Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) won the sprint at the end of stage one of the Tour du Poitou Charentes in France on Tuesday.
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It’s the Manxman’s first victory since crashing out of the Tour de France and sustaining a shoulder injury.
Cavendish took the stage win ahead of Maxime Daniel (Ag2r) and Roy Jans (Wanty) in third in La Ronde after 192.4km of racing.
Cavendish has been confirmed to start the 2014 Tour of Britain, commencing in Liverpool on September 7.
Omega Pharma-QuickStep sprinter Mark Cavendish confirmed for Britain's premier stage race, from September 7-14
Mark Cavendish assisting team mate Gianni Meersman in French stage race, the Tour de l'Ain