Mark Cavendish takes first win of 2015 at Tour de San Luis

Mark Cavendish took the bunch sprint on the final stage of the 2015 Tour de San Luis in Argentina as Daniel Diaz won overall

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Mark Cavendish (Etixx-Quick Step) sprinted to his first win of 2015 in Argentina's Tour de San Luis on Sunday. After twice losing head-to-head against Colombian Fernando Gaviria, he beat his rival to second in the final stage.

"I'm happy and proud we could come away with a win here," Cavendish said. "It's important, not just for myself, but for the whole team, to get a good feeling started here. This is important race experience that we will use to build for our season."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.