Reds fan Bradley Wiggins became the first British cyclist to win the elite race in its 99th edition, a feat labelled by many as one of the greatest sporting achievements in history by a Brit.
Wiggins, who also has three Olympic gold medals and six in total, took the yellow jersey — which signifies the aggregate race leader — at the seventh stage and kept hold of it until the conclusion, finishing with a time of 87 hours, 34 minutes and 42 seconds.
The 32-year-old’s performance, which was aided by the support of Team Sky colleague Chris Froome, who finished the tour in second place, has attracted attention across the world.
Now Wiggins’ focus turns to the 2012 Olympic Games in London, where he will be hoping to add to his haul of medals and cap a magnificent year of success.
Everyone at Liverpool would like to congratulate Bradley on his fantastic achievement and wish him the best of luck for the forthcoming Olympics.
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