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Cavendish: Number of Manx cyclists in Commonwealth Games "pretty special"

Mark Cavendish one of 13 heading to Birmingham

Mark Cavendish says it's "pretty special" how many professional cyclists, from the Isle of Man, have been selected for the Commonwealth Games.

The "Manx Missile" is one of 13 in the Team IOM squad heading to Birmingham next week.

It's the most the Island has ever sent to the games.

Cavendish, who will be competing in the men’s road race event, will also be the Island’s flag bearer at the opening ceremony a week today (28 July).

Mark says the Isle of Man is the perfect place for training on two wheels:

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