Wiggins and Cavendish not the only favourites for the Ghent Six Day, says defending champion

Iljo Keisse tipping Belgian duo of De Ketele and De Pauw to take the win at this year's Ghent Six Day in Belgium (November 15-20)

Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish in the Madison at the 2016 London Six Day

When the Ghent Six Day starts on Tuesday, all British eyes will turn to Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish to see if they can go one better than their second place in the London Six Day in October. However, according to one rival, they are not necessarily the team to beat.

Iljo Keisse, one of the defending champions of the event, says that although the British pairing are sure to put up a fight, he fancies a Belgian victory.

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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.