Mark Cavendish

Mark Cavendish

Nick Name
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:21 May,1985
:34 years, 3 months
:Douglas, , Isle of Man

About Mark Cavendish

Mark Simon Cavendish, MBE  is a Manx professional road racing cyclist who currently rides for UCI ProTeam Etixx-Quick Step.Originally a track cyclist specialising in the madison, points race, and scratch race disciplines, he has competed on the road since 2006, rising to prominence as a sprinter, widely considered one of the best of his era.On the track Cavendish won gold in the Madison at the 2005 and 2008 world championships riding for Great Britain, with Rob Hayles and Bradley Wiggins respectively, and in the scratch race at the 2006 Commonwealth Games riding for Isle of Man.

This is a list of career achievements by Mark Cavendish, a Manx professional racing cyclist for UCI ProTour Etixx-Quick Step. Originally a track cyclist in the madison, points race, and scratch race, he has also competed on the road since 2006. Cavendish is a noted cycling sprinter, and as such is a prolific winner of individual stages in stage races. Cavendish has won twenty-six Tour de France stages putting him third on the all-time list and fourth on the all-time list of Grand Tour stage winners with forty-four victories.

Career Highlights:


He equalled Alessandro Petacchi's record of 11 professional wins in a début season.


  • Became the second British rider—after Tom Simpson—to win one the five monuments of cycling with victory in the 2009 Milan – San Remo.
  • Became first British rider to wear the Maglia Rosa leader's jersey at the Giro d'Italia.
  • Passed Barry Hoban's record of 8 for most Tour de France stage wins by a British rider and Chris Boardman's record of 41 for most professional victories by a British rider.


Became the second British rider—after Robert Millar—to win a stage in all three of the Grand Tours with victory at stage 12 of the 2010 Vuelta a España. He went on to win the points classification in the Vuelta a Espana, his first points classification victory in a Grand Tour.


  • Tied Piet Oellibrandt for the most wins in the Scheldeprijs one day semi-classic, with a third victory at the Antwerp race.
  • At the 2011 Tour de France he became the first British rider to win the Tour de France points classification.
  • Became the second British rider—after Tom Simpson—to win the UCI Road Race World Championship.


  • Became the first rider to win the final Champs-Élysées stage in the Tour de France four years in a row (2009–2012).
  • Became the first rainbow jersey holder to win the final stage of the Tour de France.
  • Became the most successful sprinter in Tour de France history with his 23rd stage victory giving him more mass start stage victories in the Tour than any other rider.


  • Claimed the second overall classification win of his career at the Tour of Qatar, with four consecutive stage victories out of six.
  • Achieved 100 professional wins with victory on stage 12 of the 2013 Giro d'Italia.
  • Completed his set of Grand Tour points classifications with his points classification win at the Giro d'Italia, becoming the 5th rider in history to do so.


  • Claimed the third overall victory of his career at the 2015 Dubai Tour, winning two of the four stages.

Mark Cavendish Achievements

UCI Track Cycling World Championships

  • 2005 – Los Angeles, 1st, Madison (with Rob Hayles)
  • 2008 – Manchester, 1st, Madison (with Bradley Wiggins)

Commonwealth Games

  • 2006 – Melbourne, 1st Scratch Race

UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics

  • 2005 – Manchester, 2nd Team pursuit
  • 2005 – Manchester, 3rd Madison
  • 2005 – Sydney, 3rd, Madison (with Tom White)
  • 2005 – Sydney, 2nd, Team pursuit (with Matt Brammeier, Tom White & Ed Clancy)
  • 2007 – Beijing, 2nd, Madison (with Bradley Wiggins)

European Track Championships

  • 2005 – 1st Points race
  • 2005 – 4th Scratch Race

British National Track Championships

  • 1999 – 1st Under 14 Omnium
  • 2001 – 2nd Points Race – Junior
  • 2001 – 3rd Scratch Race – Junior
  • 2003 – 1st Kilo – Junior
  • 2003 – 2nd Scratch Race – Junior
  • 2003 – 2nd Sprint – Junior
  • 2004 – 1st Team pursuit (with Chris Newton, Paul Manning & Tom White)
  • 2004 – 2nd Madison (with Ed Clancy)
  • 2005 – 1st Team pursuit (with Ed Clancy, Steve Cummings & Geraint Thomas)
  • 2005 – 3rd Scratch Race
  • 2008 – 1st Madison (with Peter Kennaugh)


  • 2004 – 1st Bremen UIV Talent Cup Madison (with Geraint Thomas)
  • 2004 – 1st Munich UIV Talent Cup Madison (with Matt Brammeier)
  • 2004 – 1st Revolution 6 Madison Kilometre,(Current record Holder) 57.457s (with Ed Clancy)
  • 2007 – 1st Revolution 16, 15 km Scratch Race
  • 2011 – 1st Revolution 34, 15 km Scratch Race
  • 2014 - 1st Six days of Zurich (with Iljo Keisse)
  • 2014 - 2nd Six days of Ghent (with Iljo Keisse)
  • 2015 – 1st Revolution – Derby Madison (with Bradley Wiggins)



Tour de France

- Points classification (2011)

- 26 individual stages (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013,2015)

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 of Qatar (2013)

One-day races and Classics

- Milan - San Remo (2009)

- Grote Scheldeprijs (2007, 2008, 2011)

- Kuurne - Brussels - Kuurne  (2012, 2015)

- National Road Race Championships  (2013)