‘That’s not bad’ - Mark Cavendish pleased with first podium finish for Astana at UAE Tour

The British road champion recorded his best race result since joining Astana Qazaqstan

Mark Cavendish at UAE Tour 2023
(Image credit: Getty)

On his first WorldTour outing with his new team, Mark Cavendish sprinted to a commendable third place on stage one of the UAE Tour

The new Astana Qazaqstan rider was part of a 13-rider group that broke free with 30km to go, and contested a reduced bunch sprint on the line in the coastal city of Al Mirfa. 

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