Bradley Wiggins's medical treatment approved by the UCI, says spokesman

The statement came in response to the leak of medical data of Team GB athletes including Sir Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome

Bradley Wiggins celebrates winning his 5th Olympic gold. Photo: Graham Watson

(Image credit: Watson)

Sir Bradley Wiggins has released a statement to address the publication of his medical records following the hacking of a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) data account, with a spokesperson saying "there's nothing new here."

After it emerged that Wiggins was one of the Team GB cyclists whose data was hacked and published, along with former teammate Chris Froome, the use of Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs) for otherwise banned substances was again under scrutiny.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.