RESULTS FROM THE TOUR

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TOUR DE FRANCE Stage 15 (St Girons to Cauterets, 206km, 128.75 miles): 1 R Virenque (Fr) Festina 6hr 20min 48sec; 2 C Chiappucci (It) Carrera +1min 17sec; 3 H Buenahora (Col) Kelme +1:18; 4 F Escartin (Sp) Mapei GB +1:20; 5 B Riis (Den) Gewiss Ballan +2:29; 6 M Indurain (Sp) Banesto +2:34; 7 A Zulle (Swit) ONCE; 8 L Madouas (Fr) Castorama all s/t; 9 I Gotti (It) Gewiss-Ballan +3:25; 10 L Jalabert (Fr) ONCE +4:32; 11 P Lanfranchi (It) Brescialat s/t; 12 T Rominger (Swit) Mapei GB +6:12; 13 M Mauri (Sp) ONCE s/t; 14 B Hamburger (Den) TVM +6:18; 15 A Mejia (Col) Motorola +6:55; 16 V Poulnikov (Ukr) Telekom-ZG +9:52; 17 Y Ledanois (Fr) GAN; 18 V Ekimov (Rus) Novell; 19 A Gonzales (Sp) Mapei GB; 20 B Cenghialta (It) Gewiss-Ballan all s/t. GB: 74 M Sciandri MG Technogym +32min 54sec.

Leading overall standings: 1 Indurain 69hr 51min 51sec; 2 Zulle +2:46; 3 Riis +5:59; 4 Jalabert +6:26; 5 Gotti +9:52; 6 Mauri +13:02; 7 Escartin +14:03; 8 Buenahora +14:07; 9 Chiappucci +14:35; 10 Virenque +14:54; 11 Rominger +15:41; 12 Madouas +17:22; 13 M Pantani (It) Carrera +20:54; 14 Lanfranchi +23:01; 15 Mejia +30:33; 16 Hamburger +31:05; 17 Cenghialta +31:08; 18 Ekimov +42:40; 19 E Breukink (Neth) ONCE +43:44; 20 V Aparicio (Sp) Banesto +46:08. GB: 53 Sciandri +1:54:29.

Points classification: 1 Jalabert 272pts; 2 D Abdoujaparov (Uzbek) Novell 202; 3 Indurain 164. King of the Mountains: 1 Virenque 438pts; 2 Zulle 205; 3 Chiappucci 203. Overall team classification: 1 ONCE 209hr 50min 13sec; 2 Gewiss-Ballan +12:55; 3 Mapei GB +53:03.

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