Cycling: Cavendish takes Tour’s 11th stage

Cavendish made amends for defeat by German rival Andre Greipel by notching up his 18th career victory.


Afp July 13, 2011

LAVAUR: British sprint king Mark Cavendish made amends for defeat by German rival Andre Greipel by notching up his 18th career victory in the Tour de France in the race’s 11th stage. Frenchman Thomas Voeckler, of Europcar, retained the race leader’s yellow jersey after the 167.5-km stage from Blaye-les-Mines to Lavaur, which ended in a select bunch sprint after an early breakaway was caught 4km from the finish. Voeckler finished the stage with all the yellow jersey favourites to retain his lead of one minute 49 seconds on Spaniard Luis Leon Sanchez of Rabobank. It is Cavendish’s third win of this year’s race, after victories in Cap Frehel and Chateauroux.



Published in The Express Tribune, July 14th, 2011.

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