Sporting Digest: Cycling

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The Independent Online
MALCOLM ELLIOTT, the British professional road race champion, led a one- two for the Chevrolet-LA Sheriff team when he became the first rider to win the Redlands Classic stage race in California in successive years yesterday. Elliott finished ahead of his team- mate, Jeff Pierce, in the individual classification after Chevrolet had led the team race from start to finish.

TIRRENO-ADRIATICO RACE Sixth stage (137km, Castiglion Fibocchi to Montemonaco; It unless stated): 1 G Furlan 3hr 46min 34sec; 2 E Berzin (Rus) +31sec; 3 S Colage +38; 4 F Casagrande same time; 5 A Elli +42; 6 C Chiappucci +45. Overall: 1 Furlan 25hr 57min 31sec; 2 Berzin +43sec; 3 Colage +51; 4 A Chiurato +56; 5 Elli s/t; 6 Casagrande +59.