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Olympic Grandstand

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Athletics
7.30 Women's 4 x 400m, first round
8.05Men's3,000m steeplechase final
8.30 Women's 10,000m final
Liz McColgan , world 10,000m champion, sets out on a 30-odd minute journey tonight, hoping to add Olympic gold to her magnificent win in Tokyo. The 10,000m was only introduced as an Olympic women's event in 1988 - for years, international athletics authorities believed women's bodies were "not designed" for the rigours of long-distance running! Proving them wrong in Seoul, McColgan had to settle for silver behind
Olga Bondarenko. Can she go one better tonight?
Plus the final of the men's
3,000m steeplechase, an event dominated by Kenya. And an update on the pole vault final. ● FEATURE: page 23
EDITOR'S LETTER: page 84
Hockey
The final of the women's tournament from the Terrassa Stadium. Defending champions
Australia, and world champions Holland, are the favourites to reach the final from the eight-team tournament.
Commentary by Barry Davies , Nigel Starmer-Smith and Cathy Harris.

Contributors

Unknown: Liz McColgan
Unknown: Olga Bondarenko.
Commentary By: Barry Davies
Commentary By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Commentary By: Cathy Harris.

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