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April 28, 1991

INAMACHI, Japan (AP) _ Roger Mackay of Australia shot a 68 Sunday to win the Dunlop Open by two strokes.

It was the first victory this season for Mackay, who finished with a 16- under-par total of 272.

Japan’s Teruo Sugihara shot a 65 in the final round to finish second at 274. Seve Ballesteros, winner of two Masters and three British Opens, shot 66 Sunday and finished third at 275.

Entering the final round, Mackay was tied for the lead with two Japanese golfers, Naomichi Ozaki and Hideo Shigemitsu. Ozaki and Shigemitsu both shot 72 Sunday and tied for fourth at 276.


SURFERS PARADISE, Australia (AP) - Mike Pigg won the World Cup triathlon title Sunday, using a strong performance in the bicycle race to hand American Mark Allen his first defeat since 1988.

Pigg opened a 150-second lead over Allen during the cycle leg and maintained his advantage during the running portion. He finished in 2 hours, 45 minutes, 57 seconds.

Allen, winner of the last three World Cup events, finished second in 2:47.28. Australian Greg Welch, the world long-distance champion, was third in 2:48.40.

Pigg earned $12,500 for the victory.

″I’ve beaten the triathlete king. That is something else,″ he said. ″I took a lot of rest for this event and it seemed to do the trick.″


JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Defending champion Addis Abebe of Ethiopia won the men’s event and Suzan Sirma of Kenya captured the women’s title Sunday at the Borobudur 10-kilometer road race.

Abebe finished in 27 minutes, 43 seconds. Countryman Chala Kalele was second, 36 seconds behind, and Paul Kipkoech of Kenya was third in 28:22.

Sirma outran world record-holder Elizabeth McColgan of Britain and defending champion Katrin Ulrich of Germany, winning the women’s race in 31:41.

McColgan finished in 31:49, well off her world mark of 30:59, and Ulrich was third in 31:53.


CAIRNS, Australia (AP) - Jenny Sevil held off a challenge from fellow Australian Jane Crafter on Sunday and won the Daikyo Challenge golf tournament by one stroke.

Sevil shot a 74 for a three-round total of 218, 4 under par. Crafter shot a 71 in the final round to finish at 219.

Sherrin Smyers of Australia was third at 220 after a final round 72.


OGAWAMACHI, Japan (AP) - Taiwan’s Huang Yeh-chyn sank a 33-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a four-woman playoff Sunday to win the Nasu Ogawa golf tournament.

Three Japanese golfers - Chieko Nishida, Michiko Yokoyama and Hiroe Tani - missed their birdie attempts on the playoff hole.

The four were tied at 3-under-par 213 after 54 holes. Huang shot a 74 Sunday, Nishida and Yokoyama had 72s and Tani shot a 73.

It was Huang’s first victory this season and ninth in her career.


BOL, Yugoslavia (AP) - Sandra Cecchini of Italy defeated Bulgaria’s Magdalena Maleeva 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 Sunday in the final of the first Yugoslav WTA tennis tournament.

It was the third WTA victory for Cecchini, who earned $18,000. Maleeva received $8,500.


MADRID, Spain (AP) - Andrew Sherborne of England shot a 66 Sunday to overtake local favorite Miguel Angel Martin and win the Madrid Open by one stroke.

Sherborne, who trailed Martin by three strokes going into the final round, finished at 16-under-par 272. Martin shot a 70 on Sunday.

It was Sherborne’s first victory on the PGA European Tour. The winner’s check of $77,900 was more than he won during his best season two years ago.

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