Mark Cavendish meets with GB coaches to declare availability for Olympic Games

Mark Cavendish reportedly formally declares his availability for selection to Great Britain's Olympic track cycling squad

Mark Cavendish after crashing in the Madison, Track World Championships 2016

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Mark Cavendish is leaving his Olympic Games fate in the hands of the Great Britain coaching staff after reportedly formally declaring his availability at a meeting in Italy.

According to the Guardian's William Fotheringham, Cavendish met with British Cycling technical director Shane Sutton and other coaches to discuss his performances at the UCI Track World Championships in London.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.