Team Is Hopeful About Cavendish’s Participation In Tour De France

Doug Ryder the team principle says the time is not in favor of Mark Cavendish after he was found positive with glandular fever in the beginning of this month, the team is still hopeful that he will be all fine and fit for the Tour de France, which is going to start in July.


Team Dimension Data (TDD) is hopeful that Cavendish will soon recover and will be all fine by the time the Tour de France will begin. After checking the process report of the player, Cavendish in the beginning of this May 2017, was diagnosed with mononucleosis infection, which is popularly known as glandular fever.

Nevertheless, Doug Ryder team principal admitted that time is not on their side.

The concern of Ryder is not baseless, Manxman since March 18 he has not raced, in Milan-San Remo he was suffering from an injury in ankle and that made him out. And now, after feeling unexplained fatigue during training Cavendish is diagnosed with infectious mononucleosis.

Cavendish has done real hard work for this tour with an objective to add to his 30 stage victories when the tour will start on 1 July 2017 in Dusseldorf. Currently Cavendish is behind Merckx with just four stage wins for an equaling all-time record of Eddy Merckx.

In Italy, he has been trained lightly and went through more tests. The team is hoping that they will get the positive news soon that Cavendish will start the training soon.

Speaking about the health of Mark, Ryder said, “I spoke to Mark recently while the test were done and he is feeling better now, it was apparent in his voice that, he had more energy he sounded less fatigued and this is a good sign.”