Thursday 18 December 2014

Cycling: Cavendish sprints to second Giro stage victory

Alasdair Fotheringham

Published 09/05/2013 | 16:38

Britain's Mark Cavendish pedals during the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race, from Mola di Bari to Margherita di Savoia
Britain's Mark Cavendish pedals during the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race, from Mola di Bari to Margherita di Savoia

Britain's Mark Cavendish won stage six of the Giro d'Italia today, his second bunch sprint victory in this year's race as Italian Luca Paolini retained the overall lead.

Italy's Elia Viviani claimed second behind the Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider, with Australia's Matt Goss in third.

Cavendish has now won 12 stages of the Giro in his career and has racked up 38 victories in Grand Tours.

Reuters

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