Tour de France stage 4: Greipel edges crash-marred finale

LEG LUBE: Andre Greipel opened his account at the 2012 Tour de France with a sprint victory in Rouen. The German came off the wheel of lead-out man Greg Henderson and powered to the stage win ahead of Alessandro Petacchi and Tom Veelers. However, the build-up to the sprint was marred by a crash with 2.5km remaining as several sprinters hit the tarmac, including world champion Mark Cavendish. Bernhard Eisel, Cavendish’s teammate and Robbie Hunter also hit the deck, with Peter Sagan and Fabian Cancellara lucky to escape the carnage. Read the whole article at:

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