BIRMINGHAM, England, July 27 (AFP) - Julian Goldingburied a three-year injury nightmare to win the 200mtitle at the British AAA championships and worldchampionships trials here on Sunday.
The 1998 Commonwealth champion edged out the pre-racefavourite Christian Malcolm with a time of 20.37sec.Malcolm was just two hundredths of a second slower.
Olympic silver medallist Darren Campbell grabbed thethird berth on the British team for the worldchampionships in Paris next month by the skin of histeeth.
Campbell initially thought he had finished fourth butthe photo machine showed he had beaten Marlon Devonishby 100th of a second with a time of 20.49sec.
An emotional Golding said: ``It has been a tortuousthree years, it really has and I feel like crying now.’’
European 100m champion Dwain Chambers, who had toyedwith the idea of doubling up in Paris, withdrew from the200m after winning the 100m title on Saturday inconvincing style.
Cuba-born Yamile Aldama, who is hoping to gain Britishcitizenship in time for the Olympic Games in Athens nextyear, shattered Ashia Hansen’s championship record towin the triple jump.
Aldama confirmed her status as the world number onethis year with a leap of 14.98metres - 73cm further thanthe absent Hansen’s six-year-old record but she will notbe in Paris to bid for the world title.
Chris Rawlinson won a fifth straight AAA title in the400m hurdles in a time of 49.24secs.
Danny Caines, the 2001 World Indoor 400m champion,showed signs of a return to form as he won the 400m in45.56, ahead of Du’aine Ladejo (45.93).