Sporting Digest: Hang Gliding

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The Independent Online
JOHN PENDRY, of Great Britain, is in 10th place after two tasks in the final round of the World Championships in Owens Valley, California. Pendry is 421 points behind the American, Chris Arai, and has three days left to regain the title he won in 1985. Britain are fourth in the team event.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS (Owens Valley, Calif): Team scores (after two final-round tasks): 1 United States 12,904pts; 2 Australia 12,178; 3 Germany 11,944; 4 Great Britain 11,944. Individual: 1 C Arai (US) 4,500; 2 T Suchanek (Cz Rep) 4,345; 3 M Gibson (US) 4,315. GB: 10 J Pendry 4,079; 26 D Arkwright 3,802; 37 P Harvey 3,616; 38 R Whittall 3,603.