Mark Cavendish 'beaten by a better guy' in Tours

Mark Cavendish, Tour de France 2013, stage five

Despite a perfect leadout from his Omega Pharma-Quickstep team, Mark Cavendish believes there is nothing he could have done to beat rival sprinter Marcel Kittel (Argos-Shimano) at the end of today's 12th stage of the Tour de France into Tours. 

Kittel pipped Cavendish to the line after coming from the British champion's wheel to take his tally of stage wins in this year's race to three.

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