Greipel's first Tour stage win 'extra special'

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German André Greipel shot around the bend final sweeping bend and over the line first at the Tour de France yesterday. He won his first ever stage and, making extra special, he took it against Mark Cavendish.

"It is a symbol," Omega Pharma-Lotto's team manager, Marc Sergeant told Cycling Weekly. "This is a race he was never able to participate in because he was in Cavendish's team. Now he can because he's in another team, and winning against Cavendish must be something special for him."

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