Bradley Wiggins worlds pursuit 2008

Defending champion Bradley Wiggins qualified second fastest in the 4,000m individual pursuit this afternoon. Off last, riding against Jenning Huizenga of the Netherlands, the Brit clocked a time of 4:17.024 minutes to put him in tonight?s gold medal final.

He will ride for gold against Huizenga who beat Wiggins to qualify fastest with a time of 4:16.343.

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.