Viviani back on track and planning for the Tokyo Olympics

It was Italy's Elia Viviani who eventually got the better of home favourite Mark Cavendish to take the overall title at the 2019 Six Day London
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Elia Viviani raced for 82 day on the road with Deceuninck-QuickStep in 2019 but is already back in the saddle and will ride this weekend's Track World Cup in Minsk, Belarus, as he prepares to defend his gold medal in the Omnium at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Viviani and his expected Madison partner for Tokyo, Simone Consonni, won the recent Six Day London event, pulling back a lap in the Final Chase race, with Viviani going on the attack to hit the line first and seal victory ahead of sprint and track rival Mark Cavendish and Owain Doull.

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