Bradley Wiggins, the cyclist who became the first British winner of the Tour de France last month, has guaranteed his spot in the pantheon of British champions with victory in the men’s time trial today. The 32-year-old sprinted to gold in front of thousands of fans at Hampton Court Palace a huge distance in front of the field. He has now seven Olympic medals to his name which sees him surpass Sir Steve Redgrave. Fellow Brit Chris Froome finished in bronze.
Brit achieves historic double of Tour de France crown and Olympic gold