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Cavendish wins 6th stage, Paolini keeps Giro lead

Updated: May 9, 2013, 12:54 PM ET
Associated Press

MARGHERITA DI SAVOIA, Italy -- Mark Cavendish dominated the sprint finish of the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia for his second victory in this month's race, while Luca Paolini's overall lead remained unchanged on Thursday.

Cavendish dedicated the victory to Belgian rider Wouter Weylandt, who died exactly two years ago after clipping a wall and crashing during a descent at the Giro.

On the victory podium, Cavendish held aloft Weylandt's No. 108, which was permanently retired from ...

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