Andre Greipel Beats Rival Mark Cavendish Convincingly in Stage 10 of Tour de France 2011

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07/12/2011| 0 comments
by AP and Roadcycling.com
Photo Fotoreporter Sirotti.
Photo Fotoreporter Sirotti.

Andre Greipel Beats Rival Mark Cavendish Convincingly in Stage 10 of Tour de France 2011

German sprinter Andre Greipel won the 10th stage of the Tour de France earlier today, beating former teammate and current rival Mark Cavendish by a wheel's length in a dash to the line and capturing a leg of cycling's showcase race for the first time.

bid for a spectacular victory. But the Belgian had far too much road left, and the pack soon swallowed him up.

Norway's Thor Hushovd, who lost the yellow jersey to Voeckler in Sunday's ninth stage, was briefly delayed near the end when he had to pull over to put his left shoe back on.

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