Sporting Digest: Athletics

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The Independent Online
RICHARD NERURKAR, the English cross-country champion, yesterday broke the week-old British 10-miles road-running record when he won the Cabbage Patch open at Twickenham in 46min 2sec.

REIMS MARATHON Men: 1 V Rousseau (Bel) 2hr 9min 13sec; 2 B Leszek (Pol) 2:10.24; 3 S Gurny (Pol) 2:10.31. Women: J Nagy (Hung) 2:32:07.

PEKING MARATHON Men: 1 Hu Gangjun (Ch) 2hr 10min 57sec; 2 T Daisuke (Japan) 2:11:09; 3 B Densamo (Eth) 2:12:11. Women: 1 Li Yemei (Ch) 2:30:36; 2 Wang Xiuting (Ch) 2:32:03; 3 Y Danson (GB) 2:32:42.

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