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Cavendish wins again, retains Qatar lead

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Isle of Man racer Mark Cavendish bagged his third win in as many days on Thursday in winning the fifth stage of the Tour of Qatar to retain the overall lead. 

Omega Pharma-Quick Step team's Britain's leader Mark Cavendish celebrates after crossing first the finish line of the 4th stage of the 2013 cycling Tour of Qatar from Camel Racetrack to Al Khor Corniche north of the Qatari capital Doha on February 6, 2013. Cavendish bagged his third win in as many days in winning the fifth stage of the Tour of Qatar to retain the overall lead.

The British rider, who is in his first season with Omega Pharma-Quick Step after a move from Team Sky, landed the penultimate stage -- 154km from Al Zubara Fort to Madinat Al Shamal -- in taking a sprint finish to edge out Yauheni Hutarovich of Belarus and Lithuania's Aidis Kruopis.

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