Geelong was just not Cavendish's course, says Hushovd

Mark Cavendish, World Championships 2010, men's road race

The World Championships course in Geelong, Australia, was simply too tough for Mark Cavendish, according to winner Thor Hushovd.

"Mark is just a pure sprinter. He is the fastest sprinter in the world when it is flat and not hard; my victories come when there is a climb in the end," said Hushovd. "I am more of a classics rider, who can pass the climbs and then win, like today."

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