Mark Cavendish will be coming on Sunday not to participate in the road race of the european championships in Glasgow. That made the British wielerfederatie Thursday known. ‘Cav’ indicates lump sum on the advice of the medical team of the British.
“Cavendish has worked over the last few weeks hard to be a tough period of illness and injury to overcome”, says British Cycling. “After such a long period of time and to promote recovery, feel the medical team is that it is better to lump sum to give for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS.”
Cavendish himself showed himself to be very disappointed. “To be selected for my country is a huge honor. I was also looking forward to the european CHAMPIONSHIPS. I am very disappointed.”
The 33-year-old Cavendish succeeded last month not in the Tour de France. In the stage with arrival at La Rosière, he came out of the time. In recent years, won the Brit up to 30 stages in La Grande Boucle, his last victory dates of 2016. Cavendish is in the British selection is replaced by Mark Christian (Aqua Blue Sport).