Bradley Wiggins plans women’s Team Wiggins

Newly crowned team pursuit gold medalist Bradley Wiggins considers his next move after Rio

Bradley Wiggins before the 2016 Dubai Tour

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Bradley Wiggins is aiming to launch a women’s team to run alongside his eponymous Wiggins team as the five-time Olympic champion begins to think about his career after racing.

Speaking after he won gold in the team pursuit at the Rio Olympics, Wiggins said that he would aim to have a women’s under 23 squad by 2018.

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.