Mark Cavendish: ‘Illness was mismanaged so I’ve done myself more damage’

The Brit says he hopes the Epstein-Barr virus is behind him after recent seasons were hampered by illness

Mark Cavendish has been recovering from illness
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Mark Cavendish says he “did himself more damage” after mismanaging the illness that has plagued his performance in recent seasons

The Brit was diagnosed and treated for Epstein-Barr virus early in 2017 , but took an indefinite break this season after being re-diagnosed with the condition.

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