Cycling superstar Mark Cavendish and swimmer Laura Kinley will be the Isle of Man’s flag bearers at next Thursday’s Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

Laura will be competing at her third Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, in the 50m and 100m breaststroke events.

Laura Kinley
Laura Kinley (ICGA)

Tour de France star Mark is a Commonwealth Games gold medalist having won the 20km scratch race at Melbourne 2006. The Laxey man is also representing Team Isle of Man at his third Commonwealth Games and will be competing in the men’s road race on Sunday, August 7.