Bradley Wiggins, Tour de France 2012, stage nine

Bradley Wiggins received a surprise gift today. On his way to trying to win the Tour de France, he won his first stage and with more time than he imagined.

"I didn't set out to win the stage today. To come away with the stage is great, I was only thinking of the GC," Wiggins said in the media mix-zone. "To have the stage is just like Christmas when you are a kid. It's brilliant."

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