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Bradley Wiggins withdraws from Tour of Britain

Tour de France winner and Olympic gold medallist Bradley Wiggins has withdrawn from the sixth stage of the Tour of Britain today with a stomach bug his team have announced. The seventh stage is due to take place in Devon from Barnstaple to Dartmouth.

Bradley Wiggins Credit: Joel Ryan/AP/Press Association Images

Team Sky wrote on Twitter: "Unfortunately Bradley Wiggins was unable to start stage six of the Tour of Britain today after picking up a stomach bug."

The 32-year-old won the Tour on July 22 and his fourth Olympic gold on 1 August.

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