Bradley Wiggins's return will inspire British track cyclists, says Hoy

Sir Chris Hoy says Bradley Wiggins can be the figurehead of the British track cycling team when he returns after his Team Sky contract ends

Bradley Wiggins talks to Ed Clancy, Commonwealth Games 2014, track day one, afternoon

British track cyclists returned from February’s World Championships with just three silver medals and six-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy believes fellow knight Bradley Wiggins is just the man to revitalise their ailing fortunes.

With just over a month left on his Team Sky contract, Wiggins’ return to the track is imminent, and Hoy says the 34-year-old could be the figurehead that the track team needs.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.