Cavendish rates victory chances as "non-existent"

With a demanding finale on the Cauberg and many well-prepared Classics riders taking part in Sunday's World championship road race, defending champion Mark Cavendish has admitted that he will most likely have to say farewell to the rainbow jersey he won 12 months ago in Copenhagen. The British rider told Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad that he had no chance of defending his title.

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