Hoy says a Wiggins Tour win would be greatest ever British sporting achievement

Chris Hoy, British track national championships 2011, day four

Chris Hoy believes that if Bradley Wiggins seals Tour de France victory in Saturday's time trial, it will be the greatest ever sporting achievement by a British sportsperson.

Hoy has been watching the Tour unfold from his home near Manchester, and now in Newport where he is putting the final touches to his Olympic training in the GB track cycling team's holding camp.

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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.