Sporting Digest: Cycling

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BRITAIN'S PROFESSIONAL ROAD RACE TEAM (for World Championship, Norway, Sunday): G Coltman (Raleigh); A Doyle (Neilson-Tivoli); M Elliott (Chevrolet-LA Sheriff); C Lillywhite (Banana); R Millar (TVM), B Smith (Banana); J Tanner (Neilson-Tivoli).

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS (Hamar, Nor): MEN: Keirin final: 1 G Neiwand (Aus); 2 M Nothstein (US); 3 T Yoshioka (Japan); 4 N Kovsh (Rus); 5 Y Yamada (Japan); 6 F Magne (Fr). Tandem sprint, semi-finals (best of three rides): F Paris and R Chiappa (It) bt A Drcmanek and L Hargas (Cz Rep) 2- 0; S Pate and D Day (Aus) bt E Raasch and M Nagel (Ger) 2-0. Final (best of three rides): Paris and Chiappa bt Pate and Day 2-0. 50-km points final: 1 E de Wilde (Bel) 26pts; 2 E Magnin (Fr) 17; 3 V Iakovlev (Ukr) 13; 4 V Kravchenko (Kazak) 9; 5 B Walton (Can) 5; 6 J B Petersen (Den) 0. Motor- paced final (two 30km races) First leg: 1 R Konigshofer (Aut); 2 J Veggerby (Den); 3 A Fanelli (It). Second leg: 1 Veggerby; 2 C Podlesch (Ger); 3 Konigshofer. Final points: 1 Veggerby 85; 2 Konigshofer 75; 3 Podlesch 46; 4 Fanelli 42.

WOMEN: 25km points final: 1 I Haringa (Neth) 27; 2 S Samokhvalova (Rus) 16; 3 J Grieco (US) 14; 4 K Werckx (Bel) 12; 5 B Erdin-Ganz (Swit) 10; 6 N Even (Fr) 10.

ZURICH CLASSIC (239km): 1 M Fondriest (It) Lampre 6hr 23min 38sec; 2 C Mottet (Fr) Novemail; 3 B Cenghialta (It) Ariostea. World cup standings (after eight races): 1 Fondriest 194pts; 2 M Sciandri (It) Motorola 89; 3 J Museeuw (Bel) GB-MG 87.

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