Bradley Wiggins seals gold jersey as Mark Cavendish takes Tour of Britain stage eight

Overall podium, Tour of Britain 2013, stage eight

Bradley Wiggins (Sky) sealed overall victory at the 2013 Tour of Britain on Sunday, while Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) sprinted to his third victory of the race on an 88.8km course around central London.

Wiggins entered the stage with 26 seconds on second placed Martin Elmiger (IAM Cycling), and was almost guaranteed victory before the stage even began.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).