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Bradley Wiggins

Biography

Professional cyclist. Bicycle racing was first begun by him in the age of 12. He won his first Olympic gold medal in the 2004 games, then won in 2008. He married Catherine Wiggins in 2004; the couple has two children. Following the career of Lance Armstrong started to plummet, he became one of the world’s most dominant cyclists.

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Salary 1.5 million GBP
Date Of Birth April 28, 1980
Place Of Birth Ghent, Belgium
Height 1.9 m
Weight 69 kg
Profession Cyclist
Nationality Belgian, British
Spouse Catherine Wiggins
Children Isabella Wiggins, Ben Wiggins
Parents Gary Wiggins, Linda Wiggins
Awards BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award
Nominations Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year, NME Award for Hero of the Year
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1 Lancashire, England: Cyclist [December 2012]
2 Chorley, Lancashire, England [December 2008]
3 He was awarded the Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 2013 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Cycling. He is a cyclist.
4 Has two children, one boy and one girl.
5 His long sideburns are a tribute to his favourite musician (bass) John Entwistle from the The Who, who died in 2002.
6 In 2012 Wiggins won the Tour de France, the first for a British cyclist.
7 He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) before being awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2009 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to sport.


Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Jump 2017 TV Series Himself - Contestant
BBC North West Tonight 2016 TV Series Himself
Bradley Wiggins: The Road to Rio 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em 2016 TV Series Himself
Sir Bradley Wiggins: The Hour Live 2015 TV Movie Himself (as Sir Bradley Wiggins)
The Graham Norton Show 2014 TV Series Himself
Pride of Britain Awards 2014 TV Special Himself
Commonwealth Games 2014 TV Series Himself - Interviewee & Men's 4000m Team Pursuit Track Cycling Competitor for England / Himself - Interviewee
Wimbledon 2014 TV Series Himself - Spectator
Newsround 2013 TV Series Himself - Contributor (cycling champ)
London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony: A Symphony of British Music 2012 TV Movie Himself
London 2012 Olympics 2012 TV Mini-Series Himself - Great Britain
London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder 2012 TV Special Himself
British Olympic Dreams 2011 TV Series Himself
Tour de France 2010 2010 TV Series Himself
Tour de France 2009 2009 TV Series Himself
The Wright Stuff 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest Panelist
A Question of Sport 2004-2008 TV Series Himself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross 2008 TV Series Himself
Breakfast 2008 TV Series Himself
Beijing 2008: Games of the XXIX Olympiad 2008 TV Mini-Series Himself
Parade of the Heroes: Athens 2004 2004 TV Movie Himself
Athens 2004: Games of the XXVIII Olympiad 2004 TV Mini-Series Himself - Cyclist

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Good Morning Britain 2016-2017 TV Series Himself
Breakfast 2016 TV Series Himself - Britain's Most Decorated Olympian / Himself
News at Ten 2016 TV Series Himself
Granada Reports 2016 TV Series Himself
Sports Life Stories 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
Commonwealth Games 2014 TV Series Himself - Cycling
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2012 TV Special Himself (uncredited)
La Vuelta a Espana 2012 TV Series Himself - Team SKY

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