Cavendish of the Columbia-Highroad team took his third individual stage
win at the Giro on Friday, out sprinting Alessandro Petacchi at the end
of stage 13, a 176km flat stage from Lido di Camaiore to Florence.
Overnight leader Denis Menchov (Rabobank) finished in the lead group to
maintain his overall lead ahead of Danilo Di Luca and Levi Leipheimer.
(Photo: Roberto Bettini)