The "Manx Missile" took second in the two-day, six-discipline omnium event on the track.
Italian Elia Viviani won the Olympics men's track omnium Monday despite a crash in the points race caused by sprint rival Mark Cavendish.
With a wealth of experience, Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish buoy Great Britain's Olympics track team in Rio.
British sprinter Mark Cavendish withdrew from the Tour de France on Tuesday to focus on his Rio Olympic aspirations.
On this week's VeloNews Show: should Mark Cavendish stick around for the Champs Elysees? Can Tejay van Garderen rebound from his bad day?
Cavendish could be tempted to suffer through the Alps and reclaim his crown on the Champs as the fastest man in the peloton.
Kittel says Cavendish swerved in front of him and forced him to brake in the sprint finale that closed out the Tour's 14th stage
Mark Cavendish has three stage wins in this Tour so far and hopes to add another notch to his victory belt.
There’s no winning without the legs, but Cav proves that a sprinter doesn’t have to hit the highest speed to be first.
Mark Cavendish has already won three stages of this year's Tour de France. His secret? Hugs — lots and lots of hugs.