ROUEN, France (AP) -- Sky manager says Mark Cavendish will continue racing in the Tour de France after a serious crash during the fourth stage on Wednesday.

Dave Brailsford says Cavendish's injuries are "superficial" and adds that world champion is expected to continue racing in the Tour.

The British sprinter got involved in a crash along with several other riders less than 2 miles before finish. Cavendish hit the ground during the buildup to the final sprint.

Cavendish's rival, Andre Greipel of Germany, won the stage between Abbeville and Rouen.

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