Sport in Short: Cycling

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TOUR OF SWITZERLAND Fifth stage (217km, from Vevey to Liestal): 1 Viacheslav Ekimov (Rus) 5hr 21min 12sec; 2 F Casartelli (It); 3 Z Jaskula (Pol); 4 P Tonkov (Rus); 5 G Audehm (Ger) all s/t. Overall: 1 M Salligari (It) 23hr 33min 8sec; 2 F Casartelli (It) +1min 54sec; 3 B Zberg (Swit) +2:10; 4 H Maier (Aut); 5 G Audehm (Ger) s/t.

MIDI LIBRE RACE Final stage: 1 M Fondriest (It) 5hr 7min 35sec; 2 D Arnould (Fr) +5sec; 3 R Millar (GB) +6; 4 T Claveyrolat (Fr) +8; 5 J-P Dojwa (Fr) s/t. Overall: 1 Fondriest 23:55:47; 2 Arnould +31sec; 3 R Pelliconi (It) +58; 4 D Rous (Fr) +1:14; 5 T Claveyrolat (Fr) +1:44. Selected: 6 Millar +1:55.

TOUR OF SWEDEN Fourth stage (Halmstad to Usqvarnia): 1 P Anderson (Aus) 5hr 15min 38sec; 2 L Armstrong (US) 5:15:38; 3 M Sciandri (It) 5:16:02; 4 S Yates (GB) 5:16:25; 5 F Moreau (Fr) 5:16:29. Overall standings: 1 Anderson 18:27:15; 2 A Piziks (Lat) 18:28:13; 3 Moreau 18:28:24; 4 Armstrong 18:28:29; 5 Sciandri 18.29:17.

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