Wiggins confirmed as Sky leader for Vuelta

Bradley Wiggins, Tour de France 2011, stage 4

Bradley Wiggins has been confirmed at Team Sky's leader for the 2011 Vuelta a Espana, which starts on Saturday (August 20) in Benidorm, Spain.

The British national road race champion crashed out of the Tour de France in July, breaking his collarbone. Wiggins had aimed for a podium finish at the Tour but the accident forced him to change his focus to the final Grand Tour of the 2011 season.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on CyclingWeekly.com, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, CyclingWeekly.com would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.