Mark Cavendish out of World Championships

Lingering injury after Tour of Britain crash has ruled Mark Cavendish out of the 2015 Road World Championships

Mark Cavendish, Tour of Britain 2015 team presentation

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Mark Cavendish has withdrawn from Great Britain's squad for the 2015 UCI World Championship road race next Sunday (September 27), after suffering from lingering injury after crashing during the Tour of Britain.

Cavendish had said early this week that there were doubts over his participation in the 2015 Worlds, which start this weekend in Richmond, Virginia, USA, after he suffered a shoulder injury as a result of crashing into a car during stage six of the Tour of Britain.

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