Greipel a whisker shy of Tour de France stage win in Angers

It doesn't get much closer than this. At the end of the third stage in the 2016 Tour de France there was little to no gap in the bunch-sprint finish between Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) and André Greipel (Lotto-Soudal). Greipel was the first to throw his fist in the air when crossing the line in Angers. A moment later Cavendish also clinched his fist. A sprinter usually senses when he's won it. Greipel turned out to have sensed it wrong.

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