Mark Cavendish confirmed to ride Tour of Britain

FOUGERES FRANCE JUNE 29 Mark Cavendish of The United Kingdom and Team Deceuninck QuickStep stage winner celebrates at arrival during the 108th Tour de France 2021 Stage 4 a 1504km stage from Redon to Fougres LeTour TDF2021 on June 29 2021 in Fougeres France Photo by Guillaume Horcajuelo PoolGetty Images
Mark Cavendish (Deceuninck-QuickStep) (Image credit: Guillaume Horcajuelo/Getty Images)

Mark Cavendish (Deceuninck-QuickStep) is the first headline rider confirmed to race the 2021 Tour of Britain, race organisers have announced.

The Manxman, who won four stages and the green jersey at the Tour de France, will take on the eight-day race, which runs from September 5-12.

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