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Cycling: Bradley Wiggins added to Team Sky’s RideLondon-Surrey Classic squad

Sir Bradley Wiggins will compete on the road for Team Sky in the RideLondon-Surrey classic on Sunday

The former Tour de France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins will return to the road after his Commonwealth Games track exploits in the elite Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on Sunday.

Wiggins, who won the Tour in 2012, is a late addition to the Team Sky squad having won a silver medal for England in the team pursuit in Glasgow.

“We are delighted to welcome Sir Bradley to Prudential RideLondon this weekend,” said the race director Mick Bennett in a statement. “He completes an already first-class lineup for the event.”

Wiggins will join such riders as Philippe Gilbert, Laurens ten Dam, Mark Renshaw, Alessandro Petacchi and Elia Viviani in the 200km elite race.

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