Arise, Sir Cav: Mark Cavendish awarded knighthood in king’s birthday honours

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The British cyclist Mark Cavendish, whose fearlessness, raw power, and insatiable thirst for success has earned him 164 professional victories in a glittering career, has been knighted in the king’s birthday honours.

The 39-year-old, who is known as the Manx Missile because of his speed and aggressiveness in sprint finishes, has also won 34 Tour de France stages, putting him joint first on the all-time list together with Eddy Merckx.

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Written by Sean Ingle
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/article/2024/jun/14/mark-cavendish-knighthood-king-birthday-honours-cycling under the title “Arise, Sir Cav: Mark Cavendish awarded knighthood in king’s birthday honours”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.