Sporting Digest: Athletics

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AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS (Durban) Men: 200m: 1 J Rossouw (SA) 20.65sec; 2 O Kayode (Nigeria) 20.79; 3 N Boateng (Gha) 21.01. 800m: 1 S Kibet (Ken) 1min 45.43sec; 2 P Rutto (Ken) 1:45.99; 3 A Hatungihana (Burundi) 1:46.42. 5,000m: 1 S Chemoiywo (Ken) 13:09.68; 2 H Selassie (Eth) 13:10.41; 3 W Bikila (Eth) 13:12.53. 400m hurdles: 1 E Keter (Ken) 49.38; 2 D Vorster (SA) 49.59; 3 H Mbaye (Sen) 50.22. 20km walk: 1 G Demisse (Eth) 1hr 28min 56sec; 2 C Britz (SA) 1:29:28; 3 R Blignaut (SA) 1:30:55. 4 x 400m relay: 1 Kenya 3:03.10; 2 Nigeria 3:06.03; 3 Senegal 3:06.38. Long jump: 1 O Eregbu (Nigeria) 8.32; 2 A Aladefa (Nigeria) 8.05; 3 J Sabulei (Ken) 7.99. Pole vault: 1 O Brits (SA) 5.40; 2 R Botha (SA) 5.20; 3 B Maradaymootoo (Mauritius) 4.60. Hammer: 1 H Toumi (Alg) 69.82; 2 S Haouam (Alg) 63.76; 3 C Koen (SA) 60.46. Women: 200m: 1 M Onyali (Nigeria) 22.71; 2 Y Steyn (SA) 23.22; 3 E de Klerk (SA) 23.29. 800m: 1 M Mutola (Moz) 1:56.36 (African record); 2 G Wamuyu (Ken) 2:01.24; 3 I Wicksell (SA) 2:03.75. 3,000m: 1 G Griffiths (SA) 9:13.92; 2 M Denboba (Eth) 9:14.48; 3 H Chepngeno (Ken) 9:14.49. 400m hurdles: 1 O Akinremi (Nigeria) 57.59; 2 L Uys (SA) 57.60; 3 K Swanepoel (SA) 58.23. 4 x 400m relay: 1 Nigeria 3:33.21; 2 South Africa 3:37.24; 3 Ghana 3:39.66. High jump: 1 C Weavers (SA) 1.90; 2 L Nda (Iv Coast) 1.86; 3 D du Plessis (SA) 1.80.

AUSTRALIAN RULES

AFL: Round 13: St Kilda 17.10 (112) Fitzroy 12.7 (79); Essendon 21.15 (141) Richmond 8.15 (63); West Coast 14.10 (94) Collingwood 11.5 (71); Footscray 17.19 (121) Brisbane 14.9 (93); Hawthorn 12.11 (83) North Melbourne 11.14 (80); Sydney 23.11 (149) Melbourne 16.13 (109); Adelaide 16.19 (115) Geelong 14.11 (95).

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