Sporting Digest: Cycling

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WOMEN'S TOUR DE FRANCE 2nd stage (106km, Le Mans to Angers): 1 M Knol (Neth) 3hr 6min 13sec; 2 S Rodgers (US) s/t; 3 M Fanini (It); 4 L van Moorsel (Neth); 5 S Bubenkova (Rus); 6 M Valvik (Nor) all s/t. Overall: 1 Bubenkova 5:50.34; 2 C Hughes (Can) +1sec; 3 A Sydor (Can) +6; 4 M Clignet (Fr) +9; 5 K Kurreck (US) +11.

BCF NATIONAL TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS (Leicester): Women's sprint (qualifying time trial): 1 S Timmis (Raleigh) 13.317sec; 2 G Danson (Ratae RC) 13.755; 3 I Rowntree (Black Country Wh) 13.836. Junior 3,000m pursuit (qualifying time trial): 1 R Prince (VC St Raphael) 3:40.792; 2 A Russell (CC Cardiff) 3:41.843; 3 A Mummery (VC St Raphael) 3:42.113. 20km scratch race: 1 C Newton (Middridge CRT) 24min 36.25sec; 2 A Allen (Team Haverhill); 3 R Ellingworth (Delta RT).