August 31, 1992 |
Ingrid Haringa of the Netherlands defended her world championship in the women's 30-kilometer points race on the first day of the weeklong World Cycling Championships at Valencia, Spain.
February 25, 1991
Spanish rider Melchor Mauri won the 49th Tour of Valencia, Spain, cycling race, a 578-mile, six-stage event, with a time of 23:56:14.
September 2, 1992 |
Mike McCarthy became the first American ever to win a gold medal in the five-kilometer professional pursuit at the World Cycling Championships in Valencia, Spain, when he beat Briton Shaun Wallace and his wind-resistant Lotus superbike.
April 25, 1994
Fulgencia Garcia Lopez, 79, known as Garcieta, the artist who created the popular porcelain Lladro sculptures. Juan Lladro, president of the Spanish company, said Garcieta was the first to recognize a trend toward decorative rather than functional ceramic objects. The artist started making the figurines of people and animals in muted colors that are now recognized and sold around the world.