Mark Cavendish wins Olympic Games selection, reports suggest

The Daily Mail reports that Mark Cavendish will be on the plane to the Rio Olympic Games in August

Mark Cavendish after crashing in the Madison, Track World Championships 2016

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Mark Cavendish will ride the omnium at this year's Olympic Games after gaining selection to the Great Britain team, according to the Daily Mail.

Sportsmail reports that due to a broken elbow suffered by Jon Dibben, Cavendish has been given the nod to go to Rio, although British Cycling say the squad won't be announced until July.

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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.