After speculation that Asana Qazaqstan would have expressed interest in having Mark Cavendish in his team, the cyclist announced today (17) that he is now, officially, the new member of the team. Thus, the athlete will be able to compete in the next Tour de France that will take place in July this year.
“The Astana Qazaqstan Team will be a great place to succeed, with a strong team led by Alexandr, a champion on the bike and a gentleman off it. I already had a long career, but the joy of riding my bike and the hunger to keep winning are more alive than ever”, said the cyclist when celebrating his new team.
Mark Cavendish said that he was looking forward to starting training and that he is flattered to compete with the children of his colleague Alexandr Vinokurov, in which he said he was happy to receive him and tore up praise for the Briton, considering him the “best sprinter in the world”. Everytime”.
Recently, it was reported by the Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport that Mark Cavendish will use the Wilier Triestina bicycle in competitions, as a tribute to the Gastaldelli family, which was essential for the extra budget to insert the cyclist in the new team.