Bradley Wiggins

>>>Sir Bradley Wiggins results and rider profile

Nationality: British
Date of birth: April 4, 1980
Height: 190cm
Weight: 69kg
Team: Team Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins embarks on the final chapter of his career at the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire as he debuts for his new, eponymous team. His final race for Team Sky wasn’t the dream finish he had hoped for, but his chances of winner Paris Roubaix were always slim.

Now Wiggins will concentrate on his hour record attempt on June 7 before re-joining the British team pursuit squad. Wiggins’ aim is to become Britian’s most decorated Olympian by winning a fifth gold medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Regardless of any more Olympic success Wiggins will go down in history as Britain’s greatest ever cyclist. The first British winner of the Tour de France, the country’s most successful Olympian and world champion on the road following his time trial win in Ponferrada.

Wiggins was knighted after his incredible 2012 season when he won the Tour and went on to win Britain’s second gold medal at the London Olympics, a result that was credited as starting the home nations gold rush. At the end of 2012 he was crowned BBC’s Sport’s Personality of the Year.

Wiggins was controversially left out of Sky’s 2014 Tour de France squad In 2014 despite the race starting in the UK. Instead, after winning the Tour of California, Wiggins returned to the track and competed in the team pursuit at the Commonwealth Games as he looks to return to the track squad in Rio 2016 and what would be his fifth Olympic Games. After placing third in the Tour of Britain in September, Wiggins went on to crush the opposition in the World Championship title trial to take his first road world title.

His racing career is covered on these pages including news, race reports, interviews and photography. All his results are listed on our Bradley Wiggins rider profile page

Major results: 2014 TT world title | Tour de France 2012 | Olympics 2012 | Criterium du Dauphine 2011 | Olympics 2008

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