Sporting Digest: Cycling

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EIGHT-NATION INTERNATIONAL (Manchester) World championship 4,000m pursuit revenge match: C Boardman (GB) 4min 35.289sec bt F Moreau (Fr) 4:37.440. Points race (12.5km): 1 T Doyle (GB) 11; 2 R Rozendaal (Neth) 11; 3 J Piil (Den) 8. Devil Take The Hindmost Race A: 1 Piil; 2 J-M Monin (Fr); 3 P Buran (Cz Rep). Race B: 1 P Pieters (Neth), 2 M Hammell (Den); 3 T Doyle (GB). Sprint: 1 I Urba (Cz Rep); 2 B Dandanell (Den); 3 C Percival (GB). Olympic sprint (750m): 1 Denmark 48.630; 2 France 48.818; 3 Scotland 48.830. Keirin: 1 D-J van Hameren (Neth); 2 L-B Nielsen (Den); 3 P Buran (Cz Rep). Scratch race (12.5km): 1 J-M Monin (Fr) 14:39.12; 2 T Doyle (GB); 3 L-O. Olsen (Den). Women's 3,000m pursuit: M Clignet (Fr) 3:47.606 bt Y McGregor (GB) 3:49.312. Match result: 1 Denmark 49; 2= Great Britain, France 37; 4 Netherlands 36; 5 Scotland 27; 6 Belgium 27; 7 Czech Republic 25; 8 Wales 14.

TOUR OF LOMBARDY WORLD CUP RACE: 1 V Bobrik (Rus) 7hr 3min 21sec; 2 C Chiappucci (It) +2sec; 3 P Richard (Swit) +3; 4 D Konyshev (Rus) +27. World Cup final standings: 1 G Bortolami (It) 156pts; 2 J Museeuw (Bel) 125; 3 A Chmil (Ukr) 115; 4 Chiappucci 89; 5 G Furlan (It) 87.

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