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MBEs for Manx sportsmen

Sat, 11 Jun 2011

World Enduro Champion David
World Enduro Champion David "Knighter" Knight

Two of the Island's best known sportsmen are to receive MBEs.

Cycling star Mark Cavendish is awarded his for services to British cycling, whilst world enduro champion David Knight receives his for services to motorcycling.

Cav norrowly missed out on the green jersey in last year's Tour de France, whilst Knighter claimed his third enduro world championship in 2010.

Also recognised in the Queen's birthday honours are Director of External Relations Della Fletcher, for services to the Isle of Man Government, and Care for the Family worker Carolyn Shipstone for services to the community.



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