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Cavendish dislocates collarbone as Kittel wins

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British sprint king Mark Cavendish dislocated his collarbone in a crash as German Marcel Kittel won the opening stage of the Tour de France in Harrogate on Saturday. 

Germany's Marcel Kittel celebrates his yellow jersey received from Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge on the podium at the end of the 190.5 km first stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 5, 2014

Cavendish, 29, had been aiming to win the 190.5km stage from Leeds to the town where his mother was born but his hopes came crashing down as he hit the deck in the sprint finish.

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