Video: Cavendish talks about winning the Tour de France green jersey

The new points format worked out well for green jersey Mark Cavendish (HTC Highroad)

The new points format worked out well for green jersey Mark Cavendish (HTC Highroad) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Mark Cavendish (HTC-Highroad) is a winner and proved emphatically on the Champs Elysees on Sunday by winning the final sprint of the Tour de France.

Cavendish crossed the line proudly holding on to his green jersey, making sure everyone understood who is he fastest and most consistent sprinter in the Tour de France.

He has overcome accusation of holding onto team cars and fought to stay in the race in the Alps. In this Cyclingnews video he talks about what it means to win the green jersey and hoe he intends to celebrate.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.