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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Powell Upset in Jump

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Nelson Ferreira leaped a personal best 8.32 meters to upset American favorite and world record holder Mike Powell in the long jump at the Brazilian Grand Prix athletics meet.


A crowd Saturday gave Ferreira a standing ovation to congratulate the local for beating Powell by 18 centimeters.


Gwen Torrence won the women's 100-meters and Michael Johnson the men's 200 as Americans won seven event.


(For other results, see Scorecard.)