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Giro d'Italia 2012: Cavendish leads Team Sky

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World champion Mark Cavendish (Team Sky)

World champion Mark Cavendish (Team Sky)
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World Champion Mark Cavendish (Sky)

World Champion Mark Cavendish (Sky)
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Ben Swift grits his teeth after he finished strongly in the omnium pursuit

Ben Swift grits his teeth after he finished strongly in the omnium pursuit
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Juan Antonio Flecha (Team Sky)

Juan Antonio Flecha (Team Sky)
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Rigoberto Uran

Rigoberto Uran
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Geraint Thomas (Sky) dons the yellow leader's jersey after winning the prologue.

Geraint Thomas (Sky) dons the yellow leader's jersey after winning the prologue.
(Image credit: Sirotti)

World Champion Mark Cavendish will lead a strong Team Sky at the Giro d’Italia, which starts on May 5, in Denmark. The British sprinter will head up a nine-man selection that includes Bernhard Eisel, Juan Antonio Flecha, Ian Stannard, Ben Swift, Geraint Thomas, Sergio Henao, Rigoberto Urán and Peter Kennaugh.