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September 24, 1987

Canada's Ben Johnson, the world's fastest sprinter, won the 100-meter dash in 10.29 seconds at the Tokyo International meet.

Soviet pole vaulter Sergei Bubka, the world record-holder, cleared 19 feet 4 inches. Sweden's Patrik Sjoberg won the high jump with a 7-7 leap, and the Soviet Union's Tamara Bykova won the women's high jump at 6-2. American Larry Myricks leaped 28-5, his personal best, to win the long jump.

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