Ghent Six crash 'ripped a hole in my lung behind my heart', reveals Mark Cavendish

The Manxman expects to be back on the bike in a matter of weeks

Mark Cavendish
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Mark Cavendish is back home safe and sound after his big crash at the Ghent Six, having spent a painful few days in hospital in Belgium.

As soon as he hit the floor, the Manxman says he knew he'd done some damage but wanted to put on a brave face as his children were in the audience. After medical examination, it was revealed he'd broken a number of ribs and ripped a hole in his lung.

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