Greipel responds to criticism with Giro d'Italia win

Andre Greipel, Giro d'Italia 2010, stage 18

German André Greipel profited on the last occasion possible to win a stage at the Giro d'Italia and to confirm team HTC-Columbia's faith in selecting him as team leader of a Grand Tour.

Mark Cavendish, prior to the Giro d'Italia, questioned his team-mate's ability to win big races, above all Monuments. The 18th stage to Brescia was far from a monument, but it was an important win.

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