Bershawn Jackson wins 400m Super Track hurdles

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Olympic bronze medalist Bershawn Jackson of the United States won the 400-meter hurdles Tuesday at the Super Track and Field meet.

Jackson got off to a slow start but recovered to surge ahead of Kenji Narisako of Japan down the stretch in 49.33 seconds. Narisako finished in 49.68.

American Miriam Barnes won the women's 400 in 53.18. Damu Cherry of the U.S. took the 100 hurdles in 13.07, while teammate Candice Davis trailed by 0.06.

Harry Aikines-Aryeetey of Britain won the 100 in 10.19, edging American Michael Rodgers by 0.07. Nobuharu Asahara of Japan, running his last race, followed in 10.37.

Koji Murofushi of Japan won the hammer throw with a heave of 265 feet, 10 inches, ahead of Krisztian Pars of Hungary at 264-8 and Beijing gold medalist Primoz Kozmus of Slovenia at 257-10.

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