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Bradley Wiggins wins Tour de France – someone check if he really is British

by | 21st, July 2012

AND with Bradley Wiggins became the first Briton to win the Tour de France, the world’s greatest race. When Wiggins won the race’s final time-trial, it meant that he will arrive in Paris as the Tour de France victor. Well, unless… Unless sport tosses up something extraordinary. Unless on the 120-kilometre twentieth stage from Rambouillet to the Champs-Elysees, Wiggins is the victim of a chain of unfortunate events.

Astoundingly, Wiggins’ Sky teammate, Britain’s Christopher Froome, is likely to finish second. Before these two, no Briton had ever made it onto the podium. Fourth was best. In 2009, Wiggins’s fourth place equalled Robert Millar’s 1984 finish.

It’s all utterly bonkers. Wiggins is the British favourite who is

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