Brailsford: Wiggins was exceptional in Paris-Roubaix

Team Sky boss, Sir Dave Brailsford, says Bradley Wiggins will go down as one of Britain's best ever athletes thanks to the versatility he has shown in his cycling career

After a well hyped build-up, Wiggins attempts to escape on sector seven in the 2015 Paris-Roubaix, but could only finish 18th in his final race for Team Sky.

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Sir Dave Brailsford admits he thought Bradley Wiggins might have made a winning attack when he sped off the front of the peloton in Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix.

In his last race for Team Sky, Sir Brad made his move with around 30km to go, but was soon closed down by the chasing pack.

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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.