Wiggins Extends Contract with Team Sky

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01/5/2015| 0 comments
by Roadcycling.com
Bradley Wiggins will focus on Paris-Roubaix 2015 and the 2016 Rio Olympics Fotoreporter Sirotti

Wiggins Extends Contract with Team Sky

Bradley Wiggins has signed a new contract with Team Sky Procycling.

Earlier today Team Sky announced Bradley Wiggins has signed a contract extension that will see him remain with the team up to and including Paris-Roubaix 2015.

Wiggins joined Team Sky for its inaugural season in 2010 and created history with the team in 2012 when he became the first British rider to win the Tour de France.

During his time with Team Sky he has claimed 23 victories and has amassed one of the most impressive records in the sport. In 2013 he was knighted for his services to cycling.

The new deal extends his contract with Team Sky until the end of April 2015, taking him into his sixth season with the team. He will then focus on preparing for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Commenting on his contract extension, Wiggins told Roadcycling.com "Everyone knows what this team means to me so I am really pleased to extend my contract until the end of April 2015. I've been with Team Sky from the start. I've had some amazing experiences during that time and I hope there are a few more to come."

"Paris-Roubaix is a special race for me and I'm determined to give it another go in Team Sky colors. It's one of the toughest races in the calendar and my aim is to improve on last year's ninth-place finish. Following this I can focus fully on preparing for the Rio Olympics in 2016."

"We're delighted that Bradley's extended his contract with Team Sky into 2015. He's been with Team Sky since the beginning and during that time he's been an incredible ambassador for cycling and an inspiration to millions of people around the world," Team Sky Principal Dave Brailsford explained.

"Rightly he still has big ambitions for the future and everyone at Team Sky will work their hardest to make his final chapter with us a successful one over the next few months."

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