Cavendish wins Sportsman of the Year

Friday, December 9, 2011

World road race champion and most successful British rider Tour, Mark Cavendish won Sportsmen of the Year award from Britain's Sports Journalists' Association (SJA). He beat runner far, Mo Farah and golfer, Rory McIlroy. Based on the results of a poll of more than 800 sports journalists, Cavendish was selected as the best. While Rebecca Adlington was selected as Sportswomen of the Year. Adlington is a champion 800-meter freestyle swimming.

Cavendish's achievements in the cycling world looks when he won the green jersey for sprinters tebaik time Tour in July. He also became the first British man who became world champion since 1965, when the championship was held in Copenhagen in September. "We are implementing English as the dominant force in the world of bicycles," said Cavendish after winning in Denmark.

Mo Farah who won the 5000 meter run second place, having failed to win the 10,000 meter gold medal in Daegu. While the third position in the polls held since 1949 is taken golfer, McIllroy. At the Sportswomen of the Year, World Champion triatlete posisisi occupy the second. While Helen Jenkins with athletes jockey (horse racing), occupies the third position. (Source: Gulf Times) 


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