Frankie Fredericks 200m winner
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Sergey Bubka enthralls crowd
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victory for Wilson Kipketer and Astrid Kumbernuss
Denmark's Wilson Kipketer won the men's 800m event here in Fukuoka today and confirmed his place at the top of the Overall Grand Prix classification to take home a mammoth $250,000 bonus. Similarly, in the women's shot put, Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) was an easy victor, and a second place by closest rival Deon Hemmings (JAM) in the 400m hurdles assured Kumbernuss of victory. Both Kipketer and Kumbernuss won $200,000 for their overall placing and $50,000 for their individual event wins.
See the standings of the prize winners and their winnings and an overall résumé from Mark Butler in Fukuoka.
TBS cover GP Final with 30 cameras
1997 an unforgettable year
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