UCLA T & F Update From The Goodwill Games

Sept. 6, 2001

Goodwill Games
Brisbane, Australia-ANZ Stadium

UCLA alum Amy Acuff, who this year won the USA outdoor and indoorwomen's high jump titles, tied for third place and won a bronze medal, witha leap of 6-4. Acuff tied with Vita Palamar (Ukraine), as both womencleared the bar on their second attempts. The competition was won by worldchampion Hestrie Cloete (South Africa/6-6 3/4).

In other events on Thursday, Bruin alum Seilala Sua placed fifth(202-5) in the women's discus. The event was won by Belarus' Ellina Zvereva(217-8). It was Sua's second event of the competition. She also finishedninth (54-2 1/2) in the women's shot put on Wednesday. At the USAChampionships earlier this summer, Sua won both the shot put and discus.

Here's a look at the complete UCLA track & field results from theGoodwill Games. The Goodwill Games track and field competition concludesFriday, with Bruin great John Godina, the current outdoor and indoor worldchampion, competing in the men's shot put.

Thursday, Sept. 6
Women's HJ-Amy Acuff, 3rdT, 6-4
Women's DT-Seilala Sua, 5th, 202-5

Wednesday, Sept. 5
Men's 100m-Ato Boldon, 5th, 10.41
Men's DT-John Godina, 8th, 200-3
Women's SP-Seilala Sua, 9th, 54-2 1/2

Tuesday, Sept. 4
Women's 100mH ' Gail Devers, 1st, 12.61

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