Mark Cavendish abandons Six Days of Ghent on final day after hard crash

Racing was delayed for 40 mins after the incident

Mark Cavendish
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Mark Cavendish was forced to abandon the Six Days of Ghent after a hard crash on the final day of competition.

The Manxman had paired up with Deceuninck - Quick-Step team-mate Iljo Keisse for the track tournament and were placed fourth heading into the final day of competition, having lost a couple of laps to leaders Michael Mørkøv and Lasse Norman Hansen as well as the second and third place duos of Kenny De Ketele/Robbe Ghys and Jasper De Buyst/Roger Kluge.

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