14.09.2002 Sports News

Aziz is 7th in world record race

By The Associated Press/REUTERS/Xavier Lhospice
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IAAF Grand Prix Final Results Saturday At Paris Race distances in meters Men 100--1, Tim Montgomery, United States, 9.78 seconds, world record; previous record 9.79, Maurice Greene, June 16, 1999, Athens, Greece. 2, Dwain Chambers, Great Britain, 9.87. 3, Jon Drummond, United States, 9.97. 4, Kim Collins, Saint Kitts, 9.98. 5, Francis Obikwelu, Portugal, 10.03. 6, Bernard Williams, United States, 10.05. 7, Abdul Aziz Zakari, Ghana, 10.20. 8. Coby Miller, United States, 10.21. picture: American Tim Montgomery (L) crosses the finish line to set a new world record in the 100m, during the Grand Prix final at the Stade Charlety in Paris, September 14, 2002. Montgomery won the race in a time of 9.78 seconds, beating Maurice Greene's world record by one-hundredths of a second. Dwain Chambers of Great Britain (2-L) came second in the race as Kim Collins of St Kits and Nevis (C), Abdul Aziz Zakari (2-R) of Ghana and Jon Drummond of the USA follow.

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