Powell (US) 8.31; 2 R Jones (US) 8.04; 3 F Salle (GB) 7.82. Triple jump: 1 J Edwards (GB) 17.27; 2 L Voloshin (Rus) 17.21; 3 M Conley (US) 16.65. Javelin: 1 J Zelezny (Cz Rep) 95.66 (world record); 2 M Hill (GB) 85.62; 3 T Pukstys (US) 83.30. Pole vault: 1 S Huffman (US) 5.85; 2 M Tarasov (Rus) 5.80; 3 K Tarpenning (US) 5.70; 8 M Edwards (GB) 5.30. Women: 400m: 1 J Miles (US) 51.46sec; 2 C Freeman (Aus) 52.06; 3 P Smith (GB) 52.24. 1,000m: 1 E Van Langen (Neth) 2min 35.21sec; 2 D Modahl (GB) 2:35.86; 3 N Duchnova (Bela) 2:36.89. 2,000m: 1 Y Murray (GB) 5:36.03; 2 A Wyeth (GB) 5:38.50; 3 P Radcliffe (GB) 5:39.20. 100m hurdles: 1 G Devers (US) 12.62; 2 M Azyabina (Rus) 12.70; 3 M Freeman (Jam) 12.86; 4 J Agyepong (GB) 13.01. 400m hurdles: 1 S Gunnell (GB) 54.25; 2 D Hemmings (Jam) 55.87; 3 T Buford (US) 55.92. High jump: 1 S De Leeuw (Bel) 1.93m; 2 A Acuff (US) 1.85; 3 A Bradburn (US) 1.85; 4 J Jennings (GB) 1.80.

INTERNATIONAL MEETING (Padova, It): Men: 400m: 1 S Kemboi (Ken) 45.30sec; 2 S Bada (Nigeria) 45.50; 3 N Telles (Cuba) 45.97. 800m: 1 G D'Urso (It) 1min 46.59sec; 2 T De Teresa (Sp) 1:46.97; 3 N Motchobon (Burundi) 1:47.34. 1,500m: 1 V Niyongabo (Burundi) 3:37.31; 2 D Tirelli (It) 3:38.37; 3 J Spivey (US) 3:38.72. 110m hurdles 1 M McKoy (Can) 13.59sec; 2 E Valle (Cuba) 13.80; 3 F Frigiero (It) 14.10. 2,000m steeplechase: 1 J Kariuki (Ken) 5:27.27; 2 E Barngetuny (Ken) 5:29.15; 3 A Brahmi (Alg) 5:31.45. High jump: 1 G Dakov (Bul) 2.20m; 2 M Pascuzzo (US) 2.20; 3 A Partyka (Pol) 2.15. Pole vault: 1 S Bubka (Ukr) 5.80; 2 V Bukreyev (Est) 5.70; 3 I Trandenkov (Rus) 5.60. Shot: 1 J Doehring (US) 21.12; 2 M Stulce (US) 20.89; 3 R Barnes (US) 20.24. Hammer: 1 A Abduvaliyev (Taj) 80.16; 2 S Litvinov (Rus) 79.96; 3 T Gecsek (Hung) 79.38. Women: 100m: 1 I Privalova (Rus) 11.30sec; 2 L Allen (Cuba) 11.67; 3 M Tradenkova (Rus) 11.71. 3km walk: 1 I Salvador (It) 11min 48.24sec (world best); 2 E Perrone (It) 11:56.40; 3 B Anders (Ger) 12:06.15. Triple jump: 1 A Biryukova (Rus) 14.36m; 2 I Lasovskaia (Rus) 13.95; 3 A Capriotti (It) 13.93. High jump: 1 S Kostadinova (Bul) 2.02m; 2 Y Topchina (Rus) 1.96; 3 I Quintero (Cuba) 1.93.

HOKKAIDO MARATHON (Sapporo, Japan) Men: 1 T Gebre (Eth) 2hr 15min 34sec; 2 G Uirge (Eth) 2:18:09; 3 K Sato (Japan) 2:19:02. Women: 1 N Fujimura (Japan) 2:33:10; 2 L Klochko (Ukr) 2:35:30. 3 L Moller (NZ) 2:37:24.

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