CW Exclusive: Cavendish overjoyed for Boasson Hagen

Mark Cavendish after puncture Ghent Wevelgem 2009

Mark Cavendish was wet and cold after today's 242km Giro d'Italia stage to Chiavenna but like everyone on the Team Columbia bus, he was happy that team mate Edvald Boasson Hagen had won.

Cavendish finished 11th, one place behind fellow Brit Ben Swift (Katusha) and 40 seconds behind Boasson Hagen. After the finish, Cavendish was the first to hug the young Norwegian and seemed almost as happy as if he?d won himself.

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