Mark Cavendish: 'I'll go to Rio on a high from the Tour de France'

Having won four stages of the Tour de France in 2016, Mark Cavendish goes to the Olympic Games full of confidence as he searches for his first medal

Mark Cavendish wins stage 14 of the 2016 Tour de France. Photo: Graham Watson

He made the tough decision to miss out on an opportunity to win a fifth Champs-Élysées stage at the Tour de France, but Mark Cavendish says he will take his confidence from the first 16 stages of the race with him to the Olympic Games next month.

The Dimension Data rider won four stages in the first 14 days of the Tour, including stage one to Utah Beach to take his first ever yellow jersey.

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