Historic Overview Bradley Wiggins

Rider

Overall Rank255
NameBradley WIGGINS
Country
  Great Britain
Date of birth28-Apr-1980 - Gent-Bel (Oost Vlaanderen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Bradley Wiggins - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 2002 La Francaise des Jeux 25 856
2. 2003 FDJeux.com 61 612
3. 2004 Crédit Agricole 26 839
4. 2005 Crédit Agricole 289 211
5. 2006 Cofidis, Le Credit par Telephone 172 324
6. 2007 Cofidis, Le Credit par Telephone 321 176
7. 2008 Team Columbia 197 312
8. 2009 Garmin - Slipstream 1121 24
9. 2010 Sky Professional Cycling Team 547 102
10. 2011 Sky Procycling 1593 12
11. 2012 Sky Procycling 3183 1
12. 2013 Sky Procycling 743 68
13. 2014 Team Sky 961 48
14. 2015 Team Sky 204 397
15. 2016 Team Wiggins 0 2561
Overall: 9443 255

Biography

Sir Bradley Marc Wiggins, CBE (born 28 April 1980) is a British former professional road and track racing cyclist, who competed professionally between 2001 and 2016. Nicknamed "Wiggo", he began his cycling career on the track, but has made the transition to road cycling and is one of the few cyclists to gain significant elite level success in both those forms of professional cycling. He is the only rider to have combined winning both World and Olympic championships on both the track and the road, as well as winning the Tour de France, and holding the iconic track hour record. In addition, he has worn the leader's jersey in each of the three Grand Tours of cycling and as of 2016 holds the world record in team pursuit.

The son of the Australian cyclist Gary Wiggins, Wiggins was born to a British mother in Ghent, Belgium, and raised in London from the age of two. He competed on the track from the early part of his career until 2008. Between 2000 and 2008 he won ten medals at the track world championships, of which six were gold: three in the individual pursuit, two in the team pursuit and one in the madison. His first Olympic medal was a silver in the team pursuit in Sydney 2000, before winning three medals including the gold in the individual pursuit at the Athens 2004, and two golds in the individual and team pursuit at the Beijing 2008.

On the road, Wiggins turned professional in 2001, but made it his focus from 2008. Initially viewed as a time trial specialist and as a rouleur, he showed his ability in stage races when he came fourth in the 2009 Tour de France; he was later promoted to third after Lance Armstrong's results were annulled in 2012. He signed with the newly formed Team Sky in 2010, and in 2011 he claimed his first victory in a major stage race in the Critérium du Dauphiné, as well as finishing third in the Vuelta a España. In 2012, Wiggins won the Paris–Nice, the Tour de Romandie, the Critérium du Dauphiné, and became the first British cyclist to win the Tour de France and the time trial at the Olympic Games. In 2014, he won gold in the time trial at the road world championships, and founded the WIGGINS cycling team. Wiggins returned to the track at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and in June 2015 he set a new hour record with a distance of 54.526 km (33.881 mi). In 2016, he won a further world championship in the madison, and gold in the team pursuit at the Olympics, his fifth successive medal winning appearance at the Games. He retired from all forms of professional cycling on 28 December 2016.

Wiggins was awarded a CBE in 2009. Following his success in 2012, Wiggins was the subject of further honours and awards; the Vélo d'Or award for best rider of the year, the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award and a knighthood as part of the 2013 New Year Honours.

source - Wikipedia