Mark Cavendish Podium
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Victory in stage three of the Circuit Franco-Belge on Saturday has netted Mark Cavendish his season target of 11 wins for his first year as a professional.

In a bunch sprint at Poperinge, T-Mobile pro Cavendish outgunned Quick Step?s Gert Steegmans - winner of the stage on Friday ahead of Cavendish - and is now tied on time with the Belgian overall.

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