Mark Cavendish takes 'positives' from record-breaking podium at Scheldeprijs

The Astana-Qazaqstan rider says he will "normally" go to the Giro d'Italia next month

Mark Cavendish at Scheldeprijs
(Image credit: Getty Images)

He might be 37, but Mark Cavendish is still breaking records, taking his seventh podium at Scheldeprijs on Wednesday, the most by a male rider.

The Astana-Qazaqstan rider equalled his best result in 2023 to date, taking third behind Jasper Philipsen (Alpecin-Deceuninck) and Sam Welsford (DSM).

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.