Olympic cycling star Bradley Wiggins tweeted that he's had to leave Channel 4's The Jump after hurting himself during snow cross training

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Sir Bradley Wiggins has pulled out of alpine sports show The Jump after breaking his leg.

Britain’s most decorated Olympian said he was ‘gutted’ that the injury forced him out of the competition.

The Jump (Steve Brown/Channel 4/Press Association Images)
The Jump (Steve Brown/Channel 4/Press Association Images)

 

The 36-year-old said on Twitter that he suffered a small leg fracture while taking part in the show’s snow cross training.

 

The eight-time Olympic medallist and Tour de France winner joins a long list of contestants to have suffered painful injuries while participating in the Channel 4 show.

Former Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle required neck surgery after a crash last February, while former Holby City star Tina Hobley is still recovering from leg and arm injuries sustained on last year’s series.

The Jump’s 2016 injuries:

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