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Giro d'Italia Stage 13

Wiggo is out and Mark Cavendish Takes the Pink Jersey Again

Stage 13 takes place from Busseto to Cherasco, and is another flat stage making it ideal for the sprinters.

The Stage 13 Route

Stage 13

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