Result: Andre Greipel wins stage six of Tour de France

German Andre Greipel celebrates a Tour de France stage win on July 14, 2012
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Lotto-Belisol's Andre Greipel wins stage six of the Tour de France, while Mark Cavendish crosses the line in fourth place.

Lotto-Belisol's Andre Greipel has taken stage six of the Tour de France, leaving Mark Cavendish in fourth place.

The Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider was favourite to make the sprint finish following his stage-five win yesterday.

However, after being involved in a crash during the stage from Aix-en-Provence to Montpellier, Cavendish could only secure a fourth-place finish, while Greipel came out on top by the end of the flat 176.5km ride.

Daryl Impey has claimed the yellow jersey.

British standout Mark Cavendish sprints to win the opening stage of the Giro d'Italia on May 4, 2013
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