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Gregorio, Walker, Demus of USA all win events

5/22/2005

BELEM, Brazil -- American Brian Lewis won the 100 meters at
the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday, while countryman Jimmie Hackley
won the 200.

Lewis clocked 10.22 seconds, upsetting J.J. Johnson, who
finished third in 10.28. Jamaica's Michael Frater finished second
in 10.26. Hackley posted a winning time of 20.49 to beat Brazil's
Andre Domingos, who finished in 20.55.

In other events, fan-favorite Jadel Gregorio edged Walter Davis
of the United States to win the triple jump. Gregorio, fifth in the
Athens Olympics, jumped 57 feet, 1 inch, while Davis lept 56-8}.

American pole vaulter Brad Walker soared 19-½ to top compatriot
Jeff Hartwig (17-8 ½), and Lashinda Demus of the United States ran
53.56 to win the 400 hurdles.