The Queen has sent the following message to the Chorley cyclist Bradley Wiggins, who has become the first Briton to win the Tour de France.
I send you my warmest congratulations on becoming the first British cyclist ever to win the Tour de France. Your historic achievement of claiming overall victory in this prestigious event is a great testament to the efforts of you and your team-mates.
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