When and where Mark Cavendish can break Tour de France stage record in the coming week

Before his stunning comeback, the Manxman hadn't won a stage of the Tour since 2016

Mark Cavendish
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It was a distant dream, a very unlikely scenario just a few weeks ago, but now Mark Cavendish stands on the verge of history.

The sprinter currently sits on 33 Tour de France stage wins, just one short of the record tally held by Eddy Merckx, the legendary Belgian winning his 34th and last in 1975.

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