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Britain's Bradley Wiggins takes gold
Days after winning Tour de France, Bradley Wiggins scores second Olympic gold for host country.
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2012 03:00

Just 10 days after triumphing in the Tour de France, Bradley Wiggins has won the Olympic cycling time trial.

Wiggins finished 42 seconds clear of Germany's Tony Martin, taking home a second Olympic gold for hosts Britain on Wednesday. Its rowing team scored the country's first gold earlier in the day.

Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings reports from London.

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