'He's always strongest when people write him off': Dimension Data manager backs Mark Cavendish to return to top form

Rolf Aldag says Cavendish wouldn't attempt to come back from illness if he didn't believe he could reach the top of the sport again

Mark Cavendish at the 2016 Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Mark Cavendish will stop racing if he cannot return to his top level, says his long-time director Rolf Aldag.

Team Dimension Data's performance manager explained that Cavendish returned riding 10 days ago, cleared of the Epstein-Barr virus. Now, the super sprinter must try to reach his top speed again.

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