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04/08/2012 15:27 BST | Updated 06/08/2012 05:27 BST

Bradley Wiggins: I'll Never Have To Buy A Drink Again

Cycling hero Bradley Wiggins said he will probably never have to buy a drink again after he made Britain proud with an Olympic gold medal and a Tour de France win.

Wiggins, speaking to a cheering crowd at Hyde Park today, said Olympians like to celebrate success but all their training means they cannot tolerate much alcohol.

"Everyone just goes out and gets on it though obviously it only takes a couple of drinks and they're really stupid," he said, when asked if it was 'party time' at the athletes' village.

"You don't ever have to buy a drink again."

Wiggins, who tweeted pictures of himself raising a glass and said he was "blind drunk" after his time trial win on Wednesday, said he would soon be back in training.

"There will come a point where I have to go back to work, it's important for routine that I do that," he said.

"It's my day job, I still have to work for the rest of the season."

There were only 10 days between Wiggins becoming the first Brit to win the Tour de France and his gold medal winning ride in London and he said nothing would ever top the past few weeks which he described as "phenomenal".

"If I hadn't won the time trial it would have ended in disappointment. It was fantastic.

"I'll never experience anything like that again."

Wiggins was interviewed at BT London Live by Johnny Vaughan before an appearance on the DJ's Absolute Radio show.

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