Sporting Digest: Cycling

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TOUR OF SPAIN 18th stage (170.4km, Cangas de Onis to Gijon): 1 S Outschakov (Ukr) 4hr 21min 10sec; 2 P Meinert (Den) +2sec; 3 A Baffi (It) +26; 4 A Saitov (Ukr) +55; 5 O Rodrigues (Por); 6 T Cordes (Neth); 7 R Torres (Sp) all s/t; 8 J R Uriarte (Sp) +58; 9 F Bontempi (It) +8min 55sec; 10 M Szerszynski (Pol) s/t. Leading overall standings: 1 T Rominger (Swit) +83hr 46min 38sec; 2 A Zulle (Swit) +33sec; 3 L Cubino (Sp) +3min 40sec; 4 O Rincon (Colom) +5:05; 5 J Montoya (Sp) +5:40; 6 P Delgado (Sp) +7:22; 7 M Mauri (Sp) +9:58; 8 J Bruyneel (Bel) +12:58; 9 E Breukink (Neth) +13:35; 10 F Escartin (Sp) +15:56.

TOUR DUPONT Seventh stage (204km, Richmond to Lynchburg, Va): 1 R Kiefel (US) 5hr 25min 45sec; 2 W Veenstra (Neth); 3 M Elliott (GB); 4 F Boden (Ger); 5 D Phinney (US); 6 R Mionske (US); 7 H Vogels (Aus); 8 T Steels (Bel); 9 S Rooks (Neth); 10 R Alcala (Mex) all same time. Overall: 1 Alcala 26hr 38min 51sec; 2 L Armstrong (US) +23sec; 3 B Bowen (US) +1min 02sec; 4 M Engleman (US) +1:07; 5 A Mierzejewski (Pol) +1:12; 6 A Kvalsvoll (Nor) +1:14; 7 M Elliott (GB) +1:15; 8 A Byakov (Rus) +1:26; 9= D McDonald (Aus), E Van Lancker (Bel) +1:44.

TOUR DE L'AUDE WOMEN'S RACE Sixth stage (100km, Castelnaudary to Castenaudary, Fr): 1 Z Stagourskaya (Bela) 2hr 40min 40sec; 2 C Marsal (Fr); 3 N Cristofoli (It); 4 L Van Moorsel (Neth); 5 A Koliaseva (Rus) all s/t. Overall: 1 M Clignet (Fr) 13:56.57; 2 R Polikiavichute (Rus) +1sec; 3 A Schop (Neth) +24; 4 T Polyakova (Ukr) +56; 5 C Marsal (Fr) +1min 16sec.

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