Bradley Wiggins' Paris-Roubaix bid helped by Tour of Qatar performance

Overall winner of Tour of Qatar has gone on to win Paris-Roubaix on four previous occasions

Bradley Wiggins on stage one of the 2015 Tour of Qatar

(Image credit: Watson)

Bradley Wiggins's Paris-Roubaix goal on April 12 could receive a boost by riding the Tour of Qatar given that on four occasions the overall winner has gone on to win the cobbled classic.

"Whatever group you're in here it's hard work," Sir Bradley said after stage one on Sunday.

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