Wiggins wins Tour de Romandie ahead of Olympics

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Bradley WigginsBritain's Bradley Wiggins won the Tour de Romandie title after producing a sensational time trial to win Sunday's 16.5km stage in Crans-Montana. The Team Sky rider (4/1 to win Olympic Time Trial) who started the day nine seconds behind Spanish leader Luis Leon Sanchez, had to change his bike early on after a mechanical problem.

It is his second multi-stage success in 2012 after he won Paris-Nice in March and he became the first Briton to win the race through Switzerland in its 65-year history.

Wiggins himself said "It was a true test of a rider, it had a bit of everything in it plus a mechanical problem. I'm pleased with the way I handled that moment because a few years ago I might have thrown my toys out of the pram and chucked my bike down the ravine! It was a good test for the bigger races coming up and I'm delighted. “

He continued "The whole race saw how strong they were this week and without them I wouldn't have been able to finish the job today. So I'm delighted to win the time trial and seal the general classification to pay them back. You know you're in a great team when you've got the world champion Mark Cavendish (9/4 to win Olympic Road race) riding for you on the front."

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