Mark Cavendish motivated by De Panne win

Mark Cavendish, Tirreno-Adriatico 2013, stage two

Mark Cavendish needed a win to get him going in the right direction again, according to Omega Pharma-QuickStep team manager Patrick Lefevere. The Three Days of De Panne victory in stage two yesterday was his first since winning in the Tour of Qatar.

"Finally he could win, it was since the Tour of Qatar," Lefevere told Cycling Weekly. "It's a good thing because a sprinter needs to win, for a sprinter it's the best motivation."

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