Cavendish takes his third Giro win and prepares to head home

Mark Cavendish Giro 2009 stage 13

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Mark Cavendish (Columbia-Highroad) took the win he wanted in Florence today, leaving his Giro d'Italia rivals floundering in his wake.

After some close finishes and two wins earlier in the race for Alessandro Petacchi (LPR Brakes), Cavendish has reinforced himself as king of the sprints with his third and most decisive win of this year's Giro on stage 13.

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