Sport in Short: Speedway

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The Independent Online
GARY HAVELOCK became the first English rider for 12 years to win the world championship in Wroclaw, Poland last night. The 23-year-old England and Bradford captain is also only the second man to win the title at the first attempt.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL (Wroclaw, Poland): 1 G Havelock (Eng) 14pts; 2 P Jonsson (Swe) 11; 3 G Handberg (Den) 10; 4= T Knudsen (Den), H Gustafsson (Swe) 9; 6 J Jorgensen (Den) 8; 7= S Ermolenko (US), J Nilsen (Swe) 7; Selected: 9= K Tatum (Eng) 6.