Cycling, a new opportunity for Mark Cavendish

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The 37-year-old Briton is looking for a new professional challenge

After being left stranded by Quick-Step and passing up the chance to settle at B#38;B Hotels – KTM (disbanded team), there would now be a new opportunity for Cavendish. Astana would be ready to offer him a chance.

Vinokourov, team manager of the Kazakh team, personally contacted the 37-year-old British champion: “I called him and told him that if he was free, we could talk. It is true that he is 37 years old, but what we are interested in is his motivation: I won the Olympic Games when I was almost 40 years old. We haven’t reached any agreement yet. For the moment nothing is decided. Astana has never had a great sprinter, we have always focused on the big stage races,” his words to CyclingNews.

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