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Spaniard Wins Long Jump in Salamanca

July 15, 2003

SALAMANCA, Spain (AP) _ Yago Lamela of Spain tuned up for next month’s world championships by winning the long jump with a leap 26 feet, 10 1/2 inches Tuesday at the Salamanca Grand Prix.

Sinisa Ergotic of Croatia was second at 25-11 1/2 and Savante Stringfellow of the United States was third at 25-10 1/4.

Stringfellow and countryman Miguel Pate share the season’s best jump of 27-9 1/4.

In the shot put, Christian Cantwell of the United States was first at 70-11 1/4, followed by another American, Adam Nelson, at 69-2 3/4.

In the 110-meter hurdles, Redelen dos Santos of Brazil won the race in 13.61 seconds, with Arend Watkings of the United States second in 13.67.

Brazil’s Claudio Roberto Souza edged Cuba’s Fredy Mayola to win the 100 meters in 10.40.

Lyonard Byrd of the United States won the men’s 400 in 45.54. Anderson Santos of Brazil was second in 45.88.

Spain’s Elena Corcoles captured the women’s 100 in 11.78, leaving countrywoman Arantxa Iglesias second in 12.02.

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