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August 14, 1987 | Associated Press
Ben Johnson of Canada won the 100-meter dash in an even 10 seconds Thursday at the Koblenz international track and field meet. Stanley Floyd was second in 10.39 seconds. William van Dijck of Belgium had the best time of the year in the 3,000-meter steeplchase, 8:13.27. Britain's Steve Ovett finished a disappointing 11th in the 5,000 meters.
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June 2, 1990
Several Olympians and world-class athletes will compete in the Irvine Elite Classic track and field meet Sunday at UC Irvine. The meet, in its second year, will begin at 3:30 p.m. with the field events. Running events--there will be no race longer than 800 meters--begin with the women's 100-meter hurdles at 4:30.
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January 16, 1988 | United Press International
Ben Johnson of Canada began 1988 the way he ended 1987--with an excellent time. Johnson, who broke the world record for 100 meters when he finished in 9.83 seconds at Rome in the World Championships last August, set a world indoor best for the 50-yard dash in his first race of the year Friday at the Hamilton Spectator Indoor Games. Johnson's time was 5.20 seconds, bettering Stanley Floyd's time of 5.22 set in 1982 in Los Angeles. Finishing second was Brian Cooper in 5.25.
SPORTS
July 18, 1991
Following are the 10 best track and field performances at the U.S. Olympic Festival since the first one in 1978: 1983 Edwin Moses 400-meter hurdles 47.98 1982 Carl Lewis long jump 28-9 1987 Alice Brown, Diane Williams, Florence Griffith-Joyner, Pam Marshall 400 relay 42.22 1987 Valerie Brisco 200 meters 22.28 1989 Hollis Conway high jump 7-10* 1982 Michael Miller, Carl Lewis, Calvin Smith, Stanley Floyd 400 relay 38.27 1983 Evelyn Ashford 100 meters 10.
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January 30, 1988 | Associated Press
Ben Johnson had a world-best time of 5.15 seconds in the men's 50-yard dash, and fellow Toronto sprinter Angella Issajenko matched the world best of 5.74 in the women's 50-yard dash at the Toronto Sun Challenge track and field meet Friday night. Johnson had set the existing mark of 5.20 two weeks ago at Hamilton, Ontario, erasing American Stanley Floyd's mark of 5.22. Desai Williams was second in 5.28 and Mark McKoy third in 5.29 to complete a Canadian sweep.
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