Sporting Digest: Athletics

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WORLD MARATHON CUP (San Sebastian, Sp) Men: 1 R Nerurkar (GB) 2hr 10min 3sec; 2 S Bernardini (It) 2:10:12; 3 K Dmechu (Eth) 2:10:16; 4 B Tadesse (Eth) 2:10:27; 5 R Gavela (Sp) 2:10:27; 11 D Buzza (GB) 2:11:06. Teams: 1 Ethiopia 6:31:17; 2 ItaIy 6:32.41; 3 Britain 6:34:06; 4 Spain 6:37:13; 5 Portugal 6:38:28. Women: 1 Wang Junxia (Ch) 2:28:16; 2 Zhang Linli (Ch) 2:29:42; 3 Zhang Lirong (Ch) 2:29:45; 4 Ma Liyan (Ch) 2:30:44; 5 M Gonzalez Munoz (Sp) 2:31:01; 10 L Harding (GB) 2:35:04. Teams: 1 China 7:27:43; 2 Spain 7:33:55; 3 Russia 7:44:07; 4 France 7:50:40; 5 United States 7:51:42.

CHICAGO MARATHON: Men: 1 L Dos Santos (Bra) 2hr 13min 14sec; 2 E Hellebuyck (Bel) 2:14:39; 3 A Niemczak (Pol) 2:15:06. Women: 1 R Lemettinen (Fin) 2:33:18; 2 L Somers (US) 2:34:25; 3 S Pereira (Bra) 2:37:57; 6 S Rigg (GB) 2:44:59.

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