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Mark Cavendish produces outstanding ride to place second in omnium individual pursuit

Mark Cavendish set the fastest time so far in the individual pursuit in the men’s omnium…

until Denmark’s Lasse Norman Hansen set a new Olympic Record The standings in the omnium 1 were shaken up by the 4km individual pursuit, as Mark Cavendish 2 (Great Britain) set what looked like being the the fastest time

Was the Olympic road race course too dangerous?

Experts have their say

After race altering crashes and hospitalisations, questions are being asked about the safety of the parcours used in the women’s and men’s Olympic road races Annemiek van Vleuten shortly before her crash.

Photo: Yuzuru Sunada Previews of the women s and men s Olympic 1 road races courses had already highlighted the risk of the final descent before the flat run-in to the finish line, but opinion remains split on whether the course was fully to blame.