Sporting Digest: Cycling

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TOUR OF TRENTINO (Final stage, 176km, Riva del Garda, It unless stated): 1 M Sciandri 4hr 48min 32sec; 2 G Bugno; 3 E Berzin (Rus); 4 M Ghirotto; 5 M Bartoli; 6 V Pulnikov (Ukr); 7 B Cenghialta; 8 P Tonkov (Rus); 9 H Inboden (Swit); 10 M Giovannetti same time. Overall final standings: 1 M Argentin 18hr 25min 45sec; 2 Berzin +19sec; 3 F Casagrande +28; 4 M Pantani +31; 5 N Rodriguez (Col) +35; 6 A De Las Cuevas (Fr) +1:04; 7 Bartoli +1:35; 8 D Rebellin +1:48; 9 C Chiappucci +1:49; 10 E Zaina +1:59.

TOUR OF SPAIN 19th stage (172km, Avila to Palazuelos): 1 M Alonso (Sp) 4:21:04; 2 R Pagnin (It) +6:49; 3 R Forconi (It) +6:51; 4 R Lezaun (Sp) +6:57; 5 N Mora (Col) +7:32; 6 M Pascal (Sp) s/t; 7 T Rominger (Swit) +8:05; 8 A Zulle (Swit) +8:10; 9 P Delgado (Sp) s/t; 10 M Zarrabeitia (Sp) s/t. Overall: 1 Rominger 86hr 31min 54sec; 2 Zarrabeitia +5:20; 3 Delgado +7:13; 4 Zulle +7:39; 5 O Rincon (Col) +8:54; 6 L Leblanc (Fr) +10:11; 7 L Perez (Sp) +11:50; 8 V Aparicio (Sp) +13:17.

TOUR DU PONT (Ninth stage, 211km, Asheville, North Carolina to Charlotte): 1 S Teutenberg (Ger) 5hr 35min 28sec; 2 D Abdujaparov (Uzbek); 3 F Moncassin (Fr); 4 M Elliott (GB) all same time. Overall standings: 1 V Ekimov (Rus) 43:45:28; 2 L Armstrong (US) +34sec; 3 A Chiurato (It) +36.

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