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Mottram follows in Clarke’s tactical footstepsAfrican men win fourth consecutive team title, as Russians take women’s Cup - WORLD CUP - DAY TWO

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Mottram follows in Clarke’s tactical footsteps

Craig Mottram knew he was in with a good chance of winning the biggest race of his career when double Olympic silver medallist, Paul Bitok went up to him in the call-room and said, "Good luck, you're the man tonight". "I was shocked," said the 22 year-old Aussie after taking the comment as advice, and running away from the World Cup 3000 metres field in Madrid.... Read More

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News21 Sep 2002

Women's Long Jump

An effort of 6.85m by Russia’s Tatyana Kotova was probably determinant for the Women’s overall World Cup standings.

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News21 Sep 2002

Men’s Discus

Hungary’s continental champion Robert Fazekas won the competition for Europe in a World Cup record of 71.25m, a throw which destroyed the nearest opposition by over four metres.

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News21 Sep 2002

Men’s Pole Vault

South Africa’s Okkert Brits (Africa) the Commonwealth Champion took a straight forward second attempt 5.75m win over USA’s Jeff Hartwig (5.70), with Germany’s Lars Borgeling third on a lowly 5.40m.

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News21 Sep 2002

Women's 5000m

After a fantastic High Jump duel had just finished, the public in Madrid was blessed with another world class battle.

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News21 Sep 2002

Men’s 3000m Steeplechase

With European record holder and championship silver medallist Simon Vroeman of the Netherlands off the leading pace set by a group of four – USA’s Anthony Famiglietti, Asia’s Khamis Abdullah Saifeldin, Africa’s Wilson Boit Kipketer and Spain’s Luis Miguel Martin – the race seemed likely to boil down to an Africa verses Spanish battle, and that’s exactly what materialised with 400m to go.

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News21 Sep 2002

Women's High Jump

The High Jump in Madrid La Comunidad Stadium was arguably the best women’s event of the 9th IAAF World Cup in Athletics. The event offered both technical excellence and thrilling suspense.

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News21 Sep 2002

Men’s 200m

The race got away cleanly first time at the gun and around the bend as the stagger revealed itself USA’s Ramon Clay was the first to make some headway. Yet as the race entered into the straight, all eyes were already on African and Commonwealth Champion Frank Fredericks in lane seven, who had stolen a half metre lead on Clay

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News21 Sep 2002

Women's Shot Put

European champion Irina Korzhanenko of Russia dominated the Women’s Shot Put from start to finish tonight with a best performance of 20.20m.

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News21 Sep 2002

Men’s Javelin

In an event where 80 metres is the barest bench mark of world class throwing, Russia’s European silver medallist Sergey Makarov competing for Europe produced one of only two respectable throws in the whole competition.

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News21 Sep 2002

Women's 200m

time Commonwealth champion Debbie Ferguson won today’s 200m race in 22.49 after anchoring the America’s 4x100m relay team to victory last night.

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News21 Sep 2002

Women's 100m Hurdles

Today’s was USA’s Gail Devers’ seventeenth 100m Hurdles race of the year and her fourteenth victory of the season.

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News21 Sep 2002

Men’s 800m

There is nothing like a home win to get any stadium crowd enthused and Spain’s Antonio Manuel Reina’s 1:43.83 World Cup record win, ahead of Algeria’s Djabir Said-Guerni (Africa) 1:44.03, USA’s David Krummenacker 1:45.14, Swiss World Champion Andre Bucher (Europe) 1:45.31, and Olympic champion Nils Schumann (Germany) 1:45.34 respectively, certainly provided a quality uplift to the second and final day of the 9th IAAF World Cup in Athletics.

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