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Cavendish wins first stage of Tour de San Luis

Cavendish wins first stage of Tour de San Luis

Britain's Mark Cavendish won Monday's first stage of the Tour de San Luis, taking out the sprint finish to get off to a good start in the week-long race in central Argentina.
Cavendish, the road-race world champion, edged won by less than a bike length ahead of Sacha Modolo and Alessandro Petacchi to take the 164-kilometer stage.
Stage two on Tuesday is 172 kilometers.