Mark Cavendish signs one-year contract renewal with QuickStep

Mark Cavendish at Tour of Britain
Mark Cavendish (Deceuninck-QuickStep) at the Tour of Britain (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

QuickStep have confirmed that Mark Cavendish will stay with the Belgian WorldTour team for the 2022 season after agreeing a one-year contract renewal.

Cavendish, who won four stages and the green jersey at this year's Tour de France in a stunning return to form, was widely expected to sign a contract after the recent Ghent Six. However, he crashed hard on the final day of racing and will need several weeks off the bike to recover from fractured ribs and a punctured lung.

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