Nothing says athletics like a big string of numbers

by The Associated PressATHLETICS (Finals)

Men 100

1, Marcus Brunson, United States, 10.15. 2, Gennadiy Chernovol, Kazakstan, 10.29. 3, Christopher Lambert, Britain, 10.38. 4, Juan Pita Chala, Cuba, 10.42. 5, Claudio de Souza, Brazil, 10.44. 5, Feome Eyana-Yana, France, 10.44. 7, Corne Du Plessis, South Africa, 10.54. 8, Andrea Colombo, Italy, 10.57.

110 hurdles 1, Liu Xiang, China, 13.33 seconds. 2, Elmar ichtenegger, Austria, 13.36. 3, Robert ronberg, Sweden, 13.40. 4, Ron Bramlett, United States, 13.49. 5, Maurice Wignall, Jamaica, 13.70. Did not finish: Aubrey Herring, United States; Masato Naito, Japan; Y.Soler Hernandez, Cuba.

Hammer throw

1, Nicola Vizzoni, Italy, 257 feet, 3 inches. 2, Vladyslav

Piskunov, Ukraine, 255-10. 3, Adrian Annus, Hungary, 255-0. 4,

Alexei Zagornyi, Russia, 251-5. 5, Chris Harmse, South Africa,

249-7. 6, Ivan Tsikhan, Belarus, 247-3. 7, Andrei Varantsou,

Belarus, 241-9. 8, Vadim Khersontsev, Russia, 241-0.

Women 100

1, Abiodun Oyepitan, Britain, 11.41 seconds. 2, Zeng Xiujun,

China, 11.58. 3, Mirielle Donders, Switzerland, 11.59. 4, Lucimar

Moura, Brazil, 11.62. 5, Jacqueline Poelman, Netherlands, 11.62. 6,

Katia Benth, France, 11.72. 7, Chen Yuequin, China, 11.77. 8,

Amanda Forrester, Britain, 11.77.

100 hurdles

1, Su Yiping, China, 12.95 seconds. 2, Maureen Higa Maggi, Brazil, 13.13. 3, Jacqui Munro, Australia, 13.17. 4, Diane Allahgreen, Britain, 13.18. 5, Reina Flor-Okori, France, 13.31. 6, Ellakisha Williamson, United States, 13.35. 7, Maila Machado, Brazil, 13.38. 8, Danielle Carruthers, United States, 13.53. 10,000

1, Dong Yanmei, China, 32 minutes, 45.14 seconds. 2, Yoshiko Fujinaga, Japan, 32:53.55. 3, Yukiko Akaba, 32:57.35. 4, Galina Alexandrova, Russia, 33:10.40. 5, Sara Day, United States, 33:25.45. 6, Alesandra Aguilar, Spain, 33:31.49. 7, Maggie Chan, Kong Kong, 33:38.85. 8, Maria Abel, Spain, 33:47.08. Long jump

1, Maureen Higa Maggi, Brazil, 22 feet, 5 inches. 2, Guan Yingnan, China, 21-61/4. 3, Kumiko Ikeda, 21-43/4. 4, Zita Ajkler, Hungary, 21-41/4. 5, Styliani Pilatou, Greece, 21-31/4. 6, Anastassia Ilina, Russia, 21-11/4. 7, Nadejda Bajenova, Russia, 20-113/4. 8, Aurelie Felix, 20-41/2.

BASKETBALL

Men (Second Round)

Angola 79, Iran 60

South Africa 75, Hong Kong 55

Virgin Islands 67, Nigeria 55

Bulgaria 83, Lebanon 53

Canada 103, Czech Republic 91

China 98, Ukraine 82

Lithuania 76, Japan 68

Yugoslavia 105, Greece 82

United States 128, South Korea 97

Mexico 87, Peru 71

Germany 103, Russia 96

Sweden 84, Turkey 72

Women (Second Round)

Russia 75, Brazil 60

Sweden 76, Portugal 54

Japan 101, Peru 44

Mexico 78, Yugoslavia 73

Czech Republic 70, Canada 68

Lithuania 60, Netherlands 33

Taiwan 86, South Africa 57

United States 89, China 78

DIVING (Finals)

Men Synchronized springboard

1, Peng Bo and Wang Kenan, China, 338.31 points. 2, Fernando

Platas and Joel Rodriguez, Mexico, 324.72. 3, Stefan Ahrens and Tobias Schellenberg, Germany, 304.05. 4, Erick Fornaris Alvarez and Jose Guerra Oliva, Cuba, 290.13. 5, Oleksandr Skrypnik and Roman Volodkov, Ukraine, 283.38. 6, Nicola Marconi and Tommaso Marconi,

Italy, 278.22. 7, Dmitri Baibakov and Vassili Lissovski, Russia,

275.40. 8, Ken Terauchi and Yu Terauchi, Japan, 272.82.

Women Synchronized platform

1, Guo Jingjing and Cai Yuyan, China, 315.45. 2, Dolores Saez de Ibarra and Leire Santos, Spain, 280.56. 3, Takiri Miyazaki and Emi Otsuki, Japan, 270.00. 4, Olga Lyeonova and Olena Zhupina, Ukraine, 267.06. 5, Ri Ok Rim and Choe Song Hui, North Korea, 254.73. 6, Florencia Cindy and T.Q.H. Garcia, Mexico, 241.68. 7, Annika Walter and Ditte Kotzian, Germany, 218.07. 8, Danielle Stramandi and Nicci Fusaro, United States, 179.61.

FENCING (Finals)

Men

Team Foil

Gold: China

Silver: Italy

Bronze: France

Women

Team Foil

Gold: China

Silver: Italy

Bronze: Russia

SWIMMING (Finals)

Men

100 breaststroke

1, Oleg Lisogor, Ukraine, 1 minutes, 02.00 seconds. 2, Ryosuke Imai, Japan, 1:02.25. 3, Richard Bodor, Hungary, 1:02.44. 4, Daniel Schmollinger, Austria, 1:02.59. 5, Christopher Cook, Britain, 1:02.60. 6, Tony de Pellegrini, France, 1:02.71. 7, David Dennison, United States, 1:03.14. Disqualfied, Maliarov-Abanine, Russia.

200 butterfly

1, Andrew Mahaney, United States, 1:58.25. 2, Jeff Somensatto, United States, 1:59.00. 3, Hisayoshi Tanaka, Japan, 1:59.22. 4, Juan Jose Veloz, Mexico, 1:59.36. 5, Christian Galenda, Italy, 1:59.81. 6, Serviy Fesenko, Ukraine, 2:01.42. 7, Wang Hongwei, China, 2:02.42. 8, David Abrard, France, 2:02.87.

200 backstroke-

1, Raymond Hunt, United States, 2:00.20. 2, Simon Dufour,

France, 2:00.38. 3, Yu Rui, China, 2:00.55. 4, Peter Marshall,

United States, 2:01.03. 5, Haruki Takeuchi, Japan, 2:02.58. 6, Blaz

Medvesek, Slovenia, 2:02.59. 7, Nicolo Dellandrea, Italy, 2:04.36.

Jose Jorge Sanchez, Spain, 2:05.58.

400 medley

1, Kevin Clements, United States, 4 minutes, 17.82 seconds. 2, Carlos Sayao, Cuba, 4:21.75. 3, Tim Siciliano, United States, 4:22.80. 4, Tamas Kerekjarto, Hungary, 4:25.04. 5, Takahiro Mori, 4:26.00. 6, Lorenzo Sirigu, Italy, 4:26.20. 7, Susumu Tabuchi, 4:27.79. 8, Dmytro Nazarenko, Ukraine, disqualified.

Women

200 freestyle

1, Camelia Alina Potec, Romania, 1:59.45. 2, Nadejda Tchemezova,Russia, 1:59.79. 3, Sarah Tolar, United States, 2:01.00. 4, Kim Black, United States, 2:01.89. 5, Karen Nisbet, Britain, 2:02.48. 6, Luo Yun, China, 2:03.92. 7, Meike Freitag, Germany, 2:05.18. 8, Kristyna Kynerova, Czech Republic, 2:06.05.

1,500 freestyle

1, Sachiko Yamada, Japan, 16 minutes, 19.44 seconds. 2, Rachel

Komisarz, United States, 6:31.18. 3, Jana Pechanova, Czech Republic, 16:34.00. 4, Irina Korovina, Russia, 16:41.39. 5, He

Qian, China, 16:48.30. 6, Jessica Foschi, United States, 16:51.21.

7, Hana Netrefova, Czech Republic, 16:54.41. 8, Sarah Collings, Britain, 16:55.30.

400 medley relay

1, China (Yang Fan, Xu Shan, Zheng Xi, Han Xue), 4 minutes, 7.41 seconds. 2, United States (Susan Woessner, Tara Kirk, Bethany Goodwin, Jennifer Crisman), 4:08.22. 3, Russia (Nadejda, Elena Bogomazova, Natalia Soutiguina, Marina Tchepourkova), 4:10.20. 4, Japan. 5, France. 6, Italy. 7, Taiwan. 8, South Africa.

TABLE TENNIS (Finals)

Men’s Doubles

Gold _ Zhang Yong and Liu Guozheng, China

Silver _ Joo Se-Hyuk and Park Sang-Joon, South Korea

Bronze _ Koji Sansa and Shinnosuke Kiho, Japan, and Chiang

Peng-Lung and Chang Yen-Shu, Taiwan

Women’s Singles

Gold _ Tie Yana, China

Silver _ Niu Jianfeng, China

Bronze _ Zhang Yining, China, and Ryu Ji-Hye, South Korea

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VOLLEYBALL

Men (Second Round)

Rwanda def. Peru 25-17, 25-19, 25-20

South Korea def. Latvia 25-14, 25-17, 25-21

France def. Turkey 22-25, 25-21, 34-32, 28-26

Japan def. Slovakia 25-22, 25-23, 33-31

South Africa def. Lebanon, default

Taiwan def. Portugal 19-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-21

United States def. Brazil 25-21, 25-14, 25-15

Russia def. Yugoslavia 24-26, 25-15, 25-23, 26-24

Canada def. Netherlands 25-15, 25-19, 23-25, 25-17

Switzerland def. Mexico 25-17, 25-20, 25-23

Iran def. Australia 25-17, 25-20, 25-23

Denmark def. China 25-17, 25-14, 25-14

Ukraine def. Germany 25-22, 25-22, 22-25, 25-16

Women (Second Round)

Australia def. South Africa 25-22, 25-14, 25-22

Mexico def. Britain 25-17, 25-12, 25-23

Ukraine def. Hong Kong 25-14, 25-10, 25-14

Japan def. Taiwan 25-22, 25-20, 26-24

Spain def. Canada 25-19, 21-25, 23-25, 25-22, 16-14

WATER POLO

Men (Second Round)

Brazil 18, South Africa 2

Italy 13, China 4

Hungary 18, South Korea 4

Spain 8, Greece 7

Russia 10, Canada 4

Australia 10, Japan 9

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