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Cavendish wins 12th stage of Spanish Vuelta

Cavendish wins 12th stage of Spanish Vuelta

British rider Mark Cavendish won the 12th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday, and Igor Anton of Spain retained the overall race leader's red jersey.
Cavendish finished the 172.5-kilometer (107.2-mile) leg from Andorra la Vella to Lleida in 4 hours, 30 seconds after timing his final sprint perfectly and racing ahead of Tyler Farrar and Matthew Harley Goss, who both crossed the line with the same time.
Anton has retained his 45-second overall race lead ahead of Italian rival Vincenzo Nibali.