Mark Cavendish sprints into Tour of Qatar lead

Mark Cavendish wins stage 4, Tour of Qatar 2013

Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quick-Step) won his second consecutive stage of the Tour of Qatar to take the leader's golden jersey from Brent Bookwalter (BMC).

But he said that wouldn't alter his approach on the final two stages, insisting: "It's the exactly the same whether I'm in the jersey or not. I just go trying to win stages, and maybe the GC comes from that. But I can't go defending the jersey, because that's likely to take away from [my efforts] to win stages."

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