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Video: Cavendish talks about winning the Tour de France green jersey

By:
Stephen Farrand
Published:
July 24, 2011, 21:08 BST,
Updated:
July 24, 2011, 22:11 BST
Edition:
Third Edition Cycling News, Sunday, July 24, 2011
Race:
Tour de France, Stage 21
The new points format worked out well for green jersey Mark Cavendish (HTC Highroad)

The new points format worked out well for green jersey Mark Cavendish (HTC Highroad)

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Manxman takes his fifth win on the Champs Elysees

Mark Cavendish (HTC-Highroad) is a winner and proved emphatically on the Champs Elysees on Sunday by winning the final sprint of the Tour de France.

Cavendish crossed the line proudly holding on to his green jersey, making sure everyone understood who is he fastest and most consistent sprinter in the Tour de France.

He has overcome accusation of holding onto team cars and fought to stay in the race in the Alps. In this Cyclingnews video he talks about what it means to win the green jersey and hoe he intends to celebrate.

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