Sporting Digest: Cycling

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TOUR OF SPAIN 14th stage (174km, Pamplona to Alto Cruz de la Demanda): 1 T Rominger (Swit) Mapei-Clas) 4hr 23min 42sec; 2 O Rincon (Col) ONCE +37sec; 3 A Zulle (Swit) ONCE +45; 4 M Zarrabeitia (Sp) Banesto +45; 5 P Delgado (Sp) Banesto +51; 6 A Camargo (Col) Artiach +56; 7 I Cuesta (Sp) Euskadi +1min 2sec; 8 L Leblanc (Fr) Lotus-Festina +1:17; 9 L Perez (Sp) Castellblanch +1:20; 10 J M Uria (Sp) Castellblanch +1:21. Overall: 1 Rominger 63hr 25min 48sec; 2 Zarrabeitia +4:58; 3 Zulle +5:42; 4 Delgado +6:34; 5 Leblanc +7:58; 6 Rincon +8:13; 7 V Aparicio (Sp) Banesto +10:26; 8 L Perez (Sp) Castellblanch +10:36; 9 F Escartin (Sp) Mapei- Clas +11:39; 10 Camargo +11:58.

DUNKIRK FOUR-DAY RACE Final stage (170km, Dunkirk to Dunkirk): 1 J Blijlevens (Neth) TVM 3hr 46min 4sec; 2 E Zabel (Ger) Telekom; 3 G Lombardi (It) Lampre; 4 W Nelissen (Bel) Novemail; 5 J Koerts (Neth) Festina; 6 F Boucanville (Fr) Catavana Corbeil; 7 J- P Heynderickx (Bel) Collstrop; 8 J Kirsipuu (Est) Chazal; 9 A Tchmil (Ukr) Lotto; 10 M Vanhaecke (Bel) Lotto all s/t; 58 C Boardman (GB) +12min 23sec. Overall: 1 E Seigneur (Fr) Gan 27hr 03min 38sec; 2 O Ludwig (Ger) Telekom +24; 3 Tchmil +44; 4 T Marie (Fr) Castorama +48; 5 E Magnien (Fr) Castorama +1:06; 6 A Gonchenkov (Ukr) Lampre +1:09; 7 D Arnould (Fr) Castorama +1:13; 8 R Virenque (Fr) +1:13 Festina ; 9 F Vandenbroucke (Bel) Lotto +1:14; 10 J Capiot (Bel) TVM +1:23; 57 Boardman +16:40.

TOUR DUPONT Third Stage (92 miles, Fredericksburg to Richmond, Virginia): 1 S Bauer (Can) Motorola 3hr 58min 44sec; 2 G Martinelli (It) Polti +8sec; 3 F Massen (Neth) WordPerfect s/t. Overall: 1 M Elliott (GB) Chevrolet-LA 12hr 54min 58sec; 2 R Alcala (Mex) Motorola +1sec; 3 B Julich (US) Chevrolet-LA +4.

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