02/08/2012 08:12 BST | Updated 01/10/2012 10:12 BST

Bradley Wiggins Olympic Gold Medal Winner Celebrates With Boozy Night On The Town (PICTURES)

Bradley Wiggins celebrated his Olympic gold medal last night by, in his own words, getting "blind drunk".

After informing a press conference of his intentions to down "a few" vodka tonics, the 32-year-old proceeded to do just that - tweeting a picture of himself at 1am with said drink aloft and making a victory sign, with St Paul's cathedral looming in the background.

bradley wiggins

Drink when you're winning: Bradley Wiggins and a friend paint London town red

Wiggins added to his Tour de France victory on Wednesday with a medal after he and his famous sideburns stormed through the streets to victory in the men's Olympic time trial.

Wearing a Team GB-styled riding helmet, topped with a Union Jack, he flew past screaming crowds towards the finish line and his seventh Olympic medal - making him Britain's most decorated Olympian.

Team-mate Chris Froome finished third to give Team GB a sensational boost in the Olympics medal table.

Scroll down for more pictures


Making Britain proud: Wiggins is the king of the time trial


Wiggins won the Tour de France time trial this year - and the same event at London 2012

The silver medal went to Germany's Tony Martin, who clocked a time of 51:21.

Afterwards Wiggins commented that even if he was knighted he'd put his medal in the drawer and not use it.

He said: "I'll always be just Brad."

Wiggins, who was racing in his specialist discipline (and with a RAF mod symbol on the front of his helmet), clocked a time of 50:39 which easily beat his biggest rival Fabian Cancellara, who was three minutes behind him.

Froome, who finished second to Wiggins in the Tour de France clocked a time of 51:47:87.

Bradley Wiggins - A Career In Medals