Former pro Dan Martin nominated for prestigious book prize

Irishman’s autobiography Chased by Pandas is up for Sunday Times cycling book of the year

Dan Martin (right) is chased by a panda as he heads for victory at Liège-Bastogne-Liège in 2013
(Image credit: Tim De Waele/Getty Images)

Chased by Pandas, Dan Martin’s autobiography of his career in professional cycling, has been nominated for the cycling book of the year prize as part of the Sunday Times Sports Book Awards. The Irishman’s book is one of half a dozen that are up for the award, the winner of which will be revealed in a ceremony held at The Oval cricket ground in London on 24 May.

‘Really happy to have made this shortlist. #chasedbypandas tried to bring something different to cycling books. Hope any of you who have read it enjoyed my take,’ Martin said on Twitter following news of his nomination.

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