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KIPKETER, SZABO SPLIT TRACK JACKPOT

Wilson Kipketer, completing a remarkable comeback from malaria, won the 800 meters and Gabriela Szabo took the women's 3,000 at the ISTAF meet in Berlin and will split a $1 million jackpot.

Kipketer, the Kenyan-born Dane, and Szabo, the diminutive Romanian, each won at all seven Golden League meets this year to qualify for the big prize.

His time of 1 minute, 44.04 seconds was nearly three seconds off Kipketer's world record of 1:41.11, one of three world marks he set before malaria wiped out most of his 1998 season.

Szabo, also supported strongly by the crowd, broke away from a pack of four around the final curve and won in a year's best of 14:40.61.

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