Greipel beaten by the better sprinter in Tournai

The first appointment for the pure sprinters in the Tour de France came during the second stage from Visé to Tournai, Belgium. The Lotto Belisol team for André Greipel turned out to be the dominant train over the final kilometres. Eventually Greg Henderson delivered Greipel perfectly into the final hectometres but the German fell half a wheel short of world champion Mark Cavendish (Sky). Right after crossing the line 'the gorilla' shouted out his frustration with a famous four-letter word. Little later Greipel congratulated Cavendish by giving him a tap on the shoulder.

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