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Wiggins to ride in Tour of Britain

Sir Bradley Wiggins has been confirmed as the latest face taking part in the Tour of Britain.

The 2012 Tour de France champion, who recently won his eighth Olympic medal, will ride in Britain’s biggest professional cycle race for his own Team WIGGINS.

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Alongside him will be teammates Owain Doull - who finished third overall in the Tour of Britain in 2015 - and Jonathan Dibben, who will be riding his third Tour of Britain.

The remaining three riders in the Team WIGGINS line-up will be confirmed closer to the race.

We are delighted to be welcoming two of our Olympic Champions to the Tour of Britain just three weeks after their success in Rio.

As a former winner of the Tour of Britain it is always a pleasure to welcome Sir Bradley Wiggins back to Britain’s biggest race, while Owain Doull was the star of the 2015 Tour, showing he has a very bright future ahead of him.

– Mick Bennett, Tour of Britain Race Director


"The crowds were fantastic" says Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins said the "crowds were fantastic" as he cycled through Devon in Stage 5 of the Tour of Britain.

We caught up with the cyclist after the race which saw him fall to sixth place overall:

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