Bradley Wiggins: Olympic Games was like a junior race in the final

OYAMA JAPAN JULY 24 Wout van Aert of Team Belgium in the breakaway during the Mens road race at the Fuji International Speedway on day one of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 24 2021 in Oyama Shizuoka Japan Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
No teammates in the chase group, which was being lead by Belgium's Wout van Aert (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Five time Olympic gold medalist Bradley Wiggins tipped his hat to men’s road race winner Richard Carapaz after the rider from Ecuador stormed to victory on Saturday in the Tokyo Olympic Games men’s road race.

Carapaz attacked with 25 kilometres to go alongside Brandon McNulty before distancing the American with 5.8 kilometres to go and sealing the biggest one-day win of his entire career.  Wout Van Aert (Belgium) and Tadej Pogačar (Slovenia) completed the podium.

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