Cavendish: “This is for Great Britain”

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Mark Cavendish's rainbow jersey is the culmination of three years' hard work by British Cycling to put the Manxman in a winning position, and the new world champion says that he will wear it next season on behalf of everyone who helped him to win it.

"When the course route was announced three years ago, we knew it was our best chance to bring the jersey back to Great Britain since Tom Simpson won it in 1965," said Cavendish.

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