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Freire searches for technical sprint finish

Oscar Freire (Rabobank) is ready to defend his Tour de France green jersey.

Oscar Freire (Rabobank) is ready to defend his Tour de France green jersey. (Image credit: AFP)

Oscar Freire needs a technical finale to overcome Mark Cavendish's team and to win his first stage win in the 2009 Tour de France. He finished fourth in Saint-Fargeau today behind Cavendish, who won his fourth stage of this year's race.