World champ Hushovd takes well deserved solo Tour win

Thor Hushovd wins, Tour de France 2011, stage 13

Day two in the mountains of this 2011 Tour de France, and the word was that stage 13 was a day for a breakaway to succeed.

Sure enough, Garmin's Thor Hushovd - the world road race champion, and wearer of the yellow jersey for most of the first week of this year's Tour - soloed to victory, the last man standing of an earlier 10-man breakaway. Almost eight minutes behind, in the main bunch, Europcar's Thomas Voeckler retained the yellow jersey.

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