U.S. sprinters Michael Johnson, Calvin Smith and Evelyn Ashford scored victories to highlight the City of Grosseto meet in Italy.
Johnson won the 200 meters in a comfortable 20.29 seconds. Smith won the 100 in 10.37. Ashford took the women's 100 in 11.27. Dannette Young won the women's 200. Britain's Steve Cram, proving fit for the European Championships at Split, Yugoslavia, later this month, won the 1,500 in 3 minutes 35.98 seconds, 6.11 seconds off his European record.
Renaldo Nehemiah edged Roger Kingdom by .03 of a second in the men's 110 hurdles. . . .
Mary Ann Zuckerman of Laurel finished in 2 hours 13 minutes 9 seconds in the Tri-Fed USA National Amateur Triathlon (1.5- kilometer swim, 40-kilometer bike ride, 10-kilometer run) Sunday in Hammond, Ind. Zuckerman finished fifth in the women's 40-44 age division and was among five area athletes who gained a spot on the U.S. team for September's World Championships in Orlando, Fla. Judith Flannery of Chevy Chase (second in 2:17:21) and Jean Ulrich of Oxon Hill (fifth, 2:26:24) advanced in the 50-54 group.
Clarence Patton of Annandale was fifth in men's 70-plus (3:03:37). Columbia's Al Treichel was sixth (2:25:11) in ages 60-64 and was named alternate.