2016 Rio: Sir Bradley Wiggins supports Mark Cavendish for Olympics

Sir Bradley Wiggins, the professional road and track racing cyclist from United Kingdom, told that Mark Cavendish would make Great Britain’s track team for Olympic Games that will be selected later in August.

Mark is not ensured his spot but Bradley told BBC Radio 5 live that he is the right person to ride the omnium. He believes that Cavendish would be in Rio and he wanted to see him there. The Olympics is the one that this is really about for him. Once he gets given the green light for that, his performance would just go up again as he has got nothing to lose.

Mark intends to mix his dream of winning an Olympic gold for the very first time with his sparkly on-the-road career. In the build-up to the Olympics, the thirty year old from Isle of Man wants to ride in Tour de France once again with the expectation of including to his twenty-six stage wins in the race.

Bradley, who won the Tour de France in the year 2012 and is also an Olympic champ on both the road as well as the 0n-track, told that Mark would ensure that he does what is right to achieve success in Brazil. He further added that Mark is a very special character and he requires to be given freedom to do it his way. He would do what he believes is the best for him and he believes that he would think that riding the Tour de France for his fitness would be better for him for the omnium.