Sporting Digest: Athletics

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AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS (Durban) MEN 400m: 1 K Ochieng (Ken) 45.29sec; 2 I Hassan (Gha) 45.90; 3 S Kemboi (Ken) 46.06. 1500m: 1 D Kibet (Ken) 3min 45.67sec; 2 J Landsman (SA) 3:46.03; 3 J Fourie (SA) 3:46.22. 10,000m: 1 W Sigei (Ken) 27:25.23; 2 F Bayissa (Eth) 27:26.90; 3 H Selassie (Eth) 27:30.17. 4x100m relay: 1 Nigeria 39.97; 2 South Africa 40.25; 3 Gabon 41.48. Triple jump: 1 T Rabenala (Madag) 16.72m; 2 W Olivier (SA) 16.35; 3 P Nioze (Sey) 16.11. High jump: 1 F van Vuuren (SA) 2.22; 2 K Naiko (Mauritius) 2.19; 3 P Vorster (SA) 2.13. Discus: 1 M Conjungo (CAR) 59.92; 2 C Kruger (SA) 54.42; 3 D Kok (SA) 54.08. 3,000m steeplechase: 1 J Keter (Ken) 8:22.34; 2 C Kosgei (Ken) 8:24.58; 3 S Alemanyehu (Eth) 8:31.51. Decathlon: 1 P Faber (SA) 6,651pts; 2 D van Wyk (SA) 6,449; 3 H Elsayad (Egypt) 6,265.

WOMEN: 400m: 1 T Paulino (Moz) 51.82; 2 E Odoemelam (Nigeria) 52.26; 3 A Tandiang (Sen) 53.00. 1500m: 1 E Meyer (SA) 4:12.56; 2 G Griffiths (SA) 4:13.17; 3 G Urge (Eth) 4:13.68. 4x100m relay: 1 Nigeria 43.49; 2 Madagascar 44.93; 3 South Africa 45.15. Triple jump: 1 P Swart (SA) 12.95; 2 B Larame (Sey) 12.90; 3 S Agbesi (Benin) 12.02. Shot: 1 L Meintjies (SA) 14.66; 2 E Olaba (Ken) 14.42; 3 L Swanepoel (SA) 14.23. Heptathlon: 1 C Oosthuizen (SA) 5,339; 2 M Visser (SA) 5,159; 3 C Kola (Ken) 4,925.

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