Cavendish wins Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne

World champ secures his first major victory of 2012 in the rainbow stripes

World road champion Mark Cavendish has won Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne. With a perfectly timed lead out in a finish that was completely controlled by his Sky teammates, Cavendish easily took his first major victory in 2012 by a full bike length over Yauheni Hutarovich (FDJ-Big Mat). Race report to follow.