Wiggins Illness Hits British Worlds Bid (Reuters)

Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins could be a doubt for the next week after pulling out before the sixth stage of the with illness on Friday.

said on their Twitter feed that the time trial gold medalist had a stomach bug.

The men’s road race at the worlds in the Netherlands province of Limburg takes place a week on Sunday when Wiggins’ British team will be hoping to defend Mark Cavendish‘s title.

British Cycling confirmed their lineup for the on Friday with time trial bronze medalist and Tour runner-up chosen for both Wednesday’s time trial and the road race.

Wiggins had already decided to only compete in the road race.

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