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Cav and Kennaugh in Switzerland

Manx professional cyclists Mark Cavendish and Peter Kennaugh are competing in the Tour of Romandie in Switzerland, which was due to open with a short prologue on Tuesday evening.

Cavendish is hoping to get his season back on track after dental problems interrupted his early training and race schedule.

He is named in a strong HTC Colombia squad which includes Mark Renshaw, Michael Rogers and Marco Pinotti.

Kennuagh makes his comeback for Team Sky after breaking his collarbone in early March - the injury led to a metal plate and six screws being inserted into his shoulder.

After the prologue to establish a race leader, Cav and Kennaugh face five varied stages of hills, rolling countryside and a flat one for the sprinters.



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