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Mark Cavendish (38) calls it a day: British prime sprinter proclaims retirement on Monday | Biking

It has been good for Mark Cavendish. On the finish of this season, the 38-year-old prime sprinter says goodbye to biking. He’ll announce this tomorrow at a press convention in the course of the second relaxation day within the Giro d’Italia.

Cavendish, who performed for Astana this season, is probably the most profitable energetic rider with at least 161 victories. He turned world champion in 2011, gained Milan-Sanremo in 2009 and likewise recorded 53 stage victories in grand excursions.

In his final season as a professional, ‘Cav’ remains to be chasing the legendary report of stage wins within the Tour de France. In the mean time he shares this with Eddy Merckx. Each booked 34 stage victories within the Tour. Cavendish is on the provisional entry record for this yr’s Tour.

Cavendish’s counter stands at sixteen day successes within the Tour of Italy. This Giro, the Briton can have a most of two extra probabilities by way of a bunch dash.

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