By VeloNews Interactive wire services, Copyright 2001 AFP
France’s Laurent Gané took the match sprint title as the World Track Cup continued Saturday in Pordenone, Italy. Other winners included Belarus’s Natalia Markovnitchenko in the women’s match sprint and Russia’s Olga Slioussareva in the women’s pursuit. American Tanya Lindenmuth took fourth place in the match sprint, losing to Oxana Grichina in the bronze-medal match.
World Track Cup, Pordenone, Italy.
Sprint: Laurent Gane (F) def Michael Bourgain (F)
Team Pursuit: Ukraine, 4:21.606 def Great Britain
Points race: 1. Cho Ho Sung (Kor)
Sprint: Natalia Markovnitchenko (Blr) def Svetlana Grankovskaia (Rus)
Individual pursuit: Olga Slioussareva (Rus), 3:46.732 def Anuoska van der Zee (Nl)