List of career achievements by Mark Cavendish

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Mark Cavendish winning the final stage of the 2012 Tour de France, wearing the world champion's rainbow jersey

This is a list of career achievements by Mark Cavendish, a Manx professional racing cyclist for UCI WorldTeam, Team Dimension Data. Originally a track cyclist in the madison, points race, and scratch race, he has also competed on the road since 2006. Cavendish is a noted cycling sprinter, and as such is a prolific winner of individual stages in stage races. Cavendish has won thirty Tour de France stages, putting him second on the all-time list. With forty-eight Grand Tour stage victories he is joint third on the all-time list.

Career highlights[edit]

2005
2006
2007
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2015
  • Claimed the third overall victory of his career at the 2015 Dubai Tour, winning two of the four stages.[15]
2016
  • Claimed the fourth overall victory of his career at the Tour of Qatar, winning one of the five stages.[16]
  • Completed his set of overall classification lead jerseys in Grand Tours upon winning the opening stage of the Tour de France.[17]
  • Claimed first Olympic medal, winning the silver medal in the Rio 2016 Omnium.

Palmarès[edit]

Track[edit]

2001
National Junior Track Championships
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Points race
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Scratch race
2003
National Junior Track Championships
1st MaillotReinoUnido.PNG Kilo
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Scratch race
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Sprint
2004
National Track Championships
1st MaillotReinoUnido.PNG Team pursuit (with Paul Manning, Chris Newton & Tom White)
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison (with Ed Clancy)
1st Madison 6 Kilometres, (Current record Holder) 57.457s (with Ed Clancy), Revolution
1st Munich UIV Talent Cup Madison (with Matt Brammeier)
2005
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Madison (with Rob Hayles), UCI Track World Championships
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Points race, UEC European Track Championships
National Track Championships
1st MaillotReinoUnido.PNG Team pursuit (with Ed Clancy, Steve Cummings & Geraint Thomas)
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Scratch race
1st Bremen UIV Talent Cup Madison (with Geraint Thomas)
UCI Track World Cup
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Team pursuit (with Matt Brammeier, Ed Clancy & Tom White), Sydney
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Team pursuit (with Rob Hayles, Paul Manning & Chris Newton), Manchester
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Madison (with Tom White), Sydney
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Madison (with Rob Hayles), Manchester
2006
1st Gold medal blank.svg Scratch race, Commonwealth Games
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Madison (with Geraint Thomas), UCI Track World Cup, Sydney
2007
1st 15km Scratch race, Revolution 16
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison (with Bradley Wiggins), UCI Track World Cup, Beijing
2008
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Madison (with Bradley Wiggins), UCI Track World Championships
1st MaillotReinoUnido.PNG Madison (with Peter Kennaugh), National Track Championship
2011
1st 15km Scratch race, Revolution 34
2014
1st Six Days of Zürich (with Iljo Keisse)
2nd Six Days of Ghent (with Iljo Keisse)
2015
1st Madison (with Bradley Wiggins), Revolution Series Round 1 - Derby
2016
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Madison (with Bradley Wiggins), UCI Track World Championships
1st Six Days of Ghent (with Bradley Wiggins)
1st Omnium, Panevėžys Track Cup
2nd Silver medal olympic.svg Omnium, Olympic Games
2nd Six Days of London (with Bradley Wiggins)
2017
2nd Six Days of London (with Peter Kennaugh)

Road[edit]

Source:[18][19]

2003
2nd Road race, National Junior Road Championship
2004 — Team Persil
1st Stage 1 Girvan 3 Day
2005 — Team Sparkasse
1st Stage 5 Tour de Berlin
2006 — Team Sparkasse, T-Mobile Team
1st Jersey blue.svg Points classification Tour of Britain
1st Stage 3 Course de la Solidarité Olympique
1st Stage 4 Thüringen Rundfahrt der U23
2nd Overall Tour de Berlin
1st Stages 3b & 4
2007 — T-Mobile Team
1st Scheldeprijs
Four Days of Dunkirk
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 3 & 6
Tour of Britain
1st Jersey blue.svg Points classification
1st Jersey white.svg Sprints classification
1st Prologue & Stage 1
Post Danmark Rundt
1st Jersey red.svg Points classification
1st Stage 6
Eneco Tour of Benelux
1st Jersey red.svg Points classification
1st Stage 2
Volta a Catalunya
1st Stages 2 & 6
1st Stage 4 Ster Elektrotoer
2nd Overall Circuit Franco-Belge
1st Stage 3
2008 — Team High Road
Tour de France
1st Stages 5, 8, 12 & 13
Giro d'Italia
1st Stages 4 & 13
1st Scheldeprijs
Tour of Missouri
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1, 2 & 6
Tour of Ireland
1st Stages 1, 2 & 3
Three Days of De Panne
1st Stages 2 & 3a
1st Prologue Tour de Romandie
1st Stage 5 Ster Elektrotoer
5th Road race, National Road Championships
2009 — Team Columbia–High Road
Tour de France
1st Stages 2, 3, 10, 11, 19 & 21
Held Jersey green.svg after Stages 1–6, 10 & 11
Giro d'Italia
1st Stages 1 (TTT), 9, 11 & 13
Held Jersey pink.svgJersey white.svg after Stages 1 & 2
1st Milan–San Remo
1st Sparkassen Giro Bochum
Tour of California
1st Jersey green.svg Sprint classification
1st Stages 4 & 5
Three Days of De Panne
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 2 & 3a
Tour de Suisse
1st Stages 3 & 6
Tour of Missouri
1st Stages 1 & 2
1st Stage 7 Tirreno–Adriatico
1st Stage 2 Tour of Ireland
4th Amstel Curaçao Race
8th UCI World Ranking
9th Overall Tour of Qatar
1st Stages 4 & 6
2010 — Team HTC–Columbia
Tour de France
1st Stages 5, 6, 11, 18 & 20
Vuelta a España
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1 (TTT), 12, 13 & 18
Held Jersey red.svg after Stages 1 & 2
Held Jersey white.svg after Stage 1
1st Stage 2 Volta a Catalunya
1st Stage 2 Tour de Romandie
1st Stage 1 Tour of California
2nd Clásica de Almería
3rd Coppa Bernocchi
7th Road race, Commonwealth Games
2011 — HTC–Highroad
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Road race, UCI Road World Championships
Tour de France
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 5, 7, 11, 15 & 21
Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 1 (TTT), 10 & 12
Held Jersey pink.svg after Stage 2
1st Scheldeprijs
1st London–Surrey Cycle Classic
Tour of Britain
1st Stage 1 & 8b
1st Stage 6 Tour of Oman
2012 — Team Sky
Tour de France
1st Stages 2, 18 & 20
Giro d'Italia
1st Stages 2, 5 & 13
Held Jersey red.svg after Stages 2 & 11–19
1st Azzurri d'Italia classification
1st Most combative rider classification
1st Overall Jersey yellow.svg Ster ZLM Toer
1st Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
Tour of Britain
1st Stages 3, 4 & 8
1st Stage 2 Tirreno–Adriatico
1st Stage 6 Danmark Rundt
6th Overall Tour of Qatar
1st Stages 3 & 5
2013 — Omega Pharma–Quick-Step
1st MaillotReinoUnido.PNG Road race, National Road Championships
Tour de France
1st Stages 5 & 13
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stage 13
Giro d'Italia
1st Jersey red.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1, 6, 12, 13 & 21
Held Jersey pink.svg after Stage 1
1st Azzurri d'Italia classification
1st Most combative rider classification
1st Jersey gold.svg Overall Tour of Qatar
1st Silver jersey.jpg Points classification
1st Stages 3, 4, 5 & 6
Tour of Britain
1st Stages 4, 7 & 8
1st Stage 1 Tour de San Luis
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Tirreno–Adriatico
2nd Scheldeprijs
3rd Overall Ster ZLM Toer
6th Overall Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
7th Overall Danmark Rundt
1st Stage 6
9th Milan–San Remo
10th Overall Three Days of De Panne
1st Stage 2
2014 — Omega Pharma–Quick-Step
Tour of Turkey
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1, 2, 4 & 8
Tour du Poitou-Charentes
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1 & 2
Tour of California
1st Stages 1 & 8
Tirreno–Adriatico
1st Stages 1 (TTT) & 6
1st Stage 5 Volta ao Algarve
1st Stage 4 Tour de Suisse
5th Milan–San Remo
5th Vattenfall Cyclassics
2015 — Etixx–Quick-Step
1st Stage 7 Tour de France
1st Jersey blue.svg Overall Dubai Tour
1st Jersey red.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1 & 4
1st Clásica de Almería
1st Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
Tour of California
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1, 2, 5 & 8
Tour of Turkey
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1, 2 & 7
1st Stage 7 Tour de San Luis
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
2016 — Team Dimension Data
Tour de France
1st Stages 1, 3, 6 & 14
Held Jersey yellow.svg after Stage 1
Held Jersey green.svg after Stages 1, 3 & 6–9
1st Jersey gold.svg Overall Tour of Qatar
1st Stage 1
Abu Dhabi Tour
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 2 & 4
1st Stage 2 Tour of Croatia
1st Stage 8 Tour of California
1st UCI Asia Tour
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Road race, UCI Road World Championships
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
2nd Scheldeprijs
6th Paris–Tours
6th Overall Giro della Toscana
2017 – Team Dimension Data
Abu Dhabi Tour
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stage 1
6th Grand Prix d'Isbergues
8th Overall Dubai Tour

Critériums

2004
1st Tour of Britain Support Circuit
2005
1st MaillotReinoUnido.PNG National Criterium Championships
1st Großer Silber–Pils Preis
1st Kleve
2nd Westerwald
2nd Bad Oeynhausen
2006
2nd Sparkassen Giro Bochum (Derny)
2007
2nd Wetteren (Derny)
2008
1st RaboRonde Heerlen
1st Ronde van Made
1st Nacht van Peer
1st Herentals
2nd Aalst
3rd Profronde van Stiphout
2009
1st Draai van de Kaai
1st Profronde van Almelo
1st Aalst
1st Nacht van Peer
1st Sparkassen Giro Bochum (Derny)
1st Antwerpen (Derny)
2010
1st Welser Sparkassen Innenstadt
1st Linz
2011
1st Profronde van Stiphout
1st Profronde van Wateringen
1st Wolvertem (Eddy Merckx)
1st RaboRonde Heerlen
2012
1st Ninove
1st Lacq–Audejos
1st Profronde van Surhuisterveen
1st Oslo
2nd Bavikhove
2017
1st Saitama Criterium

Classic results timeline[edit]

Source:[19][20]

Monument 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Milan–San Remo 1 89 52 WD 9 5 46 110 101
Tour of Flanders DNF 110
Paris–Roubaix DNF 30
Liège–Bastogne–Liège Did not contest during career
Giro di Lombardia Did not contest during career
Classic 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne 1 1
Gent–Wevelgem 17 59 60 58 18 DNF
Scheldeprijs 1 1 1 2 2
Paris–Tours 42 6

Major championship results timeline[edit]

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Gold medal Olympic Games Not Held Not Held 29 Not Held Not Held
Rainbow jersey World Championships DNF DNF 1 DNF DNF 2
National jersey National Championships 1 DNS 2 2 21
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish
DNS Did not start

Grand Tour record[edit]

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Giro DNE 132 DNF-13 DNE DNF-13 145 127 DNE DNE DNE DNE
Stages won 2 3 2 3 5
Points classification 4 2 1
Tour DNF-8 DNF-14 131 154 130 142 148 DNS-2 142 DNS-17 DNS-5
Stages won 0 4 6 5 5 3 2 0 1 4 0
Points classification 2 2 1 4 2 4
Vuelta DNE DNE DNE 144 DNF-4 DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE
Stages won 3 0
Points classification 1
Legend
1 Winner
2–3 Top three-finish
4–10 Top ten-finish
11– Other finish
DNE Did Not Enter
DNF-x Did Not Finish (retired on stage x)
DNS-x Did Not Start (no started on stage x)
DSQ Disqualified
N/A Race/classification not held
NR Not Ranked in this classification

References[edit]

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  16. ^ "Tour of Qatar: Cavendish seals overall victory, beaten by Kristoff on final stage". Cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 2 July 2016. 
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