Wiggins lifts sports crown

Wiggins lifts sports crown

Tour de France and Olympic cycling hero Bradley Wiggins was crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year tonight.

The 32-year-old was presented with the trophy by the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge, who was making her first public appearance since being treated in hospital for severe morning sickness.

Wiggins won the public vote after becoming the first Briton to win the Tour de France, cycling’s ultimate prize, in July, followed days later by the Olympic Time Trial on the streets of Surrey.

Team GB Heptathlon gold medal-winner Jessica Ennis was second, with US Open tennis winner and Olympic gold medallist Andy Murray third.

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