Mark Cavendish's track return to continue at Dudenhofen GP

Mark Cavendish named in a strong British team for the Dudenhofen GP track meet in Germany on August 28-29

Mark Cavendish at the Revolution Series in Derby (Andy Jones)

Mark Cavendish is serious about competing on the track at Rio 2016 and proved his comeback to the boards was not a one-off at this weekend's Revolution Series by committing to the Dudenhofen GP at the end of August.

The Etixx-Quick-Step rider is on the trail of the Olympic and World Cup qualification points on offer at the meet in Germany on August 28-29.

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Cavendish needs just 10 more points to be eligible for selection to ride the omnium the Olympics next year and also needs to pick up points in Dudenhofen to be in contention for selection to this winter's World Cup events.

“Mark made a very promising start back on the track in Derby and he’ll be looking to continue building on that form and gain more points for his ranking," said British Cycling's Iain Dyer.

Jon Dibben, Ollie Wood, Manon Lloyd, Laura Trott and Katie Archibald are the endurance riders in the British squad for Dudenhofen, with a host of sprinters, including Katy Marchant and Becky James, making up the remainder of the team.

British team for Dudenhofen GP (August 28-29)

Katie Archibald, Mark Cavendish, Matt Crampton, Jon Dibben, Becky James, Danni Khan, Manon Lloyd, Katy Marchant, Callum Skinner, Laura Trott, Ollie Wood.

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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.