Marcel Kittel disappointed at decision to let Tour de France stage 14 result stand

The German said he felt Mark Cavendish influenced the result in moving in to him in the final straight of the sprint finish to the stage

Mark Cavendish wins stage 14 of the 2016 Tour de France. Photo: Graham Watson

Marcel Kittel (Etixx-Quick Step) says he is disappointed with the decision not to relegate Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) in the sprint finish to stage 14 of the Tour de France.

The German sprinter was visibly frustrated after feeling Cavendish had moved across his sprinting line in the final 100 metres of the finish to Villars-les-Dombes.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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