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Yvonne McGregor, of Bradford, covered 47.411km on the indoor track at Manchester's National Cycling Centre on Saturday, adding 299m to the two-month-old world hour record of France's Catherine Marsal.

Scotland's Graeme Obree, the former world pursuit champion and hour record holder, set the fourth-fastest ever winning time in the Isle of Man mountain time-trial at the Manx international week. Over an unpaced lap of the island's 37.75-mile TT course, Obree achieved 1hr 28min 19sec, beating his nearest rival in a field of 130 by more than three minutes.

TOUR OF SWITZERLAND Fifth stage (Appenzell to Schwalgalp, 21.6km time- trial): 1 A Zulle (Swit) 35min 57sec; 2 Z Jaskula (Pol) +1:15; 3 P Tonkov (Rus) +1:21; 4 P Richard (Swit) +1:30; 5 L Armstrong (US) +1:33; 6 H Imboden (Swit) +2:13; 7 V Ekimov (Rus) +2:26; 8 I Gotti (It) +2:31; 9 F Escartin (Sp) +2:32; 10 G Furlan (It) same time. Overall standings: 1 Zulle 22hr 17min 26sec; 2 Jaskula +1min 31sec; 3 Richard +1:37; 4 Tonkov +1:43; 5 Armstrong +1:44; 6 Ekimov +2:32; 7 Imboden +2:39; 8 Furlan +2:59; 9 B Zberg (Swit) +3:05; 10 Escartin +3:06.

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