Donovan joins Team Sky as “trainee”

Date: Friday 3rd August 2018

EDEN’S Mark Donovan has joined Team Sky as a stagiaire — or trainee — for the remainder of the 2018 season and will ride a select programme of races for them.

The 19-year-old, from Penruddock, is part of Team Wiggins — the development team established by Sir Bradley Wiggins. However, from 1st August, men’s World Tour and Pro Conti teams are able to take on three stagiaires from the under-23 ranks.

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