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Only four Americans won events

Updated: September 5, 2004, 6:04 PM ET
Associated Press

MOSCOW -- Olympic hurdles champion Joanna Hayes was one of just four American winners in 15 events Sunday at the Russia's Challenge track and field meet in the first head-to-head competition since 1982.

Russia outscored the U.S. team 236-182 in the meet that was expected to be a rematch of the Olympic track competition. But the meet was overshadowed by the school hostage crisis that ended in southern Russia on Friday with more than 350 people dead, many of them children.

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