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Bailey sets season’s best in 60 meters, Lewis fourth in 200

February 8, 1997

TOKYO (AP) _ Olympic champion Donovan Bailey of Canada won the men’s 60 meters in a season’s best at the Gunma international indoor track and field meet Saturday, while Carl Lewis finished fourth in the 200.

Bailey, the 100-meter world record-holder, was timed in 6.51 seconds, bettering the previous season’s best of 6.52 by Jamaican Michael Green. Greeno finished second Saturday in 6.53.

Lewis, the nine-time Olympic gold medalist, wound up next-to-last in a five-man field in the 200 in 21.53. Kevin Little won in 21.01.

Chandra Sturrup of the Bahamas was a double winner. Sturrup won the women’s 60 meters in 7.27, with American D’Andre Hill second in 7.39, and she won the 200 with a meet record 23.29.

Olympic gold medalist Inessa Kravets of Ukraine won the women’s triple jump at 45 feet, 11 1/4 inches, while the men’s long jump title went to Joe Greene at 26-7 1/4.

Ukrainian Aleksandr Bagach, the shot-put bronze medalist at Atlanta, threw 67-9 to beat silver medalist John Godina. Gold medalist Randy Barnes was third at 66- 1/4.

Jason Rouser set a meet record in winning the men’s 400 in 46.73.

Olympic bronze medalist Falilat Ogunkoya of Nigeria won the women’s 400 in 52.66, and Haitian Jean Destine took the men’s 800 in a meet record 1:48.20.

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