London Six Day: Three British wins on third night as Cavendish and Kennaugh move closer to lead

Callum Scotson and Cameron Meyer retain lead after day three

Mark Cavendish in the 40-lap derny race on day three of the London Six Day

(Image credit: Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Mark Cavendish and Peter Kennaugh enjoyed a successful third evening at the London Six Day, taking three race victories to move within touching distance of current leaders Callum Scotson and Cameron Meyer.

Fifth at the start of proceedings, Cavendish and Kennaugh had a slow start to the evening, as Kenny de Ketele and Moreno de Pauw won the opening Madison, being one of four teams to take a lap, before two Danish wins for Marc Hester and Casper Pedersen and Casper von Folsach and Niklas Larsen in the two-lap Madison time trial and elimination race respectively.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.