Sport in Short: Cycling

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LOUISE JONES, the Commonwealth sprint champion from Port Talbot, has retired from racing. Jones, 29, held the British sprint title for six years until her semi- final defeat at Leicester this year.

CLAUDIO RNC (Col) 1st stage (Medellin, 176km): 1 C Chiappucci (It) 3hr 35min 15sec; 2 A Gianelli (It); 3 L Espinosa (Col); 4 A Mejia (Col); 5 A Brenes (C Rica) all s/t. Overall: 1 Mejia 3:46:05; 2 Chiappucci +1sec; 3 A Camargo (Col) +22.