Mark Cavendish out of Tour de France after shoulder injury

Mark Cavendish is out of the Tour de France following the shoulder injury he suffered on the first stage in Harrogate on Saturday, his Omega Pharma-Quick Step team have confirmed.

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Downing: 'Gutted' Cav is out of Le Tour

Professional cyclist Dean Downing says he is "gutted" to hear that Mark Cavendish will not compete in the remaining stages of Le Tour de France.

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I felt sick in my stomach when @markcavendish crashed yesterday. Now I'm gutted he's not on stage 2 start line #getwellsooncav

Cavendish crashed in the last stretch into Harrogate, dislocating his shoulder.

Watch: Dean Downing put through his paces to show rigours of Tour

Mark Cavendish out of Tour de France following injury

Mark Cavendish is out of the Tour de France following the shoulder injury he suffered on the first stage in Harrogate on Saturday, his Omega Pharma-Quick Step team have confirmed.

mega Pharma-Quick Step's Mark Cavendish rides over the finish line in Harrogate after crashing out of the final sprint. Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

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