Hoy: Bradley Wiggins doesn't need another medal to prove he's Britain's best ever cyclist

Sir Chris Hoy says Sir Bradley Wiggins is already Britain's best ever cyclist and doesn't need to win another medal at Rio 2016 to prove it

Bradley Wiggins, London 2012 Olympic Games, time trials

Sir Chris Hoy is backing his fellow knight Bradley Wiggins to eclipse his record as Britain's most decorated Olympian at the Rio Games, but insists the Tour de France winner is already the nation's best ever cyclist.

Hoy's two gold medals at the London Games in 2012 saw him move past Sir Steve Redgrave's mark by taking his tally to seven across four Olympics.

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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.