Germany's Kittel wins first stage of Tour de France as Cavendish crashes (27)

The Globe and Mail 2014.07.05 20:51
HARROGATE, England - Reuters German Marcel Kittel powered to victory in the opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday while Britain's Mark Cavendish crashed heavily in the final straight. Kittel, who also won the first stage last year, took the overall leader's yellow jersey after easily outsprinting Slovakian Peter Sagan and Lithuanian Ramunas Navardauskas. "It was so hard," said the Giant Shimano rider.
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