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Mark Cavendish

United Kingdom United Kingdom

BIOGRAPHY

Mark Cavendish MBE, the greatest sprinter in the history of cycling and winner of an incredible 30 Tour de France stages.

Cavendish, who has also won multiple world championships both on the road and track, as well as winning Olympic silver for Great Britain at the Rio 2016 Games, will be a major part of HYDRO’s 2019 marketing campaign.

The Manx Missile - who has achieved a phenomenal 48 grand tour stage wins - is now back in full training following illness and is fully focused on his return to racing ahead of the 2019 season; with Eddy Merckx’s Tour De France stage wins record firmly in his sights. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2005Won the first of his Madison UCI Track Cycling World Championships titles.
  • 2006Won the Scratch Race at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, bringing the Isle of Man's third ever gold medal at the Games.
  • 2007He equalled Alessandro Petacchi's record of 11 professional wins in a début season.
  • 2011At the 2011 Tour de France he became the first British rider to win the Tour de France points classification.
  • 2012Became the first rainbow jersey holder to win the final stage of the Tour de France.
  • 2015Claimed the third overall victory of his career at the 2015 Dubai Tour, winning two of the four stages.
  • 2016Claimed the fourth overall victory of his career at the Tour of Qatar, winning one of the five stages.
  • 2016Claimed first Olympic medal, winning the silver medal in the Rio 2016 Omnium.

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