Sport in Short: Cycling

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THREE of the 10 riders run down by a drunk driver while competing in the Ruta Mexico race have been released from hospital while the others are improving under observation. Cuba's Frank Consuegra was the worst hurt with concussion and a broken leg. The driver of the van which ploughed into the riders on the fifth stage from Guanajuato to Aguascalientes was arrested.

TOUR DU HAUT VAR (Seillans to Draguignan, Fr; 199km): 1 T Claveyrolat (Fr) 5hr 28min 27sec; 2 F Jeker (Swit) +3min 58sec; 3 G Guazzini (Fr) +4:44; 4 J Museeuw (Bel) +5:24; 5 J Planchaert (Bel); 6 T Gouvenou (Fr); 7 F Simon (Fr); 8 K Hulndermarck (Ger); 9 M Sergeant (Bel); 10 M Van Haecke (Bel) all s/t.

TOUR OF SICILY SIX-DAY RACE Leading results after first day (It unless stated): 1 M Bartoli 3hr 15min 55sec; 2 P Fornaciari; 3 L Lom (Cz Rep); 4 M Lietti; 5 J Durand (Fr) all s/t; 6 G Lombardi +2min 22sec; 7 S Martinello; 8 W Castignola; 9 E Dekker (Neth); 10 F Fontanelli all s/t.