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Bradley Wiggins

Full name: Bradley Marc Wiggins
Nickname(s): Wiggo / The Kilburn Flyer
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: April 28, 1980 in Ghent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Title: Sir
Affiliations: Crédit Agricole, (FRA) / HTC-Highroad, San Luis Obispo (USA) / Sky ProCycling, Manchester (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 4 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze (7 Total)

Biography

Bradley Wiggins is a British professional cyclist who starred on the track but has moved to the roads later in his career. On the track Wiggins has specialized in the pursuit, winning gold medals in the individual pursuit at the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games, and a bronze medal in 2000. In the team pursuit Wiggins won gold in 2008 at Beijing and a silver in 2004 at Athens. He also won a bronze medal in the Madison at the 2004 Olympics. At the World Championships he has won the individual pursuit in 2003, and 2007-08, adding gold in the team pursuit in 2007-08 and a gold in the Madison in 2008, giving him three gold medals at the 2008 meet. Since moving to the roads he has improved and in 2009 placed fourth in general classification at the Tour de France, equaling the best ever by a British rider, previously done by Robert Millar.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2000 Summer 20 Sydney Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze
2000 Summer 20 Sydney Cycling Men's Madison Great Britain GBR 4
2004 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres Great Britain GBR 1 Gold
2004 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres Great Britain GBR 2 Silver
2004 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Men's Madison Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze
2008 Summer 28 Beijing Cycling Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres Great Britain GBR 1 Gold
2008 Summer 28 Beijing Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres Great Britain GBR 1 Gold
2008 Summer 28 Beijing Cycling Men's Madison Great Britain GBR 9
2012 Summer 32 London Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Great Britain GBR 103
2012 Summer 32 London Cycling Men's Individual Time Trial Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T/M
2012 Summer 32 London Cycling Great Britain Final Standings 103 at 1:17

Men's Individual Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R
2012 Summer 32 London Cycling Great Britain Final Standings 1 50:39.54 8:27.53 2 23:14.73 1 34:43.99 1

Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
2004 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Great Britain Final Round Match 1/2 1 OR 4:16.304
2004 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Great Britain Qualifying Round 1 QU/OR 4:15.165
2004 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Great Britain Qualifying Round Heat Six 1 QU/OR 4:15.165
2008 Summer 28 Beijing Cycling Great Britain Final Round Match 1/2 1 4:16.977
2008 Summer 28 Beijing Cycling Great Britain Qualifying Round 1 QU/OR 4:15.031
2008 Summer 28 Beijing Cycling Great Britain Qualifying Round Heat Nine 1 QU/OR 4:15.031

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
2000 Summer 20 Sydney Cycling Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 3/4 1 4:01.979
2000 Summer 20 Sydney Cycling Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat One 2 4:02.387
2000 Summer 20 Sydney Cycling Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Heat Four 1 QU 4:04.143
2000 Summer 20 Sydney Cycling Great Britain GBR Qualifying Round 1 QU/OR 4:04.030
2004 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 1/2 2 4:01.760
2004 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Three 1 QU 3:59.866
2008 Summer 28 Beijing Cycling Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 1/2 1 WR 3:53.314
2008 Summer 28 Beijing Cycling Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Four 1 QU/WR 3:55.202
2008 Summer 28 Beijing Cycling Great Britain GBR Qualifying Round 1 QU 3:57.101

Men's Madison

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank PTS LG
2004 Summer 24 Athina Cycling Great Britain GBR Final Standings 3 12 same lap
2008 Summer 28 Beijing Cycling Great Britain GBR Final Standings 9 6 at 1 lap
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