Sport in Short: Cycling

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WORLD TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS (Valencia) Second day: Professional sprint, semi-finals (best of three rides): M Huebner (Ger) bt F Colas (Fr) 2-0; F Magne (Fr) bt E Schoefs (Bel) 2-0. Final: Huebner bt Magne (France) 2-0. Bronze medal: Schoefs bt Colas 2-0. Amateur 20km motor-paced, second heat: 1 C Podlesch (Ger) 18min 33.014sec; 2 D Solari (It); 3 S Crottier Combe (Fr); 4 M van Baarle (Neth). Professional motor-paced championship, 25-km qualifying heat: 1 D Clark (Aus) 24:29.47; 2 A Kuttel (Swit); 3 M Hess (Ger). Amateur tandem sprint qualifying time trial, 200 metres: 1 G Capitano/F Paris (It) 12.920sec; 2 A Peden-D Dew (Aus) 12.988; 3 L Hargaz-Pavel Buran (Cz) 13.047; 4 G Hibbert-Peter Boyd (GB) 13.385; 5 E Raasch/E Pokorny (Ger) 13.573; 6 D Vavilis/K Grekas (Gr) 13.578. Quarter- finals (best-of-three rides): Peden/Dew bt F Lancien/D Lemyre (Fr) 2-1; Hargaz/Buran bt Vavilis/Grekas 2-0; Capitano/Paris (It) bt E Hartwell/M Nothstein (US) 2-0; Raasch/Pokorny bt Hibbert/Boyd 2-0. Professional 5,000 metres pursuit, quarter-finals: M McCarthy (US) 5:48.019 bt A de las Cuevas (Fr) 5:53.721; S Wallace (GB) 5:45.333 bt P Pieters (Neth) 5:47.175; A Kasputis (Lith) 5:53.892 bt B Risi (Swit) 5:55.799; F Moreau (Fr) 5:48.904 bt T Duerst (Ger) 5:55.943.

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