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Bradley Wiggins races through Suffolk and Norfolk

The Tour de France winner and Olympic Gold Medallist Bradley Wiggins was among 101 cyclists who raced through Suffolk and Norfolk for the first stage of the Tour of Britain today.

The cyclists set off from Ipswich at 10am, and are due to start arriving at the Norfolk Showground near Norwich within the next five minutes.

ITV Anglia viewer Jane Manthorp sent in this photograph of Bradley Wiggins as he passed through Woodbridge in Suffolk.

Bradley Wiggins
Bradley Wiggins races through Woodbridge in Suffolk Credit: Jane Manthorp

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Thousands watch as Tour of Britain begins

Thousands of people have lined the streets of Suffolk to watch the Tour of Britain.

The first stage of the race started in Ipswich at ten o'clock. The competitors will head up the Suffolk Coast and through Norfolk, finishing at the Norfolk Showground early this afternoon.

101 cyclists are taking part in the 120 mile route stage, including the Tour de France and Olympic gold medal winner Bradley Wiggins.

Tour of Britain
The Tour of Britain Credit: ITV Anglia

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