Bradley Wiggins was congratulated by The Queen following his win in the Tour de France (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
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“I send you my warmest congratulations on becoming the first British cyclist ever to win the Tour de France,” the Queen said in a message released on Tuesday.
“Your historic achievement of claiming overall victory in this
prestigious event is a great testament to the efforts of you and your
Wiggins’ next race, the men’s road race in the London Olympics, also
has a royal connection. Not only does it pass Buckingham Palace, the
Prince of Wales and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall will be at the
start of the race.