Mark Cavendish sets sights on Madison event at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

British sprinter Mark Cavendish resets goals after crashing out of the 2017 Tour de France, and says that long-term he wants to win gold at the 2020 Olympics

Mark Cavendish.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Mark Cavendish has said that he is aiming for a gold medal in the Madison event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Speaking in an interview with the Times, Cavendish said that as soon as he heard that the Madison discipline was returning to the Olympics in 2020, he was interested.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.