Comeback man Chavanel takes victory in Spa after crash-affected stage

Sylvain Chavanel wins, Tour de France 2010 stage 2

If today's second stage of the Tour de France was the so-called calm before the storm, then tomorrow's pavé-fest is going to be off the Beaufort scale.

Comeback man Sylvain Chavanel won this afternoon in Spa, claiming the maillot jaune in the process, as the last remnant of a long and brave breakaway on the rain-soaked roads of the Ardennes.

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