Cavendish feeling well after restless night

Mark Cavendish, Tour Down Under 2011, stage three

The world's number one sprinter Mark Cavendish pushed ahead in the Tour Down Under today in Stirling, Australia. He suffered from scrapes and bruises due to a crash in the sprint finish yesterday.

"I am feeling all right, it was a little bit of a restless night, but it always is," said Cavendish this morning. "You are used to that as a bike rider now. A couple of pain killers and that's it."

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