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Jones to defend title at World Cup meet

Updated: September 14, 2002, 7:43 PM ET
Reuters

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Newly-crowned 100-meter world record holder Tim Montgomery will not compete in next weekend's IAAF World Cup in Madrid as originally scheduled, his coach has said.

"He's not going to run in Madrid," Graham told Reuters via telephone from Paris after Montgomery broke fellow American Maurice Greene's world record of 9.79 seconds with a 9.78-second clocking in the IAAF Grand Prix final.

"After running 9.78 you need at least two weeks off," Graham said, "so he's shutting ...

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