Cavendish Wins 12th Stage Of Giro

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Reuters
Britain's Mark Cavendish won stage 12 of the Giro d'Italia, his third victory of the 2013 race while compatriot and Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins lost time on the overall contenders.

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Britain's Mark Cavendish won stage 12 of the Giro d'Italia, his third victory of the 2013 race while compatriot and Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins lost time on the overall contenders.

Second in the bunch sprint in the rain soaked stage was France's Nacer Bouhanni, with Slovenian Luka Mezgec in third.

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali remains the race's overall leader, Wiggins, previously fourth, lost contact with the main group in the final hour and lost an estimated three minutes.

The Giro d'Italia finishes on May 26 in Brescia.