Cavendish eager to win Sports Personality, says Wiggins

Mark Cavendish, 2011 World Champion

Bradley Wiggins has revealed that Mark Cavendish is eager to become the second cyclist in four years to win the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year award in Manchester on Thursday evening.

With the battle for the trophy increasingly looking like a straight fight between Cavendish and golfer Darren Clarke, Cycling Weekly is calling on its readers to ensure the Manxman scoops the prize.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.