At a glance

28 Apr 1980 Ghent, Belgium
Wiggo / The Kilburn Flyer
190 cm / 82 kg 6'3'' / 180 pounds
Male

Bradley Wiggins’ father, Australian-born Gary Wiggins, was a professional cyclist in the 1970s and 80s and was the 1984 European Madison champion with Britain’s Tony Doyle. Bradley was born in Belgium whilst his father was riding there, but at the age of two returned to England with his mother. He took an interest in cycling after watching Chris Boardman at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, and shortly afterwards, joined his first cycling club. The world junior pursuit champion at 18, Wiggins then won the first of four Commonwealth Games silver medals as part of the England pursuit team. The others silvers...

Bradley in numbers

5
Olympics
Olympics
8
medals
Gold medal:5 Silver medal:1 Bronze medal:2
  • Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janeiro 2016
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janeiro 2016
    • 1 Gold medal
      Cycling
      Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres
  • London
    London 2012
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    London
    London 2012
    • 103
      Cycling
      Road Race, Individual
    • 1 Gold medal
      Cycling
      Individual Time Trial
  • Beijing
    Beijing 2008
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Beijing
    Beijing 2008
    • 1 Gold medal
      Cycling
      Individual Pursuit, 4000 metres
    • 9
      Cycling
      Madison
    • 1 Gold medal
      Cycling
      Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres
  • Athens
    Athens 2004
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Athens
    Athens 2004
    • 1 Gold medal
      Cycling
      Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres
    • 2 Silver medal
      Cycling
      Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Cycling
      Madison
  • Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Cycling
      Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres
    • 4
      Cycling
      Madison