Bradley Wiggins out of The Jump after breaking leg

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The Jump 2017

Sir Bradley Wiggins has pulled out of winter 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 36-year-old said he suffered a small leg fracture while taking part in the show's snow cross training.

The Jump 2017

He wrote on Twitter: "Gutted to be leaving The Jump. I wanted to give you an injury update ...

"Seen a specialist, I have a small leg fracture & need to rest for 3/6 weeks. Good news no surgery or cast required.

"Huge thanks to the crew & good luck to all of the cast. Due to the way the show is filmed I'll still be on until show 4, so tune in...

"No horror smash, small training injury which means I can't compete. No terrible break, no cast, just need to rest it."