Sir Bradley Wiggins with his gold medal.

Sir Bradley Wiggins jokes about losing his Olympic gold medal

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One man that has taken the Olympics by storm once again is Team GB cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins.

Even before this summer, Wiggins was classed as an Olympic legend thanks to his seven medals spanning from the 2000 Olympics to London 2012.

However, his reputation has been further enhanced in Rio de Janeiro thanks to his eighth Olympic medal being won, this time in the Men's team pursuit.


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Wiggins, along with his fellow riders, smashed the world record and beat Australia to the gold medal on Friday evening, and he's been in the headlines ever since.

Not only was he stealing the show when on the podium, pulling funny faces for the camera during the national anthem, he then lead the party and the celebrations afterwards, living up to his reputation of being the comic in the group.

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Wiggins isn't only unbelievable on the track, however, he's also a brilliant character off it, and he's proven that once again during an interview with BBC's Clare Balding.

Wiggins and his teammates were being interviewed about their gold medals and their achievements on the track, but unlike Ed Clancy, Owain Doull, and Steven Burke, Wiggins had something rather important missing around his neck.

Clare Balding was quick to notice this and called Wiggins out for not having his gold medal with him, and being the joker that he is, he claimed that he had already lost it after putting it in a bag somewhere.

Obviously a joke, but still a fine example of what a man Sir Bradley Wiggins really is.

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