Cavendish wins coveted Bidlake award

Mark Cavendish in press conference, Tour of Britain 2011, press conference/warm-up

Mark Cavendish has been awarded the 2011 FT Bidlake Memorial Plaque for his outstanding contribution to cycling during 2011.

The annual award was handed to the Manxman after an outstanding season that saw him become the first Briton to win the Tour de France green jersey after winning five stages of the race, and become only the second male British rider to win the road race world championships.

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