The Stage 13 Route
Mark Cavendish stormed through to just clench the Pink Jersey again for the second time in a row. He won Stage 13 of the Giro d'Italia in 6.09.55.
Unfortunately Bradley Wiggins has had to bow out of the Giro d'Italia due to illness. He has been battling a chest infection for the past few days and was advised by the Team Sky doctors to return to the UK and recuperate.
Official result of stage 13:
1. Mark Cavendish (GB/Omega Pharma - Quick-Step) 6:09:55'
2. Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita/RadioShack) ST
3. Luka Mezgec (Slo/Argos-Shimano)
4. Brett Lancaster (Aus/Orica GreenEdge)
5. Elia Viviani (Ita/Cannondale)
Points jersey standings after stage 13:
1. Mark Cavendish (GB/Omega Pharma - Quick-Step) 108
2. Cadel Evans (Aus/BMC Racing) 73
3. Elia Viviani (Ita/Cannondale) 72
4. Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita/RadioShack) 59
5. Maxim Belkov (Rus/Katusha) 55