Mark Cavendish on World Champs disappointment: 'I lost gold, instead of winning silver'

Mark Cavendish narrowly missed out on claiming his second world title as he was 'boxed in' and then subsequently beaten by Peter Sagan

Mark Cavendish on the podium at the 2016 Road World Championships

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Mark Cavendish (Great Britain) says that being boxed in and just losing the elite men's road race World Championship sprint on Sunday in Doha, Qatar, is going to bother him for a long time.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.