Cavendish joins the Tour de France elite

Mark Cavendish wins Tour de France 2009, stage 2

When Mark Cavendish raised his arms in victory and crossed the finish line ahead of his rivals on the Champs-Élysées on Sunday, he joined the elite list of prolific Tour de France winners.

Cavendish's career total of 10 Tour stage wins - six stage wins in 2009 coupled with four in the 2008 Tour - means that his name is included in an exclusive roll call of all-time cycling greats.

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