Mark Cavendish

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Mark Cavendish
Mark Cavendish 2016.jpg
Cavendish at the 2016 Tour of Britain
Personal information
Full nameMark Simon Cavendish
NicknameManx Missile,[1] Cav[2]
Born (1985-05-21) 21 Mey 1985 (age 34)[3]
Douglas, Isle o Man
Hicht1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[4]
Wecht70 kg (150 lb; 11 st)[4]
Team information
Current teamQuick-Step Floors
DisciplineRoad an track
RoleRider
Rider teepSprinter
Amateur team(s)
2004Team Persil
Perfaisional team(s)
2005–2006Team Sparkasse
2006–2011T-Mobile Team
2012Team Sky
2013–Omega Pharma–Quick-Step
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
Points classification (2011)
25 individual stages (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Giro d'Italia
Points classification (2013)
15 individual stages (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Vuelta a España
Points classification (2010)
3 individual stages (2010)

Stage races

Ster ZLM Toer (2012)
Tour o Qatar (2013)
Dubai Tour (2015)

One-day races and Classics

UCI Road Warld Championships (2011)
Milan – San Remo (2009)
Grote Scheldeprijs (2007, 2008, 2011)
Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne (2012, 2015)
National Road Race Championships (2013)

Mark Simon Cavendish, MBE (born 21 Mey 1985) is a Manx professional road racin cyclist who currently rides for UCI ProTeam Quick-Step Floors.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Mark Cavendish can leave Sky, says boss Dave Brailsford". BBC Sport. London: BBC. 22 July 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2013. Nicknamed the 'Manx Missile',
  2. "Mark Cavendish". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
  3. "Mark Cavendish". Omega Pharma–Quick-Step. Decolef. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Mark Cavendishprofile".
  5. "Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team (OPQ) - BEL". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 4 January 2014.