Not even 10 years old when Cavendish won his first stage, Mark Donovan is in between dreams at the Tour de France

The 22-year-old Brit is the third-youngest rider in this year's Tour

Mark Donovan
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“Hopefully I’m not much like him,” Mark Donovan says of his Inbetweeners namesake – the archetypal school bully who has his wings clipped after finding the protagonist Will spooning his ex-girlfriend upstairs at a house party – who is also probably the most well-known Mark Donovan in the UK.

That could soon change in the coming years, as DSM’s Mark Donovan, one of two young Brits making their Tour de France debut, has big dreams. But first, a run-down of who this new Mark Donovan is.

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