Greipel wins stage 1 of 2013 Tour Mediterraneen

"The Gorilla" struts in opener of the 40th Tour Med in Gruissan, France

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GRUISSAN, France (AFP) — André Greipel (Lotto-Belisol) won the first stage of the 40th Tour Méditerranéen on Wednesday, topping Matteo Pelucchi (IAM Cycling) and Maxime Daniel (Sojasun) in a bunch sprint after 146km in Gruissan.