Mark Cavendish Great Britain & N. Ireland
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

21 May 1985

Height

1.75m

Weight

69kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

Sport Guides

CYCLING - ROAD

Mark Cavendish competed in CYCLING - ROAD

Did you know?

  • The men’s Road Race is approximately 250km long, while the women race over 140km. In both races all competitors start together.
  • For the shorter Time Trial (44km for men, 29km for women), the riders start 90 seconds apart, and the winner is the rider with the fastest time over the course.
  • The road races start and end in The Mall while the time trials will begin and end at historic Hampton Court Palace in south-west London.
  • Road cycling has appeared at every Olympic Games since 1912, when Rudolph ‘Okey’ Lewis of South Africa won the time trial.
  • A total of 212 cyclists will take part in the road races at London 2012.

Results for Mark Cavendish

Date Event Rank Mark
28 Jul Men's Road Race Final, Road Race 29 5:46:37

Head to Head

Mark Cavendish vs David Millar

Mark Cavendish

Mark Cavendish One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results

5:46:37 Men's Road Race

Height

1.75m (5'9")

Weight

69kg

Age

29

David Millar

David Millar Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results

5:55:16 Men's Road Race

Height

1.91m (6'3")

Weight

78kg

Age

37

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