Tour of Britain stage one

Mark Cavendish (T-Mobile) added to yesterday's stunning Tour of Britain prologue victory by winning today's stage between Reading and Southampton.

Cavendish beat Steven Caethoven (Chocolade Jacques), Juan Jose Haedo (CSC), team-mate Roger Hammond and Geraint Thomas (Barloworld) in the fast sprint finish in Southampton. This is Cavendish's tenth professional win in his first season as a professional; he is just one away from his target of 11 victories for the year.

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