Person    | Male  Born 28/4/1980 

Sir Bradley Wiggins

Categories: Sport / Games

Countries: Belgium

Cyclist. Born Bradley Marc Wiggins in Ghent, Belgium where his English mother and Australian father, a professional cyclist, were living at the time. Bradley was brought up in Kilburn/Maida Vale by his mother. They lived n Dibdin House, Kilburn, and he attended St Augustine’s School in Oxford Road.

He started his career on the track before making the transition to road cycling. Winner of gold medals in the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games. In 2012 he also became the first British cyclist to win the Tour de France. Knighted in 2013.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Sir Bradley Wiggins - Paddington Rec

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Sir Bradley Wiggins - St Augustine’s Sport Centre

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