CAVENDISH LOSES TOUR OF ROMANDIE LEAD

Mark Cavendish Team High Road 2008

Mark Cavendish (High Road) lost the leader?s jersey in the Tour of Romandie on Wednesday after a tough climb in the final part of the 182km stage reshuffled the overall standings.

Cavendish stayed with the climbers on the first two climbs of the rain-soaked stage but strong attacks on the last and hardest climb of the day split the peloton, with Cavendish finishing with the likes of Robbie McEwen and other sprinters several minutes behind.

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