Cavendish takes first triumph of season in Qatar

Mark Cavendish Tour of Qatar stage four

Mark Cavendish scored his first victory of the season in a windblasted bunch sprint in the Tour of Qatar on Wednesday. After two days of bad luck, the Briton easily outgunned Tom Boonen in the final dash for the line.

With galeforce winds blasting the peloton yet again, in the final 30 kilometres the bunch split apart when Cervélo made their third mass attack in three days.

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