Sporting Digest: Bobsleigh

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The Independent Online
MARK TOUT, who will compete in his fourth successive Winter Games in Lillehammer next month, drove Great Britain I to third place in the final round of the World Cup four-man bobsleigh in St Moritz yesterday. He recorded an aggregate time of 2min 5.9sec, 51sec behind the winner, Gustav Weder of Switzerland.

WORLD CUP (St Moritz, Swit) Four-man: 1 Switzerland I 2min 5.58sec; 2 Austria I +0.17sec; 3 Great Britain I (M Tout, G Farrell, J Wing, L Paul) +0.32; Switzerland II +0.47; 5 Germany I +0.49; 10 Great Britain II (S Olsson, J Herbert, D Ward, P Field). Final World Cup standings: 1 Austria I 133pts; 2 Germany I 131; 3 Great Britain I 122; 8 Great Britain II 86.