Sport in Short: Rallying

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The Independent Online
PIERRE LARTIGUE and his co-driver Michel Perin, of France, driving a Citroen won the Paris-Moscow-Beijing rally. According to a preliminary tally, they completed the 16,000km (9,920 mile) course with a time of 34 hours 49 minutes and 14 seconds, more than an hour ahead of Erwin Weber, of Germany, in a Mitsubishi.

ITALIAN Alessandro Fiorio finished the second leg of the Cyprus Rally 5min 4sec ahead of 1990 winner Dimi Mavropoulos of Cyprus. Briton Dave Mecalfe, in an Opel Sierra Corsa GSi, was fourth in the leg from the western port town of Paphos to the capital, Nicosia.