Cavendish looks for one more victory in Abu Dhabi at the end of a resurgent 2016 road season
The British rider will wear the leader's jersey during Saturday's stage 3.
Mark Cavendish rues a snap judgement in the worlds sprint finale. He bet Sagan would be boxed out, but ended up second-place.
Mark Cavendish finds himself momentarily stuck in traffic in a hectic sprint, possibly costing him a second world title
Ochowicz on worlds road race: "I'd go with Cavendish"
Olympic champion, Tour de France champion, and world hour record holder Bradley Wiggins runs up a hill, aptly named "The Struggle" at Tour
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.