Sporting Digest: Cycling

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JEF TOUR OF THE PEAK (Buxton, 90 miles): 1 S Hempsall (Choice Accountancy) 3hr 49min 17sec; 2 J Wright (North East RT) +4min 02sec; 3 N Hoban (Foremost-Karrimor) +4:57; 4 P Curran (Optimum Performance RT) +5:01; 5 M Lovatt (Optimum Performance RT) +6:15; 6 J Tanner (Choice Accountancy) +6:56. BCF Premier Calendar Series: Final overall placings: 1 J Tanner (Choice Accountancy) 333pts; 2 Hempsall 310; 3 C Lillywhite (Foremost-Karrimor) 233.

ISBERGUES GRAND PRIX (Fr): 1 W Nelissen (Bel); 2 S Yates (GB) both 5hr 7min 48sec; 3 P Bouvatier (Fr) +33sec.

WORLD MOUNTAIN BIKE CHAMPIONSHIPS (Vail, Colorado) Cross-country finals: Men (29 miles): 1 H Djernis (Den) 2hr 33min 57sec; 2 D Juarez (US) +37sec; 3 B Brentjens (Neth) +3min 34sec; 4 D Pontoni (It) +3:59; 5 D Bruschi (It) +4:30; 6 P Willerton (US) +5:05; 7 L Kristensen (Den) +5:38; 8 M Rasmussen (Den) +6:18; 9 J-C Savignoni (Fr) +6:21; 10 J Brenes (C Rica) +6:25. Women (22.3 miles): 1 A Sydor (Can) 2:12:07; 2 S DeMattei (US) +3:19; 3 S Ballantyne (US) +3:45; 4 J Longo-Ciprelli (Fr) +4:25; 5 R Matthes (US) +5:14; 6 J Furtado (US) +5:47; 7 M P Turcutto (It) +5:55; 8 E Orvosova (Slovak) +6:29; 9 J Smith (Can) +7:02; 10 C Alexander (GB) +7:35.

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