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Support 'overwhelmed' Wiggins

Britain's most successful Olympian, Bradley Wiggins, has tweeted that he was "overwhelmed" by the support from the public after he won a gold medal in the Olympics time trial.

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Surrey bids to stage Tour de France after Olympic frenzy

Thousands turned out to see Bradley Wiggins claim gold. Credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Surrey County Council is hoping to host a stage of the Tour de France following the enormous crowds that greeted Team GB's Olympic cycling success, as ITV London reports.

Thousands lined the men's time trial course to see Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome collect the gold and bronze medals on the home roads yesterday.

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