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Cav eyes pink jersey as team face Giro test

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British sprint king Mark Cavendish could pull on the Giro d'Italia race leader's pink jersey on Saturday as his Omega-Pharma team's sprint-train credentials face their first big Grand Tour test of the season. 

Britain's Mark Cavendish of team Omega Pharma - Quick Step races during the Driedaagse De Panne - Koksijde cycling race in De Panne on March 28, 2013. Cavendish could pull on the Giro d'Italia race leader's pink jersey as his Omega-Pharma team's sprint-train credentials face their first big Grand Tour test of the season.

Cavendish, arguably cycling's most successful sprinter, has since 2008 won a total of 10 stages on the three-week Italian race which opens with a fairly flat 130 km stage around Naples.

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