14 AUG 1997 General News

Weltklasse Zurich - Rich Kenah (USA) re-qualified in 800m

P>MONTE CARLOMonacoFollowing an attentive examination of videos of the men's 800 A race in Zürich last night, the judges have re-qualified Rich Kenah (USA) in third place.

An initial decision had disqualified Kenah for early lane crossing, but this earlier decision was overthrown and Kenah re-instated following the judges' screening of video tapes of the event.

As a result of this decision, Kenah retains third place in the event with a time of 1:43.38 and is also second in the 800m Grand Prix standings with a total of 35 points behind Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 57 points and ahead of Marko Koers (NED) 31 points.

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