Cavendish wins but Wiggins crashes out of the Tour

Mark Cavendish wins, Tour de France 2011 stage seven

Mark Cavendish took his second stage win of this year's Tour de France in Chateauroux this afternoon at the end of a contrasting day for the Brits.

Cavendish beat Alessandro Petacchi and Andre Greipel in a frantic sprint finish, but the day was overshadowed by a crash which forced Bradley Wiggins to retire from the Tour with a broken collar bone.

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