Mark Cavendish wins National Road Race


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Mark Cavendish won a sprint finish to claim his first National Road Race Championship in Glasgow on Sunday. The Manx rider overtook David Millar on the home straight and held off the challenge of Ian Stannard, who recovered from a puncture in the penultimate lap to claim silver.

In the women's race, Lizzie Armitstead was victorious , finishing 63 seconds ahead of runner-up Laura Trott, who edged past Wiggle Honda team-mate Dani King.